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August 27, 2015

4 individuals from Florida sentenced for biodiesel RIN, tax fraud

BY U.S. Department of Justice Found In:Business, Policy, North AmericaThe defendants were all employees and officers of New Energy Fuels LLC, a business in Waller, Texas, that claimed to process animal fats and vegetable oils into biodiesel. The defendants subsequently relocated, operating a similar scheme in Ohio. READ MORE

August 27, 2015

UK-based biodiesel producer Olleco acquires Convert2Green

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, EuropeU.K.-based biodiesel producer Olleco has acquired Convert2Green Ltd., a used cooking oil collection company and biodiesel manufacturer also located in the U.K. With the acquisition, the number of Olleco's depots across the U.K. has increased to 17. READ MORE

August 26, 2015

Scotland's Argent Energy commissions BDI for multifeedstock plant

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Feedstock, Production, EuropeAustria-based BDI-BioEnergy International has been contracted to implement the next phase of construction, installation of multifeedstock technology, at Argent Energy (U.K.) Ltd.'s 13 MMgy biodiesel plant in Motherwell, Scotland. READ MORE

August 26, 2015

Scientists screen ocean-based algae for highest oil content

BY The Scottish Association for Marine Science Found In:Feedstock, EuropeUsing a new technique, scientists examined microalgae strains in the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, an internationally important algal store based at SAMS in Oban, to find out which ocean-based strains had the highest oil content. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

REG completes acquisition of Imperium biodiesel plant, terminal

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, North AmericaThe acquisition of Imperium Renewables' assets by Renewable Energy Group has been completed. The assets include a 100 MMgy biodiesel plant, now called REG Grays Harbor LLC, and deep-water port terminal at the Port of Grays Harbor, Washington. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

Minnesota poised to play a role in next-generation heating oil

BY The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council Found In:Use, North AmericaAt a forum sponsored by MSRPC, attendees listened as a diverse group of energy influencers described Bioheat, a blend of biodiesel and heating oil, as a 21st century heating oil that promises to increase the diversity of the U.S. energy supply. READ MORE

August 18, 2015

Poll: Voters want presidential candidates who support biodiesel

BY The Iowa Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaAn independent public opinion poll commissioned by the IBB shows 76 percent of Iowa voters support expanding the RFS to increase biodiesel use. A majority of voters also said a presidential candidate's view on the RFS is important to their vote. READ MORE

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