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May 10, 2022
Malaysia plans biodiesel mandate slowdown to meet global palm oil demand
Biodiesel News
May 6, 2022
Future Energy Australia (FEA) has welcomed a State Government grant of $2 million (€1.35 million) for the planning, construction, and commissioning of a renewable diesel biorefinery. The new plant will be built near Narrogin in Western Australia’s wheatbelt region. The project, being rolled out by joint venture partners Carnarvon Energy and Frontier Impact Group,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 5, 2022
Nestlé food and drink products will now be delivered around the UK and Ireland by trucks which emit up to 95% less carbon. This significant reduction in emissions comes after the company switched 75% of its owned fleet of trucks from diesel to Bio-LNG, a liquefied gas which is a by-product of waste. The move is a significant step towards Nestlé's commitment to be net... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 29, 2022
Louis Dreyfus Company announced the successful completion of a biofuel trial. This was carried out in collaboration with Wisby Tanker AB, Sweden on one of LDC’s upgraded Juice vessels, MV Essayra. The company used a B30 biofuel-blended marine fuel for the first time to sail from LDC’s terminal in Ghent, Belgium, to LDC’s other terminal in Santos, Brazil, and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 27, 2022
The Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) said it was against a move to reduce or retract the biodiesel mandate in Malaysia. In a statement, the MBA urged the Malaysian Palm Oil Board to engage the biodiesel industry before taking any precipitative action. With reference to Reuters’ recent report, the MBA explained that it was important to note that the global supply... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 26, 2022
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) currently estimates global rapeseed production for the running crop year 2021/2022 at 71.18 million tonnes - up 60,000 tonnes from the previous month's forecast. According to the Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft, this would only be down 2.43 million tonnes on the previous crop year. In the European Union in particular, rapeseed... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 25, 2022
Manchester United is achieving cleaner operations after deploying EnDura Fuels™ from Renewable Energy Group (REG) into their groundskeeping equipment. After more than 100 years of utilising petroleum diesel in their equipment, Manchester United is taking their next step to help create a cleaner world. REG and the club announced their global partnership in the summer... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 25, 2022
Toyotsu Energy Corporation successfully performed a trial with a tugboat operated by Sanyo for ship-to-ship bunkering of marine biodiesel fuel at the Port of Nagoya. This was the first attempt to supply biofuel using ship-to-ship bunkering in Japan. The biofuel supplied to Sanyo Kaiji's tugboat was partly derived from waste cooking oil collected from companies in Japan... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 22, 2022
Veolia has launched a new fleet of green fuelled vehicles to collect waste and recycling, including food and garden waste, which will be powered by renewable hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). Veolia's new contract for recycling and waste services for Broadland District Council in the UK included a commitment to reduce operational emissions and develop low carbon solutions. Every... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 21, 2022
Refuel Energy has announced its plans for the construction of a 3,000 barrels per day renewable fuel plant in Southern Ontario, Canada. The proposed project, called Refuel YYZ, will supply the aviation and terrestrial fuel needs of the Greater Toronto area, home to 6 million Canadians, while lowering the CO2 emissions for the end users by up to 80%. It is also strategically... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 20, 2022
Metrolink has announced that it is switching to renewable fuel making it the first in the US to completely power all its locomotives with cleaner alternatives. Metrolink launched a pilot programme to use renewable biodiesel in its locomotives in early 2021. The renewable product is made of recycled natural fats and vegetable oils. It does not contain any petroleum fossil... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 19, 2022
BDI-BioEnergy International has opened a next-generation biodiesel production plant in Bakersfield, California. One of the key innovations is the patented RepCAT technology with a recyclable catalyst. BDI-BioEnergy International is a specialist in technology development and plant construction firm for biodiesel from Styria, Austria. Following successful projects in Vienna,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 19, 2022
Japanese shipping firm Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), its unit MOL Chemical Tankers (MOLCT), Singapore-based commodity trading company Trafigura and its vessel fuel supply joint-venture company TFG Marine have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a joint study on the full-scale supply of biodiesel fuel. This is for MOLCT-operated vessels in bunkering ports around the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 14, 2022
Craggs Energy has selected Green Biofuels’ Gd+ HVO to provide B2B suppliers, customers and businesses a renewable alternative to both red and white diesel. The fuel can be used in any diesel engine without prior modifications with emissions reductions of up to 85% in particulates, and up to 30% in NOx. Matthew Crockett, managing director at Craggs Energy, said: “This... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 13, 2022
Repsol has begun supplying 100% advanced biofuel to the French Formula 4 championship for use in pre-season testing at the Bugatti circuit in Le Mans and throughout this season. It will be the first single-seater competition to use 100% renewable fuel in all races of the season. The agreement contemplates the use of more than 30,000 litres of advanced biofuel developed... [Read More]


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