Africa & The Middle East
November 04, 2014
Appalachian Biofuels is investing $3.5 million to manufacture biodiesel from waste feedstocks using immobilized enzymes from Israel-based TransBiodiesel. The facility will be built in Russell County, Va.
September 24, 2014
Schott and Algatechnologies, a biotechnology company specializing in algae production, have signed an R&D agreement to strengthen their partnership following a successful one-year study of new glass tubes at Algatech's algae production facility.
August 13, 2014
Boeing, South African Airways and SkyNRG are collaborating to produce biojet fuel from a hybrid tobacco plant known as Solaris
August 12, 2014
Florida Biodiesel Inc. announced it has completed sale of a B-60 biodiesel processor to Avandith Energy in Lagos, Nigeria. The unit will be used for Avandith Energy's pilot transesterification facility. The B-60 will also be used for education.
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.