Tag: UAE

Lootah Biofuels opens UCO biodiesel facility in Dubai

Lootah Biofuels opens UCO biodiesel facility in Dubai

October 26, 2022 |

In the UAE, TradeArabia News Service reports Lootah Biofuels has opened its biodiesel facility in in Dubai Industrial City. It will use used cooking oil as feedstock to produce biodiesel with a 100-ton per day expansion already in place. The biodiesel will be used to help achieve the government’s 5% biofuel blending target. In addition […]

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UAE signs MOUs with four cement producers to use MSW-based fuels

UAE signs MOUs with four cement producers to use MSW-based fuels

October 12, 2022 |

In the UAE, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and Emirates RDF signed four memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with Fujairah Cement Industries, JSW Cement, Lafarge Emirates, and Star Cement to partially use alternative fuel generated from municipal solid waste (MSW) treatment by the Emirates RDF plant in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain in […]

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Mubadala Investments seen as front-runner to buy BP Bunge Bioenergia

Mubadala Investments seen as front-runner to buy BP Bunge Bioenergia

September 26, 2022 |

In the UAE, Bloomberg reports Mubadala Investments is said to have made the best offer for BP Bunge Bioenergia in the final round of negotiations, better than the one made by Raizen who is also in the last stage, but a deal isn’t expected to be made before the October elections in Brazil. The Valor […]

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Dubai International Airport to diver 60% of waste and produce biodiesel

Dubai International Airport to diver 60% of waste and produce biodiesel

June 6, 2022 |

In the UAE, Dubai Airports is kicking off a new waste management initiative that will play an integral role delivering on its commitment to keep 60% of all waste from Dubai International (DXB) from entering landfills by the middle of 2023. As part of the new program, the operator has implemented an innovative food waste […]

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Joint IRENA- European Patent Office study looks at trends in hydrogen production

Joint IRENA- European Patent Office study looks at trends in hydrogen production

May 16, 2022 |

In the UAE, a joint study published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Patent Office (EPO) uses patent statistics to reveal the trends and dynamism in the field of hydrogen that can be produced using renewable electricity via electrolysis. “Innovation trends in electrolysers for hydrogen production” shows that patent filings for hydrogen […]

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Monjasa completes first biobunker in the UAE

Monjasa completes first biobunker in the UAE

May 4, 2022 |

In the UAE, Monjasa has successfully completed its first blending and supply of marine biofuels in the UAE. The project was carried out in close collaboration with international energy company, Uniper and biofuel producer Neutral Fuels. On 9 March 2022, the Monjasa-owned tanker, Monjasa Server (9,600-dwt), went alongside the Great Eastern Shipping Company tanker, Jag […]

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Uniper, Hydrogenious of Germany and JERA Americas to Partner with ADNOC 

Uniper, Hydrogenious of Germany and JERA Americas to Partner with ADNOC 

March 22, 2022 |

In the UAE, Uniper, Hydrogenious LOHC of Germany and JERA Americas together with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced March 21 a joint study agreement (JSA) to explore hydrogen transportation between the UAE and Germany using Hydrogenious’ Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology. Under the agreement, which was announced during the visit to […]

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GAC Bunker Fuels’ GHG emissions verified by Bureau Veritas

GAC Bunker Fuels’ GHG emissions verified by Bureau Veritas

January 19, 2022 |

In the UAE, GAC Bunker Fuels’ Greenhouse Gas emissions calculations have been verified by Bureau Veritas UK Limited, crossing a new milestone in its goal to be net carbon zero by 2030. GAC Bunker Fuels is assured for indirect emissions from electricity and air-conditioning under Scope 2, and other indirect emissions that occur along the […]

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UCO collection begins in Sharjah with expansion seen across UAE

UCO collection begins in Sharjah with expansion seen across UAE

December 27, 2021 |

In the UAE, Gulf Today reports Bee’ah Tandeef has set up its first used cooking oil collection facility in Sharjah with plans to roll out more across the emirate and the UAE as a whole to reduce disposal into the sewage system that then leads to severe damage. The UCO collected will be processed into […]

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BioD Group commission’s UAE’s largest biodiesel refinery

BioD Group commission’s UAE’s largest biodiesel refinery

September 7, 2021 |

In the UAE, in line with the UAE’s latest initiative ”Operation 300 Billion. Make it in the UAE”, BioD has announced the commissioning of a biodiesel refinery in Dubai, Jebel-Ali Free Zone.  The 30,000 metric ton per annum capacity refinery here is the second plant of the BioD group. The first, similar operation, started in […]

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