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Malaysia’s Biodiesel Production to Rebound This Year
March 28, 2017 – 4:11 pm | No Comment

(The Star)  Malaysia is expected to produce between 800,000 and 900,000 tonnes of biodiesel in 2017 from 500,000 tonnes last year when the government implements the biodiesel mandate, said the Malaysian Biodiesel Association.

Its president, U.R …

ISO Publishes New Marine Fuel Specs, Paving Way for More Biofuels in Blend
March 22, 2017 – 2:12 pm | No Comment

by Ned Molloy (Platts)  The International Organisation for Standardisation has launched a new class of marine fuel specifications to provide standards for higher quantities of biofuels to be blended into marine distillates, and making reporting of …

Technical Work Lays Foundation for Biodiesel Market Growth
January 25, 2017 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  … “The integration of biodiesel in the broader distribution system will help viability of this product in the broader market,” said Rod Woodford, manager of shipper relations and product quality for …

B10 Biodiesel Is Cleaner, Better for Engines – MPIC
January 17, 2017 – 3:56 pm | No Comment

by Jonathan Lee (Paultan.org)  The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) has released a statement clarifying the facts regarding the oft-delayed B10 biodiesel. The fuel, which uses a blend of 10% palm methyl ester …

Palm-Oil-Based Biodiesel to Increase Palm Oil Demand
October 11, 2016 – 1:06 pm | No Comment

by P. Chandra Sagaran (The Sun Daily)  The increase in the use of palm-oil-based petroleum diesel bio-fuel will increase the demand of the commodity in the country.

Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong …

Controversial B10 Biodiesel Hits Snag
September 22, 2016 – 5:28 pm | No Comment

by Yamin Vong (The Sun Daily)  A proposal to push through a controversial B10 bio-diesel next month hits more snags, much to the relief of car and oil companies that want validated testing of the palm-oil …

Company Produces Biodiesel for Own Truck Fleet
August 25, 2016 – 6:45 pm | No Comment

(National Transport Confederation (Google Translation))  Fuel is produced from used cooking oil. Goal is to reduce emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases —  … About two months, Camaqua Distributor installed a biodiesel production plant, to expand …

Malaysian Government to Discuss B10 Implementation with Automakers
July 21, 2016 – 4:04 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  … The Southeast Asian country’s government wanted to introduce 10% palm oil biodiesel already in June, but the decision was delayed due to “inadequate data”, reports The Sun Daily newspaper.

The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA), …

Ministry to Meet Carmakers to Discuss Implementation of B10 Biodiesel
July 18, 2016 – 12:45 pm | No Comment

(The Sun Daily)  The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities will meet car manufacturers tomorrow to discuss the implementation of B10 biodiesel, said its minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.

It was reported that various manufacturers …

Brazil Sets up Working Group to Study Higher Biodiesel Blends
June 21, 2016 – 2:22 pm | No Comment

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Brazil, the Ministry of Mines and Energy has created a working group to study and monitor opportunities to expand the biodiesel blending mandate, currently at 7%. The announcement was …

Controversy as B10 Biodiesel Goes on Sale in Malaysia – MAA Says May Cause Engine Damage, MBA Says No
June 17, 2016 – 11:29 am | No Comment

by Mohan K Ramanujam  (paultan.org)  … In response to the implementation of B10 biodiesel for the transportation sector, the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) sent a letter to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), claiming …

B10 and B7 Biodiesel Programmes to Benefit Smallholders
June 10, 2016 – 3:25 pm | No Comment

(Borneo Post)  The implementation of the biodiesel 10 per cent blend (B10) programme for the transportation sector and the biodiesel seven per cent blend (B7) programme for the industrial sector will benefit smallholders, the Malaysian …

Brazil’s President Rousseff Signs Biodiesel Increase into Law
April 6, 2016 – 4:58 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  At the presidential palace March 23, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed into law the mandatory percentage increase of biodiesel blended with diesel fuel from the current 7 percent to 8 …

Dilma Sanctions Law Increasing Addition of Biodiesel in Diesel
March 25, 2016 – 2:54 pm | No Comment

by Leonardo Goy (Reuters; Google translation)  President Dilma Rousseff signed on Wednesday the law which provides for the gradual increase in biodiesel blend in diesel, from the current 7 percent to 8 percent in March …

Our Commitment to a Sustainable Future
January 27, 2016 – 2:05 pm | No Comment

by Carlos Araujo (Biodiesel Magazine/Evonik Corp.)  Biodiesel 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 …

Brazilian Soy Industry Pushes For Biodiesel Hike
November 11, 2015 – 1:24 pm | No Comment

by Alastair Stewart (DTN The Progressive Farmer)  With Brazil set to produce a record soybean crop of 100 million metric tons or more in the 2015-16 season, Brazil’s crushing industry is pressing for a hike …

Brazil to Allow Voluntary B20 and B30 Blending with an Eye on B100
October 23, 2015 – 6:15 pm | No Comment

