Tag: Singapore

Singapore Airlines launches first of 12 biojet flights on San Francisco route

Singapore Airlines launches first of 12 biojet flights on San Francisco route

May 3, 2017 |

In Singapore, Singapore Airlines (SIA), in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), has started operating a series of 12 ‘green package’ flights over a three-month period on its non-stop San Francisco-Singapore route. Featuring SIA’s latest-generation and most fuel-efficient aircraft – the Airbus A350-900 – the ‘green package’ flights are the first in […]

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SE Asia fuel ethanol prices rise on CBOT ethanol futures

SE Asia fuel ethanol prices rise on CBOT ethanol futures

April 6, 2017 |

In Singapore, Southeast Asian ethanol futures are tracking CBOT higher at $518-$522 per cubic meter, following USDA estimates that US corn farmers would reduce planted area by 4% this year. Prices may rise further in the coming weeks as US producers head into maintenance season. Brazil and Asian countries compete for US ethanol imports during […]

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Singapore shifts diesel taxes to volumetric as lead in to carbon tax

Singapore shifts diesel taxes to volumetric as lead in to carbon tax

February 20, 2017 |

In Singapore, in an effort to tax carbon emissions, the government has implemented a S$0.10 per liter duty on all diesel, both automotive and industrial, in an effort to promote a switch toward cleaner fuels. The tax on diesel vehicles is currently a lump annual sum but will switch to a volumetric tax in an […]

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Neste looks to increase renewable production capacity in US and Singapore

Neste looks to increase renewable production capacity in US and Singapore

February 9, 2017 |

In Finland, Neste’s CEO said during 2016 full-year reporting that the company will continue to implement its global renewables growth strategy. The demand for renewable products is expected to continue growing globally. Neste’s renewables capacity increase program will include both debottlenecking of the existing production capacity to 3 million tons by 2020, and building of […]

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Agritrade and Solfuels buy former Delta American Fuel biodiesel plant for $2.97 million

Agritrade and Solfuels buy former Delta American Fuel biodiesel plant for $2.97 million

December 15, 2016 |

In Singapore, Agritrade and Solfuels have together purchased the former Delta American Fuel biodiesel plant in Arkansas for $2.97 million. The 137,000 metric ton facility will be retrofitted to accommodate multi-feedstocks, including yellow grease, rendered animal fats, inedible corn oil and refined vegetable oil, and achieve a reduction in the cost of production. The fuel […]

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Noble Americas acquires remaining equity of Noble Mansfield Renewable Energy

Noble Americas acquires remaining equity of Noble Mansfield Renewable Energy

October 4, 2016 |

In Singapore, Noble Group Limited announced that on September 30, 2016, its wholly- owned subsidiary, Noble Americas Corp. increased its equity interest in Noble Mansfield Renewable Energy, LLC from 50% to 100% by acquiring additional 50% equity interest of its total issued unit capital, for an aggregate consideration of approximately US$2.47 million. The Consideration was agreed […]

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Singaporean researchers hit the jackpot with GM yeast to produce butanol from food waste

Singaporean researchers hit the jackpot with GM yeast to produce butanol from food waste

July 11, 2016 |

In Singapore, researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed a genetically modified a type of Yarrowia lipolytica yeast that can produce butanol from fats in food waste, as much as half the weight of the original feedstock. Ten genes are added to the original yeast to produce the butanol, a process that also […]

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KPMG sees major opportunity for crop waste as ethanol feedstock in SE Asia

KPMG sees major opportunity for crop waste as ethanol feedstock in SE Asia

June 29, 2016 |

In Singapore, KPMG says crop waste from rice, sugarcane and palm oil could prove to be good feedstocks for boosting ethanol production in the Southeast Asian region. On the palm side, both palm kernel cake from pressing oil from the seeds as well as empty fruit bunches and tree trunks could prove viable for second-generation […]

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Olam believes stronger El Niño will help support palm oil prices and its bottom line

Olam believes stronger El Niño will help support palm oil prices and its bottom line

February 29, 2016 |

In Singapore, Olam believes a more severe than expected El Niño will negatively impact palm oil production in both Indonesia and Malaysia, helping to support prices. Increased demand from Indonesia’s higher biodiesel blending mandates are also expected to keep prices trending higher, which will help the company counteract some of the negative results the commodities […]

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Singapore Oiltek boosting bio-refinery and bio-energy sales in Asia, Central America and Africa

Singapore Oiltek boosting bio-refinery and bio-energy sales in Asia, Central America and Africa

January 21, 2016 |

In Singapore, Koh Brothers Eco Engineering that was formerly Oiltek and is now a subsidiary of Koh Brothers added $23.9 million to the company’s sales in 2015 with bio-refinery and bio-energy projects in Asia, Central America and Africa. Projects in the company’s outstanding order book that total $31.4 million include multiple feedstock biodiesel and palm […]

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