Shell to buy 150,000 tonnes of biodiesel from China’s Jiaao Enprotech

Shell to buy 150,000 tonnes of biodiesel from China’s Jiaao Enprotech

8th March, 2021

The Singapore subsidiary of oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has signed a US$155M biodiesel supply deal with Chinese chemical product company Jiaao Enprotech, Yicai Global reported on 9 February.

Bursa Malaysia launches revised crude palm kernel oil futures contract

Bursa Malaysia launches revised crude palm kernel oil futures contract

8th March, 2021

Futures and options exchange Bursa Malaysia Derivatives (BMD) has launched a revamped crude palm kernel oil futures (FPKO) contract today.

Argentina investigates consumer and food giants over output curbs

Argentina investigates consumer and food giants over output curbs

8th March, 2021

The Argentine government is investigating leading consumer and food companies over accusations they deliberately held back production amid a clampdown on rising prices, Reuters reported on 17 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.