Tag: B40

Indonesia hopes to get B40 in place for July 2021

Indonesia hopes to get B40 in place for July 2021

July 30, 2020 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports that fossil fuel prices have recovered significantly enough from the COVID-19 pandemic that it is again looking at implementing B40 in July 2021. Low crude oil prices had weighed on the economic viability of increasing the blending level from the current 30% despite subsidies, but now prices are recovering sufficiently to […]

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Biofuels experts concerned not enough time to implement B40 by 2021

Biofuels experts concerned not enough time to implement B40 by 2021

March 16, 2020 |

In Indonesia, the Jakarta Post newspaper reports that the president’s ambitious plans to boost biodiesel blending to 40% by next year are seen by experts as probably too ambitious and will be very difficult to implement. They say that it will take more than a year for biodiesel producers to boost production and achieve the […]

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Indonesia aiming for B40 by July 2021

Indonesia aiming for B40 by July 2021

February 24, 2020 |

In Indonesia, the Tempo newspaper reports that the government is looking to implement B40 in July 2021 as it pushes towards its midway goal of B50. Currently blending is at 30%, having moved up from 20% at the start of 2020. In order to reach the long-term goal of B100, however, the country said technology […]

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Indonesia to begin B40 trials in March

Indonesia to begin B40 trials in March

February 12, 2020 |

In Indonesia, the Jakarta Post newspaper reports that the country is set to kick of trials of 40% biodiesel blending in March. B30 was brought into the market in early January as part of the country’s attempts to reduce FX spend on oil imports and boost its palm oil industry. Two vehicle models will be […]

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B30 saving Indonesia $8 billion annually in FX

B30 saving Indonesia $8 billion annually in FX

January 13, 2020 |

In Indonesia, the Jakarta Post newspaper reports that the president expects the B30 mandate to result in savings of $8 billion per year in foreign exchange which could nearly double when the country eventually moves to B50. The move to B40 is set for next year, having just switched to 30% blending at the end […]

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Indonesia aiming for B40 in 2021/22

Indonesia aiming for B40 in 2021/22

December 10, 2019 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports that the country’s ambitions to quickly transition to B100 have not been tempered as they announced a shift to 40% biodiesel blending from 2021/22. The blending mandate is currently set to increase to 30% on January 1 from the current 20% blend. Indonesia is looking for ways to absorb its significant […]

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