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Shell Eco-Marathon Asia winners go 2,730.83 km on single liter of ethanol

In the Philippines, the winners of Shell Eco-Marathon Asia were a team of Thai students who traveled 2,730.83 km on a single liter of ethanol. Team How Much Ethanol from Panjavidhya Technological College basically traveled the distance between Manila and Jakarta in their vehicle that won the race. The was the first time the race […]

February 12, 2014 More

Black Swans, White Swans, Shell’s shale, Waste Management and biofuels

What could be more alluring than a colossal opportunity in the biggest game of all — energy investing? So goes the siren song. But in the real world of chasing black swans, we may be overlooking the wonders of the white ones. In the world of venture capital, black swans are a big deal. For […]

October 7, 2013 More

Shell and Total Oil to increase Indonesian biodiesel blends?

In Indonesia, Shell and Total Oil must increase the proportion of biodiesel in their fuel mix to at least 10% by January next year or leave the business, warned the Indonesian government. The change comes in a regulative effort to stimulate Indonesia’s economy and push down fuel imports to combat the current-account deficit and weakening […]

September 23, 2013 More

“Shell, OfficialBP Break With Trade Group Calling for Repeal of RenewableFuelStandard”

Today on Twitter: umich: #UMich researchers awarded grant to study algae as biofuels: AndrePettigrew @Shell @OfficialBP Break With Trade Group Calling for Repeal of #RenewableFuelStandard #BioFuels AAEA_Economics: AJAE: Economic, Energy Security, and Greenhouse Gas Effects of Biofuels: Implications for Policy

August 2, 2013 More

Bloomberg addresses decline in biofuel investment market, highlights BP and Shell

In the UK, BP and Shell are set to cut back as biofuel investments hit a seven-year low, according to a Bloomberg article highlighting the challenges facing the biofuels industry where investment is harder to come by than ever. Global investment in biofuel production has shrunk to $57 million in Q1, the lowest since 2006, […]

July 8, 2013 More

European Commission raids Statoil, Shell offices on biofuels and oil price collusion allegations

In the EU, Fox Business is reporting that the office of Statoil and Royal Dutch Shell were subjected to “announced inspections,” also known as raids, over charges that unnamed companies have been allegedly reporting faked commodity prices to Platts’ Market-On-Close (MOC) price assessment reports. The price reports are used to generate benchmarks for regional and […]

May 16, 2013 More

Out of the Shell: oil giant’s big biofuels ambitions

One thing to remember about Shell – it’s not your Dad’s oil company. In an exclusive Digest interview, Shell’s VP for Alternative Energy, Matthew Tipper, reveals the company’s thinking about RFS2, their increasing re-focus on North America and the EU. Plus, Shell’s ambition to “build, own and operate” a global biofuels business “to complement what […]

May 13, 2013 More

Nofima participating in shrimp shell sources biodegradable food packaging project

In Finland, Nofima scientists are participating in a two year, NOK 1 million project to use shrimp shells in biodegradable packaging. The project is being coordinated by Italy-based Mavi, and involves three research centers and four companies. The article at Nofima quotes Morten Sivertsvik, Director of Research at Nofima’s department for Processing Technology in Stavanger, […]

May 9, 2013 More

LanzaTech taps Shell vet as Asia head

In Washington DC, at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference (ABLC 2013), LanzaTech announced the appointment of Ken C. Lai as Vice President of its Asia Pacific operations, based in Shanghai. Lai joins LanzaTech from Shell Global Solutions International B.V., where he was General Manager of Licensing and Sales for the Asia Pacific region. In December […]

April 16, 2013 More

BIOX and Shell Canada sign supply agreement for biodiesel

In Canada, BIOX and Shell announced a new supply agreement to send biodiesel to Shell Canada Limited (Shell Canada ) by an inter-terminal pipeline from BIOX Corporation (BIOX) (BX.TO). BIOX’s Hamilton biodiesel refinery is located immediately adjacent to the Shell distribution terminal which allows for a pipeline to be installed connecting the two facilities. The […]

March 28, 2013 More