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Tweet In Belgium, anti-trust regulators from the European Commission have raided Shell, BP, Statoil and even Platts as part of a probe to see how fuel pricing benchmarks are set, following the Libor manipulation scandal and Total’s trading arm telling regulators last October that pricing benchmarks are often out of line with reality. The Commission [...]
Tweet In the UK, 66% of the 965 million liters of biofuels supplied to the local market between 15 April 2012 and 14 January 2013 were sourced from sustainable sources, while just 18% were sourced from domestic feedstocks. The biofuels, on average, reduced GHG emissions by 66%. About 55% of the fuels supplied were ethanol, [...]
Tweet In New Jersey, Princeton researcher Christodoulos A. Floudas, Xin Xiao and colleagues explain that duckweed, an aquatic plant that floats on or near the surface of still or slow-moving freshwater, is ideal as a raw material for biofuel production. It grows fast, thrives in wastewater that has no other use, does not impact the [...]
Tweet In Germany, the EU funded research project on bio-based product standards, (Knowledge Based Bio-based Products’ Pre-Standardization (KBBPPS), held a workshop in Cologne to inform stakeholders about the project’s objectives and initial activities and to consult the seven partners about the 2½ years of research that lie ahead. The advisory workshop’s morning session started with [...]
Tweet Today on Twitter: GreenSkoopr US Energy Department announces projects to develop advanced drop-in biofuels for military jets and ships followEBP Podcast: #Biofuels mfg at Eastman Business Park (Legacy Assets Grow EBP) testRun24408567 EU fiddling while oil burns – time for proactive biofuels policy
Tweet In Missouri, Poet has re-opened its ethanol plant in Macon after mothballing it in February due to high corn prices. In the meantime the facility has been fitted with corn oil production capacity and other upgrades totaling around $14 million, while work continues on installation of BPX technology, a no-cook process that reduces heat [...]
Tweet In the UK, a team from the University of Exeter, with support from Shell, has developed a method to make bacteria produce diesel on demand. While the technology still faces many significant commercialisation challenges, the diesel, produced by special strains of E. coli bacteria, is almost identical to conventional diesel fuel and so does [...]
Tweet Today on Twitter RL_Miller: as a Cal native, I am FURIOUS at @CHEVRON for lying to us about biofuels. Stop defying state law! tommy_whitmore Oil Firms Break Promise On Biofuels As Chevron Defies California greenBizWorld What investors got wrong in advanced biofuels npecom: Biofuels research in the bedroom? Dedication pays off.
Tweet The Biofuels Digest Index™ (BDI), a basket of public biofuels stocks, edged up 0.32 percent to 66.68 as large caps recovered. For the day, BP was up 2.14 percent to $41.09, KiOR (KIOR) jumped 3.99 percent to $4.17. Among other equities, Renewable Energy Group (REGI) gained 3.41 percent to $9.10. Overall, advances led declines [...]
Tweet The Biofuels Digest Index™ (BDI), a basket of public biofuels stocks, dropped 1.67 percent to 67.47 as advanced biofuels dropped sharply. For the day, BP fell 2.24 percent to $40.23, while Gevo (GEVO) lost 7.94 percent to $1.74. Among other equities, Solazyme (SZYM) fell 1.82 percent to $7.55. Overall, advances led declines 2 to [...]