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Sep 2, 2021
ExxonMobil introduces renewable diesel process to enable high yields from biofeedstocks
Biodiesel News
Sep 1, 2021
DEUTZ has approved its entire TCD engine portfolio for use with paraffinic diesel fuels meaning alternative blends can be used in engines that meet the EU Stage V emissions standard. DEUTZ is approving the majority of its latest-generation engines, particularly in the sub-4 litre and above-8 litre range, for biodiesel blends up to B30. The use of these alternative fuels... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 31, 2021
A Montana refinery is to utilise Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex solution to produce 12,000 barrels of renewable diesel per day. This is a fast-track project being carried out by Calumet and the revamp will eventually produce renewable diesel in the spring of next year. “We are excited to support Calumet as they transition to the production of renewable fuels for the North... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 31, 2021
Bunker One will supply Molslinjen’s ferry link Fanølinjen with fossil-free HVO biodiesel. The new Danish partnership will entail a reduction of CO2 emissions by up to 90%. Earlier this year the product was tested in the engines onboard M/F Fenja and M/F Menja, the two ferries operating the route between Esbjerg the Danish mainland and the island of Fanø. After a... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 27, 2021
Zenith Energy, a global operator of independent liquid storage terminals, will increase the amount of low-carbon, renewable diesel to be handled and stored at its Portland facility three-fold. This increase is the result of a new, long-term commitment with an existing customer who is committed to a low-carbon economy and providing renewable fuels to the greater Portland... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 27, 2021
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended retroactively lowering biofuel blending mandates for 2020, Reuters reported. According to Reuters, two sources familiar with the matter shared the details after the agency sent a proposal on the mandates to the White House for review. The move could provide immediate relief to oil refiners that have to... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 26, 2021
Imperial is moving forward with plans to build a renewable diesel complex at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton, Alberta. The new complex is expected to produce more than 1 billion litres per year of renewable diesel from locally sourced and grown feedstocks. The project is expected to realise around 3 million tonnes per year in emissions reductions in the Canadian... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 24, 2021
The National Biodiesel Foundation has welcomed Todd Ellis as a director of the board. Ellis is currently the executive director of North American sales for Renewable Energy Group. Ellis has been a leader in sustainable business and economic development for leading biofuels companies for more than 16 years. He oversees North American strategic planning and sales responsibilities... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 24, 2021
Sixteen US Senators have written to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan, urging the EPA to mitigate the harm imposed on consumers and refiners by the Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS) ‘unachievable mandates’. In the letter, the Senators requested that the EPA waive or significantly reduce the volume of requirements for 2020,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 23, 2021
Tennessee-based Harvestone Group has acquired Gateway Terminals, a bulk liquid terminal complex on the banks of the Mississippi River in Sauget, Illinois. The terminal was originally built in 2006 and includes 400,000 barrels of tank capacity. The facility is multimodal with truck, rail, and barge loading and unloading capabilities with access to several Class 1 railroads. Harvestone... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 23, 2021
Union Pacific locomotives will receive a ‘boost’ of biodiesel fuel, thanks to a new partnership with Alabama-based Progress Rail. Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is one of the largest integrated and diversified providers of rolling stock and infrastructure solutions and technologies for global rail customers. The firm approved the use of up to 20% biodiesel... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 20, 2021
Gevo has published IMPACT, a sustainability report which demonstrates its mission to be transparent on its environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) performance. In addition to disclosing Gevo’s progress in 2020 and future goals, IMPACT shares details about the firm’s holistic approach to commercialising high-value nutritional products and ‘ground-breaking’... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 20, 2021
Epitome Energy has awarded Fagen the EPC contract to build a 42 million-bushel soybean crush facility in Minnesota. Fagen is a major industrial contractor and green energy design-builder. Headquartered in Granite Falls, the company has built 60% of the US’s ethanol production capacity, as well as multiple biodiesel, wind and power projects. The $300 million (€257... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 20, 2021
A new study commissioned by Aemetis has concluded that more than two million tonnes of CO2 per year can be removed from the atmosphere and safely injected into the earth at two ethanol plant sites in California. The carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) geologic formatting and drilling study was completed by Aemetis Carbon Capture, a subsidiary of Aemetis, and was... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 20, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $26 million (€22.2 million) to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels. Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development, Justin Maxson, said the investment will increase biofuel availability by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states. The USDA is making the awards under... [Read More]


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