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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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Commencement of a Feasibility Study for a Biomass to SAF Project in Malaysia

(Marubeni) Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”) signed a memorandum of understanding (hereinafter, “MOU”) regarding a feasibility study(hereinafter, the “PoC”) on the production and sales of sustainable aviation fuel*1 (hereinafter, “SAF”) utilizing biomass resources in collaboration with InvestSarawak, a Malaysian state government agency under

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Scania Pilot-Test Renewable Fuels and Electrification Solutions with IRDA’S IMBRT Project

(Scania) Scania pilot-tests renewable fuels and electrification solutions with Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) for the Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid Transit (IMBRT). Scania will be test-running two buses over the 20-kilometre loop route from 11 to 15 April; the 10-metre

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Strait Energy's Unit Completes First Delivery of ISCC EU-Certified Marine Biofuel

(The Star/Bernama) : Straits Energy Resources Bhd’s (Straits Energy) subsidiary, Tumpuan Megah Development Sdn Bhd, has completed the first delivery of International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC EU) certified marine biofuel by a Malaysian supplier. Tumpuan Megah supplied 4,500 tonnes of ISCC EU-certified

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King of Rims Malaysia Partners with DHL Express to Reduce Carbon Emissions via Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(DHL Express) King of Rims Malaysia comes on board GoGreen Plus service in commitment to a 30 percent reduction of carbon emissions associated with international shipments -- King of Rims Malaysia, a leading retailer of car parts and accessories, has signed onto

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Biofuels Refiner Ecoceres Expects Malaysia Unit to Start up in Second Half 2025

(Reuters/Hydrocarbon Processing)  Biofuels refiner Ecoceres is aiming to start up its Malaysia-based biofuels production unit in the second half of 2025, a company executive said on Monday. The unit will have a total capacity of 350,000 metric tons per year of biofuels,

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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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Malaysia Poises to Lead in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Supply in Asia-Pacific, says Air NZ

(Bernama/The Sun)  Malaysia has the potential to become a leading supplier of feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the Asia Pacific region, given its diverse range of feedstock and biomass available in the country, according to Air New Zealand. Its chief

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MOSTI Explores Hydrogen Technology in Mobility Sector

(The Sun) The Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (MOSTI) is exploring the potential use of hydrogen technology, particularly in the mobility sector. In a statement, the ministry said it will hold discussions with relevant ministries and agencies to raise the adoption level

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JGC Awarded FEED Contract for Green Hydrogen/MCH Production Plant in Malaysia

(JGC) JGC Holdings Corporation (Representatve Director, Chairman and CEO Masayuki Sato) announced today that JGC Corporation (Representative Director and President Farhan Mujib) which operates the overseas engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) business of the JGC Group was awarded the Front End

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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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Malaysia Airlines Elevates Its Sustainability Initiatives with the Launch of Its Corporate Carbon Programme

(Malaysia Airlines)  Malaysia Airlines is elevating its commitment to sustainability with the launch of the Malaysia Airlines Corporate Carbon Programme, making it the first airline in Malaysia to introduce such an initiative. This innovative initiative is designed to empower corporate customers,

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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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Interview: Malaysia's B20 Mandate Could Boost Biodiesel Output by 79%: Trade Body Head

by Aditya Kondalamahanty, Samyak Pandey, Ck Quick  (S&P Global)  The Malaysian Biodiesel Association, or MBA, has projected a surge in the country's biodiesel production to 2.5 million mt once thegovernment's B20 mandate is completely fulfilled, the association's President U R Unnithan

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CEO: Gamalux on Track to Hit 100,000 Tonnes Mark for Sustainable Aviation Fuel by Year-End

(Borneo Post Online/Bernama) KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): Gamalux Group, a leading player in the downstream oil palm industry with facilities in both East & West Malaysia, has targeted to hit the 100,000 tonnes per annum mark for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

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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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Hydrexia to Provide Hydrogen Application Solution to Toyota

(Hydrexia/PR Newswire) Hydrexia Holding Limited (Hydrexia), a leading hydrogen technology solution provider in China, and Toyota, a global automotive manufacturer announced today that the Malaysia subsidiaries of the two companies have reached a commercial agreement for certain hydrogen application solution. Under the terms of the agreement, Hydrexia

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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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Clean Growth Fund invests £2.25m in Hutan Bio

(Clean Growth Fund) After a decade of research and development in the UK and around the world, HutanBio, a bio-tech company founded by scientists from Cambridge University, based in Cambridge (UK) and in Malaysia, has secured investment from Clean Growth

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Straits Energy Resources Unit Certified to Enter Marine Biofuel Industry

