Biodiesel Business

March 06, 2015

Constructing a Full-Service Vision

BY Ron KotrbaIn the early stages of project development, startup company SG Preston has big plans for renewable diesel and its brand. Formed in 2012, the company has four business units: biomass, wood pellets, bioenergy and biofuels. READ MORE

March 04, 2015

Renewable Energy Group reports Q4, full year 2014 financials

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. The largest U.S. biodiesel producer sold 287 million gallons of biomass-based diesel in 2014, pulling in revenues of $1.27 billion for the year. Its production capacity increased to 332 MMgy in 2014 while expanding its product lines and into Europe. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

Plant built by Pacific Biodiesel up for online auction Feb. 24-26

BY Ron KotrbaA 2.5 MMgy multifeedstock biodiesel plant built by Pacific Biodiesel is being sold in an online auction by West Auctions, with bids being accepted 10 a.m. Pacific Time on Feb. 24 through 10 a.m. PT Feb. 26. The courts ordered the plant to be sold. READ MORE

February 04, 2015

SRS Int'l, Biodiesel Experts partner to offer enzymatic process

BY Ron KotrbaThe new partnership combines SRS International's proven biodiesel technology for traditional chemical processes and Biodiesel Experts' enzymatic technical process knowledge, allowing SRS to supply turnkey enzymatic biodiesel production facilities. READ MORE

February 04, 2015

Heridge forms Atlantic Biodiesel to manage former GLB plant

BY Ron KotrbaThe former Great Lakes Biodiesel plant in Welland, Ontario, Canada, has new ownership after GLB lender Heridge S.a.R.L.'s stalking horse bid won the assets from a recent bankruptcy auction. Heridge formed Atlantic Biodiesel to manage operations. READ MORE

February 02, 2015

New mandatory reporting requirements impact biofuel companies

BY Richard Weiner and Barbara Muller The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reinstated certain reporting requirements for foreign direct investments in the U.S. that were abolished in 2009. U.S. affiliates of foreign companies must file a form within 45 days after a qualifying investment. READ MORE

January 30, 2015

Greenergy acquires Harvest Biofuels' UK biodiesel plant

BY Ron KotrbaGreenergy announced Jan. 30 that it has acquired Harvest Biofuels' biodiesel manufacturing facility at Seal Sands on Teesside, England. The acquisition will allow Greenergy to help meet its national blending obligations with domestic product. READ MORE

January 20, 2015

Methes to receive $4M for limited license of its biodiesel tech

BY Methes Energies International Ltd. Methes Energies International announced it has granted a U.S.-based entity a nonexclusive license to use Methes' design and software for a 3,000 liter per hour biodiesel processor to manufacture biodiesel processors for its own projects in the U.S. READ MORE

January 16, 2015

Calif. industry event to focus on biodiesel's unique benefits

BY The California Biodiesel Alliance The fourth annual California Biodiesel Conference is titled Understanding the Unique Benefits and Regulatory Landscape of Biodiesel - California's Advanced Biofuel. Presented by the California Biodiesel Alliance, it will be held Feb. 4 in Sacramento. READ MORE