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Biofuels

Indonesia conducts first commercial flight using palm oil-blended jet fuel

Indonesia flew its first commercial flight using palm oil-blended jet fuel, as the world's biggest producer of the commodity pushes for wider use of biofuels to cut fuel imports.

thyssenkrupp Uhde awarded contract by ENOWA to supply a green methanol and methanol-to-gasoline plant

thyssenkrupp Uhde has been awarded a contract by ENOWA, NEOM’s energy and water company, for engineering services and the supply, design and procurement of equipment for a new CO2-to-methanol and methanol-to-gasoline demonstration plant at ENOWA’s Hydrogen Innovation and Development Center in Saudi Arabia.

Neste sees Singapore green jet fuel sales picking up from Q2 2024

Finland's Neste beat third-quarter core earnings forecasts and said SAF sales from its new Singapore facility would pick up from the second quarter of next year.

Ireland could start producing sustainable jet fuel from 2030

Ireland's offshore wind power plans could see it produce SAF from around 2030 but "significant progress" is needed to develop SAF at scale.

Market prices for Renewable Fuel Standard credits are falling

The prices of ethanol and biomass-based diesel renewable identification number credits—the compliance mechanism used for the Renewable Fuel Standard program administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—each fell by more than one third between September 1 and October 16.

Vitol to launch specialist biofuel bunker barges in early 2024

Global energy trader Vitol will be delivering specialized bunker barges at Singapore in early 2024, and will be able to offer a range of biofuel blends through its subsidiaries V-Bunkers and Vitol Bunkers.

Evergreen and CIP team up to explore green shipping fuels

Evergreen Marine Corporation and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore production and usage of carbon-neutral e-fuels.

Asia's lack of biofuels demand hinders investments

A lack of biofuels demand in Asia-Pacific is making it hard for companies to justify pumping billions of dollars into projects in the region despite growing decarbonization efforts worldwide.

Louis Dreyfus to construct Ohio (U.S.) soy crush plant for food, feed, and biofuel

Global crop merchant Louis Dreyfus Company will build a new soybean processing plant in the U.S. state of Ohio adding to a boom in oilseed crush investments in North America encouraged by biofuel use.

Emirates expands collaboration with Neste for the supply of SAF in 2024 and 2025

Emirates and Neste have expanded their partnership by solidifying their collaboration for the supply of over 3 million gallons of blended Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel in 2024 and 2025.