(The Edge Malaysia/Bernama) Bursa Malaysia-listed Straits Energy Resources Bhd said its subsidiary Tumpuan Megah Development Sdn Bhd is set to enter the marine biofuel trading and bunkering industry in the first quarter of 2024, after it was certified by the International Sustainability and Carbon

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Straits Energy Resources Unit Certified to Enter Marine Biofuel Industry

(Bernama/The Star)  Bursa Malaysia-listed Straits Energy Resources Bhd said its subsidiary Tumpuan Megah Development Sdn Bhd is set to enter the marine biofuel trading and bunkering industry in the first quarter of 2024 after it was certified by the International Sustainability and Carbon

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Brazil to Raise Mandatory Biodiesel Mix, Halt Imports

by Lisandra Paraguassu (Reuters)  Brazil will increase the country's mandatory biodiesel mix into diesel from early next year, bringing forward previously set blending targets, the country's energy policy council CNPE decided on Tuesday, also halting biofuel imports until further notice. The measures

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Cargo Ship Carrying Biodiesel Feedstock from Malaysia to Italy Attacked by Houthis for Planned Israel Stop

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Yemen, Reuters reports that Houthis attacked a cargo ship that was heading to Italy from Malaysia where it loaded 15,000 metric tons of palm oil waste and residues. The feedstock is destined for Eni’s biorefineries but

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Lootah Biofuels Enters Strategic Partnership with FatHopes Energy

(Gulf Today) Lootah Biofuels, a pioneer in the circular economy that produces biofuels from used cooking oil (UCO), and FatHopes Energy, a Malaysian leader in developing sustainable fats, oils, and grease solutions for advanced biofuel production, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding

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Monaco, Malaysia Could Explore Using Palm Oil Biofuel in Yachting Industry

 Monaco and Malaysia should explore opportunities using palm oil biofuel in the leisure marine industry, said chief executive officer of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Olivier Wenden. This would be in line with the global environmental, sustainability and governance

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Shell, KPD and Scania Driving the Shift in Reducing CO2 Emissions with B100 Biodiesel.

(Shell Malaysia)  Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn. Bhd. (Shell Malaysia) today launched the pilot test of the first pair of Scania road tankers, operated by Konsortium Port Dickson Sdn Bhd (KPD), which will operate using B100 Biodiesel. The launch was held at

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Asahi Kasei, Gentari, and JGC Signed MOU on FEED Study for 60 MW Class Alkaline Water Electrolyser to Produce Green Hydrogen in Malaysia

(Asahi Kasei)  Asahi Kasei, Gentari Hydrogen Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS clean energy arm Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari), and JGC Holdings Corporation (JGC) today announced the completion of a detailed feasibility study for production of up to 8,000

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Biodiversity Centre Asked to Revive Research on Mukah Red Yeast Strain for Biofuel

by Galileo Petingi (Borneo Post) ... Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg said the research on the yeast collected from soil in Mukah was done almost three decades ago by South African researchers. “I was informed of an interesting

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ICAO: Malaysia Illustrates Commitment to Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(International Civil Aviation Organization/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Taken together, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and operational improvements hold the promise of delivering almost two-thirds of the CO2-emissions reductions required to decarbonize international aviation by 2050. Juan Carlos Salazar, secretary general of the International Civil

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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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Gentari Partners AM Green to Drive Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Production with Global Reach

(Gentari)  Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari), via its wholly-owned subsidiary Gentari International Renewables Pte Ltd, has entered into an agreement with AM Green BV (AM Green) to jointly invest, in phases, into a green ammonia platform, AM Green Ammonia Holdings BV (AMG

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GKN Aerospace Partners DHL Express to Reduce Carbon Emissions on Shipments

by Nursyazwani Jamil (Business Times)  GKN Aerospace has signed an agreement with DHL Express to use its GoGreen Plus service to reduce carbon emissions for its international shipments. DHL Express's GoGreen Plus service seeks to mitigate the environmental footprint of customer's supply

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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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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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Nextgreen Global Enters JV for Biodiesel Trading

(The Star)  Nextgreen Global Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary Nextgreen Resources Sdn Bhd has entered into a joint venture with P Teguh Services Sdn Bhd via a special purpose vehicle for the purpose of trading in biodiesel products. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia,

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Palm Edges up as Crude Oil Rally Fuels Biodiesel Demand Hopes

(Reuters) Malaysian palm oil futures edged higher on Monday on hopes that biodiesel demand would increase following a rally in crude oil prices, but rising stocks capped the upside. ... “Due to the rally in crude oil prices, the market is expecting a

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Experts Say Biofuels Policy Needs to Be Included in Budget

by George Lee (RTE) If a single sentence stating that biofuels could be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in home heating were to be included in tomorrow's Budget, it could save the country €35 billion of unnecessary spending. That's according to

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Algae: A Key Ingredient for Biofuels?

