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Feb 4, 2019
Blockchain helps bunker sustainable biofuels in Rotterdam
BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jan 31, 2019
According to AgriCensus, investments in new corn ethanol production capacity in Brazil’s Mato Grosso are underway.   President of Brazil’s corn ethanol producers’ association Unem, Ricardo Tomczyk has projected that new corn ethanol production will lead to surplus biofuel flowing into the country’s north and... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jan 30, 2019
The European Commission has announced that US soya beans meet technical requirements to be used in biofuels in the EU. It has also formally recognised the scheme until the 1 July 2021. A joint statement agreeing to increase trade in several areas and products, including soya beans,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 30, 2019
According to Revista Cultivar, Brazil’s railroad operator, Rumo Logística has increased the transported volume of biodiesel B100 by 74% last year.   The fuel used by Brazil’s distributors is loaded at terminals in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and is sent to the... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 30, 2019
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that its G280 jet has just set a city-pair record using sustainable alternative jet fuel. The record was set whilst flying to California’s Van Nuys Airport to participate in ‘Business Jet Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability,’ which was held to promote the... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 29, 2019
The Port of Rotterdam has announced its incentive scheme, Climate-Friendly Shipping. From the 21st of January interested parties will be able to apply for funding through the scheme, as the Port of Rotterdam Authority has made €5 million available.     CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority,... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jan 29, 2019
According to Phys.org, an EU initiative has made significant progress in combating poisonous substances that contaminate crops. Mycotoxins are toxic compounds produced by different types of fungus that are an ongoing concern as they can grow on foodstuffs that can later be used in the production of... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jan 29, 2019
The company formally known as, Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa (PMCI) has launched a new brand, name and logo. The association is now known as, FUELIowa.  The state wide association represents fuel distributors, cooperatives, convenience and grocery stores, refiners, biofuel producers and other industry firms. President... [Read More]

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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [Read More]

BIO-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... [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... [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... [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... [Read More]