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Repsol selects Honeywell Ecofining Technology for biofuel production in Spain

Honeywell announced today that Repsol has licensed Honeywell Ecofining technology to produce renewable fuels from feedstocks such as used cooking oil and waste animal fat at Repsol’s facility in Puertollano, Spain.

ADNOC to be first company in the Middle East to receive ISCC Certification to produce SAF

ADNOC announced its Ruwais Refinery has received International Sustainability Carbon Certification for the production of SAF, making it the first company in the Middle East to earn the distinction.

Spain, IEA back Dutch call to phase out fossil fuel subsidies

Spain's energy minister and the head of the International Energy Agency backed the Netherlands' call for an international coalition to phase out fossil subsidies.

EU's candidate climate chief takes aim at fossil fuel subsidies

Former Dutch foreign minister Wopke Hoekstra, who is nominated to be the EU's new head of climate change policy, plans to act to phase out fossil fuel subsidies if he takes up the role.

EU court imposes €32 MM euro fine on Britain for pleasure boat fuel

The European Union's Court of Justice imposed on Thursday a $33.6 MM fine on Britain, arguing the UK had failed to prohibit using marked fuel in private pleasure boats within a time limit set by the European Commission.

Japan's Mitsubishi considers opening fuel ammonia import hub

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi is considering the conversion of the Namikata terminal near Hiroshima into a fuel ammonia import hub.

Discovering Honeywell's pathways to sustainability: Highlights from Global Sustainability Week

To highlight their pathways to sustainability, Honeywell’s Global Sustainability Week took place from September 11–15 in Chicago, Illinois and Charlotte, North Carolina. The event took attendees to Chicago to tour their Riverside and Des Plaines labs, focusing on carbon capture, renewable fuels, hydrogen (H2) and plastics circularity.

bp's Peacock Project secures exclusive power deal with ExxonMobil-SABIC JV for sustainable materials production

bp has started construction on its 187MWdc Peacock Solar project, located 10 miles north of Corpus Christi in San Patricio County, Texas, helping support the global transition to lower carbon energy.

Shipping industry lacks clarity on future clean fuels on path towards decarbonization

The shipping industry lacks clarity on future clean fuels and regulatory systems which is holding back companies from replacing ageing vessels amid pressure to decarbonize faster.

IATA head says price of sustainable fuel likely to remain high

SAF is likely to stay more expensive than kerosene even when large-scale production kicks in and the cost won't deter airlines from their carbon emission targets.