(Innovation Origins) With new investments and a stronger emphasis on research, the future of algae as a renewable and economically viable fuel source looks promising. ...  Thank you for sharing this story! However, please do so in a way that respects the

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Malaysia Mulls Expansion of B10 Biodiesel Usage to Industrial Sector

(Channel News Asia/Reuters) Malaysia is considering expansion of its B10 biodiesel programme, which requires the mandatory use of 10 per cent palm oil, to the industrial sector, its plantations and commodities minister said on Tuesday. Malaysia, the world's second biggest producer of

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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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Universiti Teknologi Petronas and Malaysian Kuwaiti Investment Embark on Pioneer Project in Sabah to Optimise Plantation’s Biomass

( Bernama/Malay Mail)  Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) and Malaysian Kuwaiti Investment Co Sdn Bhd (MKIC) will embark on a pioneering project to optimise the use of palm oil plantation biomass and other wastes in Sabah following an agreement that was inked between

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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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German Biodiesel Exports up 16% in 1st Half of 2023

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e. V. (UFOP)/Biobased Diesel Daily) Germany’s foreign trade in biodiesel is poised to be brisk in 2023. Exports in the first six months rose 16 percent on the year-earlier period. Imports declined 11 percent. The export surplus

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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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Sarawak to Go Big in Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Ganeshwaran Kana (The Star)  Sarawak will begin commercial production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from microalgae next year, and by 2030, the largest state of Malaysia aims to produce 100,000 barrels of SAF per day. Deputy state secretary Datuk Dr Muhammad

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National Energy Transition Roadmap: B30 Biodiesel Mandate for Heavy Vehicles in Malaysia by 2030

by Mick Chan (Paultan.org) The second phase of the National Energy Transition Roadmap (NETR) was launched today by prime minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, and the NETR has been revealed to cover a number of areas involving transport and mobility. Of these, the heavy

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Letter from Europe: Amazing Opp to Get UCO Right

by James Cogan (ClonBio/Biofuels Digest) In an amazing turn of events, on August 16 the European Commission launched an investigation[1] into possible large scale violations in the used cooking oil, palm oil and biodiesel supply chains from South East Asia to

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Malaysia's Palm Oil Board, Petronas to Study Use of Palm Waste as Aviation Fuel

by Mel Mel Chu (Reuters)  Malaysia's palm oil board and state oil firm Petronas (IPO-PETO.KL) have signed an agreement to study the use of used cooking oil and palm oil waste as sustainable aviation fuel. The two organisations signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)

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Bangchak Makes Its Mark as Future Energy Leader Pioneering Thailand’s Aviation Industry with First Construction Agreement for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Production Unit

(Bangchak)  Bangchak Group takes the Lead as a Future Energy Leader by producing Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from used cooking oil, the first and only in Thailand. The ceremony for the Construction Agreement of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Unit is signed

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Malaysia Airlines Secures Large Scale SAF Supply at Kuala Lumpur Airport

(Aviation Week) The Malaysia Airlines Group (MAG) has reached an agreement to purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use in its flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas Dagangan Berhad will supply the airline

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Resintech Inks MoU with SEDC Energy to Boost Sarawak's Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production

(New Straits Times) Main Market listed Resintech Bhd is collaborating with Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) to develop and produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). ... The MoU outlines the intentions and framework for a joint venture (JV) leveraging Resintech and SEDC's strengths and

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Plantation Ministry: 184,464 Tonnes Palm Methyl Ester Used in National Biodiesel Programme as of Q1 2023

(Malay Mail)  ...  KPK said the National Biodiesel Programme is indeed capable of reducing the country’s dependence on the use of fossil fuels and the government is very committed to expanding the National Biodiesel Programme to the entire country. ... “The mixture

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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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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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Desmet’s New Innovation Center to Bring Technical Advances to the Asian Plant-Based Oil Industry

(Desmet) Desmet has announced the opening of a brand-new Oils & Derivatives Innovation Center in Malaysia, a first for Southeast Asia. Desmet’s new facility will bring cutting-edge environmental and efficiency innovations closer to the local plant-based oil producers and foster collaboration

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Eni Bets on Agri-business in Africa to Expand Biofuel Production

by Francesca Landini (Reuters) Eni aims to develop farming ventures in at least 9 countries; Eni replicates upstream-downstream model with agri-business; Eni to decide over new bio-refinery in Livorno by year-end -- Italy's Eni (ENI.MI) is investing in farming in several African

