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Apr 9, 2021
NWABF’s SAF project gathers pace
Bioethanol News
Apr 9, 2021
New data from the UK’s liquid biofuel consumption in the transport sector has been released. Provisional figures for 2020 showed that biofuel consumption was 2,210 million litres – a 5.9% or 140 million litre decrease compared with 2019. This was a strong shift from the increasing trend observed in the past four years and could be attributed to the COVID-19 restrictions... [Read More]

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Apr 9, 2021
Total has started producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its La Mède biorefinery in southern France and its Oudalle facility near Le Havre. The SAF, made from used cooking oil, will be delivered to various French airports shortly. Total will also be able to produce SAF from 2024 at its zero-crude Grandpuits platform, located in south-east Paris. All of these... [Read More]

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Apr 8, 2021
Sales of E15 jumped 24% and set a new record in Iowa last year - despite the pandemic-related drop in overall fuel consumption. According to data released by the Iowa Department of Revenue E15 and E85 flex fuel figures from two other states showed that 2020 sales volumes generally held steady, despite COVID-19. “The recent state-level data on E15 and flex fuel consumption... [Read More]

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Apr 7, 2021
US university researchers have discovered new uses for the waste byproducts of beer brewing including food proteins and biofuels. Craft brewing has increased in popularity in recent years with the corresponding increase in waste by-products - 85% of which is grain. The spent grain byproduct is roughly 30% protein and 70% fibre. Traditionally, the spent grain is sold... [Read More]

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Apr 6, 2021
Ethanol blending in India has hit over 7.2% in the first four months of this year — the first time it has reached this level. This puts the country on course to meet the target of 10% blending by 2022. In states such as Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh 5% to 10% ethanol is being blended with... [Read More]

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Apr 6, 2021
London Biggin Hill Airport is expanding its fuel services with the addition of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplied by Air bp. The business aviation airport will be the first in London to offer Air bp’s low carbon renewable fuel, which is produced from waste and residue products and is a blend comprising just over one third SAF and two thirds traditional jet fuel.... [Read More]

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Apr 6, 2021
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) said it would restart ethanol production at two of its US corn dry mills this year as it expected demand for the biofuel to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. The company decided to temporarily idle ethanol production at its facilities in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Columbus, Nebraska, last April due to lower petroleum demand. Demand for corn-based... [Read More]

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Apr 6, 2021
Honeywell has announced that Brazil-based ECB Group will use the UOP Ecofining process to convert vegetable oils and inedible animal fats into renewable diesel and jet fuel at the Omega Green production facility. This marks the first advanced biofuels project in in Villeta, near Asuncion, Paraguay, as well as the largest private investment in the country’s history. Honeywell... [Read More]

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Apr 6, 2021
LanzaJet has announced that Shell has joined as an investor in the company to scale up the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Shell joins founding investors in the leading sustainable fuels technology company and sustainable fuels producer including LanzaTech, Suncor Energy, Mitsui & Co, British Airways and All Nippon Airways. Shell will have the opportunity... [Read More]

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Apr 1, 2021
A biofuels' coalition has thanked eight states who are challenging three federal small-refinery exemptions that could set a precedent for future exemption requests. The court case, HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining v. Renewable Fuels Association, will determine whether the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the authority to enact small-refinery waivers, which... [Read More]

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Apr 1, 2021
Neste’s Porvoo refinery in Finland is to be shut down for 12 weeks. The Porvoo refinery’s major turnaround was originally planned for the spring 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the execution was not possible and only the most critical maintenance works were completed. The refinery is preparing to execute a major turnaround starting this month. The shutdown... [Read More]

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Apr 1, 2021
DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo have launched the first regular carbon neutral cargo flight. The companies have kicked off weekly flights between Frankfurt am Main and Shanghai Pudong, using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). This will save around 174 metric tons of conventional kerosene each week. Jochen Thewes, CEO of DB Schenker, said: "As of now, carbon neutral... [Read More]

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Mar 31, 2021
Avfuel Corporation is supplying Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel on a consistent basis to the Monterey Jet Centre fixed base operator (FBO) in Monterey, California. The FBO received its first load of the fuel on March 11, marking the beginning of a new era for the Avfuel Network in sustainability. “Avfuel’s provided a number of demonstrative SAF loads over the... [Read More]

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Mar 31, 2021
ExxonMobil and Porsche are testing advanced biofuels and renewable, lower-carbon eFuels as part of a new agreement to find pathways toward potential future consumer adoption. Esso Renewable Racing Fuel is a blend of primarily advanced biofuels and is specially formulated by ExxonMobil’s in-house team of scientists and engineers. The fuel will be tested in race conditions... [Read More]


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