March 25, 2015
Germany's biodiesel imports increased by more than 2.5 percent in 2014, while exports were up nearly 6 percent
March 18, 2015
Propel's Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable) consists of 98.5 percent Neste Oil's NEXBTL renewable diesel. Diesel HPR will be available at 18 Propel locations in Sacramento, San Jose, East Bay, Redwood City and Fresno.
March 09, 2015
Details from the EIA's 2014 U.S. biodiesel production and feedstock survey results, and parsing out the year's import/export data compared to 2013
February 02, 2015
A new revision to ASTM D1655, the jet fuel spec, increases the allowance of trace biodiesel from 5 to 50 parts per million. ASTM member David J. Abdallah with Exxon Mobil Research and Engineering says this could be raised to 100 ppm in the future.
January 28, 2015
The National Biodiesel Board sharply criticized a decision by the EPA to allow streamlined Argentinian biodiesel imports to the U.S. under the RFS. The decision allows Argentinian biodiesel producers to use a survey plan for certifying feedstock.
January 27, 2015
At the National Biodiesel Conference, Rod Woodford of Explorer Pipeline discussed tests his company conducted in a segment of its pipeline. With the right sequencing, Woodford said there's a way to confidently move B5 in the same line as jet fuel.
January 14, 2015
Construction is nearly complete at Root Fuel's revamped Wallisville Road retail fueling location where Houston area truckers will soon be able to fill up on B100 and B50. The location currently sells B20, and next month B50 will go on sale.
November 26, 2014
Following Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's emergency proclamation to allow for more transport of diesel products, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association reminded diesel users and suppliers that using biodiesel blends can help stretch tight supplies.
November 11, 2014
Industry and academia work together to find a solution to the common biodiesel fire hazard of spontaneous combustion, which occurs when heat, resulting from chemical or biological reactions, accumulates in loosely piled flammable materials.