SGB signs deals in Brazil to develop jatropha as energy crop

SG Biofuels Inc. has signed deals in Brazil with Embrapa (Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation) and Fiagril, one of the country's leading biodiesel refiners to advance development of jatropha as a next-generation energy crop.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Mixed RFS court decision brings equally mixed reactions

The D.C. Circuit Court vacated the cellulosic standard because it believed that EPA had impermissibly set the volume with an objective of promoting industry growth. The court upheld EPA's decision though not to reduce the advanced biofuel volume.
READ MORE   SHARE    


First biodiesel plant in Bali, Indonesia, undergoes commissioning

The U.K.-based biorefinery manufacturer Green Fuels is in Bali this week commissioning a turnkey biodiesel facility for Caritas Switzerland, an NGO that focuses on socioeconomic development in disadvantaged communities around the world.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Genscape partners with PFL for more transparent RIN trading

Genscape and Progressive Fuels Ltd. say this new joint venture between them will create an electronic marketplace for Genscape-verified RINs, providing buyers and sellers the ability to trade in a more liquid market through PFL's Easy Trade platform.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Biodiesel producer Inland Empire Oilseeds in bankruptcy court

Washington biodiesel producer Inland Empire Oilseeds is in financial straits as it and its creditors do battle in bankruptcy court. IEO creditors petitioned an involuntary Chapter 11, but IEO later filed voluntary Chapter 7 for liquidation of assets.
READ MORE   SHARE    

EPA: US biodiesel production exceeded 1 billion gallons in 2012

The U.S. biodiesel industry broke the 1 billion gallon mark in 2012 for the second consecutive year, according to year-end production figures released Jan. 23 by the U.S. EPA. The total volume of nearly 1.1 billion gallons was roughly flat over 2011.
READ MORE   SHARE    

French Oil appoints new president, elects new director

Daniel French recommended Jason McDaniel succeed him as the company's president, and the board of directors appointed McDaniel as president and chief operating officer. French will remain actively involved with the business as board chairman and CEO.
READ MORE   SHARE    

California Biodiesel Alliance elects new officers

California Biodiesel Alliance board members unanimously elected their new state trade association leadership, electing some new officers from within their ranks and moving other officers to new positions. The new officers will serve two-year terms.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Iowa agriculture secretary presents biodiesel, ethanol awards

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced that John Gilroy from Harney Oil Co. in Coralville and Jim Becthold from Linn Coop Oil Co. in Marion are the 2013 winners of the Secretary's Biodiesel and Ethanol Marketing Awards.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry Events

International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 8-10, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 10-13, 2013
America's Center
St. Louis, Missouri

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

Industry Jobs

There are no jobs currently available. Check back soon.


Subscribe     Unsubscribe




308 Second Ave. N., Suite 304 | Grand Forks, ND 58203 | www.biodieselmagazine.com | 701-746-8385

© BBI International 2013