Europe

January 16, 2017

In Depth: REG Marks 10 Years of Growth, Success & Continuous Improvement

BY Anthony HulenThe U.S.'s largest biodiesel manufacturer, Ames, Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group Inc., matures from its single plant, single feedstock origins to a multifeedstock, multinational business. READ MORE

January 11, 2017

Spain's Cepsa bids for strategic biodiesel investment

BY Ron KotrbaA Spanish oil refiner makes an offer on a strategically located biodiesel asset READ MORE

January 10, 2017

100 percent waste-based renewable diesel hits market in Finland

BY Ron KotrbaNeste has launched a renewable diesel made entirely from waste and residues under the brand name Neste MY Renewable Diesel at select service stations in Finland's Helsinki region Jan. 9. Neste has also signed use contracts with two firms. READ MORE

January 09, 2017

In Depth: A Proven Biodiesel Process Technology Track Record

BY Ron KotrbaOn BDI-BioEnergy International's 20-year anniversary, Biodiesel Magazine takes a look back at the company's beginnings, accomplishments and biodiesel production technology. READ MORE

January 03, 2017

German biodiesel exports increase slightly

BY UFOP German biodiesel exports in Jan.-Oct. 2016 slightly exceeded those of the same period in 2015. The significant drop in demand from the majority of European trading partners was offset by an increase in shipments to Poland and the Netherlands. READ MORE

December 27, 2016

Neste buys Netherlands biodiesel plant for pretreatment, storage

BY Neste Corp. Neste has signed an agreement with Electrawinds ReFuel B.V. on the acquisition of a former biodiesel plant in Sluiskil in the Netherlands. Neste intends to use the Sluiskil plant for the storage and pretreatment of renewable raw materials. READ MORE

December 20, 2016

BDI-BioEnergy Int'l delisting effective Dec. 22

BY BDI-BioEnergy International AG Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International AG announced it was notified by the Frankfurt Stock Exchange that, upon application from the company on Dec. 7, the admission of its shares to trading on the regulated market of the FSE was revoked. READ MORE

December 09, 2016

AGQM to start second glycerol round robin test

BY AGQM The German biodiesel quality management association AGQM will carry out a round robin test for pharmaceutical glycerol again. Registrations will be accepted until Dec. 23. Both company and commercial service labs are eligible to register. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

Post-2020 EU biofuel reduction bad for environment, farmers, jobs

BY Ron KotrbaThe European Commission issued its proposal for the post-2020 RED. The EU plans to reduce first-gen biofuels from 7 to 3.8 percent. Biodiesel interests say this is a victory for fossil fuels at the expense of farmers, jobs and the environment. READ MORE