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Brazil’s competition watchdog greenlights BP and Copersucar’s ethanol trading JV

Brazil’s competition watchdog greenlights BP and Copersucar’s ethanol trading JV

January 4, 2018 |

In Brazil, the competition watchdog Cade ruled that the proposed joint venture between BP and Copersucar to own and operate a recently built ethanol storage complex in the city of Paulínia on a 50/50 basis would not negatively impact the domestic ethanol or storage market so has given the green light for the deal to […]

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Indonesia’s Pertamina to distribute 17,000 bpd of biodiesel by 2030

Indonesia’s Pertamina to distribute 17,000 bpd of biodiesel by 2030

December 18, 2017 |

In Indonesia, the Jakarta Post reports that state-owned oil major Pertamina plans to distribute 17,000 barrels of biodiesel per day by 2030 as part of its goal to expand further into renewable energy and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. The company plans to invest extensively in renewable electricity production, including 200MW of biomass power, […]

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BP Biofuels and Copersucar launch 50/50 JV to own and operate ethanol terminal

BP Biofuels and Copersucar launch 50/50 JV to own and operate ethanol terminal

November 30, 2017 |

In Brazil, BP Biofuels and Copersucar announced that they have agreed to form a joint venture to own and operate a major ethanol storage terminal in Brazil, better and flexibly connecting ethanol production with the country’s main fuels markets. The 50/50 joint venture will own and operate the Terminal Copersucar de Etanol in Paulínia in […]

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US Attorney General issued subpoenas to find out Icahn’s role in RFS policy

US Attorney General issued subpoenas to find out Icahn’s role in RFS policy

November 8, 2017 |

In New York state, Bloomberg reports that the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York issued subpoenas to Icahn Enterprises as well as CVR Energy while Carl Icahn served as advisor to the president to secure information regarding his activities surrounding the Renewable Fuels Standard. CVR Energy saved about $60 million on […]

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Air BP extends aviation biofuel supplies to Halmstad airport

Air BP extends aviation biofuel supplies to Halmstad airport

July 26, 2017 |

In Sweden, Air BP has extended its biofuel footprint in the Nordics with the supply of commercial jet biofuel (biojet) now available at Halmstad Airport, Sweden. The company has collaborated with Halmstad Airport (HAD/ESMT) and Swedish domestic airline, BRA (formerly Braathens Regional) to make this possible. The first batch was delivered to Halmstad Airport on June […]

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Aemetis agrees three-year biodiesel deal with BP Singapore

Aemetis agrees three-year biodiesel deal with BP Singapore

May 25, 2017 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India has signed a three-year biofuels supply agreement with BP Singapore Pte Limited (BPS), the regional trading arm of BP Plc, which has an expanding biofuels portfolio. The Aemetis plant in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh has a capacity of 50 million gallons per year and […]

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All Bioeconomy Processes Developed Upstairs: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to the ABPDU

All Bioeconomy Processes Developed Upstairs: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to the ABPDU

December 14, 2016 |

It’s known by the ungainly acronym ABPDU, which might as well decode as “All Bioeconomy Processes Developed Upstairs,” but actually stands for the far more modest “Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit.” It’s run out of the Berkeley Lab, and is the technology center behind the technology centers, if you will, of companies such as Kiverdi, Sylvatex, […]

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Chief Pilot: the ABPDU, where the elite meet to defeat petroleum

Chief Pilot: the ABPDU, where the elite meet to defeat petroleum

December 14, 2016 |

Every airline has pilots, but then there’s the Chief Pilot, and in the advanced bioeconomy the chief pilot is known by the ungainly acronym ABPDU, which might as well decode as “All Bioeconomy Processes Developed Upstairs,” but actually stands for the far more modest “Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit.” It’s run out of the Berkeley […]

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EIA sees biodiesel production reaching 104,000 bpd in 2017

EIA sees biodiesel production reaching 104,000 bpd in 2017

December 6, 2016 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Agency expects biodiesel production to pass the 100,000 bpd market to 104,000 bpd in 2017, compared to 99,000 bpd in 2016 and up 20% from 84,000 bpd the year prior. Biomass-based diesel imports are expected to rise, however, to 51,000 bpd next year from 45,000 bpd this year and 31,000 […]

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Air BP, BP Ventures invest $30M in biojet producer Fulcrum Bioenergy; ink 500M gallon, 10-year offtake deal

Air BP, BP Ventures invest $30M in biojet producer Fulcrum Bioenergy; ink 500M gallon, 10-year offtake deal

November 7, 2016 |

In California, BP announced the creation of a strategic partnership between its BP Ventures and Air BP businesses with Fulcrum BioEnergy, a pioneer in the development and production of low-carbon jet fuel, in which BP will invest $30 million. As an equity investor, BP has secured a 10 year offtake agreement with Fulcrum for 50 […]

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