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Apr 6, 2021
India blends record levels of ethanol in first four months of 2021
Bioethanol News
Apr 6, 2021
London Biggin Hill Airport is expanding its fuel services with the addition of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplied by Air bp. The business aviation airport will be the first in London to offer Air bp’s low carbon renewable fuel, which is produced from waste and residue products and is a blend comprising just over one third SAF and two thirds traditional jet fuel.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 6, 2021
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) said it would restart ethanol production at two of its US corn dry mills this year as it expected demand for the biofuel to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. The company decided to temporarily idle ethanol production at its facilities in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Columbus, Nebraska, last April due to lower petroleum demand. Demand for corn-based... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 6, 2021
Honeywell has announced that Brazil-based ECB Group will use the UOP Ecofining process to convert vegetable oils and inedible animal fats into renewable diesel and jet fuel at the Omega Green production facility. This marks the first advanced biofuels project in in Villeta, near Asuncion, Paraguay, as well as the largest private investment in the country’s history. Honeywell... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 6, 2021
LanzaJet has announced that Shell has joined as an investor in the company to scale up the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Shell joins founding investors in the leading sustainable fuels technology company and sustainable fuels producer including LanzaTech, Suncor Energy, Mitsui & Co, British Airways and All Nippon Airways. Shell will have the opportunity... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 1, 2021
A biofuels' coalition has thanked eight states who are challenging three federal small-refinery exemptions that could set a precedent for future exemption requests. The court case, HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining v. Renewable Fuels Association, will determine whether the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the authority to enact small-refinery waivers, which... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 1, 2021
Renewable Energy Group (REG) fleet customers in Iowa, Washington, DC and Massachusetts are ramping up the use of 100% biodiesel (B100) in their fleets. Through a partnership with Optimus Technologies, REG is helping fleets achieve their sustainability goals and reach near-zero emissions. Biodiesel is a cleaner alternative to petroleum diesel that is readily available.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 1, 2021
Neste’s Porvoo refinery in Finland is to be shut down for 12 weeks. The Porvoo refinery’s major turnaround was originally planned for the spring 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the execution was not possible and only the most critical maintenance works were completed. The refinery is preparing to execute a major turnaround starting this month. The shutdown... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 1, 2021
DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo have launched the first regular carbon neutral cargo flight. The companies have kicked off weekly flights between Frankfurt am Main and Shanghai Pudong, using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). This will save around 174 metric tons of conventional kerosene each week. Jochen Thewes, CEO of DB Schenker, said: "As of now, carbon neutral... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 31, 2021
Canada exported more canola oil in the last 12 month than in previous years. The largest volumes pf the rapeseed crop went to the US and China, but the EU-27 also reappeared as a buyer. Canadian canola oil exports reached just less than 3.4 million tonnes in the calendar year 2020. This translated to an increase of 7% on the previous year and of no less than 13% compared... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 31, 2021
Avfuel Corporation is supplying Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel on a consistent basis to the Monterey Jet Centre fixed base operator (FBO) in Monterey, California. The FBO received its first load of the fuel on March 11, marking the beginning of a new era for the Avfuel Network in sustainability. “Avfuel’s provided a number of demonstrative SAF loads over the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 31, 2021
ExxonMobil and Porsche are testing advanced biofuels and renewable, lower-carbon eFuels as part of a new agreement to find pathways toward potential future consumer adoption. Esso Renewable Racing Fuel is a blend of primarily advanced biofuels and is specially formulated by ExxonMobil’s in-house team of scientists and engineers. The fuel will be tested in race conditions... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 30, 2021
Gulf Air has revealed it will be using sustainable aviation fuel supplied by Neste. The airline unveiled its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix three years ago and at this year’s showpiece, it used SAF to conduct the iconic flypast. The Dreamliner aircraft are scheduled on Gulf Air’s long-haul routes and are equipped with... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 30, 2021
Bell Textron announced that it will begin incorporating Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) into all Bell Training Academy and customer demonstration fleet aircraft. Bell will be the first rotorcraft customer to receive SAF supply from global aviation fuel supplier Avfuel Corporation. “Bell is an active supporter of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s sustainable... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 30, 2021
Velocys and British Airways have agreed a one-year extension to the current option agreement for the Altalto project in Immingham - which is aiming to develop a new facility for the conversion of waste into aviation fuel. Exercising the option would give both parties equal equity ownership of Altalto Ltd and the right to appoint a director. The new agreement runs until... [Read More]


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