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Abang Jo to Test Sarawak’s Sustainable Fuel on Flight to Langkawi

(Free Malaysia Today) He says the flight will use a small amount of the algae-based sustainable aviation fuel produced through a collaborative effort between the state and Japanese partners. Sarawak premier Abang Johari Openg has announced that the state will test

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LIMA 2023: Leonardo and Weststar Celebrate Technological and Commercial Development Agreements and Sustainability Milestone

(Leonardo) Weststar will operate one AW609 collaborating with Leonardo in the tiltrotor’s capabilities development in South-East Asia; Weststar signs for five more AW139 offshore helicopters; An AW139 helicopter operated by Weststar set sustainability milestone with SAF fuel flight At Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace

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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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In the Palm of Your Hand

(Biofuels International) ... Waste and residues from agricultural activities have the best potential to deliver zeroemissions energy as traditional sources of farm emissions from the biodegradation of farm wastes are converted into renewable sources of energy. The European Union, in its

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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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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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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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MOU on Joint Study of Sustainable Palm Oil Industry Development in Malaysia

(JGC Holdings) JGC Holdings Corporation and Japan NUS (JANUS) have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Malaysian natural gas sales, marketing, and distribution company Gas Malaysia Bhd (GMB) for joint study of sustainable domestic palm oil industry development through effective

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UTP, AIN-ILS Group Ink Partnership to Boost Research and Technology in Renewable Energy

(Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)) Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) and Ain-Integrated Logistics Solutions (Ain-ILS) Group have signed an agreement to collaborate on various initiatives aimed at supporting a greener and cleaner future.  The partnership will focus on biomass valorisation and fuel production, as

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PETRONAS, SEDC Energy to Develop Microalgae Oil for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(PETRONAS) PETRONAS Research Sdn Bhd (PRSB), a subsidiary of PETRONAS, and SEDC Energy Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC), have signed an agreement to develop technology for microalgae oil production. -- Under the agreement, PRSB and SEDC

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Climate Change: Towngas Offshoot Turns Waste Oil into Green Fuels in China and Malaysia to Meet Strong European Demand

by Eric Ng (South China Morning Post) Profitable Hong Kong start-up Ecoceres plans to build a second plant to turn waste oil into low-carbon fuel for aircraft and vehicles; The planned plant in Malaysia will turn used cooking oil and

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MPOC Urges EU to Include Palm Oil Wastes and Residues in Bioenergy Use

(UkrAgroConsult) The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) has urged the European Union (EU) to include palm oil wastes and residues in bioenergy use. The organisation made its comments following the EU’s new public input session into sustainable biofuels and biogases, which

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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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China's Zanyu to Spend USD147.6 Million to Make Biodiesel in Malaysia

(Yicai Global) Zanyu Technology Group, a Chinese manufacturer of surfactants and oleochemicals, plans to invest CNY1 billion (USD147.6 million) to build a plant in Malaysia to branch out into the business of biodiesel production. Zanyu's new factory, located in the Palm Oil

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Eni Announces the Incorporation of Eni Sustainable Mobility, Its New Mobility Transition Company

(Eni)  Eni announces the incorporation of Eni Sustainable Mobility, its new company dedicated to sustainable mobility. The company is vertically integrated along the entire value chain, bringing together services and products that support the energy transition and accelerate the path to

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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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Eni, Euglena, Petronas Explore Renewable Diesel, SAF Project in Malaysia

(Eni/Biobased Diesel Daily) Eni, Euglena and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced Dec. 14 they are jointly studying the possibility of developing and operating a biorefinery in the Pengerang Integrated Complex, one of the largest integrated refinery and petrochemical developments in Southeast

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Malaysia Advances in the Race for SAF: Vandelay Ventures Readies 75 Million Gallon Project Using Sulzer Tech

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Earlier this week, we reported that Vandelay Ventures has embarked on development of a 250,000 tonne (75 million gallons / 5000 barrels per day) production facility for sustainable aviation fuels and renewable diesel. The project will be

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Earth-Friendly Jet Fuel Facility to Start Production Soon

(Free Malaysia Today) A Malaysia-US venture that will utilise vegetable oil production technology to produce sustainable aviation fuel is expected to come online at the end of November. The facility, located in Sapangar Bay, Kota Kinabalu, will produce 250,000 metric tonnes of

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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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Aston University Researchers ‘Feed’ Leftover Coffee Grounds to Microalgae to Produce Low Emission bBiodiesel

