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Oct 13, 2020
Bumper global rapeseed harvest forecast
Bioethanol News
Oct 12, 2020
A letter has been sent to the Chancellor from a new coalition including the CBI, Velocys and Drax calling on the government to adopt a clear commitment to greenhouse gas removal and negative emissions technologies. The letter from the Coalition for Negative Emissions to Rishi Sunak describes how the new group aims to develop pioneering projects that can remove CO2 and... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 9, 2020
Red Rock and Shell have entered into a cellulosic fuel purchase and sale agreement. The agreement will see Shell purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and cellulosic renewable diesel fuel from Red Rock’s new biorefinery in Lakeview, Oregon. Shell will distribute the SAF to Red Rock’s existing airline customers and market Red Rock’s cellulosic renewable diesel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 9, 2020
Marathon Petroleum Corporation has applied for permits to convert its Martinez facility into a refinery for renewable diesel. While the Martinez conversion project, in California, is still being evaluated, seeking permits is an important step toward producing lower-carbon-intensity fuels. If the project is commissioned, the Martinez facility would be expected to start... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 9, 2020
US exports of grain in all forms (GIAF) reached nearly 101 million metric tonnes by the end of the 2019/2020 marketing year. According to data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and analysis by the US Grains Council (USGC) this amounted to an equivalent to 3.97 billion bushels. While the export total declined 5% year-over-year, GIAF exports still represented... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 5, 2020
German prices for oilseed meals have climbed significantly since the beginning of August 2020 - particularly in September. Rapeseed meal surged €22 to €238 per tonne within a month and briefly reached its highest level since May 2020. Prices for soybean meal rose €38 per tonne in the same period. Consequently, soybean meal with 49% crude protein most recently... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 1, 2020
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, will be neutralising the carbon emissions of its ocean freight shipments from New Year’s Day. In line with its Mission 2050 – Zero Emissions, DHL is committed to transitioning to clean and sustainable sea freight transport for all of its less-than-container load (LCL) journeys.... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 30, 2020
Malaysia’s palm oil exports to China increased by 31.9% or 316,400 tonnes over last year to 1.31 million tonnes from January to June this year. This contrasts with Indonesia which shipped 1.28 million tonnes of palm oil to China - decreasing by 42.7% or 956,400 tonnes. As a result, palm oil market share commanded by Malaysia in China up to June this year rose from... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 25, 2020
Green Fuels Ltd has been awarded a $100,000 (€86,000) grant in recognition of the work being undertaken in addressing the immediate and long term challenges resulting from the effects of the global pandemic. The grant is designed to support and amplify the impact of the work Green Fuels is doing as a global producer of sustainable transport fuels. The Unreasonable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 24, 2020
The most important vegetable oils have become more expensive since the COVID-19 restrictions were eased - in particular sunflower oil. According to information published by Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft, prices for vegetable oils have increased considerably in Germany since the beginning of May. Support came mainly from the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 22, 2020
Neste, one of the world’s largest producers of renewable diesel, celebrated reaching the milestone of 100 Neste MY Renewable Diesel sales points in the Netherlands. Neste MY Renewable Diesel, produced from 100% renewable raw materials, was launched on the Dutch market in October 2019. With the use of Neste MY Renewable Diesel, customers can reduce greenhouse gas... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 22, 2020
Newly branded vehicles highlighting biodiesel’s sustainability and emissions reduction benefits are rolling from the US capital to Texas and up the California coast and throughout the Midwest. The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) announced that several biodiesel users from across the country received matching funds to share their biodiesel success stories with wraps,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 11, 2020
ExxonMobil has completed a successful sea trial of the company’s first marine biofuel oil with shipping company Stena Bulk bunkered in the port of Rotterdam. The marine biofuel oil is a 0.50% sulphur residual-based fuel (VLSFO) processed with a second generation waste-based FAME component - and will be available later this year – initially in Rotterdam - before wider... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 10, 2020
Following a decline in German rapeseed oil exports since the 2016/17 peak year, a trend reversal can now be identified over the last 12 months. The Netherlands in particular absorbed more, but demand from Denmark and Belgium also picked up. German rapeseed oil exports increased in the 2019/20 crop year, following a significant decline over two consecutive years. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 8, 2020
Wakud International has signed a partnership agreement with Modern Arabian Projects for the collection of used cooking oil (UCO) in Oman for conversion into biodiesel. Modern Arabian, the largest collector in the Sultanate, has been collecting UCO throughout the country for over 14 years. Wakud is building a biofuels plant in Khazaen Economic City which will convert... [Read More]


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