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Shell first to offer B5 in Hong Kong

Shell first to offer B5 in Hong Kong

December 1, 2014 |

In Hong Kong, Shell is the first oil major to launch B5 retail sales in the city, but it is only available for commercial customers and won’t be available at its retail gas stations. The company claims uncertain demand and lack of storage capacity has limited its retail exposure to biodiesel at the moment.  

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Shell: expects to be producing advanced biofuels at scale, in US, by end of decade

Shell: expects to be producing advanced biofuels at scale, in US, by end of decade

November 20, 2014 |

Shell VP Matthew Tipper, at ABLCNext: “We will likely begin manufacture in the southeast United States. We plan to be operational by late this decade. “We believe our best bet is woody biomass and energy crops as feedstocks. We plan to do this with a scale-up of smaller plants with widespread feedstock availability.” “The RFS […]

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

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

February 12, 2014 |

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 […]

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

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

October 7, 2013 |

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 […]

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Shell and Total Oil to increase Indonesian biodiesel blends?

Shell and Total Oil to increase Indonesian biodiesel blends?

September 23, 2013 |

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 […]

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

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

August 2, 2013 |

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

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

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

July 8, 2013 |

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, […]

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

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

May 16, 2013 |

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 […]

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

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

May 13, 2013 |

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 […]

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Nofima participating in shrimp shell sources biodegradable food packaging project

Nofima participating in shrimp shell sources biodegradable food packaging project

May 9, 2013 |

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, […]

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