August 02, 2016
Z Energy, a $26 million biodiesel processing facility in New Zealand, has begun the commissioning phase at its 5.3 MMgy plant in Wiri, Auckland. On Aug. 2, the company received its first feedstock delivery. Production is expected by month's end.
July 13, 2016
On June 29, the Ardmore Seahawk delivered its second load of Argentine biodiesel to Jacksonville, Florida. The shipment of1.47 million gallons capped off an unusually active June in what is shaping up to be an unusually active year for imports.
June 28, 2016
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is providing $2.4 million for Southern Oil Refining to develop and construct a biocrude and biofuel laboratory in Queensland. The project will inform the feasibility of a biojet and renewable diesel biorefinery.
June 15, 2016
International airline company Cathay Pacific began a two-year program of flights from Toulouse to Hong Kong using Amyris/Total Biojet fuel. All of Cathay's upcoming A350-900 aircraft deliveries over the next two years will use the renewable jet fuel.
May 04, 2016
Genscape Vesseltracker identified a shipment of 1.3 million gallons of biodiesel from Australia arriving to the Houston area April 27. The event is newsworthy since U.S. EIA data show no U.S. imports of biodiesel from Australia since January 2013.
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.
April 06, 2016
A summary of EIA's biomass-based diesel production and import data for January and EPA's EMTS data on D4 RIN generation for January and February
April 05, 2016
Algae.Tec announced receipt of additional works orders from India’s Reliance Group, increasing the size and scope of its original contract by $1.14 million. Algae.Tec is building a pilot plant at Reliance's massive oil refinery in Jamnagar, India.
March 25, 2016
Increased reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels required by California's low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) are driving up carbon credit prices, demand for advanced biofuels, and imports.