BA to start flights with partially sustainable fuel as early as next year

BA to start flights with partially sustainable fuel as early as next year

24th February, 2021

UK airline British Airways is planning to operate transatlantic flights partially powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) as early as next year, the company announced on 9 February.

Marathon Petroleum balance traditional refinery operations with renewables

Marathon Petroleum balance traditional refinery operations with renewables

23rd February, 2021

US refiner Marathon Petroleum is planning to balance its traditional refinery operations with new renewable projects, S&P Global Platts reported the company’s CEO Mike Hennigan as saying on 2 February.

USA ships record volume of soyabeans and corn to China in final quarter 2020

USA ships record volume of soyabeans and corn to China in final quarter 2020

23rd February, 2021

The USA shipped record volumes of soyabean and corn to China during the final quarter of 2020, AgriCensus reported from US Census Bureau data on 5 February.

Latest issue: February 2021

February 2021

Our February 2021 issue gives an update on the EU biofuels market and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Renewable Energy Directive II and the expanding domestic supply and blending of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO).

In a special focus, we look at the role antioxidants play in preserving the shelf life of edible oils used in dressings, sauces and marinades.

We also report on the challenges facing the global sunflower oil market and the development and uptake of marine biofuels.

OFI’s regular mix of news, event listings and statistics also feature in this issue.