Tag: Shell

Shell and Van Oord team on marine biofuel pilot project

Shell and Van Oord team on marine biofuel pilot project

September 19, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to reduce the CO2 emissions in the maritime industry. The first pilot will take […]

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Shell India invests in local biomass company

Shell India invests in local biomass company

September 2, 2019 |

In India, Indian biomass-based energy company Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. (PRESPL), has raised private equity investment from Shell. responsAbility was the first to invest during the company’s ‘Series-A’ in Sep 2013, followed by a ‘Series-B’ investment from Neev Fund in April 2019. With this follow-on fund investment by Shell, the ‘Series-B’ round of […]

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9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

August 25, 2019 |

Rising stars are coming together as constellations, the stars are aligning and making magical things happen – today we explore 9 of those constellations building around Sustainable Aviation Fuels. Some of them are young protostars in the earliest stage of stellar evolution, while others are like the Earth’s sun, a main-sequence mid-size star, and a […]

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British Airways and Shell to build Velocys aviation biofuel plant in the UK

British Airways and Shell to build Velocys aviation biofuel plant in the UK

August 19, 2019 |

In the UK, following last month’s announcement by Velocys that British Airways and Shell invested nearly £3 million in the company, it should come as no surprise that the Telegraph newspaper is reporting that an application for planning permission to build an aviation biofuel production facility near the Humber in North Lincolnshire has been submitted […]

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Where is NEXT Renewable Fuels going next and why we want them as a neighbor

Where is NEXT Renewable Fuels going next and why we want them as a neighbor

June 9, 2019 |

            NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc. is leading the way in turning recycled organic materials, like used cooking oil – white and brown grease, animal tallow and a variety of vegetable oils – into renewable transportation fuels, like second-generation advanced green diesel and other products, with their Oregon facility. Representing an […]

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World’s largest maritime biofuel pilot launched by DSGC

World’s largest maritime biofuel pilot launched by DSGC

March 24, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, a group of Dutch multinationals – FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever – all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), will join forces with A.P. Moller – Maersk to take a tangible step towards the decarbonization of ocean shipping via the world’s largest maritime biofuel pilot. A pilot, using […]

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Shell agrees long-term offtake agreement with NEXT

Shell agrees long-term offtake agreement with NEXT

February 5, 2019 |

In Texas, NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc and Shell Trading (US) Company have entered a long-term Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of renewable diesel from NEXT’s planned Port Westward, Oregon facility. Representing an investment of more than $1 billion, NEXT continues to develop its Oregon renewable diesel facility with an expected annual processing capacity […]

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MotionEco launches one of China’s first waste oils to biofuels effort

MotionEco launches one of China’s first waste oils to biofuels effort

August 26, 2018 |

In China, MotionEco launched one of the country’s first commercial efforts to collect and process used cooking oil and gutter oil for conversion to biodiesel. Gutter oil has been a big issue for China and MotionEco hopes this will help solve the problem by converting it into biofuel that can be used for road, marine […]

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Shell to help Philippine coconut farmers boost yields

Shell to help Philippine coconut farmers boost yields

June 6, 2018 |

In the Philippines, the local Shell arm through its foundation will support 150 coconut farmers to boost yields, positively impacting local livelihoods while also increasing supplies of coconut-based biodiesel. Shell is the main buyer of raw materials for producing coconut biodiesel. It has determined that half of coconut farmers rely solely on coconut farming for […]

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Shell teams with bio-bean to fuel London buses with coffee-based B20

Shell teams with bio-bean to fuel London buses with coffee-based B20

November 20, 2017 |

In the UK, Shell and bio-bean announce that together they are helping to power some of London’s buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds. The B20 biofuel contains a 20% bio-component which contains part coffee oil. The biofuel is being added to the London bus fuel supply chain and will help to […]

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