Biodiesel Production

13 hours ago

Velocys discusses progress on US, UK proposed projects

BY Erin VoegeleVelocys plc released interim results for the first half of 2021 on Sept. 23, reporting improved financial performance and providing an update on the development of its reference projects in the U.S. and U.K. and a commercial project in Japan. READ MORE

13 hours ago

Honeywell, Wood combine technologies to enable carbon-neutral SAF

BY Honeywell Honeywell and Wood on Sept. 23 announced a comprehensive package of technologies to support the effort to produce carbon-neutral aviation fuel. When used together, the technologies could reduce lifecycle GHGs by 100 percent using certain feedstocks. READ MORE

13 hours ago

Verbio reports record revenue, provides update of US project

BY Erin VoegeleGermany-based Verbio Vereinigte BioEnergie AG on Sept. 22 reported record sales revenue for the 2021-’22 financial year of EUR 1.026 billion ($1.2 billion), up nearly 18 percent when compared to the previous financial year. READ MORE

September 22, 2021

Chevron sets goals for RNG, renewable diesel, SAF production

BY Erin VoegeleChevron Corp. on Sept. 14 announced it has set new goals for renewable natural gas (RNG) production and the expansion of production capacity to produce renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

September 21, 2021

Shell sets goal to produce 2 million tons of SAF annually

BY Shell Royal Dutch Shell plc on Sept. 20 announced its ambition to produce around 2 million metric tons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) a year by 2025. It also aims to have at least 10 percent of its global aviation fuel sales as SAF by 2030. READ MORE

September 21, 2021

SCA, St1 enter joint venture to produce, develop liquid biofuels

BY St1 Nordic Oy SCA and St1 have entered a joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels. SCA and St1 will be equal shareholders of the joint venture, which will itself have a 50 percent share in the St1 Gothenburg Biorefinery under development in Sweden. READ MORE

September 20, 2021

EPA: 1.7 billion RINs generated in August

BY Erin VoegeleMore than 1.7 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in August, up from 1.6 billion generated during the same period of last year, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on Sept. 16. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities

BY Shell Royal Dutch Shell plc has announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The facility will produce SAF and renewable diesel from waste. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

Honeywell, Preem conduct commercial biofuel trial

BY Honeywell Honeywell announced Sept. 15 the completion of a commercial refinery trial with Preem AB for co-processing of biomass-based pyrolysis oil in a fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) unit. UOP has conducted five other similar commercial tests. READ MORE