Tag: Shell

MotionEco launches one of China’s first waste oils to biofuels effort

MotionEco launches one of China’s first waste oils to biofuels effort

August 26, 2018 |

In China, MotionEco launched one of the country’s first commercial efforts to collect and process used cooking oil and gutter oil for conversion to biodiesel. Gutter oil has been a big issue for China and MotionEco hopes this will help solve the problem by converting it into biofuel that can be used for road, marine […]

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Shell to help Philippine coconut farmers boost yields

Shell to help Philippine coconut farmers boost yields

June 6, 2018 |

In the Philippines, the local Shell arm through its foundation will support 150 coconut farmers to boost yields, positively impacting local livelihoods while also increasing supplies of coconut-based biodiesel. Shell is the main buyer of raw materials for producing coconut biodiesel. It has determined that half of coconut farmers rely solely on coconut farming for […]

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Shell teams with bio-bean to fuel London buses with coffee-based B20

Shell teams with bio-bean to fuel London buses with coffee-based B20

November 20, 2017 |

In the UK, Shell and bio-bean announce that together they are helping to power some of London’s buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds. The B20 biofuel contains a 20% bio-component which contains part coffee oil. The biofuel is being added to the London bus fuel supply chain and will help to […]

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Shell providing advanced biofuels for 100% renewables father-son South Pole trek

Shell providing advanced biofuels for 100% renewables father-son South Pole trek

October 30, 2017 |

In the UK, Shell is providing advanced biofuels produced from wood chips to the father and son duo who will make the trek to the South Pole come November as a way to raise awareness about the viability of renewable energy. The trek will be the first entirely powered by renewable energy including wind and […]

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SBI BioEnergy grants Shell exclusive rights for its biofuel technology

SBI BioEnergy grants Shell exclusive rights for its biofuel technology

July 18, 2017 |

In Canada, Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., and SBI BioEnergy Inc. have reached an agreement granting Shell exclusive development and licensing rights for SBI’s biofuel technology. Edmonton-based SBI has a patented process that can convert a wide range of waste oils, greases and sustainable vegetable oils into […]

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Shell goes carbon negative, signs commercial-scale deal with SBI

Shell goes carbon negative, signs commercial-scale deal with SBI

July 2, 2017 |

If you think about it, the world of combustion engines could really use a carbon-negative story that goes father than electric cars and their entirely mythic but potent “zero emissions” storyline. Shell might have just won that race. Yep, they’re going carbon negative. Petroleum fuels emit 94 grams of CO2 per megajoule of energy. Shell’s […]

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Shell acquires exclusive rights to SBI BioEnergy’s biofuel technology

Shell acquires exclusive rights to SBI BioEnergy’s biofuel technology

June 28, 2017 |

In Canada, Royal Dutch Shell acquired exclusive development and licensing rights for SBI BioEnergy’s biofuel technology. Edmonton-based SBI has a patented process that can convert a wide range of waste oils, greases and sustainable vegetable oils into lower carbon drop-ins for diesel, jet fuel and gasoline. “SBI has a promising new Canadian biofuels technology,” says […]

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Shell opens technology hub in Bangalore where IH2 technology is under development

Shell opens technology hub in Bangalore where IH2 technology is under development

April 11, 2017 |

In India, Shell opened a new major technology hub in Bangalore – a 52 acre, custom built technology center – that can house up to 1,500 experts, who would collaboratively work on worldwide innovative energy projects. Commenting on the opening of Shell Technology Centre Bangalore, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said “India has an opportunity to make […]

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Shell and Cosan go all in on Raizen collaboration

Shell and Cosan go all in on Raizen collaboration

November 23, 2016 |

In Brazil, Shell and Cosan have agreed to drop their trial period for their joint venture Raizen and continue to operate together indefinitely. The mutual time-bound buyout options included in the original 2011 agreement that created the successful JV have been dropped, allowing the companies to jointly focus on ethanol production along with sugar and […]

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Shell files $26 million stalking horse bid for Abengoa’s Hugoton plant

Shell files $26 million stalking horse bid for Abengoa’s Hugoton plant

October 17, 2016 |

In Kansas, Shell filed a $26 million stalking horse bid for Abengoa’s 25 million gallon per year Hugoton cellulosic ethanol plant, a mere 5% of the project’s development and build cost. The offer was made on October 12 with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the District of Kansas and a hearing was held on October […]

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