International Sugar Journal

EU – Marginal drop in ethanol production in 2019 to 6.35 billion litres [Full subscriber]

Ethanol production in the EU 27 + UK from agricultural feedstocks amounted to 6.35 billion litres in 2019, representing a small decrease of 1% from the previous year, according to the European Commission.

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European and US oil refiners turn to biofuels amidst plant closures [Full subscriber]

European and US oil refineries face a wave of closures due to plateauing fuel demand, tightening environmental rules and overseas competition, prompting some owners to opt for an easier alternative – converting plants to produce biofuels, reports Reuters.

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Global biofuel output to grow by 25% by 2024 forecasts IEA [Full subscriber]

Global biofuel production is forecast to rise by 25% by 2024, with China expected to triple output in the next five years according to the latest International Energy Agency (IEA) report published in late October.

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