Monday, January 21, 2019

ITB and Pertamina Develop Catalyst to Convert Palm Oil into Avtur

BANDUNG Institute of Technology (ITB) collaborated with PT Pertamina (Persero) are developing catalyst to convert palm oil into green avtur. The catalyst cracks palm...

Refinery in Plaju to Produce Palm Oil-Based Green Fuel

PT Pertamina (Persero) will use its oil refinery in Plaju, South Sumatera to produce palm oil-based green fuels. Feasibility study on this plan has...

Rail Test Successfully Completed, B20 Safe for Locomotive

THE government has completed rail test of B20 performance on locomotives. It has shown that fuel with 20 percent biodiesel content was safe and...

11 Companies Facing Penalty in B20 Mandatory Implementation

THERE are at least 11 companies that are facing penalties for alleged non-compliance with contracts in implementing expanded B20 mandatory program. Two of them...

Pertamina Facing Fine Over Alleged Failure in Distributing B20

THE government has solid stance on implementing the expanded B20 mandatory program, including on its rule enforcement to build effective order. Since the program...

Mahathir Throws Out B20 Biodiesel Challenge

PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has challenged Malaysia to emulate Indonesia’s move to introduce a higher biodiesel mandate — the B20 biodiesel fuel —...

Expanded B20 Mandatory Program Absorbs 919 Thousand Tons CPO

THE expanded B20 mandatory program has made a positive impact to Crude Palm Oil (CPO) absorption in domestic market. Since the program launched on...

Govt Allots 6.19 Million kL of Biodiesel for January-December 2019

The Indonesian government released the next batch of biodiesel allocation for January-December 2019 at 6,197,101 kiloliters (kL). The allocation was released through the Ministry of...

Biodiesel 30 Road Test Preparation Has Completed 80 Percent

THE government is planning to speed up use of fuel with 30 percent bio content (B30). Initially, B30 mandatory program is projected to be...

Thailand to Use Biodiesel on Power Plants and Heavy Vehicles

THAILAND is going to implement policy to use biodiesel in power plants and heavy vehicles in order to reduce 190.000 metric ton palm oil...