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ICIS has broadened the scope of its biofuel price reports.

ICIS has broadened the scope of its biofuel price reports. In Europe, adding to the comprehensive biodiesel coverage of rapeseed methyl ester (RME) and fatty acid methyl ester (FAME -5 & -0 CFPP), the report will now also reflect biodiesel (methyl ester) prices of palm-based methyl ester (PME CIF ARA T2) soya-based methyl ester (SME […]

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ICIS bioresources summit

ICIS (the people that I work for: About ICIS) will be holding the 2nd ICIS Bioresources Summit, in Hardwick Hall, County Durham, UK on November 25. The conference will discuss the advances in bio-engineering and their impact on biofuels, bio-polymers and other emerging markets. The conference will also address the latest thinking in raw materials […]

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EU to probe alleged US biodiesel dumping – AFP

Story on ICIS news this morning , that the EU to probe alleged US biodiesel dumping.(Disclosure: I work for ICIS: About ICIS) Good to see the EU getting up and protecting its biofuel producers from what it sees as unfair competition from US biofuel producers. I wonder what the Americans think of this? 

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Ethanol in the US

This is William Lemos, one of ICIS professional market watchers, talking about the state of the US ethanol market. (Disclosure: I work for ICIS. About ICIS) William has a good line on the Brazilain view of the US ethanol import tax. He was talking just ahead of the recent NPRA conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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The US Biodisel market

You might like to check out this video of Judith Taylor, one of ICIS professional market watchers talking about the state of the US biodiesel market. Judith was talking just ahead of the NPRA meeting in San Antonio, Texas a couple of weeks ago. (Disclosure: I work for ICIS.About ICIS)

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Brazil wants to be a biodiesel superpower too

Brazil wants to be a biodiesel super power as it jockeys for biodisel market share, but may be derailed by the high price of soy, according to, John Waggoner, on ICIS news. (Disclosure: I work for ICIS: About ICIS) John’s report says Brazil could become the world’s second largest biodiesel producer, with annual production expected […]

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I’m moderating the 2008 World Biofuels Markets Congress

I’m going to be moderating the plenary session of the 2008 World Biofuels Markets Congress, to be held 12th-14th March, 2008 at the Brussels Exhibition Centre, Belgium. The organisers, Greenpower conferences, are expecting around 1300 people to turn up with CEO’s banks and the financial community attending. I’ll also be appearing live and in person […]

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ICIS Biofuel Conference

I am going to be giving a presentation at the ICIS Bioresources Summit on 4 December Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield, County Durham, which promises to be fun. The conference department has put it together and the speaker list (apart from me) looks to be quite interesting. To make it a little more lively than might […]

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ICIS chemial business has biofuels feature

ICIS Chemical Bsiness, my old publication, has a feature on biofuels this week and is worth checking out.

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Out and about

I’m going to be out and about for the next few days. The other parts of my job are pulling me towards the annual EPCA meeting (its all about petrochemicals) held, this year in Berlin. If you would like to find out what happens there then keep an eye on ICIS-chemicals-confidential a blog written by […]

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