TITLE

Oil giant says RTFO could be bad news for biodiesel

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;2/29/2008, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the assertion made by Philip New, president of global biofuels at BP, that the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), which comes into force in April 2008 in Great Britain and will force oil companies to include renewable fuel in their petrol or diesel, could be bad for biodiesel. At the 2008 Energy Institute conference, New explained that the lack of distinction between targets for bioethanol and oil-based biodiesel in the RTFO would affect take-up of the different fuels by the market.
ACCESSION #
31467742

 

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