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Jan 29, 2019
PMCI changes to FUELIowa
Biodiesel News
Jan 28, 2019
Canada-based Cielo Waste Solutions (Cielo) has released an operations update on its Aldersyde renewable diesel refinery. The company describes the two-step process with the first step being the conversion of the biomass – waste and sawdust – into a distillate and the second step being the further conversion of the distillate into renewable naphtha, kerosene... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 23, 2019
Louisiana State University (LSU) has published a research project that revealed a different internal structure of corn than originally thought, which can assist in optimising how the plant is converted to ethanol. “Our economy relies on ethanol, so it’s fascinating that we haven’t had a full and more precise understanding of the molecular structure of... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 23, 2019
Attis has announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with Sunoco to acquire and operate its corn ethanol plant and grain malting operation in Fulton, New York. The innovation and technology holding company states that the plant will become the essential element of Attis’ expanding technology portfolio, as it continues to develop the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 23, 2019
Biodiesel production is expected to be launched in Azerbaijan according to the Azerbaijani minister of Economy, Shahin Mustafayev, local news outlet Trend reports. According to the report, the minister announced the decision at an expanded meeting of the board of the Ministry of Economy. Allegedly, the minister stressed that the corresponding enterprise has already become... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 23, 2019
Clariant has announced its partnership with ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) for a joint research agreement that will evaluate the potential use of cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste and residues to produce biofuel. The partnership expands on ExxonMobile and REG’s previous joint research agreement that successfully validated the... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 23, 2019
The Dutch Ministry of Defense announced plans that it will be gradually implementing biofuels into its aviation, Wings Herald reports. In conjunction with the announcement, it also revealed that it has begun to purchase biofuels for an air base in Leeuwarden which will fuel all F-16 Fighting Falcon jets. According to Wings Herald, the United States is also engaged in a... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 21, 2019
According to The Observer Benefuel has secured a site at the Arlanxeo bio-industrial park in Sarnia, to build a biodiesel refinery. The Observer states that Benefuel has been looking for a site in Sarnia that would have a plant capable of producing 75 million litres of biodiesel a year. Benefuel has said that the commercial scale plant will employ 40 workers; however the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 18, 2019
Emirati airline Etihad Airways flew its first commercial flight powered only by locally produced biofuel last week. Flying from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, the Boeing 787 used biofuel that had been produced from the oil of Salicornia plants. The plants are grown in the Seawater Energy and Agricultural System (SEAS) in Masdar City near the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi. Group Chief... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 16, 2019
Greenbelt Resources Corporation (GRCO) has announced its initial funding for a licensing and exclusive distribution rights agreement from PURNOL. As part of the agreement between PURNOL and Greenbelt, a substantial amount of an undisclosed fee was funded in December of 2018. Greenbelt has commenced the process of modifying and enhancing its production facility and supply... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 16, 2019
In a release by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA), they announced that the state of Iowa’s governor, Kim Reynolds, released her 2019 Iowa budget proposal, which includes $3 million for the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program (RFIP). The programme provides cost-share grants to help Iowan retailers implement blender pumps, storage tanks, and other... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 16, 2019
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new technique that offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry byproducts, such as bark, sawdust and forestry waste, into transport fuels and chemicals. The new technique uses gasification to turn biomass into intermediate products, such as liquid hydrocarbons, methanol or methane, in production units integrated... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 16, 2019
Finnair has announced its new service that allows customers to offset the CO2 emissions of their flights by supporting a CO2 emission reduction project. They will also be able to reduce emissions by buying biofuel. In December of last year, the company announced it had begun the first phase of its CO2 and biofuel offset service, selecting the partners that will collaborate... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 15, 2019
According to Reuters the European Commission is prepared to accept a deal with Argentine biodiesel producers in order to settle the long running trade dispute over imports into Europe. Reuters reports that The European Commission said that last week it had communicated to interested parties that it was prepared to accept undertakings from biofuel producers. And that they... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 11, 2019
US-based renewable chemicals and fuels producer Aemitis announced the completion of a 2-year capacity upgrade to its biodiesel and glycerin plant in Kakinada, India. Upgrades to the Kakinada plant included the installation of a pre-treatment unit to process lower-cost and waste feedstock into oil; the expansion of boiler and other utility capacities; and the implementation... [Read More]


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