Category: Fuels

VitroLabs scores $46M in Series A financing

VitroLabs scores $46M in Series A financing

May 19, 2022 |

In California, VitroLabs Inc, a Bay-Area-based biotech company leading the development of a new scientific process to grow the world’s first cellular cultivated animal leather, announced that it has closed its Series A financing to build and scale pilot production. The company has raised a total of $46 million. Series A funding is led by […]

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Energy3i developing waste-based biofuels project in Egypt

Energy3i developing waste-based biofuels project in Egypt

May 19, 2022 |

In Egypt, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment met with representatives of Energy3i to discuss the possibility of executing a project to convert waste to biofuel in Fayoum. Dr. Fouad emphasized that Egypt is currently implementing a new solid waste management system with a different vision that depends on making the most of solid waste […]

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Aemetis Biogas Services signs six-year RNG offtake with Trillium

Aemetis Biogas Services signs six-year RNG offtake with Trillium

May 18, 2022 |

In California, Aemetis Biogas Services has signed a six-year supply agreement with Trillium to provide an estimated 600,000 MMBtu of renewable natural gas (RNG) to be used as transportation fuel in California. The RNG replaces up to the equivalent of 4.3 million gallons of diesel fuel, primarily used in heavy duty passenger and cargo vehicles. […]

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REG teams with CNF and Pacific Pride to expand bio-based diesel distribution

REG teams with CNF and Pacific Pride to expand bio-based diesel distribution

May 18, 2022 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. has entered into strategic collaboration agreements with CFN and Pacific Pride, two of North America’s largest cardlock fueling networks, to provide cleaner fuels through their branded cardlock networks. Partnering REG’s portfolio of bio-based diesel with CFN and Pacific Pride’s vast network of cardlocks will allow the companies to play […]

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SGP BioEnergy announces proposed world’s largest biofuels facility and hub in Panama

SGP BioEnergy announces proposed world’s largest biofuels facility and hub in Panama

May 18, 2022 |

In Panama, a team of energy industry companies led by SGP BioEnergy joined the project announced by the Government of Panama on May 18 for the development of the world’s largest biofuels production and distribution hub. Once complete in five years, Biorefineria Ciudad Dorada (Golden City Biorefinery), located in Colon and Balboa, Panama, will be […]

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Propel Fuels sues Phillips 66 for trade secrets and unlawful business practice violations

Propel Fuels sues Phillips 66 for trade secrets and unlawful business practice violations

May 18, 2022 |

In California, Propel Fuels, Inc has filed a lawsuit against Phillips 66 Company, claiming the Texas-based oil company misappropriated Propel’s trade secrets and engaged in unlawful business practices in violation of California’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act and Unfair Competition Law. Propel is represented by the San Francisco law offices of global disputes firm Kobre & […]

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Rolls-Royce takes step towards net zero ambition

Rolls-Royce takes step towards net zero ambition

May 18, 2022 |

In the UK, Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards meeting its net zero goals, set out last year, with the approval by Power Systems of its Series 4000 and Series 1600 diesel engines for use with a range of EN15940-certified synthetic diesel fuels in power generation applications. Following successful testing, including in the field, […]

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GoodFuels and ITOCHU team up to scale marine biofuel in Asia

GoodFuels and ITOCHU team up to scale marine biofuel in Asia

May 18, 2022 |

In Singapore, GoodFuels and ITOCHU Corporation announced a new partnership agreement to scale sustainable marine biofuel in Singapore, Japan, and Asia-Pacific. The long-term partnership, which was signed on 12 May 2022, will combine GoodFuels’ deep expertise in sustainable biofuels, extensive client and sourcing portfolio, and strong sustainable impact brand with ITOCHU’s mature trading and supply […]

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Nordic Marine Oil piloting Neste’s new marine biofuel

Nordic Marine Oil piloting Neste’s new marine biofuel

May 17, 2022 |

In Finland, together with its partner Nordic Marine Oil, Neste is piloting a new Neste Marine 0.1 Co-processed marine fuel in Scandinavia – a solution helping the maritime sector to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The ISCC PLUS certified marine fuel enables up to 80% GHG emission reduction over the lifecycle compared to fossil […]

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NGOs sue city over approval of Paramount biofuel refinery expansion plans

NGOs sue city over approval of Paramount biofuel refinery expansion plans

May 17, 2022 |

In California, environmental justice and conservation groups sued the city of Paramount, California over its approval of a biofuel refinery expansion without adequate environmental review. The lawsuit challenges the environmental review process for restarting the mostly shuttered petroleum refinery and converting it to produce biodiesel, biogas and “sustainable aviation fuel.” The groups say the review […]

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