Biodiesel Business

May 25, 2016

Former NBB CEO Joe Jobe launches new business consulting firm

BY Ron KotrbaFor a generation, Joe Jobe, the former CEO of the National Biodiesel Board, has fostered the U.S. biodiesel industry from its fledgling infancy to bountiful maturation. Three weeks after his departure from NBB, Jobe sits down with Biodiesel Magazine. READ MORE

May 18, 2016

Free entry to National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

BY Ron KotrbaProduce biodiesel or another advanced biofuel? Don't miss out on two free passes per production facility to the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo June 20-23 in Milwaukee. READ MORE

May 06, 2016

Markit acquires interest in commodities markets firm Prima

BY Ron KotrbaGlobal financial information services provider Markit announced May 6 it has acquired an interest in commodity markets research and price reporting agency Prima Markets, a firm whose focus is on the interface between biofuels, energy and ag markets. READ MORE

April 05, 2016

Austrian biodiesel technology provider wins award for BTL process

BY Ron KotrbaBDI-BioEnergy International AG received an innovation award for its biomass-to-liquid technology, called BioCrack, March 29 during Austria's State Awards Innovation 2016 ceremony held by the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Industry. READ MORE

March 16, 2016

REG closes acquisition of Sanimax biodiesel plant

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Renewable Energy Group Inc. completed its acquisition March 15 of Sanimax Energy's 20 MMgy biodiesel refinery located in DeForest, Wisconsin, the company announced March 16. REG paid Sanimax $11 million in cash and 500,000 shares of its common stock. READ MORE

March 09, 2016

Renewable Energy Group reports Q4, full-year 2015 financials

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. For the fourth quarter of 2015, revenue was $387.8 million on 99 million gallons sold with adjusted EBITDA of $21.6 million. For the full year 2015, revenue was $1.4 billion on 375 million gallons sold with adjusted EBITDA of $50.2 million. READ MORE

March 02, 2016

BDI subsidiary reopens expanded distillation research center

BY Ron KotrbaUIC GmbH, a subsidiary of biodiesel technology provider BDI-BioEnergy International AG, has just reopened its expanded and modernized research center near Frankfurt, Germany, in Alzenau. Its focus will be on the short path distillation range. READ MORE

February 24, 2016

Finland's Chinese-owned synthetic diesel plant

BY Ron KotrbaKaidi's new biorefinery in Finland will cost 1 billion euros and its technology will combine the Fischer-Tropsch process and plasma gasification READ MORE

February 22, 2016

More consolidation in biofuel industries expected this year

BY Ron KotrbaBruce Comer, founder and managing director of Ocean Park Advisors, said limited availability of capital will compel independent players in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals space to explore strategic collaborations or sales. READ MORE