Author Archives: Stephen Oliver

About Stephen Oliver

I am a management consultant/non-executive director and charity trustee based in Switzerland.

Regulatory Changes for Biofuels in Germany – or “Much Ado about Nothing”

Earlier this year, the German government announced a number changes to the ways that obligated parties would be regulated from 2015 onwards. In short, obligated parties would no longer have a volumetric quota (x% of fuels distributed to be “renewable”), … Continue reading

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New Year – New Company

From 1st January 2014, all business of Expraxis Limited will be taken over by our new Swiss company, Expraxis GmbH.  Our address will be: Altdorfbachweg 10 CH-6354 Vitznau Switzerland Telephone, email and web address details will be unchanged.

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European Commission proposes Amendments to the Renewable Energy and Fuel Quality Directives

Last Wednesday the European Commission published a number of proposed amendments to the 2009 Renewable Energy and Fuel Quality Directives.  These amendments address criticisms that the current Directives do not take sufficient account of emissions from indirect land-use change (where … Continue reading

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Revised RTFO Guidance for Biofuels from Waste

Many biofuels traders have experienced difficulties in recent weeks because of a perceived lack of clarity from RTFO on the correct verification protocols for biofuels from waste (so called “double counting” fuels and UCOME in particular). We believe these concerns … Continue reading

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Expraxis now operating in Switzerland

Expraxis now has an operating base in Switzerland: Expraxis Limited, Cambridge Zweigniederlassung Immensee Immostrasse 3a CH-6405 Immensee Switzerland t: +41 41 504 1271 m: +41 79 104 9471 Having the Swiss operating base offers enormous potential for us to service … Continue reading

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