December 19, 2014
Finland's Neste Oil and Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group both announced Dec. 19 that the companies have settled their patent infringement lawsuits against each other regarding renewable diesel processes and have entered into a new license agreement.
December 16, 2014
The German biodiesel quality management association AGQM started a new test round of biodiesel oxidation stabilizers. The sophisticated tests aim at eliminating possible detrimental interactions of additives when blended with diesel fuel.
December 09, 2014
Renewable Energy Group Inc. and IC Green Energy Ltd. announced Dec. 9 that REG, through a wholly owned subsidiary, will acquire ICG's majority equity ownership position in German biodiesel producer Petrotec AG. Closing is expected by year's end.
December 02, 2014
Germany-based Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP) demands the continuation of a sustainable European biofuel policy after 2020 that involves statutory measures for habitat conservation instead of questionable ILUC factors.
December 01, 2014
The team at Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies was recognized at the prestigious annual IChemE Awards last month by winning the Sustainable Technology Award for its development of a reactive distillation process for biodiesel production.
November 19, 2014
Elements is a web based traceability platform that will help the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials' participating operators comply with Europe's RED, including managing data associated with multiple feedstocks from around the world.
November 13, 2014
The U.S. government has imposed sanctions against Russian individuals and companies in response to Russia's military action in Ukraine, which can make doing business in Russia a risky proposition.
November 13, 2014
A recent report issued by Grand View Research indicates the global market for specialty fuel additives is expected to reach $8.5 billion by 2020. Clearly there is money to be made, and room for improvement, in the biodiesel additive market.
November 04, 2014
Biodiesel process technology provider IncBio is moving its headquarters from Porto to Maia, Portugal, to accommodate growth. It expects the move to be complete early next year, with the manufacturing business segment moving in the next two months.