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September 10, 2008
The establishment of a global biofuels industry “will be much more difficult to achieve than originally thought,” according to a study published this week by consulting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/STUDY-Creation-of-Biofuels-Industry-"Far-More-Difficult"-than-Anticipated_14107.html
August 12, 2008
U.K. government body the Renewable Fuels Agency (RFA; St. Leonards-on-Sea, U.K.) in its first monthly report on the supply of biofuels in the U.K. has identified that between mid-April...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Only-19-percent-of-U-K-Biofuels-Meet-Environmental-Standard_13549.html
July 14, 2008
The European Parliament’s environment committee has voted to scale down the European Commission’s previously announced plans to make biofuels account for 10% of transport...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Members-of-Parliament-Oppose-EU-Plans-to-Increase-Biofuel-Use_12950.html
June 23, 2008
The European Union (EU) has launched antisubsidy and antidumping investigations into imports of biodiesel from the U.S. The European Commission says that complaints lodged earlier this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/EU-Launches-Investigation-into-Imports-of-U-S-Biodiesel_12597.html
June 23, 2008
Technip says it has been awarded a cost-plus-fee services contract by Neste Oil for a previously announced new-generation diesel plant, based on renewable raw materials, at Rotterdam...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Neste-Awards-Rotterdam-Biodiesel-Contract-to-Technip_12609.html
June 11, 2008
Evonik Industries says it will discontinue production of orthoesters at its Niederkassel, Germany plant in the third quarter of this year, due to overcapacity, high raw material prices...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Evonik-Closes-Orthoesters-Plant-in-Germany_12389.html
June 11, 2008
Global Energy Trading Company (Getco; Fort Lauderdale, FL) says it has begun buying up “large tracts of land in Colombia and Peru” on which to grow jatropha, a weed-like...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Plans-Underway-for-First-Commercial-Oil-Crop-from-Jatropha_12375.html
June 3, 2008
Allegro Biodiesel (Los Angeles) has signed a letter of intent to sell its biodiesel venture Vanguard Synfuels, which operates a 12-million gal/year biodiesel plant at Pollock, LA, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Allegro-to-Sell-Biodiesel-Venture_12231.html
April 24, 2008
Environmental pressure group Greenpeace in the past few days says it has stepped up its campaign to raise awareness about rainforests in Indonesia that are being destroyed to make way...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Greenpeace-Steps-Up-Palm-Oil-Campaign_11544.html
January 22, 2008
Scheitza: An interesting option. Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Bayer CropScience, and Daimler have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly research biodiesel production from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/ADM-Bayer-and-Daimler-Team-Up-in-Biodiesel-Alliance_9860.html
January 22, 2008
Technip says it has been selected by Neste Oil (Helsinki) to provide engineering, procurement, and construction management services for Neste’s previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Technip-Lands-Nestes-Biodiesel-Plant-in-Singapore_9897.html
January 15, 2008
Neste Oil Corp. (Helsinki) says it will invest €550 million ($808.5 million) in an 800,000-m.t./year diesel plant in Singapore, which will use renewable feedstock and will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Neste-Builds-Biodiesel-Plant-in-Singapore-Air-Liquide-to-Supply-Hydrogen_9800.html
January 11, 2008
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Bayer CropScience, and Daimler have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly research the production of biodiesel from jatropha—a wild plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/ADM-Bayer-and-Daimler-Sign-MOU-For-Biodiesel-Alliance_9686.html
December 14, 2007
‘Bad’ tax: OECD calls for changes. Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris) secretary-general Angel Gurria called for governments to consider...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/OECD-at-Bali-Talks-Suggests-the-Removal-of-Biofuels-Subsidies_9389.html
December 14, 2007
Alternative fuels are vying for a spot on the transportation highway as petroleum costs escalate, light oil reserves diminish, and environmental issues raise concerns. Bioethanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Alternative-Fuels_9419.html
November 8, 2007
The clearance of tropical peat swamps in Indonesia for the cultivation of palm oil trees to produce biofuels and other chemicals is releasing 1.8 billion m.t./year of carbon dioxide to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Planting-Palm-Oil-Poses-Serious-Threat-to-the-Environment_8761.html
August 8, 2007
Ashland and Cargill have agreed to team up in a 50-50 joint venture to develop and produce bio-based chemicals, beginning with high-grade propylene glycol (PG) made from glycerin, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Ashland-and-Cargill-Team-Up-to-Make-Bio-Based-PG-in-Europe_6357.html
August 8, 2007
The United Nations (UN) has warned that demand for biofuels must be met in a “sustainable and environmentally sound manner.” The UN says that, “unless policies are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/UN-Warns-of-Environmental-Damage-from-Biofuels_6353.html
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