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Risk Level

Green
Everything working normally in the National Petroleum System

Causes:
Normal Activity

Activity Description

Biofuels department

Compete, em especial, ao DB:

  • Supervise compliance with the rules for promoting the use of biofuels;
  • Monitoring compliance with the obligations of biofuel producers and developers;
  • Proceed with the issuance and cancellation of biotickets, under the legal terms;
  • Take samples of biofuels in the context of quality control programs;
  • Prepare and carry out monitoring and control actions on biofuels;
  • Monitor the mandatory national incorporation goals in road fuels, on a quarterly basis.

Goals and incorporation obligations

Every month, ENSE provides the physical percentage of biofuels’ incorporation and TDBs transacted by economic operators.

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TdB Market

From 17th september of 2015, ENSE is responsible for the creation and supervision of a market for Biofuel Titles (TdB).

Biofuels prices

Every month, ENSE makes available the average practiced price (€/m3) of FAME in Portugal and Europe.

Biotickets

From September 2018, ENSE issues the biotickets based on the monthly information sent by ECS (LNEG).

Raw materials used in the production of biofuel

ENSE provides the history of the raw materials used in the production of biodiesel (FAME) by the national producers (2015-2017).