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Brazil's Petrobras to exit biofuels production

Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said Tuesday it will exit the biofuels sector, as the heavily indebted company seeks to prioritize investment in crude oil and gas production.  25 more words


Renewable energy investment support, education and tours on farm scale – the Finnish E-farm® concept

The Finnish GREBE project partners Luke and Karelia UAS visited two E-farm® destinations provided by the Finnish E-farm® service using renewable energy solutions for energy production on a farm scale. 385 more words

World Biodiesel Production And Potential

Given the potential impacts of biodiesel production on the edible oils market, Section 3 and 4 assess the potential implications in some detail.

The utilization of biodiesel is not new, since it has been used as a substitute for mineral diesel since early 20th century, but in small quantities. 284 more words

Industry News

Global Consumption Of Vegetable Oils

The consumption of vegetable oils falls into two major applications: i) food industry, and ii) industrial uses, including biodiesel, which is a more recent trend. The predominant use is for food with over 80% of the market, with the industrial and biodiesel markets far behind. 262 more words

Industry News

US Biodiesel Market Slows amid Demand Uncertainty

Article by Brian L. Milne, Energy Editor, Product Manager with Schneider Electric

Following progressively higher output of biomass-based diesel in the United States during the first six months of 2016, producers dialed back their yield in July to a three-month low and shrunk the year-on-year increase in monthly output to 5.9% from a double-digit growth rate realized each month during the first half of the year. 1,101 more words

Energy Trading

Once upon a car lot...

I am required to purchase a car today. I can choose whichever one I want, or I can abstain and one will be selected for me. 194 more words

Plug Yer Ears, It's Soapbox Time!

Biodiesel producers seek legislation to tap used cooking oil from restaurants

Biodiesel producers are seeking policy that will give them more access to used cooking oil from the food processing industry. Used cooking oil can be processed to make biodiesel, which is derived from renewable bio-mass resources. 14 more words