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ADM, Syngenta partner on low-carbon oilseeds

BY ADM ADM and Syngenta Group have signed an MOU to collaborate in scaling research and commercialization of low carbon-intensity next-generation oilseeds and improved varieties to help meet skyrocketing demand for biofuels and sustainably sourced products. READ MORE

September 26, 2023

Vilsack discusses impact of looming government shutdown

BY Erin VoegeleAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Sept. 25 participated in a White House press briefing where he discussed how USDA operations, rural America and work on the 2023 Farm Bill could be impacted by the looming government shutdown. 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 25, 2023

DOE seeks input on building supply chains for SAF

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. DOE has released a RFI to better understand the challenges facing critical elements within SAF supply chains. The agency is specifically seeking input from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and stakeholders. READ MORE

September 19, 2023

Clean Fuels, ag groups urge adoption of GREET for SAF tax credit

BY Erin VoegeleClean Fuels Alliance America, American Soybean Association, National Oilseed Processors Association the U.S. Canola Association are urging the Biden administration to adopt GREET for the purposes measuring GHG reductions for the SAF tax credit. READ MORE

September 18, 2023

Montana Renewables celebrates first receipts of camelina oil

BY Erin VoegeleMontana Renewables LLC, a subsidiary of Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP, on Sept. 18 hosted an event to celebrate the first receipts of camelina oil into its biorefinery in Great Falls, Montana. The facility produces renewable diesel and SAF. READ MORE

September 14, 2023

DOE awards $18.6M to 8 biofuel, bioproduct feedstock projects

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office awarded $18.6 million in funding to eight university and industry projects to develop biomass feedstocks to produce affordable biofuels and bioproducts that reduce GHG emissions. 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

MEPs approve SAF mandate, limit eligible feedstocks

BY Erin VoegeleMembers of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Sept. 13 approved a new law that ramps up requirements for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) within the European Union but sets limits on what types of feedstocks that fuel can be made from. READ MORE