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April 21, 2016

Crop update: Fewer soybeans from Argentina?

BY UFOP The 2015-'16 South American soybean production could be much smaller than has long been expected because of weather-induced losses in Argentina. In Brazil, harvest figures more or less match forecasts as the harvest is coming to a close. READ MORE

April 05, 2016

Algae.Tec receives additional work orders from India's Reliance

BY Ron KotrbaAlgae.Tec announced receipt of additional works orders from India’s Reliance Group, increasing the size and scope of its original contract by $1.14 million. Algae.Tec is building a pilot plant at Reliance's massive oil refinery in Jamnagar, India. 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 16, 2016

EBB: ILUC impact modelization lacks transparency, academic value

BY The European Biodiesel Board An additional land use change impact modelization, the Global Biosphere Management Model (Globiom), has been published. Globiom is based on a model that has still not been disclosed nor validated by peers. Its findings are inconsistent with CARB's. READ MORE

March 04, 2016

Review: The 2016 California Biodiesel Conference in Sacramento

BY The California Biodiesel Alliance The 2016 California Biodiesel Conference, held Feb. 24 in Sacramento, presented a range of detailed policy and technical information first put into context by Jennifer Case, chair of the California Biodiesel Alliance, in a powerful opening address. READ MORE

March 02, 2016

Renewable diesel maker Neste unites with YouTube star Prince Ea

BY Neste Corp. Prince Ea is going to join Neste's forward-looking Pre-order the Future project, which has been in planning for more than a year and will research how renewable materials can be used to build new kinds of innovative products for future generations. READ MORE

February 18, 2016

Buffalo Biodiesel elucidates agreement with attorney general

BY Ron KotrbaNew York's attorney general announced an agreement with Buffalo Biodiesel on its more than 600 lawsuits filed against businesses claimed to have breached oil supply contracts. President Sumit Majumdar talks with Biodiesel Magazine about the news. READ MORE

February 09, 2016

Algae raceway paves path from lab to real-world applications

BY DOE/Sandia National Laboratories In a twist of geometry, an oval can make a line. The new algae raceway testing facility at Sandia National Laboratories may be oval in shape, but it paves a direct path between laboratory research and solving the demand for clean energy. READ MORE

February 09, 2016

Ensyn biocrude receives CARB approvals for refinery coprocessing

BY Ron KotrbaEnsyn Corp. announced it has been granted key regulatory approvals by California Air Resources Board pursuant to the LCFS on the company's application for its renewable fuel oil (RFO) to be used in coprocessing by California oil refineries. READ MORE