Hydrocarbon Processing U.S. SAF production forecast to eclipse 50,000 bpd by 2026 Production capacity of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the U.S. could increase from around 2,000 bpd to nearly 30,000 bpd in 2024, increasing to more than 50,000 bpd by 2026, if all projects come online. Vale, Komatsu and Cummins announce collaboration to develop dual-fuel large trucks, powered by ethanol and diesel Vale and Komatsu have signed an agreement to develop and test, in partnership with Cummins, dual-fuel haul trucks, powered by a mixture of ethanol and diesel. Audi, bp team up with strategic sustainable fuels partnership for Formula 1 Audi and bp are joining forces in an extensive new strategic partnership in Formula 1, focused on adhering to new FIA F1 Technical Regulations featuring enhanced electrification and use of Advanced Sustainable fuels. Iowa biodiesel industry commends Rep. Hinson on letter to EPA The Iowa Biodiesel Board has applauded Iowa U.S. Representative Ashley Hinson (R-02) for leading a bipartisan letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encouraging more usage of biofuels in the U.S. The EPA is currently considering volume obligations for the 2026 Renewable Fuel Standard. Singapore's 1H 2024 bunker sales rise on year but June sees a monthly decline Sales of marine bunker fuel at Singapore climbed 8.5% in 1H 2024, official data showed on Monday, as shipping disruptions in the Red Sea boosted global bunkering demand, though demand slowed month-on-month in June. Evonik expands sodium methylate production in Argentina to meet growing demand for biofuels Evonik has announced the expansion of its sodium methylate production capacity at its Rosario plant, located in the Sante Fé Province in Argentina. Cepsa Química, Persán to transport their supplies using renewable diesel Cepsa Química and the Persán group, a leading company of home care and personal care products, have signed an agreement so that the supply transportation of chemical products from Cepsa to the Sevillian company will be carried out using 100% renewable diesel. South Africa has vast potential for SAF production The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on South Africa to mobilize its experience, resources and infrastructure to accelerate the development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production. Shell to take up to $2-B writedown on Singapore and Rotterdam plants Shell will take an impairment charge of up to $2 B after the sale of its Singapore refinery and pausing of construction of one of Europe's largest biofuel plants. China regulator launches country's first 'green' jet aviation fuel center The Civil Aviation Authority of China launched the country's first technical center for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that focuses on standard setting and product research. The center is setting up test facilities for new products which added that China's total aviation fuel consumption is likely to exceed 50 MMtpy by 2030 and the use of SAF could reach 2.5 MMtpy.