Europe

September 16, 2021

Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities

BY Shell Royal Dutch Shell plc has announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The facility will produce SAF and renewable diesel from waste. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

Honeywell, Preem conduct commercial biofuel trial

BY Honeywell Honeywell announced Sept. 15 the completion of a commercial refinery trial with Preem AB for co-processing of biomass-based pyrolysis oil in a fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) unit. UOP has conducted five other similar commercial tests. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

Eni, Aeroporti di Roma sign SAF agreement

BY Eni Eni and Aeroporti di Roma have signed a strategic agreement to promote decarbonization initiatives in the aviation sector and accelerate the ecological transition of airports. One feature of the agreement is the introduciton of SAF for aviation. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

British Airways launches sustainability program

BY British Airways British Airways on Sept. 7 launched BA Better World, its new sustainability program, and annoucned a collaboration with bp to source SAF for all its flights between London, Glasgow and Edinburg during the U.K.'s COP26 climate change summit. READ MORE

September 01, 2021

Velocys: Grant of up to £2.4 million awarded for Altalto project

BY Velocys Velocys has secured a grant from the U.K. Department for Transport under the Green Fuels, Green Skies competitionfor up to £2.4 million, of which £1.2 million is subject to progress by the DfT in developing policy support for SAF. READ MORE

August 17, 2021

EPA approves RFS pathway filed by Koole, Neste

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has approved an RFS pathway filed on behalf of Koole Tankstorage Botlek V.B. and Neste Oyj. The pathway will allow Koole to generate RINs for renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel bottoms fractionated from Neste's renewable diesel. READ MORE

August 03, 2021

EU announces 5-year extension of tariffs on US biodiesel imports

BY Erin VoegeleThe European Union on Aug. 2 published a notice announcing it will extend tariffs on U.S. biodiesel for an additional five years, through 2026, following a review by the European Commission. The tariffs have been in place since 2009. READ MORE

July 29, 2021

Carbon Engineering, LanzaTech partner on SAF

BY Carbon Engineering Biotechnology company LanzaTech UK, and cleantech company Carbon Engineering, have partnered on a first-of-a-kind project to create sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) out of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2). READ MORE

July 27, 2021

Neste reports continued strong demand for renewable diesel

BY Erin VoegeleNeste released financial results for the first half of 2021 on July 27, reporting solid performance for its renewable products segment. Demand for renewable diesel was robust, but feedstock markets were tight, the company reported. READ MORE