(Aston University) High quality biodiesel produced from microalgae ‘fed’ on leftover coffee grounds; Breakthrough in the microalgal cultivation system; Could decrease reliance on palm oil to produce biofuel.  Two Aston University researchers have produced high-quality biodiesel after  ‘feeding’ and growing microalgae

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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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Hot Spots: The 50 Hottest Project Development & Deployment Spots in the Advanced Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Here are the 50 Hottest Project Development & Deployment Spots in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2022, as selected by the Digest’s editors. READ MORE

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Malaysia, EU Explore Cooperation to Develop Sustainable Aviation Fuel, Says Transport Minister

(Malay Mail/Bernama)Malaysia and the European Union (EU) have agreed to explore further cooperation under the Transport Ministry to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong said. He said this included making the product more accessible and

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£1m Biomass Project Launches in Scotland

(Bioenergy Insight)  A partnership between Heriot-Watt University and Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has been launched in Edinburgh, to develop cost-effective technologies for the production of hydrogen from agricultural and animal waste. The £1 million research project will initially focus

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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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Firefly Takes off First Flight Powered by Renewable Aviation Fuel

(New Straits Times) Firefly Sdn Bhd today (September 8, 2022) operated its first flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The initiative is part of Malaysia Aviation Group's (MAG) sustainability plan to reach zero carbon emissions by 2050. The flight is the first

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The Digest’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel around the World 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Many countries are now active with Sustainable Aviation Fuel — but how much where, and when, and what? The bulk of activity continues to come from the US — however, the EU has been gaining momentum, and

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Producing Biodiesel from Palm Kernel Shells

by Reginald Davey (AZO Materials)  A new paper appearing in the journal Environmental Research has explored the production of biodiesel from palm kernel shells, an agricultural waste stream. Scientists from Malaysia, Brunei, and Oman have contributed to the research. ... ... Palm

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IWK, EMB to Pioneer Production of Ethanol and Biogas from Wastewater

by Shafiqqul aliff (Malaysian Reserve)  Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and collaborated with EMB Business Sdn Bhd to pioneer the production of ethanol and biogas generated from wastewater processing for commercial purposes. Environment And

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PM: Malaysia to Be Positioned as Biomass Hub

by Nuradzimmah Daim (New Straits Times)  Malaysia will step up efforts to use materials derived from commodity by-product to reduce waste and generate more revenue. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said biomass sources had been identified to produce value-added products. "Malaysia

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Mercedes F1 Motor Racing Team in Multi-Million-Dollar SAF Investment to Reduce Its Aviation Carbon Footprint

by Christopher Surgenor (Green Air Online) The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS FI motor racing team is the latest corporate to announce a commitment to investing in sustainable aviation fuel in efforts reduce its Scope 3 aviation carbon footprint. The sports industry is one of

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Premier: Outcome of Algae Biofuel Research Maybe Known in Six Months

by Antonia Chiam On (Borneo Post) Research on algae for biofuel production is still ongoing, with the outcome to be known in possibly six months, said Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg. “We are still researching the production of

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USGC Hosts Ethanol Seminar for Malaysia Fuel Industry

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) To introduce the concept of fuel ethanol in Malaysia and underscore the benefits importers can capture by including it in their import specifications, the U.S. Grains Council’s staff in Southeast Asia and Oceania (SEA&O) recently

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More Malaysia Airlines Flights to Be Powered by Biofuel in Next 12 Months

(Business Times) Neste, Petronas are suppliers; In conjunction with World Environment Day, Malaysia Airlines has operated its first passenger flight using Neste MY SAF on flight MH603 from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore. -- Malaysia Aviation Group, the parent company of Malaysia

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Be Part of History: Travel on Malaysia Airlines’ First Passenger Flight Powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Malaysia Airlines)  Malaysia Airlines is proud to announce that it will operate the first passenger flight using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) between Kuala Lumpur – Singapore via MH603 and Singapore – Kuala Lumpur via MH606 on 5 June 2022, in conjunction

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SAF Production Expands for a Low-Carbon Future

by Scott Jenkins (Chemical Engineering Magazine)  ... The current environmental and geopolitical situation is prompting petroleum refiners across the globe to evaluate their assets and explore how to adapt to a carbon-constrained future, and one in which the negative climate effects

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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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UFOP Rejects Reduction of the Cap for Biofuels from Cultivated Biomass

(Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants) The GHG Quota Act regulates market balancing -- The Federal Environment Ministry's initiative to reduce the so-called cap on biofuels from cultivated biomass has met with incomprehension. The UFOP rejects the

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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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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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Driving up Renewable Fuel Technology

