Tag: Eni

Eni looks to end palm oil and PFAD use by 2023

Eni looks to end palm oil and PFAD use by 2023

May 19, 2020 |

In Italy, the Wall Street Journal reports that Eni has announced it is aiming to phase out its controversial use of palm oil and PFAD by 2023 in a move applauded by environmental groups such as Transport & Energy who have criticized the company. The decision comes as part of a wider review of the […]

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Conversion to bio key to Eni’s 2050 strategic plan

Conversion to bio key to Eni’s 2050 strategic plan

March 2, 2020 |

In Italy, Eni released its strategic plan through 2050 that includes a number of priority areas for bioenergy. Refining: gradual conversion of Italian sites by focusing on new technologies for the production of decarbonized products from the recycling of waste materials. Increase in bio-refining capacity to 5 million tons per year, palm-oil free from 2023, […]

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Eni says Crescentino revamp will be up and running by H1 2020

Eni says Crescentino revamp will be up and running by H1 2020

February 17, 2020 |

In Italy, Versalis, Eni’s chemical company, has announced that all the plants at Crescentino (Vercelli, Piedmont) will be up and running by the first half of 2020. The plant, acquired in November 2018, is designed for industrial-scale production of bioethanol and has been upgraded with an investment of more than 15 million euro. The biomass […]

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Eni to appeal $5.6M fine for “green” biodiesel advertisement

Eni to appeal $5.6M fine for “green” biodiesel advertisement

January 18, 2020 |

In Italy, the Wall Street Journal reports that Eni, an energy company that operates primarily in petroleum and natural gas, will appeal the €5 million ($5.6 million) fine that the Italian antitrust authority imposed on the company for advertisements that claimed a biodiesel component of the advertised EniDiesel+ product made from palm oil was “green” […]

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Italian watchdog fines Eni €5 million for calling its palm oil HVO green

Italian watchdog fines Eni €5 million for calling its palm oil HVO green

January 15, 2020 |

In Italy, Government Europa reports that Italy’s competition authority has fined Eni €5 million, the highest fine allowed, claiming the company has been deceiving customers since 2016 by claiming its Eni Diesel+ was green when the watchdog says it isn’t because the feedstock used has high ILUC emissions. Eni Diesel+ uses 15% HVO from palm […]

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Eni signs MOU with Tunia to develop castor as sustainable biofuel feedstock

Eni signs MOU with Tunia to develop castor as sustainable biofuel feedstock

December 4, 2019 |

In Italy, Eni and the SNDP (Societè National de Distribution des Petroles AGIL SpA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Tunisian Ministry of Industry, in the presence of the Tunisian Minister of Industry, Selim Feriani, on joint collaboration, through a joint company, to cultivate castor at a semi-industrial level used to produce sustainable biofuels, […]

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Eni opens 750,000-ton biorefinery in Gela

Eni opens 750,000-ton biorefinery in Gela

September 25, 2019 |

In Italy, Eni has opened the most innovative bio-refinery in Europe at Gela. Launched in August 2019, the plant has a processing capacity of up to 750,000 metric tons a year and will be able to treat increasing quantities of used vegetable oil, animal fat, algae and by-products to produce high-quality biofuels. All the petrochemical […]

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Eni teams with Venice and Toyota on hydrogen refueling with eye on waste-to-hydrogen

Eni teams with Venice and Toyota on hydrogen refueling with eye on waste-to-hydrogen

September 9, 2019 |

In Italy, Venice is experimenting with hydrogen-fueled mobility, which only releases water vapor from exhausts. This afternoon in Mestre, as part of the events organized by Italy’s Japan Foundation for ‘Japan Week’, the Municipality and the Metropolitan City of Venice, Eni and Toyota signed an agreement to evaluate the construction of a hydrogen refueling station […]

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A20 new fuel developed by Eni and FCA

A20 new fuel developed by Eni and FCA

April 14, 2019 |

In Italy, Eni and FCA teamed up to develop “A20”, a new fuel with a low level of emissions due to its 15% methanol and 5% bio-ethanol alcohol content. By harnessing its low carbon content, bio component and high octane number, the new alternative fuel emits up to 3% less in CO2 exhaust emissions quantified […]

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Eni teams with Italian Biogas Consortium to push for more advanced biomethane

Eni teams with Italian Biogas Consortium to push for more advanced biomethane

April 1, 2019 |

In Italy, Eni and the Italian Biogas Consortium (CIB) signed an agreement to promote the production of advanced biomethane from animal waste, agro-industrial byproducts and dedicated winter crops for use in the transport sector. The agreement also involves new opportunities for Consortium member companies by launching business initiatives which will be developed in partnership. A […]

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