Extreme Biodiesel seeks acquisition of Promethean Biofuels

Extreme Biodiesel announced it has entered into discussions with Temecula, Calif.-based Promethean Biofuels, a community-scale biodiesel producer with production capacity between 2 and 3 MMgy, to negotiate Promethean Biofuels' acquisition.
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IRS extends deadline to claim payments for biodiesel mixtures

The IRS has issued welcome transition relief that extends through July 1, 2013, the deadline for filing claims for payments for biodiesel mixtures and alternative fuels sold or used in 2012. Continue reading to link to the official IRS notice.
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Report says global biofuel production to hit 62B gallons by 2023

Today, obligatory and voluntary ethanol and biodiesel blending mandates are set in more than 40 countries. At the same time, supply-oriented policies (e.g., RFS in U.S., RED in EU) call for rapid acceleration in the production of advanced biofuels.
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Bioheat's 'Proud 2B2' campaign awards $30,000 to NYC charities

The NBB announced the winners of its New York City Proud 2B2 Renewable Warmup campaign. The major $15,000 winner is United Way's Project Warmth, while Achilles for Kids won a $10,000 grant and The NY Foundling Afterschool Program won a $5,000 grant.
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78M gallons of US biodiesel produced in Feb., 150M gallons YTD

EPA said Friday that 77.6 million gallons of biodiesel was produced in February. With February's numbers, YTD biodiesel production stands at just under 150 million gallons. Last year the U.S. biodiesel industry produced more than 1 billion gallons.
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Cima Green's former operations chief Tracy welcomes new role

After three years as COO for the biodiesel trading and marketing firm Cima Green, Katirina Tracy has taken on a new role with the company as senior director of sales and operations. Tracy says she looks forward to more face time with clients.
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Neste Oil uses tall oil pitch; begins rainforest protection plan

Neste Oil successfully tested tall oil pitch in commercial refinery operations in March and April and states it is now ready to use the material on a continuous basis. It has also begun a program to help prevent deforestation with The Forest Trust.
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US DOE announces 5-year funding renewal for bioenergy centers

The U.S. DOE announced it is funding its three Bioenergy Research Centers, the Bioenergy Research Center, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and the JBEI, for an additional five-year period, subject to continued congressional appropriations.
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BDI commissioned to build 30 MMgy biodiesel plant in SE Europe

BDI-BioEnergy International AG has been commissioned by a company in Southeast Europe to build a 100,000 ton per year (30 MMgy) multifeedstock biodiesel plant. The final contract for construction of the plant is expected in the coming months.
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Genscape expands RIN Integrity Network services

Genscape's QAP program now includes annual attestation, direct advice on RFS2 registration and compliance issues with a licensed certified public accountant, an RFS2 engineering review, a full ASTM D6751 panel test and RFS2 quarterly reporting.
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Industry Events

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

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

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

September 10-12, 2013
CenturyLink Center Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

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