Biodiesel Business

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

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