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Oct 29, 2021
Novozymes delivers strong Q3 results
Policy News
Oct 29, 2021
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has thanked President Biden and Congressional leaders for including nearly $1 billion (€858 million) in biofuels infrastructure investments in the proposed Build Back Better budget reconciliation framework. The Build Back Better Act has been designed to create millions of good-paying jobs, enable more Americans to join and remain in the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 28, 2021
US Senator John Thune, a long-time member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, led several colleagues in requesting a meeting with President Biden to promote biofuels. Along with his colleagues, Senator Thune has requested to discuss the Renewable Fuel Standard and promote biofuels as a key solution for the US’ energy and climate agenda.... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 26, 2021
Cable and pipe seal manufacturer Roxtec has joined GEODIS’s new global Sustainable Marine Fuels strategy. Logistics company GEODIS launched the possibility for freight customers to choose sustainable marine fuels, or fuels produced from waste materials such as used cooking oils and forest residues. Roxtec has increased its transportation of cable and pipe seals... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 26, 2021
The carbon footprint of launching the new Orbex Prime space rocket will be up to 95% lower than comparable space launch programmes, a new study has revealed. Orbex is set to launch Prime - the ‘world’s most environmentally friendly’ space rocket - using renewable, ultra-low-carbon biofuel at Space Hub Sutherland – the carbon-neutral Spaceport in the North of... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 26, 2021
Sustainable marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels and Renewable Energy Group (REG) have entered into a long-term agreement for the supply and development of marine biofuel. With REG’s expertise in biofuels and GoodFuels’ ‘pioneering strengths’, both firms are playing an important role in enabling the decarbonisation efforts for shipping companies. This announcement... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 22, 2021
TEPSA Tarragona has been given the green light to import animal by-products for the production of biofuels. Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has authorised the importation of these products into the Port of Tarragona. The authorisation allows TEPSA to import liquid animal by-products from outside the EU directly through the Dependent Inspection Centre. This... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 22, 2021
Renewable Energy Group held a ground-breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of the expansion of its renewable diesel plant at REG Geismar. The project will take total site production capacity from 90 million gallons per year to 340 million gallons per year. REG Geismar was the first renewable diesel production facility in the US and was acquired by REG in 2014. REG... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 21, 2021
EU Vice-President Frans Timmermans, who is in charge of the EU Green Deal, met with Indonesian officials with the future of palm oil exports high on the agenda. Timmermans  met with President Joko Widodo and key Indonesian Ministries (Energy, Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Foreign Affairs), as well as the Secretary General of ASEAN. The meetings were principally... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 20, 2021
Soy prices have tumbled after the quarterly report on US soybean stocks published at the end of September took market participants by surprise. According to investigations conducted by Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft, the US had just less than 7 million tonnes of soybeans in storage as of 1 September. This was less that at the same time a year earlier. Market participants... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 18, 2021
Neste and Finnish restaurant chain Hesburger will engage in a new circular economy collaboration. Used cooking oil (UCO) from more than 300 Hesburger restaurants in Finland and in the Baltics will be recycled to produce renewable diesel. As a result of the collaboration, Hesburger will begin using Neste MY Renewable Diesel in the majority of its transport vehicles in... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 14, 2021
Euronav successfully tested a B30 biofuel on a Suezmax tanker using a blend from energy supplier BP. Euronav is committed to accelerate the transition to lower carbon alternatives by testing the operational readiness and emission reduction potential of biofuels in a context of strategic partnerships. Euronav bunkered 1,502 MT of a B30 biodiesel blend manufactured by... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 12, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) again lowered its forecast for global rapeseed supply in its latest outlook – to an unexpectedly large extent. According to the latest USDA forecast, world rapeseed production in the crop year 2021/22 will presumably amount to 68.17 million tonnes. Production was forecast down 1.8 million tonnes from the August estimate. This... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 11, 2021
Arbios Biotech, a joint venture of Canadian Forest Products and Licella Holdings, is proceeding with the development of a pioneering biomass to low carbon biofuel plant in Prince George, British Columbia. The plant will convert sawmill residues, primarily bark, into high value renewable biocrude which can be further processed in refineries to produce low-carbon transportation... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 11, 2021
Sandvik Materials Technology has received a contract from a renewable diesel plant for its Sanicro 28 high alloy austenitic stainless steel. The order is for the use of Sanicro 28 in the reactor effluent air coolers (REAC) of the hydroprocessing unit at one of the largest renewable diesel refineries in the US Gulf Coast, due to start production in 2023. Sanicro 28 is... [Read More]


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