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Jul 6, 2020
Float your boat – traditional Dubai craft powered by biodiesel
Biodiesel News
Jul 3, 2020
The EU-27 and the UK imported around 5.5 million tonnes of palm oil between July 2019 and the end of June – a drop of around 0.7 million tonnes or 11% year-on-year. The Netherlands (1.61 million tonnes), Spain (1.52 million tonnes) and Italy (1.35 million tonnes) remained the largest importers. Germany only imported around 0.2 million tonnes. According to EU Commission... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 3, 2020
Colonial Terminals Operating Company – a subsidiary of Colonial Enterprises and an affiliate of Colonial Pipeline Company – has agreed to purchase three refined product terminals from Lincoln Terminal Company. Two of the terminals from the South East products and biofuels marketing and logistics company located in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 2, 2020
The provinces of Groningen and Fryslân has seen the completion of a trial using cleaner biodiesel trains. Following this two-year trial with Arriva, new rolling stock will use this cleaner fuel. The switch from ordinary diesel to Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil biodiesel (HVO) reduces CO2 emissions by 89%. The rail fleet will be expanded with new trains called WINKs. The... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 30, 2020
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has thanked the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, which issued a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing retroactive small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The governors noted: “Approving prior-year SREs in this manner ignores the court’s decision and congressional intent and will... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 30, 2020
Brazilian ethanol production achieved the highest level recorded in May as sugarcane harvest and biodiesel output rebounded from COVID-19, according to the country’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP). Sugar mills produced 8.46 billion litres of ethanol in May - double the 4.05 billion litres over the same period last year. May's ethanol production also more than doubled... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 29, 2020
Green Biofuels, a provider of low emission fossil-free fuel for fleet and infrastructure operators, has teamed up to reduce carbon emissions across VolkerFitzpatrick’s UK Rail enterprise. GreenD+ is the leading hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel that significantly reduces notrogen oxide and total particulates, as well as carbon emissions, giving the lowest emission... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 29, 2020
The Indonesian government approved regulations regarding the use of biodiesel as a substitute for fossil fuel across all economic sectors in 2018. Recently the South East Asian government mandated to mix 20% biodiesel with 80% fossil fuel (B20). And at the end of last year the country launched biodiesel containing 30% palm-based fuel – the highest mandatory mix in... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 26, 2020
Information published by the German Federal Statistical Office revealed the area of land devoted to growing field beans for this year’s harvest amounted to 56,500 hectares. This translated to a 15% increase year-on-year and sets a new record as the field bean area has more than tripled over the past 10 years. The largest area is found in North Rhine-Westphalia, as... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 24, 2020
Neste, McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI have joined forces to create a circular economic partnership. The collaboration will see McDonald’s restaurants in the Netherlands recycling the used cooking oil from french fries into Neste MY Renewable Diesel. The fuel will be used in HAVI trucks that deliver goods to McDonald’s. The renewable diesel enables customers... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 22, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is reminding pesticide applicators of the restriction for the use of the herbicide dicamba on dicamba-tolerant soybeans for this year’s growing season. The product cannot be applied in Minnesota after June 20. The Minnesota restriction is in addition to those established by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 18, 2020
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has thanked two US senators for introducing legislation to reduce Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delays in the approval of applications to produce advanced biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “We applaud Senators John Thune and Jeanne Shaheen for working on a bipartisan basis to break the regulatory logjam holding back... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 16, 2020
Posti will begin to use renewable Neste MY diesel in its light delivery fleet in line with its continued efforts to develop its emission-free e-commerce logistics. The volume of parcels delivered by Posti has increased sharply in the last few years, with millions of parcels delivered every week this spring. Posti’s own fleet covers roughly 40% of the parcel deliveries... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 12, 2020
Figures published by the German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) revealed oil mills processed more rapeseed in March compared with the previous month. The total is reported at 737,000 tonnes, up approximately 10,000 tonnes from the previous month. However, it is not so much the tonnage as the origin of rapeseed processed that is noteworthy. According to... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 11, 2020
HollyFrontier Corporation has announced plans to convert the Cheyenne Refinery to renewable diesel production. The company also plans to construct a pre-treatment unit (PTU) located at the Artesia Refinery. HollyFrontier is expected to have a combined capacity to produce over 200 million gallons per year of renewable diesel and pre-treat over 80% of its feedstock. It... [Read More]


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