Tag: ANP

Brazilian biodiesel market concerned about ANP’s price weighting methodology

Brazilian biodiesel market concerned about ANP’s price weighting methodology

January 18, 2022 |

In Brazil, Platts reports the biodiesel market is concerned about the new rules brought out by the National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuel, or ANP, regarding traded contracts rather than the previous biodiesel auctions that were quickly phased out at the end of 2021. ANP published prices on January 14 for the trades made […]

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Brazilian hydrous ethanol sales fell 10% on year in January

Brazilian hydrous ethanol sales fell 10% on year in January

March 3, 2021 |

In Brazil, Platts reports ANP data shows hydrous ethanol sales fell more than 10% in January compared to January 2020, in line with lower blending trends seen throughout the pandemic period. Of the total 1.7 billion liters sold in January, 91% of the volume was in the center-south region while much of the remaining volume […]

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ANP board approves temporary biodiesel blending cut to 11%

ANP board approves temporary biodiesel blending cut to 11%

October 7, 2020 |

In Brazil, Correio do Brasil reports the board of the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) approved on Wednesday the exceptional and temporary reduction of the percentage of mandatory mixture of biodiesel to diesel oil from the current 12% to 11% in the two months of November and December 2020. The decision […]

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Brazil to cut carbon credit goals for fuel distributors

Brazil to cut carbon credit goals for fuel distributors

September 27, 2020 |

In Brazil, Argus Media reports that Brazil’s hydrocarbons regulator ANP will reduce individual carbon credit targets for fuel distribution companies for 2020, after it halved the industry’s overall pre-pandemic target as a result of the economic slowdown. “Brazil’s energy policy council CNPE slashed the overall 2020 target for the sale of Cbios – financial instruments […]

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ANP supplementary auction sees 8.5 million liters of biodiesel sold at $1.05 per liter

ANP supplementary auction sees 8.5 million liters of biodiesel sold at $1.05 per liter

September 22, 2020 |

In Brazil, Renewables Now reports that 8.5 million liters of biodiesel were contracted at the most recent supplementary ANP biodiesel auction. Fetching about $9 million, the average price was $1.05 per liter and the entire volume came with the social seal ensuring feedstock is produced by family farmers. Six producers offered a total of 9.5 […]

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Brazil’s ANP cuts biodiesel blend to 10% on supply fears

Brazil’s ANP cuts biodiesel blend to 10% on supply fears

August 17, 2020 |

In Brazil, Platts reports the national oil and biofuels agency ANP has temporarily cut the biodiesel blending mandate to 10% for September and October due to concerns about sufficient supplies in light of increased diesel demand. Biodiesel producers slowed down production in March and April in response to falling diesel demand in the face of […]

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Brazilian June hydrous ethanol sales up 5% on May

Brazilian June hydrous ethanol sales up 5% on May

August 4, 2020 |

In Brazil, Platts reports ANP data shows June hydrous ethanol sales fell nearly 23% on the year at 1.33 billion liters but it was 5% higher than May, indicating slow recovery to the fuel market following three months of social isolation. Even with hydrous sales increasing, E100’s share of the otto cycle fuel market fell […]

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Petrobras waiting for green light from ANP to take renewable diesel production commercial

Petrobras waiting for green light from ANP to take renewable diesel production commercial

August 4, 2020 |

In Brazil, following the successful production of renewable diesel from soy oil, Reuters reports Petrobras says it is ready to move to commercial scale production as soon as the ANP green lights sales of the fuel. The company announced earlier this month its intention to reduce the carbon intensity of its fuels by 16% over […]

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ANP reschedules delayed second phase of biodiesel auction to April 15

ANP reschedules delayed second phase of biodiesel auction to April 15

April 13, 2020 |

In Brazil, Renewables Now reports that the national fuel agency ANP has rescheduled the second phase of its most recent biodiesel auction to April 15 following a meeting held last Friday between the agency, producers and the energy ministry following concerns about COVID-19. Questions had been raised by industry about how much blending should be […]

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BR Distribuidora asking for ANP to reduce biodiesel sales at next auction by at least 25%

BR Distribuidora asking for ANP to reduce biodiesel sales at next auction by at least 25%

April 8, 2020 |

In Brazil, Reuters says BR Distribuidora told the news agency the company has proposed to reduce by a quarter the minimum mandatory percentage of biodiesel withdrawal to be contracted from producers in the next biofuel auction, claiming that it is not possible to predict the consumption of the product in the coming weeks and months […]

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