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BIODIESEL NEWS
Jul 17, 2017
North Dakota’s Tesoro Refinery is looking to develop a vegetable oil-to-fuel facility, according to the Associated Press. The Dickinson, North Dakota based oil refinery is planning to implement an 8,000 barrel-per-day diesel hydrotreater to process soy or distillers corn oil into renewable diesel, a recent article in... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jul 13, 2017
Arriva has been named as the winner of the next contract to operate regional passenger rail services in Groningen and Friesland, the Netherlands. The move will see 18 new biodiesel trains added to the busy rail network in the area, a precursor to eventually transitioning to... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jul 11, 2017
The National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition has filed a new allegation with the US Department of Commerce claiming that “critical circumstances” exist regarding biodiesel imports to the US from Argentina. In US antidumping and countervailing duties laws, “critical circumstances” provision allows for the imposition of duties... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jul 10, 2017
The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) has heavily criticised what it deems unfairly low priced biodiesel exports from Poland, claiming they are causing serious harm to the EU internal market for renewable fuels, and to fuel operators in many countries. For more than a year Polish ‘fuel market... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jul 5, 2017
In an interview with Reuters, the CEO of commodity trader Louis Dreyfus has said he is “confident” Argentina would prevail in fighting what he labelled an “unjust” biodiesel dumping case in the US. Speaking at the Financial Times Commodities Americas Summit, Dreyfus’ Gonzalo Ramirez Martiarena told Reuters... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jul 5, 2017
According to a new study, Neste MY Renewable Diesel usage reduces particulate emissions in working machines by up to 60%. The study, led by Tampere University of Technology, indicates that the usage of pure Neste MY Renewable Diesel in working machines such as street sweepers efficiently reduces... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 30, 2017
As 4th July draws closer, the National Biodiesel Board says biodiesel is central to the US’ economic independence. According to a statement from NBB, US produced biodiesel is supporting more than 64,000 jobs throughout the supply chain. “Biodiesel showcases the heart of July 4th – American independence. We are... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 29, 2017
A subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., has reached an agreement with SBI Bioenergy giving Shell exclusive development and licensing rights for SBI’s biofuel technology. Edmonton, Canada based SBI has a patented process that can convert a wide range of waste oils,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 29, 2017
The National Biodiesel Board is considering legal action over what it labels a constant flood of Argentinian biodiesel into the US market. In March 2017, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) Fair Trade Coalition filed petitions with the US Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 28, 2017
Congealed lumps of fat, sanitary items and wet wipes stalk the sewers of London and the surrounding area, causing blockages and damage to water infrastructure. Now, Thames Water is working on an innovative solution to fight these fatbergs by turning them into biodiesel. The water utility has... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 28, 2017
In an interview with The Parliamentarian two MEPs have argued that biofuels have “an essential part” to play in the EU’s energy transition. German MEP Hans-Olaf Henkel, Parliament's ECR group shadow rapporteur on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources; and Croatian MEP Marijana Petir,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 27, 2017
A new passenger train system currently under development in Florida will run on biodiesel fuel, according to the South Florida Business Journal. The Miami based company developing the Brightline train system has teamed up with Florida Power & Light Co. to use clean energy alternatives for fuel.... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 26, 2017
Counties in downstate New York are set to join New York City in providing cleaner air through increased use of biodiesel in home heating, with a product called Bioheat fuel. Legislation passed by Assemblyman Steve Englebright and Senator Phil Boyle would expand the state’s commitment to renewable... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 26, 2017
A planned political protest by Neste employees, set to have started on 26 June, has been cancelled. Personnel groups at the Finnish sustainable fuels provider announced on 20 June that they planned to arrange a political protest against the ownership policy in Finland. Representatives of employee groups... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 23, 2017
Members of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) and Iowa Biodiesel Board (IBB) have gone to Capitol Hill in Washington to urge Iowa’s Congressional delegation to keep fighting for a reformed biodiesel tax incentive. The two biodiesel bodies claim that the changes to the incentive would save... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jun 22, 2017
International energy and climate consultancy Ecofys has completed a new study into crude tall oil (CTO) availability, current usage, whether the feedstock creates additional demand for land, and if the use of CTO in advanced biofuels can have a distortive effects on markets. The study was commissioned... [Read More]