February 10, 2016
The recent tragic accident at a biodiesel plant in Spain reinforces the need to put safety first, last and at all points between
February 03, 2016
Renewable Energy Group announced Feb. 3 that it has signed an asset purchase agreement with Sanimax Energy LLC to acquire Sanimax's 20 MMgy nameplate capacity biodiesel refinery located in DeForest, Wisconsin. This is REG's 11th active U.S. plant.
January 27, 2016
If your glycerin or free fatty acids may find their way into the food or feed supply, you must comply with the daunting Food Safety Modernization Act
January 26, 2016
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. and Renewable Energy Group Inc.'s Life Sciences subsidiary have announced an agreement to study the production of biodiesel by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste.
January 25, 2016
Domestic production remained flat at about 1.42 billion gallons, compared with about 1.47 billion gallons in 2014 and 1.50 billion gallons in 2013. Meanwhile, imports rose from 510 million gallons in 2014 to an estimated 670 million gallons in 2015.
January 20, 2016
Arkema introduces its Methane Sulfonic Acid – Low Corrosion (MSA LC), a low-corrosion version of its MSA that provides a wide range of benefits to the esterification industry in general and the biodiesel industry in particular.
January 19, 2016
Despite less than ideal economic and policy conditions, the biodiesel industry continues to move forward, and not just one project at a time. Here are several plants that have come on-line in late 2015 or are preparing to start operations in 2016.
January 19, 2016
Lutropur MSA can be used to improve process separations, eliminate formation of solids, allow processing of high FFA feedstocks and boost biodiesel yield. Lutropur MSA has several benefits over conventional acids used in biodiesel processing.
January 14, 2016
IRFA announced Jan. 13 that despite policy uncertainty for nearly all of 2015, Iowa biodiesel production set a new annual record of 242 million gallons. The use of soy oil decreased, but it remains the largest biodiesel feedstock at 66 percent.