Biodiesel Production

May 13, 2022

Phillips 66 moves forward with 800 MMgy renewables project

BY Phillips 66 Phillips 66 made a final investment decision on May 11 to move forward with Rodeo Renewed, the project to convert its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California, into one of the world’s largest renewable fuels facilities. READ MORE

May 11, 2022

EPA seeks comments on candidates for peer review of RFS report

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on May 9 opened a 15-day public comment period on the pool of 20 candidates who have been selected to serve on an external expert panel to peer review the EPA’s third triennial report to Congress on biofuels and the environment. READ MORE

May 11, 2022

Parkland expands renewable diesel production in British Columbia

BY Parkland Corp. Parkland Corp. announced plans to increase renewable fuel production at its Burnaby Refinery in British Columbia. The company will expand existing coprocessing volumes and build a stand-alone renewable diesel complex. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

REG: Renewable diesel production up in Q1

BY Erin VoegeleRenewable Energy Group Inc. produced 99 million gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel during the first quarter of 2022, flat with the same period of 2021. Biodiesel production was down, but renewable diesel production was up. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

Clean Fuels: Study demonstrates lower consumer costs at the pump

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America Clean Fuels Alliance America has released a new study that shows U.S. production of biodiesel and renewable diesel consistently reduces distillate fuel prices by increasing the supply. The price impact was 4 percent in 2022 and 2021. READ MORE

May 05, 2022

USDA: Biodiesel imports up in March

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. exported 29,252 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 and higher in March, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on May 4. Biodiesel imports for the month reached 105,175.1 metric tons. READ MORE

May 05, 2022

EIA: US biofuels capacity at 21.123 billion gallons in February

BY Erin VoegeleTotal operable biofuels production capacity for ethanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel and related fuels expanded to 21.123 billion gallons per year in February, according to the EIA. Total feedstock consumption was at 24.348 billion pounds. READ MORE

May 04, 2022

CVR’s Wynnewood refinery begins renewable diesel production

BY Erin VoegeleCVR Energy Inc. on May 2 announced it has successfully completed conversion and startup of the renewable diesel unit at its Wynnewood refinery in Oklahoma. The company also said it is continuing to advance its renewables restructuring plan. READ MORE

May 03, 2022

Marathon provides update on Martinez conversion project

BY Erin VoegeleMarathon Petroleum Corp. released first quarter financial results on May 3, providing an update on its agreement with Neste to form a joint venture for the renewable diesel project under development at its Martinez refinery in California. READ MORE