Tag: Netherlands

Dutch researchers create maps of GHG emissions from biofuel production

Dutch researchers create maps of GHG emissions from biofuel production

November 23, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, a team of scientists charted greenhouse gas emissions resulting from biofuel production, presenting them as global maps. Dedicated crops grown on grasslands, savannahs and abandoned agricultural lands could provide around 30 exajoules per year (i.e. a third of current global energy consumption for transport) with relatively low CO2 emissions measured over the […]

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RME premium over FAME-0 hits five-year high

RME premium over FAME-0 hits five-year high

November 14, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, the premium for rapeseed-based biodiesel over FAME-0 reached a five-year high Friday at $181.75/mt as a result of short RME supplies going into the winter months while incoming Argentine soy-based biodiesel supplies pushed down FAME-0 prices. Low water levels on the Rhine are keeping RME away from Europe’s main ARA distribution center. […]

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Europe phases out FAME-0 for the winter pushing prices down

Europe phases out FAME-0 for the winter pushing prices down

November 8, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, the influx of Argentine biodiesel into the European market following the lowering of anti-dumping duties in late September has helped to drag down the FAME-0 premium over gasoil futures to near 30-month lows. Simultaneously, the premium for rapeseed-based biodiesel hit five-year highs over FAME-0 due to low water levels on the Rhine […]

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T2 ethanol prices slump to 11-month low ahead of flood of beet-based supplies

T2 ethanol prices slump to 11-month low ahead of flood of beet-based supplies

October 19, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices have slumped to an 11-month low of $542/cu m on the back of increased supplies from sugarbeet-based ethanol following the de-regulation of the European Union’s sugarbeet market. Spanish and South American cargos have also recently arrived in Rotterdam, helping to further bring down the price. Most beet-based ethanol is […]

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Port of Rotterdam to study clean fuel bunkering station in Dordrecht

Port of Rotterdam to study clean fuel bunkering station in Dordrecht

October 17, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, the Port of Rotterdam wants to develop a new multifuel bunker station for the refuelling of biodiesel, LNG and other cleaner fuels. Krabbegors/Duivelseiland at Dordrecht Inland Seaport has been designated as the location for this bunker station. Port of Rotterdam and PitPoint.LNG signed a letter of intent to jointly further investigate the […]

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Dutch ambassador to Malaysia said member states and European Commission not behind Parliament’s palm oil ban

Dutch ambassador to Malaysia said member states and European Commission not behind Parliament’s palm oil ban

October 11, 2017 |

In Malaysia, the Ambassador to Malaysia from the Netherlands says the European Union member states nor the European Commission have a position on the recommendation made by the European Parliament to end the use of palm oil in biodiesel by 2020, instead saying that a balanced approach must be found that takes into consideration the […]

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T2 ethanol prices slip to 10-month low as beet sugar market deregulates

T2 ethanol prices slip to 10-month low as beet sugar market deregulates

October 2, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, with the deregulation of the European sugarbeet industry, T2 ethanol prices have fallen to a 10-month low in expectation that more ethanol will soon be available on the market as the beet harvest kicks into gear. With lower prices expected in October, buyers stayed on the sidelines during the last week of […]

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European T2 ethanol prices sink to six-month low ahead of sugar deregulation

European T2 ethanol prices sink to six-month low ahead of sugar deregulation

September 25, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices sank to a six-month low last week in light of increased beet-based ethanol production expected to enter the market from October when the EU’s sugar regime is deregulated. Prices have been falling since July in expectation of significant supplies preparing to enter the European market. Weak sugar prices may […]

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European T2 ethanol prices jump to one-month high despite October bringing more supplies

European T2 ethanol prices jump to one-month high despite October bringing more supplies

September 19, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, European T2 ethanol prices are seeing some recovery thanks to maintenance season that took some production capacity offline, bringing prices back up to one-month highs. Beet-based ethanol producers are expected to ramp up production come October after the European beet sugar quota system ends, but the higher prices have taken that increased […]

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Strong euro supports biodiesel prices despite falling veg oils

Strong euro supports biodiesel prices despite falling veg oils

August 30, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, despite falling vegetable oil prices weighing on biodiesel prices, the opposite is happening in Europe thanks to the strongest euro against the dollar in 32 months. The currency support is helping to offset what would normally be falling prices in light of the uncertainty regarding anti-dumping measures on biodiesel imports. Anti-dumping duties […]

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