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Ferrari CEO says e-fuel cars do not compromise carbon goals

Ferrari's plans to continue building internal combustion engine cars powered by so called e-fuels does not conflict with its target to become carbon neutral by 2030, its chief executive said.

State report shows biodiesel blends gain ground in Iowa’s on-road diesel

The availability of biodiesel blends at the pump continues to expand in Iowa, making up 70 percent of reported on-road diesel sales in the state in 2022.

Agency warns Sweden may miss CO2 targets with biofuel cut

Sweden will struggle to hit its 2030 emissions targets, a government agency warned, after the country's minority coalition cut the biofuel that must be added to diesel and gasoline.

Sichuan Jinshang Environmental Protection Technology Co. to produce SAF utilizing Honeywell Ecofining tech

Honeywell today announced that Sichuan Jinshang Environmental Protection Technology Co. will use Honeywell Ecofining technology to produce nearly 300,000 tpy of SAF at its newly planned facility in Suining, Sichuan Province, China.

Sweden to cut biofuel additives in gasoline and diesel

Sweden's minority coalition has agreed to lower the amount of biofuel mixed in diesel and gasoline, a move it says will cut prices for cash-strapped drivers, but which climate groups say will increase C02 emissions.

How will China's clampdown on mislabeled cargoes affect sanctioned oil?

Chinese customs authorities are stepping up inspection checks on cargoes of heavy crude oil after uncovering several Iranian shipments that were mislabeled as diluted bitumen in an effort to bypass import quotas.

Neste to supply SAF to United Airlines flights departing San Francisco Int'l. Airport

Neste and United announced that the airline’s departing flights from San Francisco International Airport will be fueled by a blend of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel.

Indian Oil to recoup most dues for jet fuel sales from Go First through bank guarantees

Indian Oil Corp will recoup $61.14 MM of jet fuel sales to cash-strapped Go First by cashing in bank guarantees and is optimistic it will recover a further $6.11 MM for unsecured sales made in the past few month.

Why ASTM D2622 cannot be used for sulfur content in B100

According to the European Committee for Standardization (EN), both ultraviolet fluorescence (ISO 20846, sulfur by UVF) and wavelength dispersive x-ray fluorescence (ISO 20884, sulfur by WDXRF) are applicable test methods for fatty acid methyl ester (FAME), also known as biodiesel (EN 14214), and both are listed as referee methods. However, the situation is different at ASTM International (formerly the American Society for Testing and Materials).

US April oil exports top forecasts on Chinese demand

US crude oil exports rose more-than-expected last month, building on a record 4.5 million bpd in March, as Chinese refiners snapped up cargoes to meet rising fuel demand.