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May 12, 2022
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Biodiesel News
May 12, 2022
Hyundai Oilbank has outlined plans for a new biodiesel plant to be built in South Korea. The new 130,000-ton facility will be constructed in the southwest of the country in 2023. A spokesman for the company said the proposals include changing part of the Daesan plant to produce 500,000 tons of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) annually. Daesan is a petrochemical complex... [Read More]

Other News
May 10, 2022
EU oilseed production is likely to exceed the previous year's level by only 0.4% in the current crop year, although the oilseed area is expected to rise 5%. The reason is prospective lower yields due to constraints on means of production. According to Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to massive volatility in the oilseed market. This... [Read More]

Features
May 10, 2022
The middle of a pandemic would not be most people’s ideal time to join a new company, especially one working with ethanol producers in the middle of a fuel and climate crisis. Yet it is often in such challenging times that the most exciting and ingenious solutions are conceived. My arrival at Whitefox as head of global sales in June 2021 was the latest step in a career... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 10, 2022
Malaysia is considering slowing its implementation of its biodiesel mandate and cutting its export tax on palm oil to help meet global demand amid an edible oil shortage. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said in an interview with Reuters her ministry has already proposed the cut to the finance ministry, which has set up a committee to... [Read More]

Features
May 9, 2022
This is rapidly developing into a decade of uncertainty with the global recovery from COVID-19 now being joined by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The severe physical costs of the pandemic, coupled with the horrific aggression of the Kremlin’s war on its neighbour, have inevitably thrown the world into a human, economic and industrial crisis which shows no early sign... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 9, 2022
VERBIO’s Nevada plant will begin operating as a biorefinery early next year. The plant began producing renewable natural gas (RNG) on an industrial scale in December and is on track to achieve full scale production of 7 million ethanol gallons equivalent (EGE) of RNG annually by mid-summer. Claus Sauter, VERBIO AG’s Founder and CEO, said: “This plant is a game... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 9, 2022
US ethanol exports declined 13% to 125.1 million gallons (mg) - the lowest March shipments in six years, according to the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). Canada logged its 12th consecutive month as the US’s top customer with a 10% increase to 34.2 mg (equivalent to 27% of total exports in March). Sales to South Korea spiked 38% to a record high of 25.3 mg (20% of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 6, 2022
Future Energy Australia (FEA) has welcomed a State Government grant of $2 million (€1.35 million) for the planning, construction, and commissioning of a renewable diesel biorefinery. The new plant will be built near Narrogin in Western Australia’s wheatbelt region. The project, being rolled out by joint venture partners Carnarvon Energy and Frontier Impact Group,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 6, 2022
Coldplay is partnering with Neste to take steps towards the band’s target of reducing CO2 emissions from its Music Of The Spheres World Tour by 50% compared to the band’s previous concerts. Neste will provide Coldplay with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to help reduce emissions from air travel, while the company’s renewable diesel will help cut emissions from the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 6, 2022
Green Fuels Research (GFR) has successfully demonstrated the use of its unblended sustainable marine fuel (SMF) from salmon waste. The firm said this was an important stage on the voyage to marine transport decarbonisation after the successful trial at the Eglwys Nunydd Reservoir, near Port Talbot, South Wales. The fuel was used in a Beta Marine B14 engine aboard a motor... [Read More]

Other News
May 5, 2022
Oil and gas major Shell has reported its highest ever quarterly profits as prices surged globally. Shell made $9.13 billion (€8.6 billion) in the first three months of 2022, nearly triple its $3.2 billion (€3 billion) profit it announced for the same period last year. However, the company also revealed that said exiting from the Russian oil and gas market due to... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 5, 2022
Nestlé food and drink products will now be delivered around the UK and Ireland by trucks which emit up to 95% less carbon. This significant reduction in emissions comes after the company switched 75% of its owned fleet of trucks from diesel to Bio-LNG, a liquefied gas which is a by-product of waste. The move is a significant step towards Nestlé's commitment to be net... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 5, 2022
Swedish Biofuels and COWI have partnered up to supply the Swedish market with 400,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Swedish Biofuels bases its technology on the 'alcohol-to-jet' (ATJ) method, which paves the way for complete elimination of fossil aviation fuel. The first production facility will be built close to Arlanda Airport, and the first SAF delivery... [Read More]

Features
May 4, 2022
Daiva Angeldorff, CEO of Nordic  Storage, outlines in a question and answer session with Biofuels International how it is aiming to become a more sustainable business with a growing focus on biofuels. Can you introduce yourself to our readers and tell us a little bit more about Nordic Storage? I grew up and studied in Lithuania, but later moved to Sweden to obtain a... [Read More]


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