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Nov 3, 2022
Royal Caribbean sets sail with renewable diesel
Biodiesel News
Nov 3, 2022
GoodFuels has announced the results of a new partnership with global certification organisation Control Union and France’s IDS Group to test the effectiveness of a new isotopic tracer for biofuels. A successful pilot, conducted during a recent delivery of 500 tonnes of biofuel to the Norden-owned tanker Nord Gardenia, has proven the effectiveness of the tracer technology... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 3, 2022
British Airways, LanzaJet and Nova Pangaea Technologies will accelerate their ground-breaking Project Speedbird initiative to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for commercial use in the UK. As part of the agreement, British Airways’ parent company IAG, is investing in the project to support the next phase of development work that will help decarbonise the aviation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 2, 2022
The US and Argentina are expected to bring in a significantly larger sunflower seed harvest while poor growing conditions in the EU-27 limited yields there. According to information published by the International Grains Council (IGC), around 52.1 million tonnes of sunflower seed will likely be produced globally in the 2022/23 crop year. This would be 700,000 tonnes... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 2, 2022
ePURE has welcomed news from the European Parliament, Council and Commission which has provisionally agreed on the revision of the CO2 emission standards for cars and vans. The co-legislators backed a 100% reduction target to phase out the internal combustion engine by 2035 but did not entirely dismiss the contribution of renewable fuels. The agreement foresees that the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 2, 2022
Qatar Airways and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) producer Gevo have signed an offtake agreement for 25 million gallons of neat SAF over the course of five years. Deliveries are expected to commence in 2028 at various airports in California. Qatar Airways will be uplifting 5 million US gallons of neat SAF every year and will blend it with its existing supply of conventional... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 1, 2022
The EU Parliament and council reached a provisional agreement on revised carbon emissions reduction targets for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. EU negotiators secured an agreement with member states on the Commission’s original proposal to reach zero-emission road mobility by 2035. It is the first deal of the Fit for 55 package and a clear signal... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 1, 2022
Clariant has completed the acquisition of BASF’s US-based attapulgite business assets for $60 million (€60.5 million). The finalised deal also includes an agreement for the long-term supply of attapulgite-based products to BASF. Adsorbent clays, such as attapulgite, are an important enabler for growth in the purification of edible oils and renewable fuels. In... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 1, 2022
Shell Eastern Petroleum has announced that is has purchased the Asia-based waste oil recycling firm EcoOils. The oil and gas major said this acquisition will help it to expand its biofuels production. The company, as reported by Reuters, will completely take over EcoOils' subsidiaries in Malaysia and a 90% stake in its Indonesian subsidiaries through the deal, Shell... [Read More]

Features
Oct 31, 2022
While the aviation industry remains committed to increasing production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to help decarbonise the industry, limited production capacity and cost premiums over conventional fossil fuels mean that SAF currently comprises less than 0.1% of total aviation fuel consumption1. To scale up production and increase supply, blending mandates alongside... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 31, 2022
SGP BioEnergy is to build South America’s largest renewable fuels plant with two units in Colon and Balboa producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel (RD). SGP BioEnergy has chosen Topsoe technology to support the production of low-carbon fuels in Panama and to allow the facility to operate with net-zero emissions by adding green hydrogen from the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 31, 2022
Alder Fuels has selected BTG Bioliquids to be part of the first Alder Greencrude (AGC) processing facility in the US – producing 1 billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel. The initial step in the fuel production process is the conversion of sustainable biomass residues into fast pyrolysis bio-oil. As one of the world’s leading fast pyrolysis technology providers,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 28, 2022
JetBlue is to bolster its transition to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with a new agreement with Air Company - a carbon technology company creating carbon-negative alcohols and fuels from carbon dioxide (CO2). 
The firm has developed and deployed a single-step process for CO2-derived fuel production using renewable electricity to create its novel AIRMADE™ SAF product.... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 27, 2022
Annual EU-27 rapeseed imports have significantly exceeded year-earlier levels. The EU-27 imported just less than 1.7 million tonnes of rapeseed in the first 14 weeks of the 2022/23 season. 
 This translated to a full 40% rise over past marketing year. Compared to the 2020/21 season, the volume is slightly smaller by around 1.5%. 
Naturally, the main reason for the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 26, 2022
Malaysia and the European Union (EU) have agreed to explore further cooperation under the Transport Ministry to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong said this included making the product more accessible and affordable to the aviation industry players in the future, in addition to promoting the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 25, 2022
The new European Biodiesel Board executive was elected into post for the term running from 2022-2024. 
 Dickon Posnett, from Argent Energy, was elected as EBB President, together with the two vice-presidents and eight board members.
 Posnett is the director of corporate affairs for Argent Energy, where he helps to develop markets for renewable fuels through regulatory... [Read More]


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