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Pertamina Issues First Purchase Tender for Sustainable Aviation Fuel, Sources Say

by Trixie Yap and Fransiska Nangoy  (Reuters) Indonesia's state-owned energy firm's Pertamina Patra Niaga has issued its first spot purchase tender for sustainable aviation fuel delivering in August, three sources who received the document said on Friday. The oil major is looking

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Indonesian Govt Targets Rp12 Trillion Profit from SAF Sales, Exports

(Antara) Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan is eyeing profit of Rp12 trillion (US$742 million) from the sales and exports of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). "The domestic and export sales of SAF are estimated to reach a

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Pasture-for-Biofuels Can Boost LatAm Output

by Lucas Parolin (Argus Media)  Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Guatemala can double their combined biofuel production by turning existing pasture land into crops for biofuel feedstocks, according to a University of Sao Paulo professor. The four countries already produce 24pc of global

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Boosting the B35 Program, PTK Rent Out a FAME Storage Vessel to APROBI

(APROBI (Google Translation)) In order to support the government's program in using environmentally friendly fuel, PT Pertamina Trans Kontinental (PTK) signed a contract for ship rental services and Ship to Ship (STS) management in distributing biofuel (fatty acid methyl ester/FAME) to

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JF Fendercare Announces New Green Fuel Transfer Capabilities and Delivers First Operations in Asia

(JF Fendercare) JF Fendercare has invested in a new addition to its capabilities which enables biofuel transfers, supporting the growth of clean energy.  --  JF Fendercare has invested in a new capability for the transfer of byproduct oils and the biofuels

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Indonesia to Grow 2 Million Hectares of Sugarcane for Bio-ethanol Fuel Development

(Vietnam +) The Indonesian government is implementing preferential policies to develop bio-ethanol fuel in the future, reduce dependence on fossil fuels and protect the environment. Speaking at the "Jakarta Future Forum: Blue Horizon, Green Growth", Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment

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Council Highlights Emerging New-Use Opportunities for Ethanol at Industry Events in Singapore, Australia

(U.S. Grains Council) The U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) Southeast Asia and Oceania (SEA&O) team recently participated in two leading bioenergy conferences in the region, underscoring the pertinent role ethanol can play in emerging new-use areas for transportation decarbonization and how the

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Don Tasks Indigenous Automobile Firms on Biodiesel Technology

by Patrick Ahanor (blueprint) A University Don, Prof. Segun Kevin Otoikhian, weekend, said indigenous automobile manufacturers and first time investors, as well as established plants should emulate similar firms in  Indonesia, Brazil and USA whose economies have incorporated biodiesel technology. Otoikhian said

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Carbon Markets Proliferate Worldwide — Report

by Anne C. Mulkern (Politico Pro Climatewire) Three dozen emissions trading systems are now operating worldwide, raising $74 billion in revenue last year. -- Washington state's carbon market was one of five new or heavily revised systems to launch in 2023, adding

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17 New Partnerships Receive $6.5 Million in Funding from P4G for Innovative Climate Solutions

(World Resources Institute) WRI’s Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals (P4G) initiative will provide grant funding and technical assistance to help these partnerships become investment ready Washington, D.C. (March 28, 2024) — Today, Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2024

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute new

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US Imports 2nd-Highest Volume of Biobased Diesel in History Last Year, Exports Hit 15-Year High

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daiy)  The U.S. imported more than 863 million gallons of biobased diesel in 2023, the second-highest volume of combined biodiesel and renewable diesel imports on record, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration compiled

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WTO Circulates Panel Report on Malaysia’s Biodiesel Policy Complaints against EU

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) ...  WTO appellate body says it is extremely difficult to determine the extent of any contribution that is made toward the achievement of the objective(s) of the measures. Much of this difficulty derives from the fact

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Petronas Urges EU to Rethink Palm Oil Phaseout, Flags Biofuel Affordability

by Kelly Norways and Simone Burgin (S&P Global)  Early palm oil phaseout leaves limited feedstock alternatives: Petronas; Malaysian palm oil exports to Europe down 42% in 2023; Consumer willingness to pay for green fuel a key hurdle: Preem -- Malaysian state-owned oil company

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Indonesia Palm Oil Firms Warn of Food Security Risks as Biodiesel Use Rises

Erwida Maulia (Nikkei)   JAKARTA -- Indonesian palm oil producers are voicing concerns that the continuing rise in domestic demand for biofuels could harm the country's food security and take a toll on exports amid stagnant production of the commodity. Consumption of

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RFA Reports Record Ethanol Industry Export Value

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  According to new reports from the Renewable Fuels Association, the value of the U.S. ethanol industry’s exports hit a record level of just over $7.1 billion in 2023. The volume of ethanol exports was the third-highest level

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The President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo Met Eni Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi in Jakarta

(Eni) The President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo met Eni Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi in Jakarta today (February 2, 2024), to discuss the company’s ongoing activities in the country and to outline initiatives in the areas of energy

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Brazil in the Presidency of the Financial G20: Agendas, Dynamics and Challenges

by Jefferson Estevo [1] and Alina Ribeiro [2]  (Boletim Lua Nova (Google Translation)) Brazil assumed the presidency of the Financial G20 on December 1, 2023 with the motto “Building a fair world and a sustainable planet”. Created in 1999, the group is made up of the nineteen

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India Could Triple Its Biofuel Use and Accelerate Global Deployment

by Jeremy Moorhouse and Astha Gupta (IEA) India has quickly joined the ranks of major biofuel producer and consumer thanks to a set of coordinated policies, high-level political support, and an abundance of feedstocks. Over the next five years it has the

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Global Certifier: ‘Decimal Point Errors’ Behind Biofuel Discrepancies in Italy, Malta

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV)  Global certification body the ISCC has revised down the extremely high quantities of used cooking oil reportedly collected in Italy and Malta for biofuels production in 2022, saying that the original figures were the result of

