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Sep 27, 2018
BP/JM technology finds home in Fulcrum biojet fuel plant
BIO-OTHER NEWS
Sep 27, 2018
Scientists at Michigan State University have revealed a way to enhance oil production and harvest using ‘sea sludge’. The biofuel production platform that uses two species of marine algae and soil fungi has been published in Biotechnology for Biofuels. That platform lowers the... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Sep 25, 2018
Around 20 gallons of biodiesel was spilt in the Canadian city of Vernon on Monday afternoon. According to Castanet the spillage occurred after a steamroller drove over a parking meter on 31 Street, which dislodged something underneath the vehicle causing the spill.     The... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Sep 24, 2018
Finnish renewable diesel producer UPM has been recognised by the United Nations for its commitment to what’s been dubbed the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The company is one of only 34 to be labelled a Global Compact LEAD company for its commitment to the UN’s Global... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Sep 21, 2018
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and the American Soybean Association (ASA) have written to President Donald Trump in hopes that he can provide further support to the biodiesel industry. The two associations have asked that he provide biodiesel room for growth under the Renewable Fuel Standard; restore... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Sep 20, 2018
Emmanuel Desplechin is ePure’s Secretary General and will be at the Biofuels International Conference discussing the revised renewable energy directive (REDII) as well as reforms to the bioethanol market post 2020. The Biofuels International Conference, a world leading biofuels event, will be held for the first... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Sep 20, 2018
At the G7 Environment, Energy and Oceans Ministerial Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, global waste-to-biofuels and chemical producer Enerkem announced that it will be exploring opportunities to act against oceans plastic waste and marine litter. After constructing the ‘world’s first’ waste-to-biofuels facility in Edmonton, Canada, Enerkem is... [Read More]

BIOMASS NEWS
Sep 19, 2018
South African recycling company Verda Waste is to build a plant that will process coffee waste into biofuel. The plant will be located in Johannesburg and is expected to be built in 2019. The company intends to lead the industrialising process of converting waste coffee grounds into... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Sep 19, 2018
The Chamber of Commerce in Brazil published an article detailing a public hearing where the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) will discuss the schedule for raising the mandatory ratio of biodiesel to diesel. It is outlined that the government will be intending to understand whether the... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Sep 19, 2018
Angel Alvarez Alberdi, Secretary General of the European Waste to Advanced Biofuels Association (EWABA) will be at the Biofuels International Conference discussing the renewable energy directive (REDII). Angel’s slot at the conference is titled, The Renewable Energy Directive: Providing clarity on the 2020-2030 regulatory frameworks, from... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Sep 18, 2018
Wilmar International has said that the implementation of the biodiesel programme in Indonesia has proven that there should be no concern that the use of biodiesel will affect vehicle engines.   After concerns were raised by Malaysian hauliers and automotive manufacturers on the implementation of the biodiesel... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Sep 18, 2018
Prominent US ethanol producer Green Plains has planned the closure of two plants in Iowa. According to Reuters, the plants are to be shut due to low profit margins. Green Plains is the number 3 ethanol producer in the United States and has an annual... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Sep 17, 2018
In an official statement, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) claims that Indonesia’s expansion of 20% biodiesel fuel (B20) has reached 80% of its target. The expansion involves the mandatory use of B20 as part of an effort to reduce the export of crude oil,... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Sep 14, 2018
As reported by Vietnamese news outlet, Vietnam News, the country’s consumption of the biofuel E5 RON 92 topped 1.78 million cubic meters during the first half of the year. This is a dramatic 31% increase from the last year, accounting for over 40% of all... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Sep 11, 2018
Virgin Australia announced the completion of a trial to deliver biofuel through Brisbane Airport’s fuel supply system. This marks the first time in the country’s history that sustainable aviation fuel has been delivered through a general fuel supply system and marks Brisbane Airport as one of the... [Read More]

BIOGAS NEWS
Sep 10, 2018
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed in China between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). The MoU signing hopes to develop Nigeria’s oilfield services and enhance research development in the oil & gas industry. After the deal had... [Read More]