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Jun 8, 2022
Catalytic conversion of biomass-derived resources into biodiesel
Biodiesel News
Jun 8, 2022
ABB has been selected by Braya Renewable Fuels to support the transformation of the idled Come By Chance oil refinery into a new renewable fuels production centre. This facility is located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Braya Renewable Fuels is focused on powering the decarbonised future of the heavy transportation sector and is seeking to complete the phase... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 7, 2022
Worley has been awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) services contract by Alfanar for a low-carbon fuels project in Teesside, UK. The project, known as Lighthouse Green Fuels, will convert residual solid waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and green naphtha. The project will process approximately one million tonnes of residual solid waste every... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 7, 2022
Southwest Airlines Co. is to invest in SAFFiRE Renewables as part of a Department of Energy (DoE)-backed project to develop and produce scalable, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Funded with a DoE grant matched by Southwest’s investment, SAFFiRE is expected to utilise technology developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to convert corn stover into... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 7, 2022
EWABA has welcomed the broadening of the sustainable feedstock base in today’s Council General Approach on the ReFuelEU aviation proposal. The EWABA association, representing the EU waste-based and advanced biodiesel industry, strongly backed the broadening of the feedstock base included in the ReFuelEU general approach agreed by EU Member States’ Transport Ministers. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 6, 2022
Shipping group Monjasa has successfully completed its first blending and supply of marine biofuels in the UAE. The project was carried out in close collaboration with international energy company, Uniper and biofuel producer Neutral Fuels. The Monjasa-owned tanker, Monjasa Server (9,600-dwt), went alongside the Great Eastern Shipping Company tanker, Jag Prerana, off... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 6, 2022
Malaysia Airlines operated its first passenger flight using Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ (SAF) on flight MH603 from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore in conjunction with World Environment Day. The historic flight was operated with a Boeing 737-800 aircraft fuelled by a blend of conventional jet fuel and Neste’s SAF, which is produced from 100% renewable waste and residue... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 6, 2022
Repsol and Iberia are taking another step in their alliance to reduce emissions in the airline industry with the first long-haul flights using biofuel produced in Spain from biological waste. The biojet fuel used is from a batch produced in 2021 at Repsol’s Petronor refinery in Bilbao. The first flight to use biofuel was the maiden Madrid-Washington DC route with... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 1, 2022
The EU Commission anticipates a significant increase in area for this year’s sunflower harvest – reaching a new record. The main reason is the expected expansion in production area in the most important sunflower-producing countries within the EU. According to the EU Commission's forecast, the EU sunflower area for harvest in 2022 amounts to around 4.7 million hectares.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 31, 2022
GE Aviation has completed successful testing of its long-range business aviation engine using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The Passport engine can operate on approved SAF and recent testing showed the capability of the engine to run on 100% SAF. Melvyn Heard, president of the Passport engine programme for GE Aviation, which has a major UK base at Bishops Cleeve,... [Read More]

Features
May 30, 2022
GIDARA Energy recently announced its next Advanced Methanol facility in Rotterdam. Advanced Methanol Rotterdam (AMR) will convert non-recyclable waste, which is currently incinerated or landfilled, to advanced biofuels. The renewable fuel will replace fossil fuels, creating significant carbon savings. The Port of Rotterdam Authority has provided a unique site location... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 27, 2022
Reports have emerged on May 26 that an explosion at a Spanish biodiesel plant has killed two people. The incident is said to have taken place in the north-eastern region of La Rioja, Reuters reported. It was not immediately clear what had caused the fatal explosion. Local Spanish television showed footage of thick plumes of black smoke rising from the site. It was... [Read More]

Other News
May 27, 2022
Biofuel demand recovered in 2021 from Covid lows, to near 2019 levels, a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report revealed. However, this year the IEA expect higher prices for oil and biofuels, combined with lower GDP expectations, to slow demand growth by 20% compared to our previous forecast. It said growth in transportation fuels, albeit at more modest levels,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 27, 2022
Neste and ITOCHU are celebrating the first delivery of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ to Etihad Airways in Japan. The delivery of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to Etihad marks the first time in Japan that SAF will be supplied to an overseas airline at an airport in Japan - Narita International. This milestone is a result of the recently expanded partnership... [Read More]

Other News
May 26, 2022
TotalEnergies has agreed with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) to acquire 50% of Clearway Energy Group (CEG) - the fifth largest US renewable energy player. This constitutes its largest acquisition in the renewable energy in the US, one of the top three renewable markets in the world. TotalEnergies is further accelerating its growth in the renewable energy sector... [Read More]


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