Bryan Sims

Bryan Sims is Associate Editor for two of BBI International’s premier publications, Biodiesel Magazine and Biorefining, based out of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Bryan is responsible for composing magazine and Web content and assisting in the development and implementation of associated conferences. Prior to joining BBI International in January 2007, Bryan wrote for two daily newspapers located in Wahpeton, North Dakota and Crookston, Minnesota. Bryan currently serves as Unit Public Affairs Representative in the North Dakota Army National Guard. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of North Dakota

Latest Posts by Bryan Sims

April 06, 2012

Solazyme, Bunge form JV for oil production facility in Brazil

Renewable oil and bioproducts firm Solazyme Inc. and Bunge Global Innovation LLC have agreed to form a joint venture to build, own and operate a commercial-scale renewable oil production facility adjacent to Bunge's Moema sugarcane mill in Brazil. READ MORE

April 03, 2012

Sapphire Energy bags $144 million in Series C investment round

The round of funding will be used to directly support the development of its "active and on-schedule" 300-acre integrated algae-to-biofuel demonstration facility, coined the Green Crude Farm, currently under construction in Luna County, N.M. READ MORE

March 22, 2012

Pacific Biodiesel to host job fair for Big Island Biodiesel plant

The initial list of positions to be filled at the Big Island plant include facility manager, administrative assistant, plant operators, shift managers and shipping/receiving agents. Applications will be available at the event for completion on site. READ MORE

March 20, 2012

MSE Enviro-Tech signs biodiesel supply deal with Wardlaw Fuels

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario-based MSE Enviro-Tech Corp. signed a two-year agreement with fuel and oil delivery service firm Wardlaw Fuels for the supply of biodiesel blends to the Transit Commission of the City of Sault Ste. Marie for its bus fleet. READ MORE

March 14, 2012

Motiva to add ULSD heating oil, biodiesel storage at NJ terminal

Motiva Enterprises LLC, a refining and marketing joint venture owned by affiliates of Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Aramco, plans to switch its high sulfur diesel heating oil storage over to ULSD heating oil at its 5 MM bbl terminal in Sewaren, N.J. READ MORE

March 13, 2012

JOil achieves first-year yields in India jatropha field trials

JOil Pte. Ltd., a joint venture consisting of Singapore-based Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, TATA Chemicals and Toyota Tsusho Group, has achieved first-year yields in its Tamil Nadu, India, field trials of more than 2 tons of seed per hectare. READ MORE

March 01, 2012

Insta-Pro, Alfa Laval streamline oil refining technology services

Insta-Pro International and Alfa Laval agreed to work together where Insta-Pro will distribute Alfa Laval decanters and represent its process engineering packages for the veggie oil refining industry while Alfa Laval helps promote its crush systems. READ MORE

February 28, 2012

Catalyzing Biodiesel Growth

An analysis of conventional acid and base catalysts used in today’s biodiesel industry READ MORE

February 28, 2012

Fueling Education Loud and Clear

AIDB’s biodiesel program provides unparalleled work experience for its students READ MORE

February 28, 2012

AMERIgreen offering biodiesel at new NY blending terminal

Lancaster, Pa.-based fuel dealer AMERIgreen Energy Inc., in partnership with International Petroleum Traders LLC, recently opened a state-of-the-art biodiesel blending terminal in Rensselaer, N.Y., featuring ratio blending and a new storage tank. READ MORE