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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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Air BP first aviation fuel supplier to achieve carbon neutrality

Air BP first aviation fuel supplier to achieve carbon neutrality

November 2, 2016 |

In the UK, Air BP has become the first aviation fuel supplier to achieve carbon neutrality for its into-plane fuelling services across an international network of over 250 Air BP operated facilities. The achievement follows a two-year journey, and was assured by the independent sustainability specialist company, ERM CVS Ltd. Air BP carbon neutrality supports […]

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BP green hydrogen project needs Germany to update laws to reflect GHG savings

BP green hydrogen project needs Germany to update laws to reflect GHG savings

October 11, 2016 |

In Germany, BP is trying to secure legislative changes that would facilitate its work with Germany’s Uniper to produce “green hydrogen” at the oil major’s refinery in Lingen. Produced when renewable energy meets hydrolysing water, the gas produced has 90% fewer greenhouse gas emissions compared to its fossil fuel-based counterpart but the law doesn’t yet […]

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BPCL to invest $75 million in 2G ethanol plant in Kochi

BPCL to invest $75 million in 2G ethanol plant in Kochi

September 26, 2016 |

In India, a $75 million second-generation ethanol plant using MSW and agricultural waste as feedstock has been announced for Kochi, where it will be located at the BPCL-Kochi Refinery. The technology provider for the facility was not mentioned during the announcement Friday but Praj has indicated recently that it will be developing several second-generation ethanol […]

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