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Ethanol Summit of The Asia Pacific Showcases Global Ethanol Opportunities
May 22, 2018 – 1:58 pm | No Comment

(GrainNet)  Industry and government officials from 17 countries in Asia and Oceania are meeting with members of the U.S. ethanol industry and U.S. officials in Minneapolis this week at the Ethanol Summit of the Asia Pacific …

Council Assesses Ethanol Market Potential In UAE, Pakistan
February 17, 2018 – 2:36 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Grains Council)  The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently undertook a market assessment mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan to analyze the ethanol demand potential in both countries and engage with policymakers and …

China’s November Ethanol Imports Show October’s Jump May Have Been a Blip
December 28, 2017 – 3:17 pm | No Comment

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In China, the little ethanol it is importing is coming almost entirely from Pakistan as shown in November when 6,449 cubic meters of the 6,466 cu m total imports that month …

Pushing DDGS
April 28, 2017 – 7:17 pm | No Comment

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  With record ethanol production comes record distillers grains supplies. Combine those big supplies with big declines in exports to two major international buyers, and you have a formula for …

Ashraf Visits PSO’s Biodiesel Project
December 20, 2016 – 2:03 pm | No Comment

(The News) Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has taken an initiative towards alternative fuels by launching a pilot project for production of bio-diesel. For this purpose, the PSO has developed Jatropha Model Farm at Marshalling Yard, …

Pakistan-Based Trade Organisation Calls for Worldwide Ban on Biofuels Production
September 29, 2016 – 6:35 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  The Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST) has called for a worldwide ban on biofuels production, claiming that it contributes to world food shortages.
Using crops to produce fuel in a bid to reduce …

Chinese Ethanol Almost Competitive Enough to Export
September 12, 2016 – 6:27 pm | No Comment

by Xiaojuan Gao (Platts)  The export arbitrage for China ethanol has narrowed to the point where transactions could be occurring very soon, market participants said Friday, citing a combination of factors including increasing international ethanol market …

Report Provides Update of India’s Ethanol Industry
July 3, 2016 – 11:43 am | No Comment

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A decline in Indian sugarcane acres during the past two growing seasons is expected to result in a decline in the country’s ethanol production in 2017, a report filed …

VIASPACE CTO Presents Giant King® Grass At Bioenergy Feedstocks Conference In Miami
June 13, 2016 – 3:40 pm | No Comment

(Viaspace/PR Newswire)  VIASPACE CTO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, made an invited presentation on Giant King Grass at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference – Feedstocks held in Miami, Florida June 6-8, 2016.

The Conference, organized by Biofuels Digest …

Biofuel Use in International Markets: The Importance of Trade
September 3, 2015 – 12:26 pm | No Comment

by Jayson Beckman (US Department of Agriculture)  Global biofuel production rose tremendously over 2001-13, led largely by rapid growth in the United States and the European Union (EU). Brazil, the second largest biofuel producer, doubled its …

Europe Importing More Palm Oil for Biofuels, Raising Risks for Rainforests
October 2, 2013 – 7:55 pm | No Comment

by Rhett Butler (  Palm oil imports into Europe for use as car fuel increased by more than three-fold since 2006, raising concerns than renewable fuels targets may be contributing to deforestation, displacing marginalized communities, and …

Annual EU Report Projects Increased Ethanol Production
August 26, 2013 – 6:46 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The European Union recently published its annual biofuels report for 2013 with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agriculture Information Network, reporting that approximately 20 percent of transportation biofuel used …

Biofuel an Energy Resource Idea for Pakistan in Recent Energy Calamity
November 28, 2011 – 4:41 pm | No Comment

by Naseem Sheikh (Business Recorder)  …A research Study conducted by the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, suggests that the country’s energy demand is expected to increase three fold by 2050, but supply position is not inspiring …

Brazil Expresses Interest in Enhancing Fuel Ethanol Productivity
October 12, 2011 – 1:02 pm | No Comment

(Pakistan Today)  Great potential for cooperation between two countries in ethanol production, renewable energy, hybrid seed, off-season vegetables and bio fuel
World’s leader in ethanol fuel, Brazil has shown interest to collaborate with Pakistan in the …

It’s All about Sugar as Prices Surge and Supply Fears Grow
September 8, 2011 – 7:24 am | No Comment

by Joelle Brink (Biofuels Digest Asia)  …We imagine “food vs fuel” in terms of grain shortages, but where food and fuel actually collide is on the global sugar markets. “While sugar is widely available in …

Salt-Loving Plants in Pakistan `Potential Biofuel Sources`
June 8, 2011 – 4:53 pm | No Comment

(  Perennial grasses that thrive in saline areas can not only help reclaim vast stretches of unproductive land but can also produce biofuels without compromising food production, according to a study in Pakistan.
A team of …

Europe May Introduce Land Use Sustainabilty Criteria
May 5, 2011 – 8:43 am | No Comment

by Joelle Brink (Biofuels Digest Asia)  This was one of the best weeks yet in the Asian biofuels industry. China decided to promote 2G biofuels production and reduce its CO2 emissions by up to 45 …

Brazil to Aid Pakistan in Ethanol Efforts
April 29, 2011 – 2:42 pm | No Comment

(Pakistan Today)  Brazil and Pakistan produce huge amount of sugarcane and Brazil will soon establish its industry to help Pakistan in ethanol extraction or production from sugarcane which would bring about stability in petroleum prices …

Ethanol and Bio-Diesel Could Help in Achieving Import Substitution: Neelam
May 21, 2010 – 1:21 pm | No Comment

(Online International News Network)  Pakistan Provincial Minister for Population Welfare Punjab Neelam Jabbar Ch. has said that the government is paying full attention to develop the alternative fuels such as ethanol and bio-diesel to overcome …

Nanobiotechnology for the Production of Biofuels from Spent Tea
March 17, 2010 – 11:49 am | No Comment

Bioenergy is the only alternative and cheap source of energy which can be made easily available to the world. The present experiment included three steps for the conversion of spent tea (Camellia sinensis) into biofuels. …