Tag: biofuel

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Cooking Oil Shortage Looms as Biofuels Gain Appeal

March 22, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

A global biofuel boom is set to drive a shortage of vegetable oils — used for cooking and now increasingly to power trucks and planes — intensifying a debate over food versus fuel. From the U.S. to Brazil and Indonesia, […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Oil Refiners Say Shift in Biofuel Quotas Will Raise Diesel Costs

December 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Biden administration sought to thread the needle between warring oil and renewable fuel interests Dec. 7 by proposing modest quotas for the use of plant-based fuels while moving to block exemptions for dozens of oil refineries. The U.S. Environmental […]

Logistics, Process

Many U.S. farmers fume at Washington, not Trump, over biofuel, trade policies

September 10, 2019

Via: Reuters

Many farmers are angry, and some are directing their anger not at the Republican president, but at Washington’s bureaucracy. Trump has faced backlash from agricultural groups, ethanol producers and Midwestern politicians upset that his trade war with China has slashed […]