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EU Confirms Probe into Cheap Chinese Biodiesel Decimating EU Industry

 by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV)  European biofuel producers have praised the European Commission’s decision to launch an anti-dumping investigation into Chinese biodiesel imports, calling it a positive step to stop the economic devastation of the domestic EU biofuel sector. Last month, the

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Indonesia's PalmCo delays IPO, Plans Biodiesel Plant Investment

by Bernadette Christina (Reuters) Indonesia has delayed plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of palm oil producer PalmCo, an official from its parent, state agricultural group Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) III, said on Wednesday. ... Meanwhile, PalmCo aims to start construction this year

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Spotlight BDI-Bioenergy International GmbH: Talking Feedstock

(Biodiesel Magazine) ...  The U.S., Europe, Asia and South America all differ, points out Hermann Stockinger, director of customer relations at Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International. BDI is a global leader in biodiesel plant construction, having completed more than 70 projects around the

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Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power Signs $4B Green Hydrogen Deal in Egypt

by Jack Dutton  (Al-Monitor)  The second phase of the project could produce 2 million metric tons per year, the statement said, without providing details on the timeline. -- Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power has signed an agreement to develop a $4 billion green hydrogen project

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Clean Energy Achievements at COP28

(U.S. Department of Energy)  This week, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy David M. Turk traveled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the 28th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), where he led the U.S.

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ACWA Power Signs Deal to Develop the Largest Green Hydrogen Project in Indonesia

(ACWA Power)  Project marks ACWA Power’s global green hydrogen expansion; Facility to be powered by 600MW renewable energy plant and will produce 150,000 tonnes of green ammonia annually; Deal was signed on the sidelines of COP28 climate conference Saudi-listed ACWA Power, the world’s

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Dispute Panel Established to Review EU Duties on Imports of Biodiesel from Indonesia

(World Trade Organization)  The Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed at its meeting on 27 November to a request from Indonesia for the establishment of a dispute panel to review countervailing duties imposed by the European Union on imports of biodiesel from

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KAI Starts Using Biodiesel B30 for Train Fuel

(CNN Indonesia (Google Translation))  PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) or  KAI has started using Biosolar B30 for train fuel.  Biosolar is fuel with a mixture of 30 percent fuel from vegetable sources, palm oil. EVP of Corporate Secretary KAI Raden Agus Dwinanto Budiadji

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Black & Veatch Advances Green Hydrogen Production in Indonesia

(Black & Veatch/Business Wire) Augustus Global Investment engaged Black & Veatch to conduct a study - found to be technically and economically feasible - on green hydrogen generation for its USD 500 million project in Indonesia’s Aceh province  --  -Black & Veatch,

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Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets

(Biofuels Digest/Nuu Media) Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets provides detailed case studies, updates and analysis of the key producers and developers participating in Renewable Diesel projects and Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) projects in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, and in South

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Hyundai Oilbank Renews Push for Biofuel Business

by Song Jung-hyun (Korea Herald)  HD Hyundai Oilbank announced Tuesday (October 31, 2023) that it has signed two new agreements to secure some 80,000 tons annually of palm fatty acid distillates, a key renewable raw material for biodiesel production, as part

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Sembcorp and Indonesia’s Persero Sign Joint Development Study Agreement on Green Hydrogen Production and Export

by Felicia Tan (The Edge Singapore)   Sembcorp Industries’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Utilities, has signed a joint development study with Indonesian-state-owned utility company PT PLN (Persero) at the Singapore International Energy Week 2023. Witnessed by Rachmat Kaimuddin, the Indonesian deputy coordinating

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To Tackle Biofuel Fraud, Ireland Takes Matters into Its Own Hands

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV) The Irish government has confirmed it will set up a working group to ensure the sustainability of biofuels used in the country, as concerns grow that tainted fuels are entering the EU market. The decision by

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Largest Used Cooking Oil Collector in Sri Lanka Merges with Advaith Biofuels Ltd

(Advaith Biofuels LTD, India/EIN Presswire) Advaith Biofuels LTD, India and Novateq solutions Pvt Ltd, Sri Lanka announce merger for Sri Lankan operations --  Advait Biofuels Ltd a leading collector of used cooking oil having collection facilities in India and Indonesia has

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Biofuels Production and Development in China

by Fuli Li and Yixuan Fan (Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences/IEA Bioenergy Task 39)  Summary: China is the world’s largest liquefied natural gas import country, has the world’s largest car fleet, the second largest gasoline

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Biodiesel Use Helps Cut Emissions by 27.8 mln Tons: Ministry

(Antara)  The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) recorded a reduction of 27.8 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) in carbon emissions in 2022 due to the use of biodiesel. -- "Throughout 2022, the mandatory B30 biodiesel program has succeeded

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Food Is Hot Campaign Issue in Elections from Argentina to Poland

by Agnieszka de Sousa (Bloomberg/Yahoo! Finance) ... The world of trade and climate is watching palm oil, found in everything from peanut butter to shampoo. Indonesia produces more of it than anyone else and it’s been directing more of the commodity into

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Biodiesel Use Helps Cut Emissions by 27.8 Mln Tons: Ministry

(Antara)  The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) recorded a reduction of 27.8 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) in carbon emissions in 2022 due to the use of biodiesel. "Throughout 2022, the mandatory B30 biodiesel program has succeeded in

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Govt Conducts First Biofuel-Powered Flight Test on Commercial Plane

by Yohana Belinda (The Jakarta Post)  The government conducted its first flight test for bio-aviation fuel (BAF) on Wednesday (October 5, 2023) using a commercial Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by flag carrier Garuda Indonesia. The BAF used in the test was