(Sulzer Chemtech) Sulzer Chemtech will provide a BioFlux® technology package to support the creation of the Sabah Maju Jaya Renewable Energy Industrial Complex (SMJREIC) in Malaysia. This new state-of-the-art facility will produce sustainable fuels with limited greenhouse gases emissions by

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Discrepancy in British and Irish Used Cooking Oil Imports Raises Biofuel Fraud Concerns

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com)  A new analysis suggests more Malaysian used cooking oil (UCO) was exported to Britain and Ireland than was collected in the country, raising fears that banned substances are being fraudulently passed off as the valuable biofuel

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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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Malaysian Airlines’ Takes off with SAF

(Biofuels International) Malaysia Airlines has operated its first flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in partnership with PETRONAS and Neste. The flight marks the airline’s commitment to making SAF the cleaner and more viable energy option for regular flights by

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Subsidised Cooking Oil Sold in Biodiesel Market for Easy Profit

(The Sun Daily/Bernama) Some wholesalers and repackaging companies (repackers) are selling subsidised used cooking oil to the biodiesel market for a lucrative profit due to the high price offered for used cooking oil. Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Datuk

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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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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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Malaysia Airlines Flies the First Flight in Malaysia Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel – PETRONAS and Neste Collaborate with the Airline to Mark a Major Milestone in Malaysia’s Aviation Industry

(Neste) Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia, today operated its inaugural flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in partnership with PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad (PDB) and Neste. The flight marks Malaysia Airlines’ commitment to make SAF the cleaner and more viable

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Malaysia, Chinese Firm Sign Deal on 2nd-Generation Biodiesel, Biojet Fuel

by Mei Mei Chu (Channel News Asia)  Malaysia and China's state-owned Shanxi Construction Investment Group on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the production of second-generation biodiesel and biojet fuel. Shanxi Construction plans to invest in a hydrogenated

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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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Fueling Biodiesel Adoption – Sulzer Chemtech’s Tech Helps Vegetable Oil Producer Enter Biofuel Market

(Sulzer Chemtech/Biofuels Digest) Businesses interested in producing biodiesel need advanced processing solutions that can achieve high purity levels while maximizing the recovery of this fuel. When Bremfield Sdn Bhd, a leading Malaysian vegetable oil processor, was looking to add biodiesel

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In Secret Tapes, Palm Oil Execs Disclose Corruption, Brutality

by Desmond Butler (Washington Post)  ... Global Witness’s two-year investigation is a rare behind-the-scenes look at the corruption, labor abuses and destructive environmental practices in an industry that is clearing carbon-rich rainforests and emitting greenhouse gases at a rate that

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Germany to End Palm Oil Use in Biofuels from 2023 - Ministry

by Michael Hogan (NASDAQ/Reuters) Germany will end the use of palm oil as a raw material to produce biofuels from 2023, the country's environment ministry said on Wednesday. -- ... Germany will instead give a quota for minimum use of waste

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CPOPC Files Objection to EU Targeting Palm Oil in RED II Delegated Act Determining High ILUC-Risk Feedstock

(The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC)/EurActiv) The decision to target palm oil was based on uncertain science and outdated knowledge which was used in counterintuitive policymaking. Despite continuous criticism from the palm oil industry, the EU appears to be indifferent

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Stepping into the Biofuel Market

(Biofuels International)  Businesses interested in producing biodiesel need advanced processing solutions that can achieve high purity levels while maximising the recovery of this fuel. When Bremfield, a leading Malaysian vegetable oil processor, was looking to add biodiesel to its product portfolio,

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Chinese Biodiesel Producers Chase High-Value Feedstocks

by Amandeep Parmar (Argus Media) Chinese biodiesel and feedstock suppliers are diversifying to get more value for their money with ever-evolving European legislation regarding waste feedstock incentives. Brown grease is becoming increasingly fashionable among suppliers, of which 18 in China are now

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Indonesia's B30 Program to Drive Global Biodiesel Production in 2021-2030: Report

by Aditya Kondalamahanty  (S&P Global)  Indonesia's use of palm oil to make biodiesel to rise by 23% by 2030; Biodiesel use projected to increase by 7% over coming decade; Palm oil production expected to weaken on sustainability, land constraints Indonesia will be the main

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Investing in Palm Biofuels Gets a RED Card from Brussels

(Palm Oil Monitor) Last week the Commission released its ‘Climate Taxonomy’ document. Basically, this is a new set of regulations that determine whether an investment by an EU bank or institution can be considered ‘climate friendly’. This regulation has been in train for some

