Chevron invests in soybean-to-renewable fuel venture

Chevron intends to use soybean oil as feedstock to produce biodiesel and jet fuel

Repsol produces ‘Spain’s first’ plane biofuel from waste

The batch consists of 5,300 tonnes of sustainable plane fuel, which Repsol claims will avoid up to 300 tonnes of carbon emissions

Heathrow Airport jets off with renewable fuel

The oil is claimed to be able to cut greenhouse gas emissions from flights by up to 80% compared to conventional aviation fuel

Scientists turn plastic bags, yogurt containers, plastic bottles into jet fuel

The breakthrough research is believed to provide a solution to the alarming issue of hard-to-recycle plastics

Consortium plans Europe’s first commercial plant for hydrogen-based renewable aviation fuel

The ‘Power-to-Liquid’ facility in Norway could help cut carbon dioxide emissions by 250,000 tonnes annually

BP to donate 3m gallons of jet fuel to help with Covid-19 relief in US

The fuel will be used for charter flights carrying PPE – the energy giant claims associated carbon dioxide emissions will be offset through certified US projects

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Renewable jet fuel could see sky-high emissions savings of up to 80%

Sustainable fuel producer Neste suggests the Finnish public are supportive of cleaner aviation

BP signs $30m deal for rubbish jetfuel

BP has invested $30 million (£24.20) in a low carbon developer, which makes biofuel from rubbish. The BP Ventures and Air BP arms of the company have entered a strategic partnership with Fulcrum Bioenergy, agreeing to buy 50 million gallons of biofuel each year for a decade. In addition, Air BP will distribute and supply the jet-engine biofuel at key airports across the US. Fulcrum’s […]

Low carbon jet fuel nears take-off

A company has produced jet fuel for Virgin Atlantic by fermenting waste gas from steel mills. Called ‘Lanzanol’, the commercially viable low carbon fuel has passed all initial performance tests and is expected to result in carbon savings of 65% compared to conventional jet fuel. The low carbon fuel was developed in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest […]

Tobacco turned into jet fuel

A newly developed type of energy-rich tobacco plant could be turned into sustainable jet fuel. The novel technique means plants could find another use than as cigarettes and cigars. US aviation firm Boeing announced this week it is working on a project with South African Airways and Dutch green jet fuel firm SkyNRG to create […]