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Indonesia, Malaysia Push Biofuel to Offset Palm Oil Price Downturn

by Erwida Maulia, Ismi Damayanti and Norman Goh (Nikkei)   Falling prices hurt companies; risks loom from El Nino and EU deforestation law -- Weak prices for palm oil, a worsening outlook and a backlash against the commodity over deforestation concerns are

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Used Cooking Oil Being Developed as Aviation Fuel: Ministry

by Ade Irma J, Resinta S (Antara Indonesian News Agency)  The Indonesian Industry Ministry stated that the potential of used cooking oil, currently being developed globally, could be tapped to serve as sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). "This used cooking oil is a raw material

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Veriflux Partners with Indonesian UCO Exporters Association to Enhance Feedstock Traceability

(Veriflux/Biobased Diesel Daily) Veriflux, a leading platform for renewable feedstock traceability, announced a partnership Sept. 21 with the Indonesian Used Cooking Oil Exporters Association (AEMJI). This collaboration will see AEMJI’s SiMiJEL used cooking oil (UCO) collection mobile application integrated into the Veriflux

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JGC : Detailed Study Begins for Biomethane Supply Project in Indonesia

(JGC Holdings Corporation/Market Screener)  PT Perusahaan Gas Negara Tbk (hereinafter PGN, a natural gas supplier and subsidiary of Indonesian national oil company PT PERTAMINA, hereinafter Pertamina), JGC Holdings Corporation (hereinafter JGC), Osaka Gas Co. Ltd. (hereinafter Osaka Gas), and INPEX CORPORATION

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Lawmaker Calls for Relaxation of Biofuel Requirement to Ease Oil Prices

by Beatriz Marie D. Cruz (Business World) The government should provide P5.19 billion in fuel subsidies to the transport, farm and fisheries sectors in the next three months to avert runaway inflation that could hit 6.2% this year amid spiraling global crude prices,

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Indonesia Attorney General launches Graft Probe into Palm Oil Fund Agency

by Fransiska Nangoy, Bernadette Christina and Stefanno Sulaiman (Reuters) The Indonesian Attorney General's Office has launched a corruption investigation into the country's palm oil fund agency, which oversees the collection and distribution of export levies on the commodity. The probe will cover

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PT Pertamina Internasional Chooses Topsoe Technology at Cilacap Facility in Indonesia

by Ulrik Frøhlke (Topsoe)  Topsoe is selected technology provider at PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional’s (“PT KPI”) renewable fuels production units in Cilacap, Indonesia; The Cilacap refinery plans to produce 6,000 bpsd (barrels/day) of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel; PT KPI is

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EU Under Pressure to Tackle Fraudulent Biofuels Imports

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) The delay in implementing a tool to protect the EU market against fraudulent biofuel imports has been heavily criticised by European biofuel producers, who point the finger at the European Commission. The criticism comes as the EU

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Neste Challenges Unsubstantiated USDA Biofuels Annual Report Assertions, Which It Believes to Be Erroneous or Based on Misunderstanding

(Neste) The recently published USDA Biofuels Annual Report (1 September, 2023) suggests that Neste may have received fraudulent used cooking oil (UCO) volumes at its renewable products refinery in Singapore, specifically virgin palm oil from Indonesia exported fraudulently as UCO via

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15 Largest Biodiesel Producers in the World

by Zahaab Rehman (Insider Monkey) In this article, we take a look at the 15 largest biodiesel producers in the world. You can skip our detailed analysis of the biodiesel industry and go directly to the 5 Largest Biodiesel Producers in the World. The

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Singapore Supports Use of Palm Oil in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production

by Janice Lim (Business Times)  Palm oil should be included as feedstock for the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), said Acting Transport Minister Chee Hong Tat. He made the comments at a regional meeting of transport ministers from the Association of

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Council Supports Indonesia’s Decarbonization Efforts With New Study On Ethanol Emissions Reduction Potential

(U.S. Grains Council)  A report commissioned by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) outlining the decarbonization potential of ethanol in Indonesia was recently presented at a national energy event organized by the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The report, GHG

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Pertamina and Pelindo Join Forces to Develop Jakarta Integrated Green Terminal Kalibaru

(Pertamina) Pertamina, through its subsidiary PT Pertamina International Shipping, and PT Pelindo have signed a collaboration agreement for the Jakarta Integrated Green Terminal (JIGT) development in Kalibaru, North Jakarta, on Thursday, August 31, 2023. The development collaboration for JIGT was signed by

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Indonesia's Pertamina Plans More Biofuel Products, Ethanol Imports in 2024

by Fransiska Nangoy  (Reuters)   Indonesian state energy company Pertamina (PERTM.UL) plans in 2024 to mix more of its gasoline products with ethanol in a bid to offer alternative fuels to the public, its chief executive said on Monday. The company will mix its

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Biogas Plant to Solve Agricultural Waste Problem in West Lombok, Indonesia

(Bioenergy Insight) The West Lombok Regency community in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB), Indonesia, is set to begin construction of a biogas plant that can treat local agricultural waste from corn production. The plant is slated to begin operating in 2025, and it

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EU Starts Probe on Indonesian Biodiesel Avoiding Import Duties

by Sudip Kar-Gupta, Gus Trompiz, Bernadette Christina and Stefanno Sulaiman (Reuters)  The European Union said on Thursday it had launched an investigation into whether biodiesel from Indonesia was circumventing EU duties by going through China and Britain. The EU is Indonesia's third-largest destination for palm

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Toyota Fortuner Flex Fuel Showcased, Uses 100 Percent Bioethanol

by Aariz Rizvi (Motorbeam) Toyota Fortuner Flex Fuel was recently showcased at the 2023 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS). The Japanese carmaker exhibits the new eco-friendly technology on the Fortuner, which is one of the most popular SUVs in our country. The

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Indonesia Launches WTO Dispute over EU Duties on Biodiesel Imports

