Biodiesel Distribution

December 09, 2016

EIA forecast: US biodiesel production, imports trending up

BY Erin Voegele and Ron Kotrba EIA has released a December edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook. EIA says U.S. biodiesel production in 2015 was 1.26 billion gallons with net imports at 475 MMgy. In 2017, production is forecast at 1.6 billion with net imports of 782 MMgy. READ MORE

December 01, 2016

South African biodiesel producer recognized for ethical practices

BY Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan recognizes Biogreen Diesel with the 2016 South Africa Company of the Year Award. Biogreen has earned a reputation for delivering high-quality biodiesels that are sourced ethically and manufactured using the industry-best standards. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

Industry welcomes updated DOE biodiesel guide

BY The National Biodiesel Board The Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide is a comprehensive document designed to educate those who blend, distribute and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends. It provides basic information on the proper and safe use of biodiesel in engines and boilers. READ MORE

November 14, 2016

Bankrupt NM ethanol plant site to become biodiesel blend terminal

BY Ron KotrbaNatural Chem Group has acquired a bankrupt ethanol plant in Portales, New Mexico, where it is developing a terminal to blend 1 million gallons of biodiesel a month for regional fleets. NCG plans to build a 90 MMgy biodiesel plant 20 miles north. READ MORE

October 27, 2016

Peru imposes stiff antidumping duties on Argentine biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaPeru announced Oct. 26 its imposition of antidumping duties on Argentine biodiesel, citing important domestic industry damage from cheap imported product. The duties range from roughly 41 to 64 cents per gallon, depending on the exporting company. READ MORE

October 19, 2016

US to import more than 800 million gallons of biodiesel in 2016

BY Ron KotrbaLast year the U.S. imported about 670 million gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel, a record that is soon to be broken, according to Larry Schafer, co-founder of legislative advocacy group Playmaker Strategies LLC and senior advisor to the NBB READ MORE

October 03, 2016

Chemoil to retire more than $71M in RIN credits under settlement

BY U.S. EPA U.S. EPA and the Department of Justice allege that San Francisco-based Chemoil Corp. exported at least 48.5 million gallons of biodiesel from 2011 to 2013, but failed to retire the more than 72 million RINs that were generated for the exported fuel. READ MORE

September 21, 2016

UK's Argent Energy wins awards for waste-based biodiesel supply

BY Argent Energy Argent Energy, one of the U.K.’s leading suppliers of sustainable biodiesel, has won two awards at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership's Low Carbon Champions Awards 2016: the Low Carbon Fuel Initiative of the Year Award and the Grand Prix Award. READ MORE

September 21, 2016

EU court annuls tariffs against Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaThe General Court of the European Union has annulled antidumping measures imposed three years ago on Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports. The court made its ruling Sept. 15 in five separate judgements addressing cases brought by six companies. READ MORE