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10 hours ago

Oil refinery retrofit secures $365 million in capital partnership

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, North AmericaOrion Energy Partners, GCM Grosvenor and Voya Investment Management have formed a capital partnership worth $365 million with Bakersfield Renewable Fuels, which plans to retrofit an existing Southern California oil refinery to make renewable diesel. READ MORE

11 hours ago

EPA to change how it considers costs, benefits of CAA regulations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, North AmericaThe U.S. EPA released a proposal June 4 that will require all future significant regulations promulgated under the Clean Air Act to be accompanied by a benefit-cost analysis. The Renewable Fuel Standard is among the programs likely to be impacted. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Iowa Legislature extends fuel tax incentive for biodiesel blends

BY The Iowa Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, Use, North AmericaOriginally enacted in 2015, the successful policy has increased the number of retailers carrying biodiesel in Iowa almost threefold, improving availability for consumers while contributing to the state’s economy, including hard-hit farmers. READ MORE

June 03, 2020

Renewable diesel drives growth in biomass-based diesel imports

BY The U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Distribution, North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-PacificU.S. imports of biomass-based diesel grew 26 percent in 2019 to more than 27,000 barrels per day, ending two years in a row of decline. Imports increased in 2019 because of the increase in renewable diesel imports from Singapore. READ MORE

June 03, 2020

HollyFrontier to convert Cheyenne refinery to renewable diesel

BY HollyFrontier Corp. Found In:Business, Feedstock, Production, North AmericaHollyFrontier Corp. announced June 1 that its board of directors has approved a plan to convert the Cheyenne refinery to renewable diesel production and to construct a pretreatment unit (PTU) located at the Artesia refinery. READ MORE

June 03, 2020

April RIN generation down 62 percent from same month last year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, North AmericaThe U.S. EPA has released updated RIN generation data, reporting that 1.05 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in April, down from 2.74 billion during the same period last year. The decrease is attributed to the coronavirus pandemic. READ MORE

June 03, 2020

LanzaTech forms LanzaJet with investments from Suncor, Mitsui

BY LanzaTech Found In:Business, Production, North America, Asia-PacificLanzaTech has launched LanzaJet, a new company to produce sustainable aviation fuel. Suncor Energy of Canada and Mitsui & Co. of Japan are investing a total of $25 million to establish the new venture. Jimmy Samartzis has joined as CEO of LanzaJet. READ MORE

June 02, 2020

NBB asks US EPA for transparency on ‘gap’ SRE petitions

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe National Biodiesel Board delivered a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler asking that he disclose any small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions for RFS compliance years preceding 2019 that the agency received this year. READ MORE

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