(Channel News Asia/Reuters) Indonesia has requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union regarding the bloc's imposition of duties on imports of biodiesel from the southeast Asia nation, the global trade body said on Tuesday. The request was circulated to WTO members

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Indonesia to Use Biodiesel 35 Starting August

(Astro-Agro/Tempo.co) The government will apply biodiesel 35 or B35 simultaneously nationwide starting Tuesday, August 1. B35 is a fuel with 35 percent biofuel (BBN) mixed into fuel oil (BBM). The B35 was first launched on February 1 this year. “Since February 1,

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Passing Static Test, Pertamina Continues Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Development

(Pertamina)  Pertamina, as the national energy company, continues to develop environmentally friendly fuel innovations, one of which is the Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) development for commercial aircraft. Pertamina has successfully conducted static tests of SAF on CFM56-7B jet engines commonly used

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Garuda Indonesia Set to Conduct First Biofuel-Powered Flight Test

by Vincent Fabian Thomas (The Jakarta Post)  Garuda Indonesia plans to conduct a flight test using bio-aviation fuel (BAF) produced by state-owned oil and gas giant Pertamina, the flag carrier has announced in a statement on Tuesday. The BAF, developed in

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Pertamina of Indonesia Introduces Gasoline Containing 5 percent Ethanol Blend

(Indonesia Expat)  Indonesia’s state-owned energy company, Pertamina, has introduced a new gasoline product that includes 5 percent bioethanol derived from sugar molasses. This move is part of the country’s efforts to enhance the availability of renewable fuels. Pertamina has recently commenced sales of

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Indonesia Launches E5 Blending Initiative

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) State-owned Indonesian energy company Pertamina is launching a new gasoline product containing 5 percent ethanol this summer, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. The ethanol will

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Indonesia Plans to Hike Biodiesel Mandate in Next Few Years

(CNA/Reuters) Indonesia plans to raise its mandatory palm oil-based biodiesel blending to 40 per cent in the next few years, but for now will keep it unchanged at 35 per cent, the country's energy minister said on Monday. The world's biggest palm

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Biofuels to Be 10% of Additional Oil Supply in 2022-28: IEA

by Manish Gupta (Financial Express) India, Brazil and Indonesia account for 70% of the increase as each country pursues domestic blending targets. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has forecast global oil demand to go up by 5.9 million barrels per day (mb/d)

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Feedstock Theft & Fraud

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Stolen used cooking oil and palm oil fraudulently disguised as waste feedstock are making headlines, but traceability platforms can help curtail illegal activity. Used cooking oil (UCO) theft is nothing new. Ever since the material, which

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Pertamina to Launch Bioethanol Gasoline This Month, CEO says

by Aditya Hadi (The Jakarta Post) State-owned oil and gas giant Pertamina will launch its maiden bioethanol product this month with a 5 percent mixture in its Pertamax product, a gasoline with research octane number (RON) of 92. Pertamina CEO Nicke

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USITC: Duties on Argentina, Indonesia Biodiesel Will Continue

(Clean Fuels Alliance America/Biodiesel Magazine)  Clean Fuels Alliance America welcomed the final determination of the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) in its five-year (“sunset”) review of anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia. The USITC found that revocation of

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China Biodiesel Exporters Pledge Fraud Crackdown after Criticism

by Alfred Cang and Agnieszka de Sousa (Bloomberg/Yahoo! Finance) Chinese biodiesel producers pledged to improve compliance and export standards, days after European rivals called for action to stem “potentially fraudulent” shipments. A group representing the country’s biggest producers and affiliated with the

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Clean Fuels Welcomes Final Determination in “Sunset” Review of Duties on Biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia

(Clean Fuels America Alliance) Unanimous USITC vote maintains existing duties through 2028 -- Today, Clean Fuels Alliance America welcomed the final determination of the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) in its five-year (“sunset”) review of anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on biodiesel from

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Untapped Opportunities in Biofuels

by Editorial Board (Manila Times) Biofuels, or fuels derived from organic sources, are increasingly being seen as an easy solution to meeting electricity needs in a more sustainable way, as well as reducing greenhouse gas emissions from vehicle fuel and import

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UPDATE 2-Indonesia Urges Importers to Back Sustainable Palm Oil, Not Boycotts

by Mei Mei Chu  (Reuters) Indonesia, the world’s largest palm oil exporter, on Wednesday urged importing countries to recognise and pay the premium for sustainably produced palm oil rather than boycotting the widely-used oil, whose production critics say has been linked

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From Palm Oil Waste to Cellulosic Ethanol: Indonesia’s Opportunity (Commentary)

by Tenny Kristiana (Mongabay)  • Many Indonesian farmers say they haven’t seen benefits from the country’s biofuel program. Cellulosic ethanol could help fix the problem, a new op-ed says. Tenny Kristiana of the International Council on Clean Transportation argues Indonesia

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Banning Gas-Powered Cars Won't Save the Environment | Opinion

by Jon Miltimore (Foundation for Economic Education) In March, Maryland Governor Wes Moore unveiled a plan to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles. He called the move "a major step in the state's acceleration to improve air quality and combat the

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ISCC Response to Recent Suspected Cases of Mislabelling of Advanced Biodiesel

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification)  In recent weeks, ISCC has received communications from stakeholders expressing concerns about a surge of advanced biodiesel1 imported from China and produced from waste and residue materials that are at least partly supplied from Indonesia and Malaysia.

