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Mar 30, 2021
Lights go green for Gulf Air’s SAF usage
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Mar 30, 2021
Bell Textron announced that it will begin incorporating Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) into all Bell Training Academy and customer demonstration fleet aircraft. Bell will be the first rotorcraft customer to receive SAF supply from global aviation fuel supplier Avfuel Corporation. “Bell is an active supporter of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s sustainable... [Read More]

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Mar 30, 2021
Velocys and British Airways have agreed a one-year extension to the current option agreement for the Altalto project in Immingham - which is aiming to develop a new facility for the conversion of waste into aviation fuel. Exercising the option would give both parties equal equity ownership of Altalto Ltd and the right to appoint a director. The new agreement runs until... [Read More]

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Mar 29, 2021
PTT and Bangchak Corporation have pledged to help Thailand become a regional production base for high-value biochemical products after the pandemic eases. Thailand wants to add value to biofuels by using them as feedstocks for the biochemical industry. The main biofuels produced in Thailand are bioethanol, which is made from cassava and sugar, and methyl ester, which... [Read More]

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Mar 29, 2021
Spain’s Repsol is bidding for European pandemic recovery funds to support projects including new biofuel plants. Spain and Italy, due the biggest chunks of Europe’s €750 billion lifeline in recognition of the damage COVID-19 caused their economies, have invited companies to propose projects that could help wean their economies off carbon. Repsol responded by putting... [Read More]

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Mar 29, 2021
Swedavia has adopted an environmental target that 5% of all jet fuel used at Swedavia airports should be renewable in four years’ time. Swedavia is continuing its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Incentive Programme during 2021 to support airlines operating scheduled and charter traffic at any Swedavia airport. Swedavia supports up to 50% of the premium cost for neat... [Read More]

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Mar 26, 2021
Indian Oil Corp proposes to build two second generation biorefineries as part of the government’s aim to increase ethanol production in the country. Each of the second generation biorefineries, to be built in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, will be able to produce 500,000 litres/day of ethanol from spoilt and surplus food grain. These form part of the Indian government’s... [Read More]

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Mar 25, 2021
Neste has joined the eFuel Alliance, an interest group dedicated to the industrial production of synthetic fuels from renewable sources. The eFuel Alliance is based in Berlin and Brussels and brings together companies and organisations that share the goal of establishing and promoting power - and bio-based synthetic fuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport.... [Read More]

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Mar 24, 2021
Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels has made progress toward securing a strategic long-term investment into its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) project in Washington State from Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners - an independent investment firm. The potential $600 million (€506 million) investment from Stonepeak will help finance the largest announced SAF/renewable biofuels... [Read More]

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Mar 24, 2021
Centreline AV has partnered with Air bp to supply Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from its base at Bristol Airport in the UK. Centreline has invested in the infrastructure to supply SAF as part of its commitment to reduce the environmental impact of its operations with a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2025. The fuel is blended with traditional Jet A1 meaning there... [Read More]

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Mar 24, 2021
Clay Lacy Aviation will offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at the company’s two facilities at Van Nuys and John Wayne Orange County airports. World Fuel Services begins monthly SAF deliveries to both locations this month, with 2021 deliveries to total a minimum of 100,000 gallons. World Fuel is also providing renewable diesel fuel to power Clay Lacy’s fuel trucks,... [Read More]

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Mar 23, 2021
Eni’s new plant has begun production of biodiesel, bio-naphtha, bioLPG and biojet fuel. The Eni biorefinery in Gela uses up to 100% of the biomass from used cooking oil and fats from fish and meat processing produced in Sicily to create a zero-kilometre circular economy model for the production. Castor oil will also be used to feed the Gela biorefinery, thanks to... [Read More]

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Mar 22, 2021
Repsol, BP and Total has shown their support for the objectives of the “Declaration of Intent on Cooperation and Promotion of Sustainable Aviation Fuels” signed by the governments of Spain and France. Alongside other companies in the aviation sector including Iberia, Aena, Airbus, Air France, ITP Aero and Dassault Aviation they have expressed their support for the... [Read More]

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Mar 22, 2021
OMV Petrom plans to build a new bioethanol plant in Romania. The company submitted a proposal worth $1.2 billion lei (€245 million) to the Ministry of Economy and Energy. It has been reported that the investment planned by the oil company is a second generation bioethanol plant. The oil company intends to build the factory in Prahova County, an area that is traditionally... [Read More]

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Mar 22, 2021
MOL has become a biofuel producer by purchasing 500,000 tonnes of biofuels for blending. Following investment in the Danube Refinery bio feedstock will be co-processed together with fossil materials increasing the renewable share of fuels and reducing up to 200,000 tonnes/year CO2 emissions. Gabriel Szabó, executive vice president of MOL Group Downstream, said: “With... [Read More]


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