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Jun 26, 2019
Boeing makes $1 million investment in Brazilian sustainable aviation fuel industry
Biodiesel News
Jun 25, 2019
Renewable fuel producer Gevo announced earlier in June that Virgin Australia has reached 1 million kilometres of flights powered by sustainable aviation jet fuel (SAJF). The milestone was reached for all aircraft operating in and out of Brisbane Airport when Gevo’s renewable jet fuel was put through the general fuel supply system. The first container of SAJF was... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 24, 2019
Danish shipping giant Maersk is now offering carbon neutral biofuel under pilot projects to customers deploying sustainable supply chain solutions. According to Maersk, the biofuel is the same blend of used cooking oil that has already been tested and validated in a trial with the Dutch Sustainability Growth Coalition and Shell, carried out earlier this year. H&M Group... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 18, 2019
Jan De Nul Group has announced its commitment to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 15% per year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort marina in Belgium. Under a collaboration with the Flemish government, the company also intends to include a minimum requirement of 15% CO2 reduction in 80% of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders by 2020. With... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 14, 2019
Sapp Brothers Petroleum has added a 30,000 gallon biodiesel tank to its facility in Sioux City, Iowa, enabling wholesale buyers to purchase the fuel and sell it on to customers at gas stations, Siouxland News reports. "It's a green product, so it's a cleaner burning fuel, obviously the stock that makes this biodiesel is predominantly made out of soybeans which are locally... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 13, 2019
Aemetis’ subsidiary Universal Biofuels India has achieved record domestic biodiesel revenues of $4 million (€3.5 million) in May, the company announced, as shipments under a supply contract to three government-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) began. The biodiesel supply contract, worth $23 million (€20 million), was due to commence in May and was awarded... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 12, 2019
US advanced biofuels supplier Renewable Energy Group (REG) has completed the sale of substantially all assets of REG Life Sciences to Genomatica. “We are pleased to be selling our Life Sciences’ assets to Genomatica, who are well positioned to build upon the technical progress we have made, and to advance the team and the technology through to commercialisation,”... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 10, 2019
United Airlines last week announced the departure of the ‘Flight for the Planet’ on World Environment Day, described by the airline as ‘the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind in the history of aviation’. The commercial flight used sustainable aviation biofuel, and demonstrated zero cabin waste efforts, carbon offsetting and operational... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 4, 2019
The Finnish government has this week introduced its Government Programme, which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal of achieving a carbon neutral country by 2035. A key element of reducing emissions from the transportation sector is a target of 30% biofuels share in aviation, which will be achieved through a blending obligation. “This is a significant goal,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 29, 2019
New data from the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) programme has revealed that biodiesel and renewable diesel have delivered the largest-ever reduction in transport-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the state. According to the figures for 2018, California’s use of biodiesel and renewable diesel reduced carbon dioxide... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 29, 2019
Advanced biofuels producer NEXT Renewable Fuels (NEXT) has entered into a long-term feedstock supply agreement with BP Products North America (BP). Under the agreement, NEXT will purchase approximately 2 million metric tons of renewable feedstocks annually for NEXT’s planned renewable diesel facility in Port Westward, Oregon, US. Feedstock supplied by BP will include... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 28, 2019
Amsterdam-based sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) producer SkyNRG has selected Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology for its planned renewable diesel and jet fuel facility at Delfzijl in the Netherlands. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed to purchase 75,000 tonnes of SAJ per year over a ten-year peiod. The fuel will be supplied directly to aircraft at a local... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 23, 2019
The German Association of Biodiesel Producers (Verband der Deutschen Biokraftstoffindustrie, VDB) has released its 2018 biodiesel production figures, with 3.2 million tonnes of biodiesel produced by German companies throughout the year. Of this total, rapeseed and used cooking oil accounted for the highest proportion of raw materials in biodiesel production. According... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 23, 2019
Major American airline United Airlines has expanded its commitment to biofuel through the renewal of a contract with World Energy. Under the contract, the airline will purchase up to 10 million gallons of sustainable aviation biofuel over the next two years. According to a release, United uses biofuel to power every flight departing from its Los Angeles hub, which results... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 23, 2019
Thirteen trade groups from across the US agriculture industry, including farmers and biodiesel producers, have called on Congress to take action on bipartisan legislation to extend the biodiesel tax incentive. Addressed to leaders of the House of Representatives and Senate, the letter states: “America’s farmers and rural communities are facing a mounting economic... [Read More]


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