Biodiesel Business

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

February 10, 2016

California Biodiesel Conference to focus on regulatory stability

BY The California Biodiesel Alliance An absolute must for anyone doing or wanting to do business in the Golden State, the California Biodiesel Conference, to be held Feb. 24, will focus on new realities and possibilities as the state's industry enters an era of regulatory stability. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

REG to acquire Sanimax biodiesel plant in Wisconsin

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Renewable Energy Group announced Feb. 3 that it has signed an asset purchase agreement with Sanimax Energy LLC to acquire Sanimax's 20 MMgy nameplate capacity biodiesel refinery located in DeForest, Wisconsin. This is REG's 11th active U.S. plant. READ MORE

January 21, 2016

Insolvent biodiesel maker ARFuels enters voluntary administration

BY Ron KotrbaAustralian Renewable Fuels announced its board of directors has placed the company into a state of voluntary administration, which is a form of insolvency arrangement. The firm cites declining oil prices and federal policy uncertainty as reasons. READ MORE