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How are we helping to develop the biofuels of tomorrow?

We have invested in research into new, second generation bioethanol made from wood and straw. Although we are only at an early stage in this work, we have identified potential big savings in greenhouse gases from this new fuel. 

Through our work with the Alliance for Synthetic Fuels in Europe (ASFE), we are looking at bio-alternatives to diesel that can be made from a wide variety of sources, including biomass. These paraffinic fuels include Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil (HVO), which is being produced and sold commercially. HVO can be used in existing and future diesel engines, which will contribute to lowering their harmful emissions levels.