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Biofuel Policies and the Current Food Crisis

by Joseph Glauber and Charlotte Hebebrand (International Food Policy Research Institute/Daily Star) ... Despite the recurring food versus fuel debate and criticism expressed during previous price spikes, biofuel policies have grown in popularity. That growth will likely continue.  The International Energy Agency

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Jatropha: The Biofuel that Bombed Seeks a Path to Redemption

by Sean Mowbray (Mongabay) • Earlier this century, jatropha was hailed as a “miracle” biofuel. An unassuming shrubby tree native to Central America, it was wildly promoted as a high-yielding, drought-tolerant biofuel feedstock that could grow on degraded lands across

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Analysis: Indonesia Must Jump Ethanol Feedstock Hurdle to Repeat Biodiesel Success

by Fransiska Nangoy and Bernadette Christina (Reuters) ... Indonesia imported about 60% of the gasoline it burned last year at a cost of $17 billion, and it aims to replicate the success it had with biodiesel mandates that cut billions

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Indonesian Children’s Home Funded through UCO Collection for Biofuels

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Indonesia, the Government of DKI Jakarta Province alongside Apical, Tanoto Foundation and T.CARE launched Rumah Anak SIGAP (SIGAP Children’s Home), an early childhood center in Ciracas, East Jakarta, a project funded through UCO collection for biofuels.

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S&P Global Commodity Insights Launches eWindow® for Asian Biofuels and Feedstock

(S&P Global Commodity Insights/PR Newswire) Driving efficiency and transparency in Asian UCO and UCOME physical trading markets -- S&P Global Commodity Insights, the leading independent provider of information, analytics and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, will launch

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Biodiesel Association Calls on Govt to Expedite B20 Biodiesel Programme

(Malay Mail/Bernama)  The Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) has urged the government to expedite the implementation of the B20 biodiesel programme nationwide to put Malaysia at par with the national biodiesel mandates presently implemented in other countries, such as Indonesia, which has

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USGC: Study Showcases Ethanol’s Advantages in Various Countries

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. Grains Council recently partnered with Turner, Mason & Company (TM&C), a leading energy research and consulting firm, to conduct the Fuel Ethanol Cost-Benefit Analysis Study, quantifying the economic and strategic benefits of blending ethanol in

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USGC Identifies Top 5 Ethanol Market Priorities for 2023

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... U.S. ethanol exports for marketing year (MY) 2021/2022 totaled 1.45 billion gallons (Bgal), the third-largest marketing year on record, worth $4 billion. As the 2022/23 MY takes off, the Council continues to work worldwide to

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Napocor, Renewables Firm Study Biofuel-Biomass Power

by Adrian H. Halili (Business World) National Power Power Corp. (Napocor) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with renewable energy company APTI Renewable Energy Corp. to identify possible renewable energy development. The state-led corporation said the tie-up would enable it to “promote and

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ASA CEO: Renewable Diesel Could Drive a New Era for Soybean Demand, but EPA Needs to Rethink the RFS

by Tyne Morgan (AgWeb) ... The policy priorities for ASA differ year to year, but the excitement around biomass-based diesel and renewable diesel kicked into high gear during Commodity Classic last year. A year later, Censky (Steve Censky, American Soybean Association CEO) says soybean

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Biofuels’ Driving Forces in 2023 – Energy Security, Emissions and Costs

(Biofuels International) Jeremy Moorhouse, Renewable Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency, outlines what the year ahead holds for the biofuels industry. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, policymakers around the world are evaluating whether biofuels can help balance three competing priorities: energy security,

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B35 Program to Disburse 13.15 Million Kiloliters of Biodiesel

Sanya Susanti and Uyu Liman (Antara) The mandatory Biodiesel 35 (B35) program is expected to distribute 13.15 million kiloliters of biodiesel this year, Deputy for Food and Agribusiness at the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs Musdhalifah Machmud stated. "(The preparation for) the

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Indonesia and Malaysia Line up against Brussels

(Biofuels International) Malaysia has thrown its weight behind Indonesia’s rebuke of the EU’s Deforestation Regulation. Indonesia’s President Jokowi and Malaysian PM Anwar Ibrahim declared their position during the first meeting of the two leaders on January 9, stating that they “agreed

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Biofuel Usage Expands Despite Rising Costs

(Biofuels International) Global biofuel demand is expected to be 6% or 900 million litres per year (MLPY) higher in 2022 than the previous year. Renewable diesel makes up the largest share of this year-on-year expansion, thanks to attractive policies in the

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USGC: Report Helps Countries Accelerate Transition to Net Zero

(Ethanol Producer Magazine/US Grains Council) In December, the International Energy Agency – the leading intergovernmental organization that provides policy recommendations, analysis and data on the global energy sector – released its Renewables 2022 Analysis. The report is available for use by

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Biodiesel Program Encourages Sustainable Palm Oil Business: Ministry

Sugiharto Purnama, Mecca Yumna (Antara)  The government is pursuing a biodiesel-type biofuel program in a bid to lower dependence on petroleum while concomitantly bringing Indonesian palm oil to a better and more sustainable level. "This biodiesel program is not merely a program

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The Daily Digest’s Biofuels Mandates around the World 2023

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute

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Commodities 2023: Asian Ethanol to Navigate Inflationary Concerns, Policy Changes

by Shien Ern Tan (S&P Global)  Fuel ethanol to face feedstock, inflation challenges; Brazilian sugarcane crop and fuel policies to impact Grade B; Asia aims for higher ethanol usage  --  The Asian ethanol market is expected to feel the heat from the fight

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Countervailing Duties on Biodiesel Originating in Indonesia Confirmed – A Big Win for the EBB

(European Biodiesel Board) The EBB welcomes the European General Court decision to dismiss the actions for annulment initiated by three Indonesian biodiesel producers in March 2020, following the EU imposition of definitive countervailing duties on biodiesel imports from Indonesia.   After

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Indonesia Plans to Launch 5% Bioethanol Mix of Fuel in Three Years

by Fransiska Nangoy (Reuters)  Indonesia's energy ministry plans to start rolling out a 5% ethanol blend of fuel made using sugarcane in three years time, starting with a few provinces of the country, it said in a statement on Wednesday. Under a

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Indonesia Govt to Create a Mechanism for Rollout of B35 Biodiesel Policy

by Stefanno Sulaiman (Reuters)  Indonesia's president has asked the government to create a mechanism next year to ensure the rollout of B35 biodiesel, a senior minister said on Tuesday. B35 is a fuel containing a 35% mix of palm oil-based fuel. Indonesia, the

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Is the Biofuel Industry Approaching a Feedstock Crunch?

