Tag: Reuters

Reuters estimates 10 oil majors spent $1.1 billion on RINs through mid-2016

Reuters estimates 10 oil majors spent $1.1 billion on RINs through mid-2016

August 11, 2016 |

In New York state, Reuters analysis shows that a selection of major 10 oil refining companies spent $1.1 billion on RINs during the first half of this year, almost guaranteeing they’ll pass their record 2015 spend of $1.3 billion. The sector is suffering from tight margins, with the S&P 1500 index of oil companies showing […]

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Reuters analysis shows 20% of US car fleet can safely use E15

Reuters analysis shows 20% of US car fleet can safely use E15

July 27, 2016 |

In New York state, Reuters analysis shows 20% of the US car fleet could safely use E15, much higher than the 14% estimated by the American Automobile Association in June 2015, and that number will continue to rise as drivers buy new vehicles going into the end of the year. Despite growing capability, full fleet […]

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Reuters poll shows drivers only care about their pockets and not biofuel content

Reuters poll shows drivers only care about their pockets and not biofuel content

July 20, 2016 |

In New York state, a Reuters poll conducted June 28-July 5 of about 1,500 drivers shows that about half of drivers don’t know what ethanol is and about the same pay little or no attention to the fuel the use at the pump. About 93% of respondents said price was the main driver for choosing […]

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Your illustrated guide to the next world crisis, its energy roots, the issues, the players, the steps, and remedies

Your illustrated guide to the next world crisis, its energy roots, the issues, the players, the steps, and remedies

May 23, 2015 |

The Digest’s guide to the links between terror, petroleum dependence, economic stability, and military build-ups, as nations bear down in pursuit of energy security. In March 2014, Truman National Security Project executive director Mike Breen warned, in an address at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference: “The most dangerous fallacy going around today is the idea […]

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“Our Biofuels iPad app developed with Creative Discovery Museum ready.”

“Our Biofuels iPad app developed with Creative Discovery Museum ready.”

July 10, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: techmuse Our Biofuels iPad app developed with Creative Discovery Museum ready to submit to Apple and the iTunes store Oxfam: What are #biofuels? What’s the problem with them anyway? See our little Q&A: TheICCT_Fuels ‘EU research adds to evidence biofuels pollute more -draft’ @reuters reports on unreleased JRC #iLUC study

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Herakles Capital suspends work on 60,000 hectare palm oil plantation

Herakles Capital suspends work on 60,000 hectare palm oil plantation

May 30, 2013 |

In Cameroon, Reuters reports that Herakles Capital has been forced to stop work on a 60,000 hectare palm oil plantation by the government. Herakles is a venture capital firm based in New York, and states it is working with the government to resume work. The stoppage was caused by protests by a combination of villagers […]

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Pannonia Ethanol blew the whistle on Platts’ energy pricing

Pannonia Ethanol blew the whistle on Platts’ energy pricing

May 20, 2013 |

In Hungary, Reuters reports that Pannonia Ethanol blew the whistle on Platts’ energy prices reporting to the European Commission which led to the surprise searches at Shell, BP and Statoil as well as Platts last week. Pannonia started asking questions when it tried to secure access to Platts’ market on close prices and kept getting […]

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Indonesia will likely file a WTO complain if EU proceeds with penalties over biodiesel subsidies and dumping

Indonesia will likely file a WTO complain if EU proceeds with penalties over biodiesel subsidies and dumping

May 9, 2013 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports that representatives of industry and Indonesian government officials have concluded two days of talks with EU delegates concerning its investigation into illegal subsidies and dumping of biodiesel. Paulus Tjakrawan, general secretary of industry body the Indonesian Biofuel Producers’ Association is quoted, “They will impose penalties because of politics. It is over-protection […]

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Not a single lot traded during RINs first day on ICE

Not a single lot traded during RINs first day on ICE

April 30, 2013 |

In New York, Reuters reports that the first day of RIN trading on the IntercontinentalExchange saw no lots traded. The three contracts launched on Monday offer ethanol, biodiesel and advanced biofuel RINs in lots of 10,000 RINs each. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange will launch its own RIN contracts on May 13.

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Beta Renewable sees 2013 as banner cellulosic year, green light by 2015

Beta Renewable sees 2013 as banner cellulosic year, green light by 2015

March 4, 2013 |

In Italy, Beta Renewables told Reuters that it expects the cellulosic biofuel industry to explode by 2015 when planned production finally comes online. The company’s plant came online during Q4 last year and could reach up to 16 million gallons of production by year’s end. Beta’s CEO expects cellulosic ethanol production to reach 30 million […]

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