Asia Pacific

September 26, 2023

A new era for certified SAF takes off

BY Evident Evident on Sept. 21 announced that World Energy has become the first user of its new, international global standard for SAF. The certification scheme, named Fly-i, will work in a similar way to the procurement of RECs. READ MORE

September 25, 2023

Galp, Mitsui to develop SAF, renewable diesel project in Portugal

BY Erin VoegelePortugal-based energy company Galp SGPS S.A. and Japan-based Mitsui & Co. Ltd. on Sept. 25 announced plans to form a joint venture that will develop renewable diesel and SAF capacity at Galp’s existing refinery in Sines, Portugal. READ MORE

September 18, 2023

Global Biofuels Alliance launches at G20 Summit

BY Erin VoegelePresident Joe Biden on Sept. 9 joined leaders of India, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates to launch the Global Biofuels Alliance. The launch took place on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in New Delhi. READ MORE

September 14, 2023

Neste challenges unsubstantiated report on fraudulent UCO volumes

BY Neste Corp. Neste is disputing a report filed with the USDA that suggests the company may have received fraudulent used cooking oil (UCO) volumes at its renewable products refinery in Singapore, specifically virgin palm oil from Indonesia. READ MORE

September 13, 2023

Clean Fuels outlook predicts growing supplies of used cooking oil

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America Global used cooking oil (UCO) supplies are anticipated to rise from 3.7 billion gallons in 2022 to between 5 billion and 10 billion gallons by 2030, according to a report released by Clean Fuels Alliance America on Sept. 13. READ MORE

September 11, 2023

Korean Air introduces cargo SAF program

BY Korean Air Korean Air will launch a program to use SAF for air cargo operations in cooperation with air cargo customers and forwarders. Customers can make customized contributions through the program that Korean Air will use to purchase SAF. READ MORE

September 06, 2023

Aemetis completes expansion of India biodiesel plant

BY Aemetis Inc. Aemetis Inc. announced on Sept. 6 that the company’s Universal Biofuels subsidiary has completed an expansion of its India biodiesel plant annual production capacity to 60 million gallons more than one year ahead of schedule. READ MORE

September 05, 2023

Technip Energies to supply hydrogen unit to bp SAF project

BY Erin VoegeleTechnip Energies on Aug. 29 announced it has been awarded a contract to supply a hydrogen production unit to bp’s proposed sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel conversion project at its Kwinana refinery in Western Australia. READ MORE

August 31, 2023

Fiji Airways fuels flight with SAF blend

BY Fiji Airways Fiji Airways’ newest Airbus A350-900 XWB aircraft, named the Island of Vatulele, on Aug. 31 arrived into Nadi, Fiji from Singapore, having flown the entire 8,520 kilometer (km) journey powered by a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) blend. READ MORE