Glencore’s bunker fuel unit has agreed to pay a $27 MM penalty and retire over $71 MM worth of credits for compliance with the US biofuels program to resolve charges it violated the policy.
Iowa State engineers are working with Chevron to develop a pilot plant and study an advanced biorenewables technology called solvent liquefaction.
Henrik Erämetsä, Head of Aviation Regulation at Neste, has been appointed Co-Chair of the EU initiative 'the European Advanced Biofuels Flightpath' as a representative of the biofuels industry.
Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said it will exit the biofuels sector, as the heavily indebted company seeks to prioritize investment in crude oil and gas production.
Anglo American Platinum Ltd. has invested in Greyrock Energy, Inc., a provider of small scale gas-to-liquids technology.
Peugeot and Citroën have accepted the use of fully fossil-free, HVO-type renewable diesel in passenger cars and vans.
Bill Gates and Total have decided to invest $14 MM in Renmatix, a producer of cellulosic sugar technology used to create biofuels.
Indian Oil Corp. has selected Praj as its technology partner for setting up multiple 2nd-generation bio-ethanol plants based on indigenously developed technology.
Flint Hills Resources and Benefuel Inc. will startup the Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant, the first commercial-scale application of Benefuel’s ENSEL technology.
The US EPA has approved Pacific Ethanol’s registration for generating cellulosic ethanol and D3 cellulosic renewable identification numbers (RINs) at its Stockton, CA plant from corn fiber using Edeniq Inc.’s Pathway Technology.