Friends of the Earth International (FOEI) issued a report in which they accuse Wilmar, the world's largest trader in palm oil, as responsible of the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest, as a consequence of the increase in palm oil production for the chemical and food industry, but for biofuels as well.
Thailand's state-owned oil firm and private companies in the country announced recently. The partnership will grow palm trees on 23,722 unused acres in the southern part of the country and should be able to produce about 9.6 million gallons a year in the biodiesel production facilities that will soon be built. The cost of the project could be up to US$52.5 million. That's a lot of infrastructure that needs to be put into place before one drop makes it way into a Tuk-tuk, but it's almost always a