The Myth & Reality of Biodiesel Feedstock Availability

Greater demand for agricultural commodities from all sectors will expand current, and push development of new, supplies of fats, oils and greases for biodiesel growth.
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REG to buy Tyson's half of Dynamic Fuels renewable diesel plant

Under the terms of the agreement, an REG subsidiary would acquire Tyson Foods' 50-percent membership interest in Dynamic Fuels by paying Tyson approximately $18 million in cash at closing and up to $35 million in future payments.
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The Chemical Kinetics of Glycerolysis

Glycerolysis on high-FFA, low-grade feedstock at varying temperatures will result in the same end product, but higher heat will triple throughput.
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Time Has Come Today

After years of talk, co-location of biodiesel production at ethanol plants is finally being realized.
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WERF selects Drexel for biodiesel from wastewater greases project

The Water Environment Research Foundation has selected Drexel University to perform research that will monitor and quantify the composition of waste greases to improve knowledge about the feasibility of grease-to-biodiesel processes.
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1.5 MMgy biodiesel equipment package scheduled for online auction

Maas Companies will auction a surplus 1.5 MMgy biodiesel equipment package and a 250 kilowatt Cat Generator/Cogen System June 19 through a timed online auction ending at 5 p.m. The equipment is surplus to BioPur and BioPur Light & Power.
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Biden pressured by Iowa renewable, ag leaders to support RFS

In response to a Reuters article claiming vice president Biden was instrumental in the proposal to gut the RFS, the IRFA joined dozens of Iowa agriculture and renewable fuels leaders to submit a letter to Biden urging him to revisit the issue.
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Honeywell UOP technology powers largest US advanced biofuel plant

UOP announced the 130 MMgy Diamond Green Diesel facility, a joint venture of Darling International and Diamond Alternative Energy, a subsidiary of Valero, achieved all of its performance and quality targets using UOP/Eni's Ecofining technology.
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Continued RFS advocacy needed as decision nears

The NBB has held numerous meetings with EPA and the administration, ensuring they have access to up-to-date biodiesel industry data and research, but there's no firm evidence yet that suggests they intend to increase biodiesel volumes under RFS.
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The Secret to Effective Lobbying

I am occasionally asked, "What is the secret to being a good lobbyist?" It is a good and interesting question. The short answer is to simply "be honest and be yourself." Adherence to these five little words will get you most of the way there.
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Industry Events

WEBINAR: Getting the Most from Your National Supply Chain from Production to Consumption

May 22-22, 2014
Presented by Paul Nazzaro (NBB Petroleum Liaison) and Jeff Fetkenhour (Gorge Analytical)
Thursday, May 22, 1:00 PM EDT

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

2014 Collective Biodiesel Conference

August 14-17, 2014
Piedmont Biofuels
Pittsboro, North Carolina

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 13-15, 2014
Hyatt Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 20-22, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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