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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...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The global ethanol market received a shakeup this week, with the largest sugar and ethanol trader in Brazil, Copersucar, set to take control over U.S. biofuel marketer and logistics company...
By Tim Anderson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell and their Brazilian partner Cosan have agreed the name of their sugar cane operations as Raizen. The name is taken from the words for ‘root’...
By Christine Wipfli, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - After five months of negotiations, the deal has finally been made to create one of Brazil’s largest Biofuel companies after Brazilian ethanol firm ETH Bioenergy announced at a teleconference that it...
By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The price of biofuel has risen by more than twelve percent over the past two months. A liter of alcohol, that had an average cost for fuelers of R$1.55 (US$...
By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Last week, on his last stop during a visit to South America – which included Columbia and Uruguay – Mexican President Felipe Calderón met Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva,...
By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The IBP (Brazilian Institute of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuel) has recently launched an info-site that explains a great number of technical concepts and the oil extraction regulations regarding the pré-sal (pre-salt)...
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