A renewable energy source, biodiesel established as a sustainable alternative to minimize dependence on oil and the emission of greenhouse gases. Its use occurs in pure form or mixed with diesel oil, in a percentage approved by the ANP - National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels – Agência Nacional do Petróleo in Portuguese.

Biodiesel specifications have improved over the years, providing greater quality, safety and predictability in trade relations in the Brazilian and international markets.