Tag: Thailand

Evonik teams with Pörner Group and Phichit Bio Power to supply bio-based silica for tires

Evonik teams with Pörner Group and Phichit Bio Power to supply bio-based silica for tires

November 14, 2022 |

In Thailand, Evonik has entered a strategic cooperation with the Pörner Group, Austria and Phichit Bio Power Co., Ltd., Thailand, to supply sustainably precipitated ULTRASIL silica to tire manufacturers. It is made from sodium silicate derived from rice husk ash (RHA), that is produced exclusively with biomass energy sources. In this way, the global tire […]

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Thailand pushing for E20 transition

Thailand pushing for E20 transition

September 26, 2022 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports the government is working to make E20 the primary fuel sold at the pump as it phases out E10 from the market. The effort to boost demand and therefore prop up prices for cassava and sugar could include adding a levy for the Oil Fuel Fund onto E10 […]

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Energy Absolute licenses Sulzer Chemtech tech to enhance HVO production

Energy Absolute licenses Sulzer Chemtech tech to enhance HVO production

September 14, 2022 |

In Thailand, Energy Absolute, one of the biggest companies in Thailand for renewable energy supply, has signed a license agreement with Sulzer Chemtech (GTC Technology). The new technology provided by Sulzer Chemtech will enhance the quality of the renewable diesel, or hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to meet the regulations on diesel use in cold, wintery […]

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GS C&E and St1 to develop cellulosic ethanol from cassava pulp

GS C&E and St1 to develop cellulosic ethanol from cassava pulp

September 5, 2022 |

In Thailand, the Korea Times reports GS C&E has teamed with St1 to develop ethanol production from waste cassava pulp. If successful, the plant they develop together will be the first of such kind in the world. As the third-largest producer of cassava in the world, Thailand has an abundant supply of the pulp which […]

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GS C&E and St1 to develop cellulosic ethanol from cassava pulp

GS C&E and St1 to develop cellulosic ethanol from cassava pulp

September 1, 2022 |

In Thailand, the Korea Times reports GS C&E has teamed with St1 to develop ethanol production from waste cassava pulp. If successful, the plant they develop together will be the first of such kind in the world. As the third-largest producer of cassava in the world, Thailand has an abundant supply of the pulp which […]

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Bangchak Corporation signs JV with Thanachok Oil Light for UCO-based SAF production

Bangchak Corporation signs JV with Thanachok Oil Light for UCO-based SAF production

August 31, 2022 |

In Thailand, Bangchak Corporation Plc. and its affiliate BBGI Plc. along with Thanachok Oil Light Co., Ltd. signed a joint venture agreement to establish BSGF Company Limited with a THB 8,000-10,000 million (app. $220-$280 million) investment, with the investment proportion of 51% held by Bangchak, 29% by Thanachok Oil Light, and 20% by BBGI respectively. […]

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Advanced Biochemical Thailand launches EPINITY

Advanced Biochemical Thailand launches EPINITY

August 1, 2022 |

In Thailand, Advanced Biochemical Thailand has launched its new product brand, EPINITY with a new website. EPINITY is the new brand name for ABT’s Epichlorohydrin (ECH), a bio-based, drop-in, and competitive ECH for use in a wide range of downstream industries.  Launching EPINITY is a key milestone for ABT to represent the company’s long experience […]

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TTCL and Blackwood Technology launch “FlashTor” torrefaction demo plant

TTCL and Blackwood Technology launch “FlashTor” torrefaction demo plant

July 27, 2022 |

In Thailand, TTCL Public Company Limited and Blackwood Technology, a Dutch cleantech company under TTCL, jointly organized an inauguration event of a torrefaction demonstration plant, or the Demo Plant, which is a steppingstone to Thailand’s biomass upgrading by using Blackwood’s proprietary “FlashTor®” torrefaction technology with a multi-million dollar budget. The project is aimed at Thailand’s […]

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Thai Tapioca Ethanol Association pushes for E20 and E85 support

Thai Tapioca Ethanol Association pushes for E20 and E85 support

July 12, 2022 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports the Tapioca Ethanol Association is calling for further support to E20 and E85 blends in an effort to fight rising fuel prices in light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Currently E10 commands 75% of the national fuel market while the higher blends only account for 22%. Drivers […]

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Thai biodiesel producers ask government to stop cutting blending

Thai biodiesel producers ask government to stop cutting blending

May 11, 2022 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports the national biodiesel association is asking the government to not cut biodiesel blending even further, currently at 5% with expectations of dropping lower, as production is currently only running at 30% of capacity while consumption has fallen by 40%. Blending rates have been as high as 20% in […]

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