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Feb 20, 2024
Brazil and Argentina maintain global share of soybean market
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Feb 14, 2024
The FAO vegetable oil price index averaged 122.5 points in January, which was marginally up on the previous month, but still 12.8% below the January 2023 level. In January, higher palm oil and sunflower oil prices contrasted with, and practically offset, lower soybean and rapeseed oil prices. The rise in palm oil prices was first due to seasonally lower production in... [Read More]

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Feb 12, 2024
Repsol has received certification by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), giving the company access to sell its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) within the RSB Book and Claim System. This enables the multi-energy company to deliver SAF at specific airports and enter it into the RSB registry. This allows customers at other airports around the world to claim... [Read More]

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Feb 5, 2024
Exports of both rapeseed and soybean meal rose sharply in the period from July to November last year compared to the previous year. The commodities were mainly sold to other EU countries. According to information published by the German Federal Statistical Office, Germany exported a total of 783,000 tonnes of rapeseed meal in the period July to November 2023. This translated... [Read More]

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Jan 22, 2024
Sasol and Topsoe have announced the appointment of Jan Toschka as the CEO of the joint venture established to develop, build, own and operate SAF ventures and to market the products. In June last year, Sasol and Topsoe announced their intent to form a new joint venture. The aviation industry alone accounts for 2% of global carbon emissions, and the joint venture aims... [Read More]

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Jan 15, 2024
According to investigations by Agrarmarkt-Informations-Gesellschaft the total area planted with cereals, oilseeds and protein, sugar and fibre crops, fruit, vegetables and nuts was 1.2 billion hectares in 2022. The largest share was used directly or indirectly, via livestock feeds, for human nutrition. Only around 6% of the area was used to produce biofuels. Biofuel... [Read More]

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Jan 11, 2024
United Energy Trading has achieved International Sustainability and Carbon Certification EU and PLUS certifications for its purchasing, selling, and trading of ISCC EU and PLUS certified biofuels. The ISCC EU certification is recognised by the European Commission to demonstrate compliance with the sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids set out in the Renewable... [Read More]

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Jan 9, 2024
Biofuel demand is forecast to expand to 6% of forecasted road transport energy demand in 2030, driven by policies and planned project additions, according to data from the International Energy Agency. The 6% share will be equivalent to 5.3 exajoules, the IEA said in its December report The Role of E-fuels in Decarbonising Transport. Road transport accounted for nearly... [Read More]

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Jan 9, 2024
The 2024 Energy from Waste Conference to be held in London on 6-7 March will once again bring together an exceptional line-up of the industry’s best speakers, with technical experts, international leaders and innovative developers providing an unmissable two days of the latest information. Attendees will benefit from a packed two-day programme as they explore the critical... [Read More]

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Jan 2, 2024
The USDA said the global production of oilseeds in the crop year 2023/24 is set to hit a peak of around 661 million tonnes, which would be up around 4% year-on-year. Global processing of oilseeds is also set to rise to a record high of 542.5 million tonnes, according to the most recent USDA outlook. This would be up around 19.1 million tonnes on the crop year 2022/23.... [Read More]

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Dec 22, 2023
Biofuels International wishes a happy and restful festive period to all of our readers. Thank you for following us, and we look forward to resuming activity on 2 January 2024. ... [Read More]

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Dec 5, 2023
The boards of directors of Madison Bidco Limited and Velocys have reached an agreement concerning the takeover of the sustainable fuels technology company. It has been reported that terms and conditions of a recommended cash acquisition by Bidco of the entire issued, and to be issued, ordinary share capital of Velocys has been agreed. It is intended that the acquisition... [Read More]

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Nov 30, 2023
Biofuel innovation start-up Kvasir Technologies has appointed René Østergaard Palne as its chief financial officer (CFO). René brings experience in corporate finance, including international roles in the oil and gas industry in the Middle East and the Netherlands. His background spans both conventional and green energy sectors, positioning him perfectly to advance... [Read More]

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Nov 21, 2023
The aviation industry is making significant efforts to increase the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) to replace traditional fossil-derived fuels. Made from non-petroleum feedstocks, SAF is vital in reducing the aviation industry’s carbon footprint. Many countries, universities, research labs, and companies are actively researching and investing in developing... [Read More]

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Nov 10, 2023
Fuels including biofuels have rigorous testing requirements that must be carefully followed to identify the presence of any contaminants and ensure operational efficiency for engines. Maintaining fuel performance and preventing damage to equipment requires examining the composition and quality of a biofuel sample. PerkinElmer examines how innovative testing systems... [Read More]

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Nov 2, 2023
easyJet has become the first airline in the world to sign a contract with Airbus for its carbon-removal initiative. Available through the Airbus Carbon Capture Offer, the technology uses Direct Air Carbon Capture and Storage (DACCS), to offer airlines worldwide carbon removal credits to advance their decarbonisation goals. The technology is complementary to other carbon... [Read More]

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Oct 27, 2023
The Dubai Airshow 2023, scheduled to take place from 13-17 November, is set to make waves in the aerospace, space and defence industry with a comprehensive conference agenda including discussions about sustainable aviation fuel. More than 300 speakers will deliver upwards of 80 hours of engaging content that will drive the conversation forward on key industry topics. The... [Read More]


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