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Brazil, the National Council on Energy Policy CNPE has issued a ruling that opens the door for voluntary biodiesel blending of up to 20% for captive fleets and in …

Uggah: B10 Biodiesel Programme Will Utilise Crude Palm Oil from Stockpile if Implemented
July 3, 2015 – 6:49 pm | No Comment

(Bernama/The Malay Mail Online)  Some 1.22 million tonnes of crude palm oil (CPO) from the country’s stockpile will be utilised annually upon the implementation of the B10 biodiesel programme, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister …

Investment in Energy Technology to Hit $400 Billion by 2030
June 26, 2015 – 11:39 am | No Comment

by Roseline Okere (The Guardian (Nigeria)) The International Energy Agency (IEA) has projected that increasing investment in renewable energy technologies in the power sector will increase from $270 billion in 2015 to $400 billion in 2030.

It …

Mercedes, Toyota, Isuzu, VW – B10 Biodiesel No Go
June 19, 2015 – 5:38 pm | No Comment

(Paultan.org)  Following BMW Malaysia announcing it found “technical challenges” running its diesel engines on B10 biodiesel (10% palm-based biodiesel/90% petroleum diesel blend, will reportedly be implemented nationwide by October), and that its engines can take …

Biodiesel Reduces by 70% the Emission of Greenhouse Gases
May 5, 2015 – 5:40 pm | No Comment

(BrasilAgro)  To supply its urban bus fleet with a mixture of 20% biodiesel in fossil diesel (B20), the 40 Brazilian cities with more than 500,000 inhabitants can decrease by up to 70% CO2 emissions caused …

B7 Biodiesel To Be Sold In Sarawak, Sabah, Labuan From End Of January
January 17, 2015 – 2:05 pm | No Comment

(Bernama)  A total of 366 petrol kiosks in Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan will be selling B7 palm oil biodiesel from the end of this month, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas …

New French Biodiesel Limit Could Split EU Fuels Market – Oil, Car Lobbies
January 14, 2015 – 3:39 pm | No Comment

by Michel Rose, Gus Trompiz, Barbara Lewis (Reuters)  France’s increased limit on food-based biofuels in transport fuel could raise logistic and supply costs as it threatens to split the European single market for fuels, lobby groups …

10 Biggest Bioeconomy Blockbuster Stories of 2014: Asia and Oceania
December 29, 2014 – 6:53 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The East is Green. Asia is confirmed as “the new Brazil” as project developers head en masse to the friendly receptions in Asian countries — based on energy diversification and …

FGV Set to Triple Biodiesel Production by 2016
December 10, 2014 – 5:19 pm | No Comment

by Zarina Zakarian  (New Straits Times) Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) aims to be the world’s leader in biodiesel by tripling its production capacity to 350,000 tonnes a year by 2016.  The country’s largest …

Westin Singapore Uses Old Cooking Oil to Power up Limousines
February 11, 2014 – 2:36 pm | No Comment

(Channel News Asia)  Newly-opened hotel The Westin Singapore is using old cooking oil to power up its limousine service under a pilot programme.   It is the first hotel in Singapore to convert waste cooking oil …

Auto, Oil Company Coalition Urges EU Advanced Biofuel Roadmap to 2030
November 27, 2013 – 7:15 pm | No Comment

(Platts)  A report released Tuesday calling for a well defined advanced biofuel policy framework in the EU up to 2030 and beyond has been given full support by the group of international auto manufacturing and …

Energy Minister Pongsak Outlines Biofuel, NGV Policies to Toyota Execs
November 20, 2013 – 5:01 pm | No Comment

by Watcharapong Thongrung  (The Nation)  The Energy Ministry will focus more next year on promoting natural gas for vehicles (NGV), gasohol, and palm-oil-based biodiesel, according to Minister Pongsak Ruktapongpisal.

He told executives of Toyota Motor (Thailand) …

Thailand Plans to Raise Biodiesel Output Target to 7.3 mil liters/d by 2021: source
August 14, 2013 – 4:56 pm | No Comment

by Esther Ng (Platts)  Thailand is planning to revise upwards its biodiesel production target to 7.3 million liters/d by 2021, compared with an earlier target of 5.9 million liters/d, under its Alternative Energy Development Plan …

A.I.M. Interview: Fermentalg’s CEO Pierre Calleja
March 28, 2013 – 6:44 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Founded in 2009 by Pierre Calleja, Fermentalg is a French-based industrial biotechnology company specializing in the bio-production of chemical compounds from microalgae, for use in everyday products. Its patented technologies allow the …

PTT Plans B7 Biodiesel Trial on Buses
March 28, 2013 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

(Bangkok Post)  Oil giant aims to prove quality of green fuel.

PTT Plc, the national oil conglomerate, will hold a field trial of B7 biodiesel on public buses in Bangkok starting next month, with commercial sales …

OEM Support for B20 Reaches All-Time High
September 13, 2012 – 5:36 pm | No Comment

(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  2012 is proving to be another big year for biodiesel in a number of ways, but possibly one of the most exciting areas of growth has been the number of original …