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Leading biofuel producers and end users from road transport, shipping, aviation and others meet in Singapore for CMT’s Global Biofuels Summit on 22-23 October, 2019 to discuss the demand for biofuels, capacity expansion, government mandates, and more.

SINGAPORE, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In step with biofuels test by airlines, IMO 2020 implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, new government mandates for higher transport biofuel blending, the Singapore summit, organized by Centre for Management Technology (CMT), is well-timed to track the progress of this fast growing industry. An exclusive Site Visit to Neste’s Singapore bio refinery is arranged to give participants a first-hand experience, as well as a presentation on Neste’s ‘Sustainable Production Focusing on Circular Economy’.

Also presenting is Indonesia’sPT Pertamina (Persero) on ‘Converting Crude Palm Oil (CPO) into Green Fuel’. Utilising Used Cooking Oil (UCO) as a feedstock has become a popular option for producing environmental-friendly biofuels. Singapore’sAlpha Biofuel shares their success stories on transforming UCO into biofuel while Bharat Petroleum – that recently commissioned 2G ethanol bio-refinery – reveals the ‘Roadmap for Advanced Biofuels in India‘.

Meanwhile Goodfuels — that runs a GoodShipping Program for companies like IKEA & Heineken to make sea-shipments sustainable — will present Marine Biofuels case studies and prospects in Asia.

Novozymes, currently — helping 5 commercial scale plants with its industrial enzyme technology — is providing inputs on ‘Catalysing Cellulosic Ethanol Production for Sustainable Supply of Liquid Fuel’ – highlighting Chinese government’s initiatives and subsidies to implement the E10 mandate by 2020 and more.

Biofuels user – Scania and BHP Biliton Marketing Asia share the challenges and opportunities in Biofuel Applications in Heavy Duty Vehicles & Maritime Applications. Likewise Tata Motors, India’s largest automobile manufacturer, outlines differences between adopting EV and Biofuels – based on availability, infrastructure and technology requirements.

The program also includes a Panel Discussion on ‘Sustainable Feedstock Supply to Meet Growing Biofuel Demand’ with panelists from Eni Trading & Shipping, Neste, Bharat Petroleum and Alpha Biofuels.

Organized by Centre for Management Technology (CMT), other key sessions are:

  • Biofuel Outlook in Malaysia & IndonesiaDrewry Maritime Services
  • Emerging Technologies in Converting Biomass into Biofuel – Lux Research

View the final agenda for all speakers and sessions.

Contact Ms. Huiyan at [email protected] or call +65 6346 9113 for further information.