Biodiesel Business

July 20, 2016

Enzymatic biodiesel plant in St. Joseph, Missouri, sold

BY Ron KotrbaOcean Park Advisors announced July 20 that its client, Terra Biodiesel Holding LLC, closed the sale of its biodiesel plant located in St. Joseph, Missouri, to an undisclosed strategic buyer. OPA acted as exclusive advisor to Terra Biodiesel Holding. READ MORE

July 01, 2016

Biox, World Energy JV closes on acquisition of 90 MMgy plant

BY Biox Corp. A 50/50 joint venture between Biox Corp. and World Energy announced June 30 that it has closed on the acquisition of a 90 MMgy biodiesel production facility in Houston, Texas, formerly known as Green Earth Fuels. Start-up will occur in Q3. READ MORE

June 29, 2016

2 Florida men plead guilty to multistate biodiesel fraud scheme

BY U.S. Department of Justice Davanzo and Fedyna operated entities that purported to purchase biodiesel, on which credits had been claimed and which was ineligible for additional credits, produced by co-conspirators at Gen-X Energy Group and Southern Resources and Commodities. READ MORE

June 20, 2016

Biox acquires Methes' 50 MMly Sombra, Ontario, biodiesel plant

BY Biox Corp. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada-based biodiesel producer Biox Corp. announced June 17 it has acquired a 50 million liter (13.2 million gallon) nameplate capacity biodiesel facility in Sombra, Ontario, from Methes Energies Canada Inc. for USD$4.5 million. READ MORE

June 15, 2016

Global companies unite in below50 to scale up sustainable fuels

BY The World Business Council for Sustainable Development Forward-thinking businesses are partnering with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials and Sustainable Energy for All through a global initiative called below50 to promote sustainable fuels. READ MORE

June 01, 2016

Growing advanced biofuel gallons

BY Ron KotrbaThe Advanced Biofuels Association recently added three new members, two of which are biodiesel producers, bringing the volume of advanced biofuels gallons the organization represents to nearly 10 billion READ MORE

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