The US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to extend the deadline for refinery compliance with biofuel laws

The US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to extend the deadline for refinery compliance with biofuel laws

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed giving oil refineries more time to demonstrate compliance with the country’s biofuel blending guidelines for 2020 and 2021. The move comes as the Environmental Protection Agency considers industry requests to ease mandates as the coronavirus pandemic crushes overall fuel demand. Many oil refineries … Read more

ExxonMobil expands interest in biofuels

ExxonMobil expands interest in biofuels

ExxonMobil is expanding its interests in biofuels that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, acquiring a 49.9% stake in Biojet AS, a Norwegian biofuel company that plans to convert forest and timber waste into low-emission biofuels and biofuels. elements. Biojet AS plans to develop up to five facilities to produce biofuels … Read more

Regulator says investment in biofuels should happen in California despite some opposition

Regulator says investment in biofuels should happen in California despite some opposition

Traffic travels along a highway next to Los Angeles, California, US, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – California’s biofuel projects are critical to achieving its decarbonization goals despite a “tremendous decline” in some cases, a senior state environmental regulator said on Tuesday. The … Read more

Analysis: US refiners bet farm will be backed by Biden on biofuels

Analysis: US refiners bet farm will be backed by Biden on biofuels

Options are seen at the gas pump including ethanol or no ethanol gas in Des Moines, Iowa, US, January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NOV 11 (Reuters) – US commercial oil refiners like Monroe Energy and PBF Energy Inc are manipulating the White House and taking … Read more

California’s Battle to Cut Biofuel Emissions Burns in New Truck Engines

California’s Battle to Cut Biofuel Emissions Burns in New Truck Engines

Jan 20 (Reuters) – Renewable diesel is touted as a cleaner-burning fuel, but a recent study shows the fuel is missing one measure to reduce pollution from new truck engines — halting California regulators who support increased production. The state, the nation’s largest auto market, has moved aggressively to reduce fossil fuel emissions from all … Read more

Polish refiner PKN sells Lotus assets to Aramco and Ministry of Labor to complete acquisition

Polish refiner PKN sells Lotus assets to Aramco and Ministry of Labor to complete acquisition

A picture of the logo of PKN Orlen, Poland’s largest oil refiner, at a gas station in Warsaw, Poland, April 25, 2019. REUTERS / Kacper Pempel Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s largest refiner PKN Orlen (PKN.WA) said it would sell some assets of Lotus (LTSP.WA) to … Read more

Less than half of projected renewable diesel production in the US is likely by 2025 – study

Less than half of projected renewable diesel production in the US is likely by 2025 – study

Jan. 18 (Reuters) – U.S. refiners and biofuel companies are likely to reach less than half of the renewable diesel production the U.S. government projects for 2025 due to policy and feedstock restrictions, according to a study released Tuesday from the consulting firm Serology. Several petroleum refineries across North America plan to convert facilities to … Read more

Shell says electricity will meet 60% of China’s energy use by 2060

Shell says electricity will meet 60% of China’s energy use by 2060

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell said on Monday that China could triple its electricity generation to supply 60 percent of the country’s total energy under Beijing’s carbon-neutral target by 2060, up from 23 percent now. Shell is one of the largest global investors in the Chinese energy sector, with businesses covering gas and petrochemical … Read more

Clarification: What’s at stake for the US Biofuel Blending Act in 2022 and beyond

Clarification: What’s at stake for the US Biofuel Blending Act in 2022 and beyond

NEW YORK, Jan 11 (Reuters) – The U.S. biofuel blending program known as the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) may see its most transformation so far in 2022, as the Biden administration must make decisions to reset the laws that mandate blending. Renewable fuels in the United States. The program is designed to allocate certain quantities … Read more