Malaysia in talks to move startup of B10 biodiesel programme to July

Malaysia is in talks with oil companies about moving the start of its B10 biodiesel mandate to July, a month later than earlier planned, aiming now to complete full implementation of the new standard by August. This takes into account time needed for oil companies to reset blending ratios and procure enough palm methyl ester (PME), said the ministry of plantation industries and commodities in an email to Reuters, referring to the bio component of biodiesel that comes from palm oil.»