Africa & The Middle East
July 16, 2014
The Honeywell company UOP LLC announced this month that its green fuels process technology has been selected by Dubai-based Petrixo Oil & Gas to produce biojet fuel and renewable diesel at a new refinery to be built in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.
May 01, 2014
A new Sunday show TV blitz is being launched to help educate the public and decision makers in Washington about who is really behind the anti-RFS campaign and why: foreign oil interests wanting to keep America dependent on their dirty energy product.
April 29, 2014
Global diesel engine sales are forecast to rise 7.7 percent per year through 2017 to $248.5 billion, representing a marked acceleration from the 2007-'12 pace, according to "World Diesel Engines," a report published this month by The Freedonia Group.
April 16, 2014
Portugal-based biodiesel technology provider IncBio announced it has completed construction of an 8,000 ton per year (2.4 MMgy) biodiesel plant and has delivered the unit to Biokast Energy S.A., to be installed in Tunis, Tunisia, in North Africa.
April 15, 2014
While overall global biofuel production fell in 2012 for the first time since 2000, biodiesel production rose slightly, according to a recent Worldwatch Institute report.
March 31, 2014
Florida Biodiesel Inc. recently announced it has completed sale of a B-500 biodiesel plant to the Lorymat Corp. in Ivory Coast, Africa. The company has chosen the B-500 biodiesel processor for its primary transesterification facility.
March 18, 2014
The global market for specialty fuel additives is expected to reach $8.5 billion by 2020, according to a new report by Grand View Research. With biodiesel's growth, cold flow improvers are expected to be the fastest growing product segment.
March 11, 2014
Boeing is launching a pilot program initiative with South African Airways and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials to expand opportunities for "smallhold" farmers in Southern Africa to grow crops that produce sustainable fuels.
March 03, 2014
Several methods to cleanse and polish biodiesel are utilized, but the story on how well these work begins upstream. Therefore, the cost-effectiveness of biodiesel purification methods should be evaluated based on composition of upstream product.