Inside 2016 Edition


Standing On Its Own 2 Feet

BY Anna SimetDespite less than ideal economic and policy conditions, the biodiesel industry continues to move forward, and not just one project at a time. Here are several plants that have come on-line in late 2015 or are preparing to start operations in 2016. READ MORE

Back On Solid Ground

BY Ron KotrbaAfter an extended period of policy uncertainty, the final renewable fuel standard (RFS) rule and a two-year retroactive reinstatement of the $1-per-gallon blenders tax credit are expected to bring stability back to the U.S. biodiesel sector. READ MORE

Total’s La Mède Conversion: The Unabridged Version

BY Ron KotrbaAn unabridged version of Ron Kotrba's earlier article about supermajor oil company Total S.A. converting its 150,000-barrel-per-day La Mède oil refinery to produce renewable diesel, a nervous-making project for the French biodiesel sector. READ MORE

Biodiesel Opportunities Abroad

BY Ron KotrbaSeveral U.S. producers, including Genuine Bio-Fuel, Hero BX and the now-defunct Promethean Biofuels, in addition to Miami-based biodiesel exporter and hopeful technology provider Lagosur, sketch out overviews of international developments. READ MORE

Poised for the Best Year Yet

BY Katie FletcherThe U.S. biodiesel industry had to prove its durability in 2015, but the release of finalized RVOs and reinstatement of the blender tax credit offer many a hopeful outlook for 2016. READ MORE


Our Commitment to a Sustainable Future

BY Carlos AraujoBiodiesel is a real solution to reducing carbon emissions and mitigating the threat of climate change the world over. Many countries are adopting plans to reduce greenhouse gases, and biodiesel is an effective part of those measures. READ MORE

Inside NBB

NBB members set direction of their industry

BY The National Biodiesel Board

NBB: Your membership organization

BY The National Biodiesel Board

West Coast market focus proves successful for biodiesel

BY The National Biodiesel Board In part because of the success demonstrated in California with its low carbon fuel standard (LCFS), both Oregon and British Columbia have also adopted low carbon transportation policies, and they are setting precedent for the rest of the world. READ MORE