The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 3, Ep. 5
What does it take to certify renewable fuels? As renewable fuel demand will increase significantly in the coming decades and sustainability criteria are getting more stringent, certification is becoming an even more important factor for the ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 3, Ep. 4
Renewable feedstocks for biofuel production - is there enough? It’s no secret that when it comes to biofuel, feedstocks are worth their weight in gold - or more - and have the potential to become even more valuable as new legislation prioritizes increased ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 3, Ep. 3
European renewable-fuel legislation – the revolution is here With the onset of the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive Recast – RED II - European lawmakers are setting ambitious targets for renewable-fuel production...but can ambition be matched by capability?    ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 3, Ep. 2
Sustainable aviation fuel - it is finally happening! The question of how to enable more sustainable air travel has long involved the challenge of SAF production. However, now everything seems to come together: feedstocks, technologies, and ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 3, Ep. 1
Biofuel production has taken off. Are you ready? Since the last season of The Fuel for Thought Podcast, the global renewable fuel industry has seen a surge in projects and interest in sustainable aviation fuel. Mikala and Sylvain are kicking off ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 2, Ep. 6
Refinery and pyrolysis: is it a match? New technological developments are serving up new possibilities with pyrolysis, but a number of challenges regarding upscaling, unit placing, and the transportation and storage of feedstock remain. ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 2, Ep. 5
Is pyrolysis a game changer for advanced biofuels? Pyrolysis is a mature technology, but it hasn’t always been viewed as a genuinely viable option in the world of renewables. Now, technological improvements are rapidly establishing pyrolysis as a key ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 2, Ep. 4
Pretreatment, the critical insurance against contaminants Pre-treatment of oils and fats is an established technology with several units up and running. But how does pre-treatment work? What does it take to implement the technology in a biofuels production, ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 2, Ep. 3
How will our future depend on hydrogen? Around the world, hydrogen is named as one of the keys to achieving ambitious goals in the green transition. However, hydrogen is not just hydrogen, it can be grey, blue, renewable and green. But ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 2, Ep. 2
How ambitious business goals can lead the way towards decarbonization Refineries setting out to transit their operations to renewables face several legislative, technical, and business-related barriers. At Preem, Sweden’s largest refinery, they have found their own ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 2, Ep. 1
Trends in advanced biofuels and hydrogen: where are we heading? Sylvain and Mikala, your host and co-host from Topsoe, are back with season two of The Fuel for Thought Podcast. They discuss what is happening in the world of renewables, including The European ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 1, Ep. 6
Emerging technologies in the refining industry One way to future-proof your refinery against legislative demands is to expand your capabilities, so your plant can process any type of feedstock to produce on-spec transport fuel. But how mature is ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 1, Ep. 5
The impact of emissions reduction legislation and standards on North American refineries, big and small The legislation in the US aimed at reducing emissions and pollution from fuel production, differs from state to state. And in Canada, it’s different again. How can refineries navigate this ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 1, Ep. 4
How the refinery industry is adjusting to the world’s fast-changing transportation infrastructure In this episode of The Fuel for Thought Podcast, Topsoe’s Sylvain talks with the CEO of Future Fuel Strategies Tammy Klein about renewable technologies and the changing transport infrastructure. She ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 1, Ep. 3
How to make a business out of sustainable aviation fuel The climate debate is changing our travel behavior, making more and more people choosing to travel by train to their summer holiday destinations. Topsoe’s Sylvain talks with the CEO and cofounder of ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 1, Ep. 2
Perspective on market drivers for transport fuels Due to legislation aimed at reducing carbon emissions, the demand for fuel processed from renewables is growing significantly. But, can the world’s refineries meet growing demand? And is the current ...

The Fuel for Thought Podcast
Season 1, Ep. 1
Key issues in renewables today Processing renewable feedstocks is complex. The range of feedstocks is extremely wide. And each feedstock can be processed in different ways. So, as you can imagine, unit design, and selecting and ...