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Nov 20, 2020
New Neutral Fuels mobile app for UCO collection is ‘good to go’
Biodiesel News
Nov 12, 2020
PRIO has launched a new green fuel for ships with 15% biodiesel content. Eco Bunkers, developed from raw waste material recycling processes, is produced at PRIO's biodiesel plant in Aveiro in Portugal. Accoring to PRIO, Eco Bunkers allows for a reduction of up to 18% in CO2 emissions. This new sustainable base product is the result of more than 10 years of research... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 11, 2020
Repsol has selected Axens Vegan technology for its first production plant for advanced biofuels in Spain. The new plant, at its Cartagena refinery, will be capable of producing 250,000 TPA of biodiesel, biojet, bionaphtha and biopropane. Axens’s expertise lies in hydrotreated vegetable oils (HVO) and its commitment to power sustainability in transport. Its technology... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 10, 2020
The biofuels industry has been strongly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Global transport biofuel production for this year was expected to be 144 billion litres, or 2,480 thousand barrels per day (kb/d) – an 11.6% drop from 2019’s record output. The IEA said this was the first reduction in annual... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 10, 2020
Demand for soy diesel could quadruple in Europe because of the EU’s biofuels policy, a new independent study has found. According to the Transport & Environment (T&E) campaign group, soy cultivation was a major cause of deforestation in the Amazon and other ecosystems in Latin America and biofuel made from soy was twice as harmful to the climate as fossil diesel. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 9, 2020
Green Fuels has signed a memorandum of understanding with Aris Bioenergy committing the two companies to a biodiesel refining joint venture in India. Under the agreement, the world’s leading distributed-scale biodiesel and advanced biofuels company and Aris have formed a company that will leverage Aris’s experience in used cooking oil collection in the Mumbai metropolitan... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2020
Honeywell UOP has revealed that the Diamond Green Diesel facility will more than double its annual production of renewable diesel. The company said that the facility in Norco, Louisiana, will see the completion of a second Ecofining process unit with a capacity of 30,000 barrels per day (bpd). Diamond Green Diesel is owned by Valero Energy Corp and Darling Ingredients... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 4, 2020
Annual US biodiesel production capacity decreased by 2%, or 49 million gallons, between January last year and the start of this year, according to the latest figures. At the start of this year, biodiesel production capacity in the US totalled 2.5 billion gallons per year, or 164,000 barrels per day, according to the US. Energy Information Administration’s annual US... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 3, 2020
Neste has agreed to acquire Bunge Loders Croklaan's refinery located in Rotterdam for €258 million. The Netherlands refinery is located next to Neste’s existing biorefinery and it consists of a pretreatment facility, tank farm, jetties and has a pipeline connection to the producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel’s site. The transition will be... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 3, 2020
BP will stop fuel production at its Kwinana Refinery and is exploring options including turning it into a clean energy hub that could produce and store low carbon fuels. The site in Western Australia could be used to store sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel. BP said that regional oversupply, along with sustained low refining margins, have resulted in the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 29, 2020
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and around the world have developed a low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel. The method, published in Nature Catalysis, uses a new type of ultra-efficient catalyst that can make low-carbon biodiesel and other valuable complex molecules out of diverse, impure raw materials. It... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 27, 2020
Preem will be undertaking the large-scale production of renewable fuels at its Lysekil refinery. Preem has launched a new project to rebuild its Swedish refinery to become Scandinavia’s largest producer of renewable fuels. In an initial phase, Preem plans to carry out the redevelopment of its existing Synsat plant, which produces environmental class 1 diesel. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 23, 2020
Cargill is constructing a multi-waste and residues-based biodiesel plant at its existing integrated oilseeds crush and Bioro biodiesel site in Belgium. The $150 million (€126 million) project in Ghent will help meet global renewable energy demands while protecting natural resources. This project enables Cargill to maintain its leading position across Europe, both... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 20, 2020
Palm oil headed for a second week of gains on supply concerns and as a weaker Malaysian currency made it cheaper for overseas buyers. The ringgit was on track for a weekly loss as a renewed spike in domestic COVID-19 cases, which have risen by several hundred every day in recent weeks, and political uncertainty put investors on guard. Still, the palm oil market remains... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 16, 2020
Singaporean-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has appointed GoodFuels to supply biofuel bunkers for its MR tanker M/T Pacific Beryl. The successful bunkering, which took place on October 9 in Dutch waters, is in line with EPS’ Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Policy. The policy calls for the testing and use of various alternative marine fuels to significantly... [Read More]


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