Tag: biodiesel

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Economy estimated that a bill to cut fuel taxes sought by President Jair Bolsonaro could cost the Treasury R$54 billion (US$10 billion) a year in lost revenue, a Ministry source said...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "Never in history had we imported this much diesel and gasoline," said Bolivian Institute of Foreign Trade (IBCE) general manager Gary Rodriguez, regarding the US$2.120 billion the country spent last year on the purchase...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministries of Economic and Agriculture are fighting over the percentage of biodiesel mixed with diesel. Paulo Guedes' Ministry wants to reduce the amount of biodiesel in fossil fuels to contain the increase in diesel...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil, like Argentina, has decreed a reduction in the share of biofuels in fossil fuels. The announcement was supposed to be for a short time, but this week the National Council for Energy Policy...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia will build ecological diesel and biodiesel plants to reduce imports of liquid fuels, Hydrocarbon and Energy Minister Franklin Molina announced over this past weekend. The official underlined that the goal was to further the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has sanctioned a law which increases the amount of biodiesel in the diesel oil mixture, from seven percent to eight percent. Since 2008 Brazil has required the...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In an effort to reduce the import of diesel fuel and reduce pollution, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff last week signed an executive order increasing the amount of biodiesel to be added...

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