In China, Malaysia’s Felda Global Ventures Holdings has exported 6,000 metric tons of PME to the Nansha Port, Guangzhou, a first for the company. It hopes to further penetrate what is says is the world’s largest biodiesel market. The company represents more than 31% of Malaysia’s PME exports.
In China, Enerkem announced t has signed an agreement with Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute to develop a project partnership to jointly build a waste-to-biofuels facility in China. The agreement was signed by Dr. Donghan Jin, President of Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute, and Vincent Chornet, President and CEO of Enerkem. This announcement […]
In China, September biodiesel imports soared 49% over August with 123,587 metric tons. Of the total, 105,671 tons came from Indonesia, an increase of more than 36% on the month. Nearly 11,000 tons of PME came from Malaysia in September while just under 7,000 tons of used cooking oil-based biodiesel came from Hong Kong.
In China, Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China inaugurated their gutter oil-based aviation biofuel demo plant with a production of 160 gallons per day. The technology was developed by Hangzhou Energy & Engineering Technology and is part of the China-US Aviation Biofuel Pilot Project. Estimates are 1.8 billion liters of aviation fuel could be produced […]
In China, August biodiesel imports fell to 82,595 metric tons, down 29% on the month. Of the total, 77,559 tons came from Indonesia, which in and of itself is 32% down on the month. Imports from Hong Kong were significantly higher at 5,035 tons. The main reason for fewer imports appears to be the difficulty importers […]
In the Netherlands, Royal DSM won’t take a day to rest on their laurels as they turn toward the Chinese market after the opening of Project LIBERTY in Iowa. The company looks to start its cellulosic ethanol licensing business in China in coming months, but the timing will depend on Chinese regulations, said Chief Executive […]
In the US, China’s petroleum fuel demands will drag up global demand even more than previously thought, according to recent EIA data. “The fastest economic growth is projected for the non-OECD region, with GDP increasing by an average of 4.6% per year from 2010 to 2040,” the report said. “In contrast, GDP in the OECD […]
In China, a new report from ResearchinChina says biodiesel consumption in China is expected to double by 2017 from 2013 levels, to as much as 2.,5 million tons per year or higher. The report authors said that in 2013, China’s total capacity of biodiesel exceeded 3.7 million tons per year, but output attained 1-1.2 million […]
In China, Pan Caribbean Sugar Company has announced that the company will be moving to convert bagasse into energy to make the company self-sufficient. Dr. Huaixiang (Harry) Wu, CEO of Pan Caribbean, projected that making use of the process after the sugar season, the company’s 10-megawatt generator could be used to develop bagasse into fuel […]
In China, Cathay Pacific Airways announced that it is the first airline investor in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a US-based sustainable biofuel developer, as part of the airline’s biofuel strategy and to help it achieve a target of carbon-neutral growth from 2020. The airline has made a strategic equity investment in Fulcrum, which is a world […]