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Neste enables North Brunswick to be the first township in New Jersey (U.S.) to transition to renewable diesel

Neste announced a partnership with the Township of North Brunswick in New Jersey. The partnership enables all of North Brunswick’s diesel vehicles and equipment to switch to running on renewable diesel, making it the first township in the state to use renewable diesel for its fleet operations.

Neste and OK Slurink provide Neste MY renewable diesel to Scylla’s 40 river cruise ships in the Netherlands

Neste and OK Slurink have joined forces with Scylla, a provider of river cruises, to supply Neste MY Renewable Diesel in the Netherlands for Scylla’s river cruise operations.

Mammoet completes heavy haul for Portugal's Sines Industrial Complex's ALBA project

The ALBA project will see significant expansion of the Sines Industrial Complex in Portugal. This large facility includes a linear polyethylene plant and a polypropylene plant.  

New DNV survey highlights oil and gas sector paradox

The latest DNV survey, “The Paradox of Petroleum—How the oil and gas sector is transforming through uncertainty,” gathered insights from nearly 450 senior oil and gas professionals to examine rapidly evolving trends and the near-term outlook for the sector.

Private group announces Brazil's two longest “green fuel” pipelines

Brazil's privately owned Grupo Potencial will invest 200 MM reais ($37 MM) to build two "green fuel" pipelines in the south of the farm powerhouse. The biofuel pipelines, which will be built starting next year if all permits are granted, will stretch 55 km (34.2 mi) each and will be the longest of the kind in the country.

Hydrogen-rich content gasoline: A new concept for paraffinic gasoline reformulation

HRC Fuels: Burger, J.  |  Byrne, D.
Hoekstra Trading LLC: Hoekstra, G.

Several refiners are evaluating a new gasoline-formulation technology called hydrogen (H2)-rich-content (HRC) gasoline. This patented technology uses low-sulfur, H2-rich refinery blendstocks like straight-run gasoline, isomerates, alkylate, butanes and renewable naphtha in gasoline blends, and adds aromatic amines (a high-octane gasoline additive) to make a drop-in specification gasoline.

bp to acquire full ownership of bp Bunge Bioenergia while refocusing plans for new biofuels projects

bp has agreed to acquire Bunge’s 50% holding interest in its bp Bunge Bioenergia S.A. joint venture, one of Brazil’s leading biofuels-producing companies.

DB Schenker, Avolta close first agreement in Spain for the use of marine biofuels

DB Schenker, a leading logistics service provider, has signed an agreement with Avolta, a leading global travel experience player, to use marine biofuel for the transport of goods between Europe and the U.S.

IndianOil, GPS Renewables form JV for sustainable energy solutions

In a landmark step towards fostering sustainable energy solutions in India, IndianOil, the “Energy of India,” has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with GPS Renewables Pvt. Ltd., one of the leading biofuels companies in the country.

API, truckers, agriculture organizations file lawsuit to stop EPA’s emissions rule for new heavy-duty vehicles

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has filed a lawsuit in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) heavy-duty (HD) vehicle emissions standards for model years 2027–2032.