18 Mar 2018 |
Domestic air travel in Sweden could be powered by biofuels produced from the country’s plentiful forest residues rather than regular jet fuel, amid claims of a breakthrough in new research published this week.
16 Mar 2018 |
Brazil’s biggest sugar and ethanol trader Copersucar expects 2018/19 ethanol output from the center-south cane crop to grow by 5.4% to 27.5 billion litres, despite a smaller regional crop versus last season.
9 Mar 2018 |
The Colombian government has raised the blend limit for bioethanol and biodiesel in petrol and diesel as it attempts to reduce emissions, find markets for domestic agricultural produce and increase utilisation rates at the country’s biorefineries.
9 Mar 2018 |
ExxonMobil, one of the world’s biggest oil and gas producers, is stepping up its commitment to producing algae-based biofuels by expanding a research program with Synthetic Genomics, which the companies say could yield daily output of 10,000 barrels of the alternative fuel a day by 2025.
16 Feb 2018 |
US space agency NASA and European academics will in a few months release findings on the extent to which biofuels reduce pollution from aircraft.
2 Feb 2018 |
The world’s first dedicated biofueled flight between Australia and the US took off on 30 January, using a 10% mix of non-edible mustard seeds, part of a wider initiative to grow the country’s first commercial aviation biofuel seed crop by 2020.
12 Jan 2018 |
The emirate Abu Dhabi expects to complete a facility by the end of this year that will recycle used cooking oil and transform it into biofuel.
5 Jan 2018 |
Italian oil and gas company Eni, one of the country’s biggest employers, has signed an agreement to collect and treat more used oil from the homes of its workers.
18 Dec 2017 |
Neste, a Finland-based oil company and supplier of renewable fuels, is considering additional production capacity for renewable diesel, renewable aviation fuel and raw materials for various biochemicals in Singapore, where the company currently has capacity.
15 Dec 2017 |
Celtic Renewables, a Scottish company that wants to produce next generation biofuels, said this week it plans to build a biobutanol plant using whisky residue.
8 Dec 2017 |
Vivergo said this week it will cease bioethanol production at its £350 million Saltend plant in north-eastern England — just five years after it started production over what it claims is government inaction to mandate a 10% blend of ethanol in fuel sold in the UK.
8 Dec 2017 |
BP Biofuels and Brazilian sugar and ethanol trader Copersucar have agreed a joint venture to own and operate an ethanol storage terminal in Sao Paulo State. A BP statement said the new terminal would "better and flexibly" connect ethanol production with Brazil's main fuels markets
28 Nov 2017 |
Energy major Royal Anglo Dutch Shell has revealed a fresh target to cut its emissions of carbon dioxide by around 50% by the year 2050 in a company strategy update released Tuesday.
24 Nov 2017 |
London’s red buses will soon run on waste from coffee shops, after London based Bio-bean agreed to conduct a demonstration project with oil major Shell.
17 Nov 2017 |
French biodiesel producer Saipol is to mothball its Sète facility in the south of the country citing an influx of biodiesel from Argentina following the EU's decision to change import duties levied on the volumes, local media has reported this week.
17 Nov 2017 |
Protestors dressed as orangutans entered the lobby of Carrefour headquarters to protest its use of palm oil-based biofuels at its petrol stations in France on Thursday.
14 Nov 2017 |
The UK ethanol production company Vivergo has announced it is bringing forward maintenance at its Humberside facility citing a cocktail of low ethanol prices on the international market and a perceived lack of clear legislative ambition in the UK’s biofuel policy.
10 Nov 2017 |
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who was a special adviser to President Donald Trump, has been subpoenaed over his role on advising the President on changes to the US Renewable Fuel Standard, according to a disclosure from the US Attorney’s office and published by Icahn’s company – Icahn Enterprises.
10 Nov 2017 |
Shares in Tesla, the catalyst for change in vehicle powertrains, took a battering this week, as its quarterly results revealed bigger-than-expected losses and the company acknowledged delays in producing its ground-breaking Model 3.
31 Oct 2017 |
Sinopec this week opened two refilling stations offering B5 fuels sourced from Chinese gutter oil.