Jetex has announced it is now offering sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its flagship private terminal in Dubai, giving aircraft operators and private owners the opportunity to significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Valero Energy Corp. released Q3 financial results on Oct. 26, reporting significantly higher earnings and production volumes for its ethanol segment. Renewable diesel sales volumes were also up and the company’s SAF project remains on schedule.
Neste Corp. released third quarter financial results on Oct. 26, reporting a 40 percent increase in comparable EBITDA for its Renewable Products segment. Margins and sales volumes for renewable diesel and SAF were also up.
Farnborough Airport, the home of British aviation and Europe’s leading airport for premium air travel connectivity, on Oct. 25 announced the sale of its millionth liter of SAF. The airport began offering SAF to its customers in 2021.
The call for presentation abstracts for the 17th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, produced by Biomass Magazine, is now open. The event will take place March 4-6, 2024, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.
Aircraft flying into Las Vegas’ three airports for the 2023 National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition will have an opportunity to fuel up with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
The Council of the European Union on Oct. 9 adopted regulations for the ReFuelEU initiative. The new law aims to boost both the demand for and supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) within the European Union.
OMV on Sept. 18 announced that it has signed an offtake agreement to supply 2,000 metric tons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to the Air France-KLM Group in 2023. This offtake agreement follows an existing MOU between the companies.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Sept. 25 launched a new competitive grant program that, in part, can support projects to add sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production capacity to existing renewable diesel and ethanol plants.
Neste has expanded its capability to supply renewable fuels to customers on the West Coast of the U.S. in cooperation with Vopak. The company commissioned terminal capacity at Vopak’s Los Angeles terminal for storing SAF and renewable diesel.
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.
Through the GREATER MSP Partnership, Bank of America, Delta Air Lines, Ecolab and Xcel Energy have established the Minnesota SAF Hub – the first large-scale SAF Hub in the U.S. committed to scaling SAF production.
The Surface Transportation Board is soliciting nominations to fill six vacancies on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee. One of those vacancies is to be filled by a biofuel producer or feedstock provider.
Neste is partnering with PTL Marine to provide Neste MY Renewable Diesel to the marine sector across the State of California. Through this collaboration the state’s marine industry will have easier access to renewable diesel.
The U.S. exported 97,462.6 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 and greater in July, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Sept. 6. Biodiesel imports were at 104,711 metric tons for the month.
Veeder-Root and Total Meter Services have announced the Biofuel Blending System. The in-line solution utilizes the same technology as the Additive Injection System, offering a versatile and accurate biofuel blending solution for retail locations.
The European Union on Aug. 17 opened an investigation into whether Indonesia has circumvented EU countervailing duties on imports of biodiesel originating in the country by routing the fuel through China and the U.K.
The U.S. exported 118,069.7 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 and greater in June, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Aug. 8. Biodiesel imports were at 139,086 metric tons in June.
The Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program board approved 35 project applications totaling more than $1.6 million during its quarterly board meeting on July 20. The awards support both ethanol and biodiesel projects.
Protec Fuel, a leader in ethanol fuel solutions, has announced its commitment to assist retailers and fleets in securing their share of a $450 million grant through the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP) by the USDA.
California accounts for nearly all renewable diesel consumption in the United States, but most of it isn't made in the state. More than eight times the renewable diesel was consumed in California than was produced there in 2021.
Aemetis Inc.'s Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India was awarded an initial $20 million of cost-plus contracts for delivery to government-owned oil companies during Q3. The facility also recently hosted several India Oil Co. senior executives.
SAF Magazine and the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) announced the preliminary agenda for the North American SAF Conference & Expo taking place Aug. 29-30 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The U.S. exported 106,744.4 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 and greater in May, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on July 6. Biodiesel imports were at 119,073.4 metric tons.
Vertex Energy Inc. on June 26 announced that the company has completed its first series of commercial sales transactions of renewable diesel (RD) from its recently completed biorefinery in Mobile, Alabama.
The USDA on June 26 announced plans to invest up to $500 million in biofuel infrastructure projects via funding from the Inflation Reduction Act, including a new $450 million funding opportunity through HBIIP that is scheduled to open in July.
The U.S. EPA on June 21 released its final RFS â€œsetâ€� rule, which includes a modest increase in biomass-based diesel RVOs for 2024 and 2025. The agency, however, elected not to finalize provisions of the proposed rule related to eRINs.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a in-person meeting on June 27 in Washington, D.C.
Japan Airlines (JAL) has signed an agreement with Shell Aviation which will see aircraft refueled in Los Angeles with SAF from 2025, supporting JAL's ESG target of replacing 1 percent of its whole jet fuel amount with SAF in 2025.
Aemetis Inc.has announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India is on schedule with biodiesel shipments to the three government-owned oil marketing company customers with $27 million of the $34 million of Q2 contracted deliveries complete.