(International Energy Agency) This report forms a component of Chapter 4 of Renewables 2022 and addresses a key question in renewable energy markets. About this report Biodiesel, renewable diesel and biojet fuel producers are headed for a feedstock supply crunch during 2022-2027 if

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Indonesia Targets Sugar Self-Sufficiency in 5 Yrs, Eyes Ethanol Production

by Gayatri Suroyo (Reuters) Indonesia will expand its sugar plantation area to try to become self-sufficient in the next five years and is eyeing development of renewable sugar-based ethanol afterwards, President Joko Widodo said on Friday. While inspecting a sugarcane plantation owned

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The Place of Biodiesel as China Eyes Carbon Neutrality

by Kong Lingyu (China Dialog/Transport Energy Strategies) Prices for China’s biodiesel exports have been rising significantly, from less than 7,000 yuan (US$1,050) a tonne in January last year to a record high of over 12,000 yuan (US$1,723) in July this year. The

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Can Electric Vehicle Targets Be Met?

(Visual Capitalist/Transport Energy Strategies) ... Why Is It Unlikely We Will Meet Targets? Even as pledges vow to increase the forecast share of EV adoption, we still need to consider headwinds that will slow down the EV rollout. Roadblock 1: Resource Constraints Sourcing critical raw materials will be

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Shell Buys Asia-Based Waste Oil Recycler to Boost Biofuels Output

by Trixie Yap (Reuters/NASDAQ) Shell Eastern Petroleum, a unit of oil giant Shell SHEL.L, said on Tuesday it has acquired Asia-based waste oil recycling firm EcoOils to expand its biofuels production. The company will completely take over EcoOils' subsidiaries in Malaysia and a

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Indonesia Sends Cars to Volcanic Highlands for Biodiesel Tests

by Eko Listiyorini (Bloomberg News) Indonesia, the world’s biggest palm oil producer, is testing to see whether vehicles can run effectively on diesel blended with 40% cooking oil, and if it works well at higher altitudes. A successful outcome would shift

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How Much Mining Is Needed to Save the Planet?

by Jael Holzman (E&E News/Greenwire)  With climate change pushing the U.S. toward more rapid adoption of new technologies, many Republicans and Democrats are in rare agreement on one key point: This country needs a lot more mines. But exactly how much new

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Apeiron Bioenergy Secures Equity Investment from Proterra Investment Partners Asia to Solidify Upstream Capabilities

(Apeiron Bioenergy/ACN Newswire) - Proterra Investment Partners Asia's first exposure to biofuel; - Apeiron to leverage Proterra's strength in food-agriculture, natural resources and renewable feedstock -- Apeiron Bioenergy has entered into an equity investment agreement with Proterra Investment Partners Asia.

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Indonesia Raises Emission Reduction Goal in Bet on EV, Biofuel

by Norman Harsono (Bloomberg) Nation pledges to cut emissions by 31.89%, from 29% by 2030; Emission cut could be deeper with international help  -- Indonesia raised its 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction goal by imposing stronger measures to boost usage of

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Insight – How Biofuels and Rising Incomes Impact Grain and Oilseed Demand

(Austrade/Mirage) Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and poor seasonal conditions in North America in 2022 have created spikes in world prices for grain and oilseed (See Figure 1). However, 2 long-term factors are likely to increase global demand for grains and oilseeds over

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Top 5: All EVs, All the Time in the EU??

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies) ... • Plug-in Hybrids with E85: An IFPEN study has showed that they’re just as climate-friendly as EVs – but will the EU Commission, Parliament and Council listen as they enter the trilogue negotiations

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India Plans to Build Alliance of Biofuel Producers

by Rituraj Baruah (Live Mint) The alliance would initially focus on knowledge sharing and transfer of technology on production of biofuel from feedstock and 2G and 3G biofuels, rather than trade --   In a bid to counter OPEC, India is looking

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The Place of Biodiesel as China Eyes Carbon Neutrality

by Kong Lingyu (China Dialogue/Eco Business) China has developed a biodiesel export industry fed by used cooking oil, but a domestic market remains elusive. ... Biodiesel stocks have also done well on China’s own markets. The main reasons for this are the

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IEA: Clean Energy Investment Key to Crisis Response

(Biofuels International) International Energy Agency (IEA) executive director Fatih Birol has urged energy ministers from the world’s largest economies to prioritise actions to ensure secure, affordable and sustainable energy in response to the crisis the world currently faces. The top-level G20

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Diverse, Sustainable Biofuels Crucial for Indonesia’s Energy Transition

by Stella Kusumawardhani - Tenggara Strategics (The Jakarta Post) Indonesia is at the forefront of biofuel advancement worldwide, especially with regard to biodiesel, both in terms of blending rate and production scale, but its contribution to decarbonization is questionable since

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USGC Boosts Ethanol during Trade Mission to Southeast Asia

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. Grains Council’s Southeast Asia and Oceania (SEA&O) office recently participated in the Clean EDGE Asia business mission, a clean and renewable energy-focused trade mission organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The mission aimed

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UPDATE 1-Indonesia Increases 2022 Biodiesel Allocation to 11.03 mln kl - Statement

by Bernadette Christina Munthe, Ananda Teresia, Fransiska Nangoy (Reuters)  Indonesia has raised its 2022 biodiesel allocation to 11.03 million kilolitres amid expectations of rising demand in the fourth quarter while it extends an export levy waiver to maintain price stability, a

