Europe

February 01, 2016

German biodiesel exports decline in 2015

BY UFOP German biodiesel exports from January through November 2015 were down almost a quarter from the same period in 2014. The sharp drop in exports was first and foremost based on a massive decline in deliveries to the Netherlands, France and Poland. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

Tamoil sells renewable diesel blend in northern Italian Alps

BY Ron KotrbaTamoil has begun selling arctic diesel containing a minimum of 20 percent Neste renewable diesel to its corporate customers in the northern Italian Alps region. The product is marketed as Gasolio Artico Tamoil - New Generation Diesel fuel. READ MORE

January 22, 2016

GoodFuels gets RSB certification for sustainable marine biofuels

BY GoodFuels Marine GoodFuels Marine, part of the GoodNRG Group, has received the highest standard of certification from the Roundtable of Sustainable Biomaterials, enabling the company to actively sell and promote RSB-certified biofuels to the shipping industry. READ MORE

January 22, 2016

Oslo Airport first in the world to offer Neste biojet fuel

BY Neste Corp. Oslo Airport Gardermoen is the world's first airport to offer renewable aviation fuel refined by Neste for refueling airplanes. Lufthansa, SAS and KLM have already announced that they will be refueling their planes with a renewable blend in Oslo. READ MORE

January 20, 2016

Eni rolls out renewable diesel blend to 3,500 stations in Italy

BY Ron KotrbaEni, the Italian oil major that converted its Venice oil refinery to a renewable diesel manufacturing plant, is rolling out its renewable blended product to 3,500 fuel stations across Italy this month. The fuel contains 15 percent renewable diesel. READ MORE

January 13, 2016

In Depth: Total’s La Mède Conversion: The Unabridged Version

BY Ron KotrbaAn unabridged version of Ron Kotrba's earlier article about supermajor oil company Total S.A. converting its 150,000-barrel-per-day La Mède oil refinery to produce renewable diesel, a nervous-making project for the French biodiesel sector. READ MORE

January 12, 2016

In Depth: Biodiesel Opportunities Abroad

BY Ron KotrbaSeveral U.S. producers, including Genuine Bio-Fuel, Hero BX and the now-defunct Promethean Biofuels, in addition to Miami-based biodiesel exporter and hopeful technology provider Lagosur, sketch out overviews of international developments. READ MORE

January 11, 2016

In Depth: Our Commitment to a Sustainable Future

BY Carlos AraujoBiodiesel is a real solution to reducing carbon emissions and mitigating the threat of climate change the world over. Many countries are adopting plans to reduce greenhouse gases, and biodiesel is an effective part of those measures. READ MORE

December 29, 2015

AGQM's 10th No-harm Test Round on oxidation stabilizers underway

BY AGQM The German biodiesel quality management association AGQM started its 10th round robin test for oxidation stabilizers for biodiesel and, for the first time, also for bio heating oil. As past experiences show, no-harm testing is essential. READ MORE