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Jun 9, 2021
US biodiesel exports rise but still lower than pre-COVID levels
Biodiesel News
Jun 9, 2021
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has agreed to a request from Kuala Lumpur to establish a panel examining a European Union law that restricts the use of palm oil-based biofuels. Under the EU’s renewable energy directive, palm oil-based fuels are to be phased out by 2030, since palm oil has been classified by the bloc as resulting in excessive deforestation and can... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 9, 2021
The state of Nevada has enacted new legislation that requires its Board of Agriculture to approve a 15% ethanol blended fuel (E15) as part of any fuel regulation adopted by July 1 next year. Over the weekend, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed AB 411 into law. Once the regulation is finalised, Nevada will become the 47th state to approve E15 for consumers. Currently,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 8, 2021
The first UK bioLPG delivery from Ekobenz has arrived for AvantiGas. AvantiGas, part of UGI International, has secured the exclusive rights to all of Polish-based Ekobenz’s bioLPG supply. Ekobenz is the first and currently only company in Europe that has succeeded in commercialising bioLPG based on advanced bioethanol produced from waste. The partnership ensures that... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 8, 2021
A rescue helicopter has flown on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time achieving a new milestone in international aviation. Operated by the German non-profit organisation ADAC Luftrettung, the Airbus H145 rescue helicopter had its Arriel 2E engines ceremonially refuelled with   SAF at the air rescue station at Munich's Harlaching Clinic. This took place... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 8, 2021
Port of Antwerp is starting its second round of applications from businesses in the circular and construction industries that are interested in leasing space in its NextGen District. The 88-hectare site, the former General Motors facility, is designated specifically for companies involved in the transition to a climate-neutral society. The selected initial batch of applicants... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 7, 2021
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has designated a station to supply biofuel to traditional Abras operating on Dubai Creek from next month. This decision has been taken following successful trials last year where five traditional Abras used to be powered by Biodiesel 5, which is officially certified in the UAE, in collaboration with ENOC Group. “To encourage... [Read More]

Policy News
Jun 7, 2021
India has brought forward its target of blending petroleum with 20% ethanol by five years in its efforts to accelerate towards renewables and make its overall energy basket cleaner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Modi, who was speaking on the occasion of the World Environment Day, said the country would now aim to achieve the target of 20% blending by 2025, instead... [Read More]

Features
Jun 7, 2021
In a study recently published in Nature Communications, scientists from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Centre for Biosustainability (DTU) and Yale University carried out research into how bacteria commonly found in sugarcane  ethanol fermentation affects  the industrial process. By closely studying the  interactions between yeast  and bacteria, it is suggested  that... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 4, 2021
Imports of Australian rapeseed to the German market have increased recently while Canadian supplies have lost pace since January, latest figures reveal. Although Germany's 2020 rapeseed harvest was larger than the previous year, it was nevertheless below average. This meant that large rapeseed imports have been required again in the 2020/21 marketing year. Canada, Ukraine... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 4, 2021
POET has revealed that it has acquired Flint Hills Resources' entire ethanol business. The deal will boost POET's ethanol production capacity by 40% to 3 billion gallons per year, the company revealed. The US is the world's largest producer of ethanol and before the coronavirus pandemic, producers made 15.8 billion gallons of ethanol in 2019, according to the US Energy... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 4, 2021
d’Amico Group has started testing biofuel blends (B30) derived from advanced second generation feedstock on board its LR1 product tankers. d’Amico Group, TRAFIGURA, ABS, RINA, Lloyd’s Register’s Fuel Oil Bunker Analysis Advisory Service (FOBAS), the Liberian Registry and MAN Energy Solutions are working together to calculate possible CO2 emissions reduction through... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 3, 2021
Vertex Energy will acquire an oil refinery in Mobile, Alabama and produce renewable diesel. A refiner and marketer of high-quality refined products, Vertex will acquire the Mobile Chemical LP Refinery from Equilon Enterprises, doing business as Shell Oil Products, Shell Oil Company and Shell Chemical, subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell, for $75 million (€61.4 million). Vertex... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 3, 2021
Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is to be incorporated into Heathrow’s main fuel supply ahead of the G7 Summit. Vitol Aviation, a fuel supplier at Heathrow, is making Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel  available before world leaders meet in the UK from 11 to 13 June. Vitol Aviation also intends to deliver further supplies ahead of COP26 to enable attendees to also... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 2, 2021
CVR Energy said it will focus on renewable fuels and is no longer interested in acquiring crude oil refineries. The company said it will set aside $10 million (€8.2 million) to progress its renewable diesel initiatives including the completion of process design to convert an existing hydrotreater at the Coffeyville refinery to renewable diesel service. The company... [Read More]


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