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Thohir Presses for Adoption of Ethanol as Vehicle Fuel Substitute

(Antara News) State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir has urged state companies to explore the potential of ethanol as a substitute for fossil fuels in Indonesia, as done by India and Brazil. "We are encouraging PTPN Holdings (state-owned plantation company Perkebunan

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Hyundai Oilbank and Lotte Confectionery Sign Biodiesel Deal

by Shin Ha-Nee (Reuters) Hyundai Oilbank and Lotte Confectionery signed a deal to produce biodiesel using disposed oil, the oil refiner said Monday. Through the deal, Lotte Confectionery will supply by-products made during the food manufacturing process, which are mostly used

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Indonesia Runs Road Test for Biodiesel with 40% Palm Oil

by Bernadette Christina (Reuters) Indonesia on Wednesday launched road tests for two types of biodiesel containing 40% palm oil, hoping to conclude by the end of the year whether they are viable for public use, the energy ministry said. The government currently

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USGC Showcases Ethanol’s Decarbonization Capabilities at G20 Meeting

(U.S. Grains Council) U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Regional Director for Southeast Asia and Oceania Caleb Wurth showcased the significant role fuel ethanol plays in decarbonizing the transport sector and bolstering fuel security during a Group of Twenty (G20) workshop entitled, “Biofuels

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Global Demand for Biofuels to Slow in Decade ahead Says Forecast

by Chuck Abbott (Successful Farming)  Corn will become less important and sugarcane will become the dominant feedstock for making ethanol in the coming decade, said an agricultural outlook published jointly by the OECD and FAO on Wednesday. The report forecast a

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Indonesia Mulls Raising Mandatory Palm Oil Mix in Biodiesel to 35%

by Bernadette Christina Munthe (Reuters/NASDAQ) Indonesia is considering expanding a mandatory palm oil mix in its biodiesel to 35%, from 30%, a government official said on Thursday (June 30, 2022), as authorities look for ways to stimulate palm fruit purchases

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Council’s Five-Year Ethanol Promotion Efforts Triple Exports to South Korea

(U.S. Grains Council) The U.S. Grains Council has promoted U.S. ethanol exports in South Korea since 2016, focusing primarily on educating Korean buyers about the availability and pricing of U.S. ethanol, in addition to introducing buyers to U.S. suppliers and visiting

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Indy 500 Highlights Ethanol’s Role In Racing, Global Market

(U.S. Grains Council) Delegations from Japan, South Korea, India and Indonesia traveled to the United States last week to take part in the Indianapolis 500. Hosted by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) in collaboration with the Indiana Corn Marketing Council, the

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EU Biofuels Feedstock Supply Uncertain as Reliance on Rapeseed Oil Imports Rises

by Samyak Pandey (S&P Global) Rapeseed oil imports soar in 2021-22 marketing year; Food inflation hits many EU countries plans for crop-based biofuels usage -- The EU's purchases of rapeseed oil have risen sharply in the 2021-22 marketing year (July-June) from the

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A Review of Global Ethanol Market Development: Where We Stand Today

by Brian Healy (U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... Working with three different U.S. administrations over the past several years, three common themes have emerged from this global advocacy and market development program: • Building partnerships • Creating alignment through communication   •

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Slick Operator: Indonesian Cooking Oil Probe May Spread to Biodiesel Industry

by Hans Nicholas Jong (Mongabay)  -A top economist in Indonesia has been charged for his alleged role in helping palm oil companies export the commodity instead of selling it domestically — a practice blamed for a shortage of cooking oil

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Analysis: White House Weighs Inflation vs. Farmers in New Biofuel Mandates

by Jarrett Renshaw and Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)  The White House is expected to announce in coming weeks the amount of biofuels like corn-based ethanol that U.S. refiners must blend into their fuel this year, a decision that will force it to

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Hyundai Oilbank to Build Biodiesel Plant in S. Korea in 2023

(The Korea Bizwire) South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank Co. said Wednesday it will build a 130,000-ton biodiesel plant in the country’s southwest next year as it pushes for white biotechnology business. White biotechnology refers to using non-polluting renewable resources, like plants, molds

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Current State of North American Ethanol Sector

(Biofuels International)  ... In the Administration’s adjoining Summer Fuels Outlook, the forecast for the average price of petroleum and diesel is that the next few months will see prices reaching their highest inflation-adjusted levels since the summer of 2014. This is

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Exclusive-Malaysia May Cut Palm Oil Export Tax by Half Amid Global Supply Crisis

by Mei Mei Chu and A. Ananthalakshmi (Reuters) Malaysia's commodities ministry has proposed cutting the export tax on palm oil by as much as half to help fill a global edible oil shortage and grow the market share of the

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USGC Engagement Helps Allow US Ethanol to Enter Indonesian Market

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) U.S. ethanol can now enter the Indonesian market by way of pre-blended fuel following the recent removal of a ban on such products entering the country. This change creates a potential market of more than 200

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Six Important Biofuel Crops for Fuel Production

by Chintu Das (Krishi Jagran)  Biofuels and biofuel crops have long been used as a fossil fuel replacement. Biofuel is a low-carbon fuel that is made from biomass rather than the extremely slow geological processes that generate fossil fuels. Biofuel demand

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GS Caltex, Posco International Team up for Biofuel Push

by Lee Ji-yoon (Korea Herald)  South Korean refiner GS Caltex said Sunday it has teamed up with Posco International, the trading unit of steel giant Posco, to make a big push into the burgeoning biofuel market amid growing calls for emissions

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Pertamina, Osaka Gas, JGC Holdings and INPEX Sign Joint Study Agreement on Bio-methane Derived Clean Gas Project

(JGC Holdings) PT PERTAMINA (Pertamina), Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (Osaka Gas), JGC Holdings Corporation (JGC) and INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) (together hereinafter, "parties") announced today they have entered into a joint study agreement on exploring the feasibility of a clean natural gas

