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Bolloré Energy launches "KOOLZA", a low-carbon fuel produced from rapeseed

Puteaux. 27 October 2021

Bolloré Energy has been marketing biodiesel (B100) under the name KOOLZA 100 for a number of weeks. This alternative fuel is produced solely from rapeseed grown and processed in France.

This new product is an environmentally friendly alternative to fossil diesel with an equivalent range, reducing CO2 emissions by 60% and fine particle emissions by 80%. In addition, unlike the fossil product, it is not classified as a hazardous or environmentally harmful product.

For professional customers only (carriers, rail industry, etc.), KOOLZA 100 is compatible with the majority of trucks available on the market, significantly reducing their carbon impact without the need to invest in a new fleet.

Bolloré Energy, as part of its commitment to the ecological transition, has also decided to promote the use of this fuel with its hydrocarbon transport suppliers to support the logistics of the oil products distributed. By 2022, more than 30% of deliveries on behalf of Bolloré Energy will be made by lorries using the new low-carbon fuels, with the aim of reaching 100% by 2023.

Christine Puifourcat

National Sales Manager for Speciality Products at Bolloré Energy

Bolloré Energy firmly believes that low-carbon fuels have a role to play in the energy transition, alongside the development of other energies such as electric and hydrogen. KOOLZA 100 is the latest addition to our range of special products and offers all the qualities our customers need in order to consume less and better.

About Bolloré Energy

Bolloré Energy, a major player in oil logistics in France and Europe, has a storage capacity of 2.1 million m3 at 27 wholly or partly owned depots. Bolloré Energy holds a 33.3% share of Raffinerie du Midi, 95% of Société Française Donges Metz (SFDM) and 70% of Dépôt Rouen Petit-Couronne (DRPC). Bolloré Energy also distributes oil products through a network of more than 100 agencies.

Press contacts:

Cindy Patan, Media Relations Manager – Bolloré Transport & Logistics
T +33 1 46 96 49 75 / +33 7 72 40 49 75
cindy.patan(at)bollore.com