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APAC Biofuel Consultants


Released in June 2018 and now in it twelfth year of publication, AUSTRALIAN BIOFUELS 2018 is APAC Biofuel Consultants (Ecco Consulting and EnergyQuest JV) latest client report on the Australian bio-based diesel, ethanol and advanced biofuel industry.

Whether you are a participant in the bioenergy sector, a policy maker or a policy influencer, a trader or a potential investor, it pays to have an independent view and a  complete understanding of the Australian biofuel industry.   AUSTRALIAN BIOFUELS 2018 does just that.

Click here for AUSTRALIAN BIOFUELS 2018 Table of Contents, Order Form and details about the Study Team.


APAC Biofuel Consultants, a joint venture between Ecco Consulting Pty Ltd and EnergyQuest Pty Ltd (, is a consultancy offering services to the biofuels industry in the following areas:
  • Independent industry reviews and studies (Australia and international)
  • Analysis and research
  • Demand and supply analysis, economics, and forecasts
  • Feedstock sourcing, valuation, pricing
  • Marketing and strategy development
  • Pricing strategies and competitor analysis
  • Sales/ offtake contract development and negotiation
  • Economics and pricing analysis
  • Government representation and policy development support policy
  • Industry Associations

Formed in 2006, APAC Biofuel Consultants is a leading specialist in biofuels and alternative fuels in Australia. It has undertaken many studies on biofuel pricing, price benchmarking, market analysis and forecasting and strategy analysis for government agencies, clients investing in biofuel facilities and, clients reviewing alternative fuel strategies, in Australia and overseas.

Clients include major oil companies, biofuel producers (existing and potential), investment banks, trading houses (petroleum and agriculture), governments (State and Federal), importers and terminal operators.

APAC Biofuel Consultants is noted for its comprehensive annual 'Australian Biofuels' report which is a key reference study for clients in the biofuel and alternative fuel industries in Australia. In addition, APAC Biofuel Consultants has made presentations at national and international conferences as well as to individual clients.

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Australian Biofuels 2017 - Industry Dichotomy addressed the issues relating to the declining demand of both ethanol and biodiesel, the struggling biodiesel industry, the impact of low oil prices on margins, the effectiveness of Federal Government subsidy schemes, the new mandate rules for NSW and Queensland and an update on advance biofuel projects in Australia. 

Australian Biofuels 2015-16, Mandates, provides Australia's only complete and independent analysis of the  2015, new excise regime for biodiesel and ethanol. Queensland is planning to introduce a mandate in 2017. Advanced biofuels are slowly making gains in Australia. 

Australian Biofuels 2014-15, More Changes, is a comprehensive analysis of industry developments in 2013 and 2014. This report includes a major analysis of mandates and advanced biofuel developments in Australia.

Australian Biofuels 2013-14, Policy and Growth, is a comprehensive analysis of industry developments in 2013. This report was followed by written updates to clients by APAC on new developments in biofuels as they evolved during the year.

Australian Biofuels 2012-13, Where is the Growth? This report addressed key industry developments in 2012, including an in-depth analysis on the impact of carbon pricing on all transport fuels.

Other client reports include:

  • Australian Biofuels 2011-12, Taking Stock.
  • Australian Biofuels 2010
  • Australian Biofuels 2009 
  • Australian Biofuel Projects (2007, 2008)
  • Biofuels in Australia - A Growing Sector (2006).

Contact us to find out more about our studies and industry insights.