Africa & The Middle East
July 15, 2016
On Boeing's 100th anniversary, South African Airways celebrated Africa's first sustainable biofuel flight. The flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town, operated by a Boeing 737-800, used biojet fuel produced from Sunchem's nicotine-free tobacco plant.
May 11, 2016
U.S. District Court Judge Anna J. Brown sentenced Jack Holden, 76, of Eugene, Oregon, to 87 months in prison, restitution of $1,410,760, and a special assessment of $1,500 for his role in a fraudulent biodiesel scheme that spanned three continents.
April 26, 2016
Infineum has revealed initial results from its latest biennial global Winter Diesel Fuel Quality Survey, offering a unique update on the current trends in the industry across the global marketplace. The survey collected samples from eight countries.
March 23, 2016
Recently certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, Ben Arous, Tunisia-based Biodex-sa told Biodiesel Magazine that the company plans to double production capacity from 2.1 MMgy to 4.2 MMgy by the second half of this year.
September 24, 2015
Three unrelated problems were solved by one simple solution devised by Fluor Corp. to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel using a Springboard Biodiesel automated unit, to help power solid waste incinerators at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan.
July 22, 2015
Photobioreactor manufacturers, including Algae Systems LLC, Algenol LLC and Heliae Development LLC, detail their latest designs and performance metrics and provide project updates from around the globe.
March 25, 2015
Springboard Biodiesel has been selected to provide its biodiesel processing system to Bagram Airfield in the Parwan Province of Afghanistan. The BioPro 380EX and SpringPro T76 will be used to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel for use on base.
February 05, 2015
Neutral Fuels LLC and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates have signed an agreement for Neutral Fuels to supply biodiesel for use in hundreds of Dubai's municipal vehicles. The deal may amount to the delivery of up to 2.5 MMgy of biodiesel from UCO.
January 07, 2015
The catalyst was obtained by calcination of a mixture of potassium fluoride and gamma aluminum oxide at 500 degrees Celsius for three hours