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WTO Accepts Malaysia's Request to Examine EU Palm Oil Rules

by Mei Mei Chu and Emma Farge (Reuters) -The World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreed to a request from Kuala Lumpur to establish a panel examining a European Union law that restricts the use of palm oil-based biofuels, Malaysia’s government and a Geneva-based

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B20 Biodiesel Plan to Be Carried out by End-2022

(Bloomberg/CarSifu)  Malaysia, the world's second-biggest palm oil producer, expects its B20 biofuel plan to be implemented nationwide by the end of 2022, according to Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali. Malaysia's B20 programme in the transport

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European Union and Certain Member States — Certain Measures Concerning Palm Oil and Oil Palm Crop-Based Biofuels

(World Trade Organization) Malaysia submitted its second request for a panel to examine certain measures imposed by the European Union and EU member states regarding palm oil and oil palm crop-based biofuels from Malaysia. Malaysia's first request was blocked by the

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Insight: Policy Delays Slow Biofuels Market Growth

by Tom Brown (Independent Commodity Intelligence Services) Shifting government priorities are continuing to weigh on the growth of biofuels, with the policy-driven sector buffeted by delays in new legislation and low fossil fuel costs. The public commitments by most governments to

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The Extraordinary ReMaking of Ordinary Things, Pt 3: J&J Green Paper Reinvents the Paper Coffee Cup with an Alternative to Plastic

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... Derived from widely available plant material, JANUS coated paper can be custom-shaped and when coated, creates moisture resistance equivalent to petroleum-coated products. Unlike the old school petroleum-coated paper, J&J’s green paper technology is recyclable,

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 13: What Fuel Can My Car or Truck Use? What about My Motorcycle?

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) With so many options showing up at some gas stations, what should I choose? E85 and Flex Fuel Vehicles (FFVs) We’ve retrofitted my 2002 Ford Focus to be able to use E85, 85% renewable ethanol. (Watch

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Transport Energy & Renewables in the EU – What the Latest Commission Data Tells Us

by James Cogan (Ethanol Europe/Biofuels Digest) ... Oil maintains an overwhelming grip on the sector with a steady 94% share. The rest is biofuels with 5.6% and renewable electricity with 0.6%. Three quarters of the extra energy demand over the

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EU Demand for Palm Oil-based Biofuel May Evaporate before End-2030: Sumwin CEO

by Amir Imran Husain Safri (The Sun Daily) Palm oil-based biofuel demand from the European Union (EU) might disappear before the end-2030 implementation deadline imposed by Europe’s Renewable Energy Directive II (RED II), according to Sumwin Group’s founder and CEO, U.R.

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Leading Palm Oil Producers Formulate Strategy to Safeguard Industry

(Biofuels International)  Malaysia will discuss with Indonesia a plan to formulate the best strategy to protect the oil palm industry of both countries for the future. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has called for the framework of the

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Austria to End Crediting of Biofuels from Palm Oil in July

(Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP)/Biobased Diesel Daily)  The accounting of biofuels with a high risk of indirect land use change (iLUC) will end in Austria July 1. This exclusion is provided for in the late-January

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Air Quality Impacts of Palm Biodiesel in Indonesia

by Jane O’Malley, Stephanie Searle, and Tenny Kristiana (International Council on Clean Transportation) As Indonesia moves toward more advanced vehicle emission standards, lower sulfur limits in fuel, and palm biodiesel expansion, it is important to understand the impact that increasing palm biodiesel

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Malaysia to File WTO Lawsuit against EU on Jan 15, Says Minister

by Shaheera Aznam Shah  (Malaysian Reserve) Mohd Khairuddin says we will continue to fight against any discriminatory actions which pose a threat to the country’s economy and rakyat’s livelihood -- Malaysia will file its lawsuit against the European Union (EU) on the

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2021

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Florida, the Digest today releases 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 information

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Higher Blending Mandate to Help Offset EU’s Lower Palm Oil Demand, Says Biodiesel Association

(Malay Mail) A nimble push into higher biodiesel blends such as B40 — 40 per cent blend of palm oil-derived biodiesel — by Indonesia and B30 by Malaysia will help to mitigate the negative effects of the European Union’s (EU) lower

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CBP Issues Withhold Release Order on Palm Oil Produced by Forced Labor in Malaysia

(U.S. Customs and Border Protection) Effective December 30, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain palm oil and products containing palm oil produced by Sime Darby Plantation Berhad and its subsidiaries, joint

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Indonesia Export Levy Revision to Support Crude Palm Oil Prices, Stability Key

(Fitch Ratings)   The revision in Indonesia's export levy structure should support Indonesia's biodiesel consumption growth in 2021 by boosting collections to fund the subsidy burden, Fitch Ratings says. This will also support crude palm oil (CPO) prices, and the Malaysian

