State-run oil marketing companies to buy biodiesel made from used cooking oil

On the Occasion of the World Biofuel Day,the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas has released the Expression of Interest(EOI) by Oil Marketing Companies for procurement of Biodiesel made from Used Cooking Oil(UCO). The entrepreneurs setting up Biodiesel plants will get remunerative price and assurance of complete offtake of production by the oil marketing companies.… Continue reading State-run oil marketing companies to buy biodiesel made from used cooking oil

World Biofuel Day to be observed on 10th August 2019

World Biofuel Day is observed every year on the 10th of August.It is observed by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas since 2015. The theme for this years Biofuel Day is “Production of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO)”. The day is observed to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an… Continue reading World Biofuel Day to be observed on 10th August 2019

Rule on Reuse of Cooking oil kicks in today

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will impose a new rule on eateries and restaurants.This rule will prohibit eateries using more than 50 litres of oil from using the same batch of cooking oil for more than three times. The consumption of Used Cooking Oil(UCO) poses adverse health effects. During frying, several properties… Continue reading Rule on Reuse of Cooking oil kicks in today