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Risk Level

Yellow
Existence of indications of possible problems that could significantly affect the oil sector. The probability of becoming a real threat is low, but there must be continuous monitoring of the situation.

Causes:
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, ENSE is monitoring the normal functioning of the national oil sector.

Biotickets

 

With the publication of Decree-Law no. 165/2013 of December 16th, ENMC was responsible for the issuance of Biofuels Certificates, as well as the coordination of the verification process for compliance with the sustainability criteria, exercising the competencies of Coordinating Entity for Compliance with Sustainability Criteria (ECS), provided in the Decree-Law no. 117/2010, of October 25th.

Following the entry into force of Decree-Law 152-C / 2017 of December 11th, ECS was transferred to the National Laboratory of Energy and Geology (LNEG), issuing the Biotickets for the period from January to August 2018.

From September 2018, with the publication of Decree-Law no. 69/2018, of August 27th, ENSE, as supervisory for the energy sector, issues the Biotickets based on the monthly information sent by ECS (LNEG).

Every month, ENSE makes publishes the number and types of TdB issued.

 

Types of TdB Jan Fev Mar Apr May
TdB-D 19 326 16 598 17 537 12 840 16 829
TdB-G 126 432 419 250 264
TdB Importation (1) 577 865 1009 831 7 710
Tdb Advanced 307 387 495 164 703
TdB Double Counting 12 411 11 556 8451 7 050 6 842
Total 32 170 28 973 26 902 20 304 24 638

 

Legend:

TdB: Bioticket
TdB-D: Biotickets issued for biofuel diesel substitute
TdB-G: Biotickets issued for biofuel gasoline substitute
TdB Importation: Biotickets issued for biofuel imported
Advanced Tdb: Biotickets issued for fuel from feedstock listed in Part A of Annex IV of Decree-Law 152-C /2017
TdB Double Counting: Second biotickets (shall be considered to be twice their energy content) issued for biofuel originating from feedstocks listed in Annex IV of Decree-Law 152-C / 2017 (Part A and Part B)

(1)  Imported biotickets are included in the values of TdB-D and TdB-G.

 

ENSE publish also the annual TdB type (2012-2019) issued by the Coordinating Body of Compliance with Sustainability Criteria (ECS) to the national economic operators.

 

Types of TdB 2015 2016 2017 2018* 2019
TdB-D 315 255 251 255 266 963 81 982 270 743
TdB-Double Counting 47 587 114 704 155 331 51 880 166 598
TdB-G 25 371 29 292 5 271 2 638 5 690
TdB Importation 63 763 22 059 6 576 3 133 9596
Total 388 213 395 855 427 565 139 633 452 627

* Data for the period from September to December 2018

 

History of biotickets issued in Portugal

 

Date Document Download
2015 Biotickets
2016 Biotickets
2017 Biotickets
2018 Biotickets
2019 Biotickets