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News Category: Biodiesel News
May 14, 2019
Aemetis celebrates ethanol, biodiesel milestones in Q1 2019
BIODIESEL NEWS
May 9, 2019
German biofuels producer VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie has reported a 143% year-on-year EBITDA increase for the first nine months of the 2018/2019 financial year, driven by increased production volumes of biodiesel and biomethane. According to the company, earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) for the nine-month... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 8, 2019
Renewable diesel producer Neste has announced that its MY Renewable Jet Fuel has been recognised for its role in reducing black carbon emissions. The fuel was crowned winner in the category for solutions reducing black carbon emissions, as part of a competition designed to find effective ways... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 7, 2019
Biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has entered a partnership with Broco Oil Company to provide clean fuel options to heating oil dealers in the northeast of the US. Under the partnership, the two companies will collaborate on a biodiesel blending facility in Haverhill, Massachusetts. “We are thrilled... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 7, 2019
Biofuel producer Aemetis has announced that its Indian subsidiary, Universal Biofuels India, has won a biodiesel supply contract with three government-owned oil marketing companies. Awarded under a public tender process, the contract covers the ongoing supply of biodiesel to a number of locations, totalling no more than... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 3, 2019
Biofuels producer VERBIO Diesel Canada has agreed to purchase a biodiesel plant in Canada from Atlantic Biodiesel. The plant, which has an annual production capacity of 150,000 tonnes of biodiesel and 18,000 tonnes of raw glycerin, is located in Dain City, Ontario. The deal is expected to close... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 30, 2019
Valero Energy has released its first quarter 2019 results, announcing net income of $141 million (€126 million) for the first three months of the year. This was down from $469 million for the same quarter last year. “Investments to increase our system’s flexibility and the team’s relentless focus... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 23, 2019
Washington State Ferries (WSF)announced that it will be launching a Sustainability Action Plan that outlines objectives for more renewable ferries and terminals, which includes a commitment to using a 10% biodiesel mix. According to the release, the plan includes initiatives to protect orca whales, reduce greenhouse gas... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 16, 2019
Dubai-based waste to biofuel company Neutral Fuels announced it has been accepted onto the Mohammed bin Rashid Innovation Fund Accelerator (MBRIFA), a programme established by the UAE Ministry of Finance to accelerate the expansion of innovative businesses. Neutral Fuels is one of seven companies chosen from 159... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 11, 2019
German chemical producer BASF has announced plans to increase production capacity at its sodium methylate plant in Guaratinguetá, Brazil. Sodium methylate is used as a catalyst in the production and use of biodiesel, supporting higher yields and lower preparation costs. Capacity at the plant will increase by 30%,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 4, 2019
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed that a man from Pennsylvania pleaded guilty to a biodiesel tax conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). David Tielle, according to documents and information provided during court, served as the director of business development at Keystone Biofuels located... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 1, 2019
Representatives from the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and its members have testified at the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public hearing on year-round use of E15 fuel and modifications to the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) compliance scheme. The NBB and its members appealed to the agency to... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 1, 2019
Supply chain solutions provider Panalpina Singapore has announced the roll-out of a new fleet of biodiesel trucks to serve its customer L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific. By 2020, L’Oréal aims to include 100% of its strategic suppliers under its ‘Sharing Beauty with All’ sustainability initiative. These new biodiesel... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Mar 29, 2019
US biofuels producer NEXT Renewable Fuels announced that it will lease a 94-acre site from the Port of Columbia County for its Advanced Green Diesel production facility. The site is located next to 25 acres already owned by NEXT, providing a total of 119 acres on which... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Mar 27, 2019
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB), together with members and stakeholders, has urged Congress to prioritise the extension of the multiyear biodiesel and renewable diesel tax incentive. The tax incentive was retroactively extended by Congress for 2017 in February last year, which has left it expired from 2018... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Mar 7, 2019
Forest industry company UPM has announced that its latest results from the off-road vehicle test carried out at Vuosaari Harbour in Helsinki, confirm that renewable UPM BioVemo diesel reduces tailpipe emissions. The test on the Vuosaari Harbour focused on measuring the tailpipe emission of a Volvo wheel... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Mar 5, 2019
The University of Utah revealed a study in which chemical engineers have developed a rapid method to deliver cost-effective algal biocrude in large quantities using a specially-designed jet mixer. The team has developed a new kind of jet mixer that extracts the lipids in seconds with much... [Read More]