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X-Press Feeders' vessel is the first green methanol refueling in the Port of Singapore

X-Press Feeders, along with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and PSA Singapore, achieved a historic milestone towards sustainable shipping with the arrival in Singapore and successful refueling of X-Press Feeders’ first dual-fuel vessel. This vessel, the first to dock and refuel with green methanol in the Port of Singapore, underlines the nation's commitment to supporting the transition to renewable fuels in the global maritime industry.

Neste expands its sustainable aviation fuel supply capabilities in Europe in partnership with VTTI

Neste has further expanded its capability to supply sustainable aviation fuel to customers in Europe in cooperation with VTTI, a global leader in energy storage and developer of energy infrastructure.

U.S. biodiesel imports have doubled since 2022

Annual U.S. biodiesel imports doubled from 2022 to 2023 to 33,000 bpd and continued to rise in the first two months of 2024.

Neste enables Vietnam Airlines’ first flight using sustainable aviation fuel

Vietnam Airlines, the flag carrier airline of Vietnam, has operated its first flight using Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel.

Brazil's Raizen launches second-generation ethanol plant, mulls new contracts

Brazil's Raizen inaugurated its second cellulosic ethanol plant as part of a plan in which four more production units will be opened by the 2025/26 harvest.

Verbio commences biorefinery conversion project in Indiana (U.S.)

Verbio has begun converting its South Bend ethanol plant into a cutting-edge biorefinery. With a groundbreaking ceremony, Verbio aims to integrate renewable natural gas (RNG) and bioethanol production through innovative methods.

Belgium tightens fuel export specifications

The Belgian government plans to publish a royal decree that tightens the minimum specifications of motor fuel exports quality.

Connecting the dots to bankability with low-carbon bio-hubs for sustainable fuels and chemicals

The transportation fuel and chemicals sectors are facing multiple urgent challenges. They must quickly reduce their dependence on petroleum resources with cost-competitive solutions while also addressing concerns such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and decarbonization.

Why poultry fat is emerging as a solution for the renewable energy industry’s increasing need for diverse biofuel feedstocks

Oleo-X: Ditsch, A.

Throughout the past decade, biofuels production has significantly increased. Some of the largest growth in the sector has been with fuels that rely on lipids, such as vegetable oils and animal fats, as feedstock. This includes biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

A novel process to help refinery operations comply with the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

Sustainable Transportation Fuels: Keller, A.  |  Keller, M.  |  Wallsgrove, C.

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a regulation that requires refineries in the U.S. to output a certain percentage of their fuel from renewable sources, such as plants or animal waste. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets the minimum proportion of renewable fuel every year. The goal of the RFS is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on fossil fuels.