Biodiesel is the name given to a clean-burning alternative to diesel fuel. It is produced from a broad range of renewable resources including soybean oil, animal fats and used cooking oil. Biodiesel can be used alone, or blended with petroleum diesel in any proportions.
Biodiesel contains no petroleum, but it can be blended at any level to create a Biodiesel blend.
When Biodiesel is blended with petroleum, it becomes a Biodiesel blend. It is often labeled with the amount of Biodiesel found in the fuel, B20 for example is a blend of 20 percent Biodiesel and 80 percent petroleum diesel.
No. Biodiesel goes through a process called trans-esterification to remove Glycerin from the oil. Fuel-grade Biodiesel must meet American standards of ASTM D 6751or European Standard EN 14214 in order to ensure proper performance.
Biodiesel has proven itself as a reliable renewable fuel. It will support Nigerian jobs and adds back to the Nigerian economy.
Biodiesel can be used in any diesel engine with little or no modification to the engine or fuel system. However, regular maintenance is advised, just as it were with fossil diesel.
Yes. Biodiesel is made from renewable by-products of food production and is the most diverse fuel in the world. It reduces greenhouse gas emissions by up to 92%, gives back energy to the environment and reduces smog to make our air healthier to breathe.