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Downstream Asia Roundtable 2008 Kuala Lampur November 2008
Biofuels 2008 Berlin, Germany October 2008
Speaking at the Biofuels conference in Berlin
recently Mr. Raju shares his experience on
Jatropha plantations in Asia with 200 over
delegates from Europe, USA and Asia.
Palm Oil and Alternate Energy Kuala Lampur June 2008
ASEAN EAS workshop on biofuels Bangkok June 2008
Bioenergy highlighted the importance of promoting Jatropha in waste lands in all ASEAN countries without sacrificing the food crops during EAS workshop on Biofuels. Currently BEP is working very closely with ASEAN members in developing sustainable community development activities in Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia...
Bio Energy Plantations signs Jatropha development, off-take MOU with Van Der Horst Singapore June 2008

Bio Energy Plantations Pte Ltd confirms that it has signed its first Jatropha off-take MOU with leading bio-diesel producer Van Der Horst Biodiesel Pte.

The agreement relates to supplying Jatropha oil - thus creating the world’s first Jatropha futures contract.

Van Der Horst also agrees to join forces in the development of a 6,000 hectare Jatropha plantation in India, enabling the rapid ramp up of large scale Jatropha production.

Bio Energy Plantations CEO Naren Raju is jubilant: "We are delighted to work with Van Der Horst on this project. They share our vision for the future of Jatropha oil - as the main source of alternate feedstock in biodiesel production. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship."

Terms and conditions of the development and off-take agreements are subject to final negotiations, completion of formal documentation and securing all relevant regulatory approvals.

Agribusiness and Plantations 2008 Singapore March 2008
Biofuel Summit 2008 Bangkok March 2008