Biodiesel Distribution

May 26, 2016

Iowa biodiesel production tax credit extended through 2024

BY Ron KotrbaIn Iowa, at Renewable Energy Group Inc.'s Newton biodiesel plant, Gov. Terry Branstad signed legislation into law May 24 extending and expanding state biodiesel incentives. SF 2309 extends a 2 cpg biodiesel production tax credit through 2024. READ MORE

May 04, 2016

Genscape tracks Australian biodiesel landing in Houston

BY Ron KotrbaGenscape Vesseltracker identified a shipment of 1.3 million gallons of biodiesel from Australia arriving to the Houston area April 27. The event is newsworthy since U.S. EIA data show no U.S. imports of biodiesel from Australia since January 2013. READ MORE

May 02, 2016

REG expands logistics, storage at Danville biodiesel plant

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG Danville purchased a nearby tank complex for $1.5 million. The tanks are being connected to its existing infrastructure and will increase storage capacacity for feedstock by nearly 1 million gallons and biodiesel by up to 12 million gallons. READ MORE

April 28, 2016

Iowa legislature unanimously extends blender pump program funding

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association The Iowa legislature voted 94-0 in the House of Representatives and 49-0 in the Iowa Senate to secure another year of funding for the state's very successful biodiesel and ethanol blender pump program, the Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program. READ MORE

April 12, 2016

Average biodiesel blend bought in Iowa reaches 11 percent

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association An analysis of a recent Iowa Department of Revenue report shows the average biodiesel blend purchased in Iowa reached 11 percent in 2015, an increase from the 9.4 percent average blend in 2014 and a new all-time record. READ MORE

April 06, 2016

US biodiesel production, import update

BY Ron KotrbaA summary of EIA's biomass-based diesel production and import data for January and EPA's EMTS data on D4 RIN generation for January and February READ MORE

March 31, 2016

EBB reacts to WTO panel report on Argentine complaint

BY The European Biodiesel Board A World Trade Organization panel published its report March 29 in the case brought by Argentina regarding the EU antidumping measures on Argentinian biodiesel imports. The EBB regards the panel decision as a first episode in the legal battle. READ MORE

March 25, 2016

Importing to meet California demand

BY Ron KotrbaIncreased reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels required by California's low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) are driving up carbon credit prices, demand for advanced biofuels, and imports. READ MORE

March 17, 2016

Strong demand for German biodiesel continued in 2015

BY UFOP Although German foreign trade in biodiesel was not quite as brisk in 2015 as a year earlier, export figures recently published verify that interest in biodiesel from Germany continued to be high. Germany exported roughly 430 million gallons in 2015. READ MORE