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Jun 24, 2021
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Jun 24, 2021
The scheduled maintenance at Neste’s Porvoo refinery in Finland has been completed and production has started at the refinery. The major turnaround is a significant investment to secure safety, availability and competitiveness of the refinery. The total investment of the Porvoo refinery major turnaround was approximately €630 million, of which approximately €330... [Read More]

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Jun 23, 2021
A total of €130 million in debt and equity financing has now been raised for the the Finnish refinery company Fintoil biorefinery investment making it fully financed. The biorefinery will be the world’s third largest crude tall oil (CTO) refinery in the port area of Hamina. The financing consists of a€70 million senior green bond, a €10 million SSRCF (Super... [Read More]

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Jun 23, 2021
Port of Antwerp is converting a tug into biofuel propulsion – a world first. The ‘methatug’ is part of the European Union-funded Fastwater project, which aims to demonstrate the feasibility of methanol as a sustainable marine fuel. The European Commission approved the project on 5 May, a decision that will help the port take another important step in its transition... [Read More]

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Jun 23, 2021
Production and use of renewable ethanol from ePURE members reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by an average of more than 75% compared to fossil fuels in 2020, according to newly certified data. It was the ninth consecutive year in which EU renewable ethanol increased its GHG-reduction score. The record-breaking figure strengthens the already-convincing case for renewable... [Read More]

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Jun 22, 2021
The global aviation industry currently accounts for about 2.5% of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions (1). A report claims that air traffic doubles every 15 years, with an 80% increase in the number of flights between the years 1990 and 2014 (2). With that being said, global aviation emissions are projected to grow by 300-700% compared to the 2005 levels (3). This... [Read More]

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Jun 21, 2021
Velocys has revealed that sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been used in a commercial flight for the first time by Japan Airlines. The flight from Tokyo to Sapporo was completed on 17 June. This milestone follows on from the collaboration agreement signed with Toyo Engineering Corporation (Toyo) to commence the development of its commercial projects to produce SAF... [Read More]

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Jun 21, 2021
Delta Energy has announced it will begin supplying biofuel bunkers in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) region next month. The company said it had been granted International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC). “Delta Energy Fuel Supply & Trading BV is now a proud member of ISCC and is dedicated to help reduce their own greenhouse gas savings and looks... [Read More]

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Jun 18, 2021
Neste and LyondellBasell have reached a long-term commercial agreement under which LyondellBasell will source Neste RE. This is a feedstock that has been produced from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources, such as waste and residue oils and fats. This feedstock will be processed through the cracker at LyondellBasell’s Wesseling, Germany, plant into polymers... [Read More]

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Jun 18, 2021
The Swedish Energy Agency announced it will grant funds to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Södra, Växjö Energi, SkyNRG, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and 2030-sekretariatet to continue research into Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in the Växjö region in Småland, Sweden. The funding will support the consortium to continue their study on an integrated Fischer-Tropsch... [Read More]

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Jun 17, 2021
Airpharm Logistics SAU is the first Spanish forwarder to join the Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme. SAF is a jet fuel made from renewable sources such as cooking oil and is a sustainable alternative to fossil fuel that reduces carbon emissions by a minimum of 75%. It is blended with conventional fossil fuel and can be... [Read More]

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Jun 17, 2021
Canada-based Covenant Energy’s new facility is set to produce renewable diesel with a significantly lower carbon footprint than conventional diesel and will thereby support the country’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050. Covenant Energy has chosen Topsoe as the facility’s technology provider. Topsoe brings industry-proven technology that will help Covenant Energy... [Read More]

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Jun 17, 2021
Bentley’s Continental GT3 Pikes Peak racer is now in final preparations for the world’s most demanding and famous hill climb competition. For its assault on Pikes Peak on 27 June, the car will run on renewable fuel, initiating a research and development programme that aims to offer renewable fuels to Bentley customers in parallel to Bentley’s electrification programme.... [Read More]

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Jun 16, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will give $700 million (€577 million) in aid to biofuels producers as part of a package to assist industries recovering from the financial devastation of the coronavirus pandemic. Biofuel groups had been advocating for relief after the pandemic slashed fuel demand and sank consumption of biofuels like ethanol. The USDA said it... [Read More]

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Jun 16, 2021
Researchers at Swedish supercar marque Koenigsegg have started experimenting with a new type of biofuel that comes from semi-active volcanoes. The ambitious move was spearheaded by founder and chief executive Christian von Koenigsegg. The 48-year-old recently announced plans to double the factory’s size within two to three years and ramp up production from roughly... [Read More]


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