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Global Bioenergy teams with Sekab, Neste and others on EU-funded isobutene project

Global Bioenergy teams with Sekab, Neste and others on EU-funded isobutene project

May 15, 2018 |

In France, Global Bioenergies announced the start of a 3-year project to demonstrate a new value chain combining its Isobutene process with technologies developed by Sekab and Neste Engineering Solutions, two of Europe’s leading technology developers. The aim is to convert currently poorly valorised softwood residues into second-generation renewable isobutene for subsequent conversion into gasoline […]

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Neste MY Renewable Diesel rockin’ it this month

Neste MY Renewable Diesel rockin’ it this month

May 12, 2018 |

Neste reaches 1B gallons renewable diesel sale, runs in fire trucks, ambulances and school vehicles In Texas, Neste U.S., Inc. is celebrating its 1 billionth gallon of Neste MY Renewable Diesel sold in North America which has effectively helped reduce more than seven million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions in the Earth’s atmosphere. This […]

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UK’s Red Funnel ferry trialing Green D+ fuel based on Neste HVO

UK’s Red Funnel ferry trialing Green D+ fuel based on Neste HVO

May 2, 2018 |

In the UK, Red Funnel announced that it is trialing the use of Green D+ fossil-free fuel on its ro-pax fleet of ships which operate between Southampton and the Isle of Wight. The cross-Solent ferry company has teamed up with Green Biofuels to trial Green D+ biofuel with varying amounts of low-sulphur Marine Gas Oil, […]

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Neste posts highest ever quarterly result

Neste posts highest ever quarterly result

April 29, 2018 |

In Finland, oil refiner and biofuel producer, Neste, posted its highest ever quarterly result, helped by a U.S. tax break and profitable biofuel production, according to Reuters. Shares jumped more than 12% after the first-quarter report showed operating profit of 401 million Euros ($488 million), almost double from one year ago. Analysts forecasted 370 million […]

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San Francisco Bay Area sightseeing cruise company switches to 100% Neste renewable diesel

San Francisco Bay Area sightseeing cruise company switches to 100% Neste renewable diesel

April 23, 2018 |

In California, sightseeing cruise company Red and White Fleet operating in the San Francisco Bay Area, California switched its entire fleet of vessels from operating on conventional diesel to using 100% Neste MY Renewable Diesel™. The City of San Francisco and a number of public transit agencies supported Red and White Fleet’s research and transition […]

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New Valtra tractors to be delivered filled with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

New Valtra tractors to be delivered filled with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

March 13, 2018 |

In Finland, Valtra has become the first tractor factory in the world to begin using Neste MY Renewable Diesel as the start-up fuel for all new tractors. As a result, around 700,000 litres of fossil diesel fuel will be replaced each year by 100-percent renewable fuel. When the tractors roll off the assembly line, the […]

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4 Minutes with…Steven Gust, Senior Associate R&D, Neste

4 Minutes with…Steven Gust, Senior Associate R&D, Neste

February 13, 2018 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Neste is a major producer of renewable diesel. Tell us about your role and what you are focused on in the next 12 months. technology evaluations – quantification of indirect impacts of biofuels What do you feel are the most important milestones the […]

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Neste appoints Peter Vanacker as new CEO

Neste appoints Peter Vanacker as new CEO

February 11, 2018 |

In Finland, biofuel producer and oil refiner Neste Corporation appointed Peter Vanacker as their new CEO to replace Matti Lievonen, who is retiring. Vanacker is currently the CEO and Managing Director of Germany-based specialty chemicals firm CABB Group and formerly worked at Bayer where he was responsible for the global polyurethanes business and many significant […]

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Use of Neste’s renewable fuels reduced GHG emission 8.3 million tons in 2017

Use of Neste’s renewable fuels reduced GHG emission 8.3 million tons in 2017

February 8, 2018 |

In Finland, replacing fossil fuels with Neste’s renewable fuels reduced global climate emissions altogether by a staggering 8.3 million metric tons or 8.3 billion kilograms in 2017. The figure equals removal of 3 million passenger cars from the roads for a full year – more than the amount of cars in the city of London, […]

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Finland’s Neste shareholding falls below controlling 50% as it gives shares to charity

Finland’s Neste shareholding falls below controlling 50% as it gives shares to charity

January 4, 2018 |

In Finland, as part of the legislative motion submitted by Members of Parliament and approved by Parliament, the government plenary session decided today to donate state-owned shares of Neste Corporation to the Itla Children’s Foundation. The Foundation will receive 922,168 shares worth a maximum of EUR 50 million in honour of the centenary of Finland’s […]

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