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Will Indonesia's Ban on Palm Oil Exports Derail Renewable Diesel Growth in the U.S.?

by Tyne Morgan (AgWeb) Soybean oil prices hit nearly limit up in overnight trading after Indonesia announced it will effectively ban palm oil exports as of April 28 due to soaring domestic prices. While no timeline was given on the announced export

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Airlines Seek Clearance for Liftoff on Sustainable Aviation Fuels

by Terry Slavin (Reuters) EU and Britain to force airlines to replace part of kerosene use with non-fossil fuels; Measures in the Biden Administration’s Infrastructure bill to help bridge high cost of SAF; Companies with net-zero commitments sign up to

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EU Biofuel Plan Increases Risk of Fraudulent Imports from Asia: Study

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV) EU proposals aimed at cutting transport emissions risk boosting the amount of fraudulent used cooking oil (UCO) imported into the EU, according to a new study by the International Council for Clean Transportation (ICCT), a US-based non-profit organisation. The

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Impact of Ethanol-Blended Fuel in Vehicles: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to NREL’s Ethanol Study

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) National Renewable Energy Laboratory’sstudy looks at the impact of ethanol-blended fuel at various blending levels (10%, 15%, and 20% vol.) on “in-operation” vehicles built to differing emissions and manufacturing standards around the world – focusing

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Illinois Corn Marketing Board Eyeing Potential Ethanol Export Markets

by Rhiannon Branch (Brownfield Ag News)  ... Mark Wilson, Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, tells Brownfield their prime target is our neighbor to the north. “Look at Canada, right next door to us. They are trying to get up to

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Can the Little-Known Tamanu Tree Replace Palm Oil in Indonesia’s Biofuel Bid?

(South Africa Today) Government researchers in Indonesia believe oil from the tamanu tree (Calophyllum inophyllum) could serve an alternative feedstock for biofuel to palm oil. They say the plant has shown the ability to grow in burned areas and former mining

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Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2

by Will Thurmond (Emerging Markets) Renewable Diesel & Sustainable Aviation Fuels 2030, Vol 2. (249 pages, September 2021) provides a detailed analysis and outlook for low-carbon feedstock availability, and a feasibility assessment for technology commercialization pathways in sustainable aviation fuels

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Challenges & Potential of Indonesia's Biodiesel & Bioethanol Programs

(Indonesia Investments) Biodiesel, which is a form of diesel fuel that is derived from plants or animals (in the case of Indonesia it mainly uses fatty acid methyl ether, FAME, which is derived from palm oil), has been on the

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Indonesia Plans B40 Biodiesel Road Tests Next Month

(Reuters) Indonesia’s energy ministry plans to begin road tests for a biodiesel programme using 40% palm based bio-content (B40) in February, a senior government official said on Monday. The world’s largest palm oil producer mandated that biodiesel sold in the country be

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Seeds of Beauty Leaf Tree Examined as Source of Low-Emissions Biodiesel

 by Jasmine Hines (ABC Capricornia)  The native beauty leaf tree could be grown in large-scale plantations on marginal land for biofuel; Researcher Nanjappa Ashwath says the trees could produce 4,000 litres of biofuel per hectare each year; The bioenergy sector

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Complete Global Guide: The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  65 countries have targets or mandates--how much, where, when and what?  READ MORE Commodities 2022: European biofuel mandates to structurally shift ethanol demand higher in the year (S&P Global Platts) European Biofuel Mandates to Structurally Shift Ethanol

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Renewables 2021: Analysis and Forecast to 2026

(International Energy Agency) Renewables 2021 is the IEA’s primary analysis on the sector, based on current policies and market developments. It forecasts the deployment of renewable energy technologies in electricity, transport and heat to 2026 while also exploring key challenges

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Indonesia Saves $4.54 Billion in Foreign Exchange by Using Biofuel

(Antara) The utilization of 30 percent biodiesel (B30) in 2021 helped Indonesia save US$4.54 billion in foreign exchange or equivalent to Rp64.6 trillion, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has informed. Director of downstream oil and gas business development at the

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Viewpoint: HVO Capacity Growth to Test Feedstock Supply

by Lauren Moffitt (Argus Media) Decarbonisation pledges have increased during a landmark year for global climate diplomacy with the UN's Cop 26 climate conference, with investment in biofuels positioned centre stage of many transition plans. Asia-Pacific in 2022 will see an

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Biodiesel Use to Decline in EU

by Sean Pratt (Western Producer) There is a good news/bad news scenario emerging for canola oil in the European Union’s biodiesel sector, according to a Rabobank report. The bad news is that diesel demand is expected to fall with the increased adoption

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Indonesia Prepares Strategic Plan for Developing Biodiesel

(AntaraNews.com)   Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arifin Tasrif has said that his ministry is currently preparing a strategic plan for developing Biodiesel 40 (B40), which contains 40 percent biofuel and 60 percent diesel. "Several strategies are being carried out to develop

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The Renewable Era

by Matthew Choi (Politico's Morning Energy)  RENEWABLES ON THE UP: The world is getting more renewables, but it won’t be enough to hit net-zero global emissions by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency’s 2021 renewables report released today. ... IEA is

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Need Strategy for Developing Nyamplung as Biofuel: Ministry

by Sanya S and Kenzu T  (ANTARA)  A special strategy is necessary for developing biofuel from nyamplung tree oil, a researcher from the biotechnology and forest plant breeding center of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Budi Leksono, has said. Currently, oil from the nyamplung tree,

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New Study Demonstrates Ethanol Blend Compatibility of Vehicles Around the World

(U.S. Grains Council/GrainNet)  A new study conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is out now that shows all vehicles in the study countries are highly likely to be compatible with E10. Motorcycles and scooters similarly analyzed in India and Indonesia have full compatibility with

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