February 10, 2016
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.
February 03, 2016
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.
January 21, 2016
Australian 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.
January 11, 2016
The U.S. biodiesel industry had to prove its durability in 2015, but the release of finalized RVOs and reinstatement of the blender tax credit offer many a hopeful outlook for 2016.
January 06, 2016
A 15 MMgy biodiesel plant in New Haven, Connecticut, formerly known as Greenleaf Biofuels, has been acquired by Kolmar Americas Inc., a subsidiary of Swiss firm Kolmar Group AG, and renamed American GreenFuels. Kolmar made the announcement Jan. 5.
December 10, 2015
The Finnish Market Court has ruled in an infringement suit filed by Neste against UPM. According to the court's decision, the process used at the UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is not within the scope of Neste's patent (FI 100248).
November 17, 2015
Biodiesel producer Lake Erie Biofuels LLC doing business as Hero BX announced Nov. 17 that it has acquired the assets of the former Veros Energy biodiesel refinery in Moundville, Alabama. The plant will be operated under the name Hero BX Alabama LLC.
November 13, 2015
Joule, technology developer of liquid fuels from recycled CO2, and Red Rock Biofuels, a developer of renewable jet and diesel fuel biorefineries, announced their intent to merge. The transaction is expected to close by mid-December.
November 13, 2015
BDI-BioEnergy International started a new business segment in Q3 and began construction of an industrial plant for production of algae products. BDI was also commissioned with construction of a biodiesel plant in the U.K., worth 30 million euros.