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Jan 9, 2019
Study argues sustainable palm oil should be easily accessible
Policy News
Jan 9, 2019
According to Malaysiakini the Malaysian prime minister is planning to write a letter to the French president and Norwegian prime minister to protest the European Union (EU) parliament’s decision to ban palm oil from transport fuels.     Malaysian Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok Suh Sim informed reporters at Bernama that the government was currently... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 8, 2019
French deputies’ vote for the country’s 2019 finance bill has led to France increasing its biofuel mandates. This means that the minimum amount of biofuels that is incorporated into motor vehicle fuel is to be increased. The minimum amount of biofuels that is to be blended will rise from 2018’s 7.5% to 7.9% in 2019 and to 8.2% in 2020. The new biofuel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 4, 2019
According to the Iowa Renewable Fuel Association (IRFA), 2018 has seen biodiesel sales increase as well as rebound from 2017. The IRFA report that in 2018 a record breaking 365 gallons of biodiesel was produced by the 12 biodiesel plants in Iowa. Executive director of the IRFA, Monte Shaw said that this is largely due to the plummeting level of biodiesel imports following... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 3, 2019
Eni and the Governorate of the Vatican City State have signed an agreement to promote a circular economy. Global oil and gas company, Eni, is to provide Eni+ Diesel, an environmental impact diesel fuel which, according to the company, reduces polluting emissions by 40%. Giuseppe Ricci, Eni’s Chief Refining & Marketing Officer, and S.E.R Mons. Fernadando Vérgez... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 20, 2018
According to New Haven Biz American GreenFuels has launched a campaign to increase the use of its biofuel and promote the role of alternative fuels in reducing carbon emissions. The Bridgeport-based company that produces biodiesel in New Haven announced its “You Are What You Heat” campaign earlier this week. New Haven Biz say that the company hopes it will... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 18, 2018
Finnish fuel producer Neste announced that it has entered a partnership with bunker and marine fuel provider ScanOcean AB to deliver and resell Neste’s low-sulfur marine fuel on the east coast of Sweden. "The re-seller partnership with ScanOcean is part of our marine fuel strategy as it is our aim to continually offer customers better services both locally and globally,”... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 18, 2018
AP News reports that south-eastern South Dakota, Napa Junction is to be the location of a new ethanol plant. Officials are also considering the construction of a private natural gas pipeline in the area. The idea to bring a new ethanol plant to Napa Junction has appealed to several companies. AP News reports that since the opening of a grain shuttling facility as well... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 18, 2018
The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew a military aircraft with blended biofuel for the first time, The Times of India reports. The Russian-sourced AN-32 transport plane was flight-tested with a 10% biojet fuel, created using Jatropha oil, in a sortie flown from the Chandigarh base. “The project to flight-test the bio-jet fuel, with experiment test pilots and engineers... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 17, 2018
According to a government researcher, China is set to at least triple its ethanol production capacity by 2020 in order to keep up with growing demands for cleaner fuels, Reuters reports. At an industry event, China National Renewable Energy Centre researcher Don Kejun outlined how China was currently building or seeking permission for new ethanol plants to produce a potential... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 14, 2018
Biofuels producer Fulcrum BioEnergy (Fulcrum) announced that it has selected the city of Gary, Indiana as the location of its Centerpoint biofuels plant. The facility will convert municipal solid waste into low-carbon, renewable transportation fuel. “Launching our business in Indiana is an important next step in expanding Fulcrum’s capabilities to new cities... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 13, 2018
US trade association Growth Energy’s CEO Emily Skor appeared before the US House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Environment’s hearing this week. The hearing was based around a discussion draft put forth by representatives John Shimkus (Republic, Illinois) and Bill Flores (Rebublic, Texas) to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 13, 2018
Texas-based fuel producer Benefuel announced that they have begun a site search in Canada after British Columbia’s recently publicised climate change plan included an expanded ‘Low Carbon Fuel Standard’ incentivising biofuel producers. According to a press release, the initiative has ‘assisted’ Benefuel in prioritising its expansion efforts,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 13, 2018
The Sun Daily reports that Malaysia is set to emulate Indonesia’s plan to introduce a higher biodiesel mandate. The country intends to implement a B20 biodiesel blending mandate by 2020 that would see it become one of the world’s top biodiesel producing countries.    Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said that Indonesia has... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 12, 2018
Oil and gas company Shell announced that its aviation division, alongside Dutch jet fuel firm SkyNRG, has commenced the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to international airlines KML, SAS and Finnair at San Francisco Airport (SFO) in California. “With our focus on achieving zero net energy, carbon neutrality and zero waste, we are setting bold goals for... [Read More]


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