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Oct 6, 2022
Gidara appoints PX Group as operator at flagship plant in Amsterdam port
Bioethanol News
Oct 5, 2022
Progress is being made at the site of Shell’s former Convent refinery where the oil and gas company plans to build a $1.48 billion (€1.48 billion) low-carbon fuels facility. The project’s first phase will include a renewable fuels unit that would produce renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel from plant oils, animal fats and used cooking oils. The company... [Read More]

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Oct 4, 2022
Virgin Atlantic is joining its expanded joint venture partners, Delta, Air France and KLM by offering a sustainable aviation fuel programme (SAF) for its corporate customers. The move represents a first for any airline joint venture and underpins a continued focus on sustainability across the four airlines. The scheme has been specifically designed with the airline’s... [Read More]

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Oct 4, 2022
Carbon America, the first vertically integrated carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) super developer, has reached an agreement with Bridgeport Ethanol to develop a carbon capture and storage project in Nebraska. The project will capture and store approximately 175,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO₂) per year, equivalent to 95% of total emissions from the ethanol facility’s... [Read More]

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Oct 3, 2022
Korean Air has signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with major oil and gas firm Shell to buy their sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The MoU will concentrate on the supply and purchase of SAF from Shell at the main airports in the Asia Pacific region as well as the Middle East for five years starting in 2026. SAF is non-conventional aviation fuel derived from... [Read More]

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Oct 3, 2022
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation’s Sinopec Zhenhai Refinery obtained a bio-jet fuel airworthiness certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The first batch of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will be shipped shortly to the Airbus (China) Tianjin plant. The fuel, derived from used cooking oil, will then be used for flights across... [Read More]

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Sep 30, 2022
Clariant reached another milestone at its new sunliquid plant in Podari, Romania. This was achieved by sending the first train with cellulosic ethanol produced in the Romania town to its customer. Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, produced the first commercial cellulosic ethanol at its new plant earilier in the summer. The... [Read More]

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Sep 29, 2022
Cebu Pacific operated a Singapore to Manila passenger flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) - becoming the first Philippine carrier to incorporate the fuel in its commercial operations. The Philippine carrier’s maiden SAF flight was operated with an Airbus A321neo, using 35% blended SAF produced by Neste and supplied by Shell Eastern Petroleum. “SAF... [Read More]

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Sep 28, 2022
WestJet operated the airline’s second ever sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) flight from New York’s JFK to YYC Calgary International Airport. The departure of WS1681 coincided with the end of New York’s UN General Assembly and Climate Week NYC where world leaders gathered to discuss critical issues facing our environment, including the need to decarbonise and reduce... [Read More]

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Sep 27, 2022
The hydrotreated vegetable oil plant currently under construction in Płock will enable PKN ORLEN to offer a low-carbon sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to airlines starting from 2025. This product will be made from used cooking oil. PKN ORLEN and PLL LOT have signed an agreement on cooperation in implementing pro-environmental solutions helping to meet the requirements... [Read More]

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Sep 26, 2022
SWISS International and watchmaker Breitling have entered into an agreement where the luxury watchmaker will purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for all its business-related flights. Breitling aims to reduce its flight-related CO2 emissions by 80%. “For us, sustainability is not a project, it’s a journey we’re on to transform our business,” said Georges... [Read More]

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Sep 26, 2022
Bell’s next generation five-seater helicopter, the Bell 505, fuelled with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ (SAF) took off in Singapore for a demonstration flight. This is the first helicopter flight fuelled with SAF in Southeast Asia. This milestone at Seletar airport was achieved by cooperation between Bell, Safran Helicopter Engines and Neste, with Jet Aviation... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2022
Atlantic Aviation and Avfuel Corporation have partnered to ensure plentiful supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM for air operations surrounding the United Nations’ Mountain Partnership Global Meeting in Aspen. Avfuel and Atlantic Aviation will supplement their continuous supply of SAF with two renewable diesel-powered truckloads of the fuel to Atlantic’s... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2022
An underutilised natural resource could be just what the airline industry needs to curb carbon emissions, researchers have found. Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Washington State University have reported success in using lignin as a path toward a drop-in 100%... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2022
Neste Corporation and Marathon Petroleum Corporation have completed their 50/50 joint venture that was announced earlier in the year. The agreement is to establish a 50/50 joint venture to produce renewable diesel following a conversion project of Marathon's refinery in Martinez, California, known as the Martinez Renewable Fuels project. All required closing conditions... [Read More]

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Sep 21, 2022
Quadrise has announced a joint development agreement with lignin biofuel specialist Vertoro. Vertoro is a supplier of sustainable biomass-based biofuels extracted from agricultural and forestry residues using their proprietary Goldilocks® technology. GEM® is a crude lignin oil that is a potential alternative to methanol and is being developed in conjunction with... [Read More]


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