Asia Pacific

April 19, 2022

Renewable diesel, SAF biorefinery under development in Australia

BY Erin VoegeleThe Queensland, Australia, government on April 13 announced Australia-based Oceania Biofuels is developing a proposed 350 MMly (92.46 MMgy) renewable diesel and SAF biorefinery in Gladstone, a city located on the eastern coast of Queensland. READ MORE

April 18, 2022

IEA predicts growth in global biofuel supply through 2026

BY Erin VoegeleThe IEA in March released a report predicting that global biofuels supply will reach 3.3 million barrels per day by 2026, up from 2.6 million barrels per day in 2020. The forecast was included in the IEA's Oil 2021 report. READ MORE

April 15, 2022

TotalEnergies, ENEOS consider SAF production at Japanese refinery

BY TotalEnergies TotalEnergies and ENEOS Corp. announced a collaboration to jointly conduct a feasibility study to assess the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in ENEOS Negishi Refinery in Yokohama city, Japan. READ MORE

April 14, 2022

Senate bill aims to improve parity for renewable diesel, SAF

BY Erin VoegeleSens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on April 7 introduced legislation that aims to improve data reporting for renewable diesel and SAF, incentivize their production, and eliminate unnecessary labeling regulations. READ MORE

February 28, 2022

BP selects Honeywell technology for SAF project in Australia

BY Honeywell Honeywell announced Feb. 28 that bp and Honeywell have signed a licensing agreement for Honeywell UOP’s Ecofining technology. bp is undergoing pre-feed engineering for its proposed diesel and SAF project in Western Australia. READ MORE

February 23, 2022

Neste, ITOCHU partner to grow the availability of SAF in Japan

BY Neste Corp. Neste and ITOCHU Corp. have expanded their partnership to grow the availability of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Japan. In the expanded partnership, ITOCHU acts as the branded distributor of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Japan. READ MORE

February 21, 2022

Aemetis India acquires site for biodiesel, SAF feedstock refining

BY Aemetis Inc. Aemetis Inc. announced on Feb. 16 that the Universal Biofuels subsidiary of Aemetis in Kakinada, India has agreed to acquire a site to construct a tallow oil refining facility to provide feedstock to the company's biodiesel and SAF plants. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

BBI International launches new magazine focused on CCS

BY BBI International BBI International is launching a new magazine, titled Carbon Capture Magazine. There will be one print issue of the magazine published in 2022, along with a carbon capture industry directory and a map of storage and capture facilities. READ MORE

January 06, 2022

USDA: US biodiesel exports top 13,970 metric tons in November

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. exported 13,970.8 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 or greater in November, down from 29,689.5 metric tons in October but up from 10,262.3 metric tons in November 2020, according to data released by the USDA on Jan. 6. READ MORE