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Asia’s RCEP Trade Deal to Remove Biofuel Tariffs

by Amandeep Parmar (Argus Media) A new free-trade agreement (FTA) between 15 Asia-Pacific countries will phase out tariffs on a host of biofuels and feedstocks, although existing trade flows may limit the immediate market impact. The Regional Economic Comprehensive Partnership (RCEP) was

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Petronas Looks to Achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions Status by 2050

by Sambit Mohanty (S&P Global Platts)  Malaysia's state-run Petronas has set a target to achieve net zero carbon emissions status by 2050 as it steps up efforts to embrace cleaner forms of energy, joining a growing list of global oil

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India Can Stop Palm Oil Deforestation in Southeast Asia

by Tammy Klein (Future Fuel Strategies)  ... India is the largest consumer of palm oil. It is an extremely versatile ingredient that is firmly a part of our daily lives. According to WWF, palm oil is present in close to 50% of

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FGV Announces Additional 35,600 MT Storage Tanks to Fulfil Market Demands

(FGV Holdings)  ... Due to increasing market demand and to fulfil the government B20 biodiesel mandate for the transport sector, FGV has expanded its bulking facility by adding six new vegetable oil storage tanks. Four of the tanks are located

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CBP Issues Detention Order on Palm Oil Produced with Forced Labor in Malaysia

(U.S. Customs and Border Protection) Effective September 30 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain palm oil and palm oil products made by FGV Holdings Berhad and its subsidiaries and joint ventures. CBP’s Office

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AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 Shortlist Revealed

(Bioenergy Insight) ... The awards, run by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the World Biogas Association (WBA), recognise achievements in biogas innovation, clever use of outputs, international knowledge exchange and collaboration, financing and more. Originally launched by ADBA

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Oneworld Member Airlines Commit to Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

oneworld® member airlines have committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2050, becoming the first global airline alliance to unite behind a common target to achieve carbon neutrality. The alliance’s 13 member airlines plan to achieve this target within the existing environmental

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EECi Biorefinery Project almost 50% Complete

(The Nation/Thailand) The Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) project is 45 per cent complete and will be ready for operation by June 2021, EECi director Jengrit Khanatharana, who is also the National Science and Technology Development Agency deputy director, said. The

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From Americas to EU, Asia, Africa, Who’s Got What?: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Biofuel Mandates Around the World 2020

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Today, biobased mandates around the world. Where are the markets you can count on, how much can you count on? 65 countries in all, We’ll be focusing especially on new information out of Argentina, Brazil,

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Enhanced Biodiesel Programme, New Markets Help Boost Palm Price, Says Deputy Minister

(Malay Mail/Bernama)  The biodiesel improvement programme and initiatives in the country as well as opening of new markets have contributed to the increase in palm oil price currently, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister Willie Mongin. ... “We are optimistic and

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Indonesia Picks Up Allies In WTO Palm Fight

(Palm Oil Monitor)  Indonesia has picked up a number of allies in its battle with the EU over the bloc’s ban of palm oil in its renewable energy scheme. An additional 18 countries have reserved their rights to participate in the proceedings as

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Sime Darby Plantation Publishes Its Oil Palm Genome to Support the Company’s Ambition for a Deforestation-Free Industry

(Sime Darby) Publication of the research is to enable other researchers to accelerate their ability to increase oil palm yield. Over 10 years of research and RM150 million of investment in R&D has resulted in a much more detailed genome

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UPDATE 1-Malaysia to File WTO Legal Action against EU over Restrictions on Palm Biofuel

by Mei Mei Chu (Today) Malaysia, the world's second largest palm oil producer, will take legal action against the European Union's restrictions on palm oil-based biofuels with the World Trade Organization (WTO), calling the policy a "discriminatory action". Plantation Industries and Commodities

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Low Crude Oil Prices Put Pressure on Malaysia, Indonesia Biodiesel Mandates

(The Edge Markets/Bernama) With demand for crude oil dropping sharply, leading to a steep fall in crude oil prices, the viability of the biodiesel business has also weakened significantly, putting both Malaysia and Indonesia’s biodiesel mandates under pressure. However, there is a silver lining

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Neste’s Palm Oil and PFAD Traceability Dashboards Have Been Updated – Updates Twice a Year

(Neste) Neste has updated its traceability dashboard which provides detailed data on the company’s palm oil and palm fatty acid distillate (PFAD, a processing residue of refining food-quality palm oil) supply chains. The site provides a map service from which users can find

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