Biodiesel Production

October 20, 2016

BDI strengthens US market position as Crimson upgrades completed

BY Ron KotrbaBDI-BioEnergy International's RetroFit technology is behind the upgrades and expansion at Crimson Renewable Energy's Bakersfield, California, biodiesel plant, which held an unveiling ceremony showcasing the facility's new capabilities this month. READ MORE

October 19, 2016

HPB celebrates grand opening of biodiesel production plant

BY High Plains Bioenergy High Plains Bioenergy celebrated the grand opening of its newest biodiesel production plant, HPB-St. Joe Biodiesel, located in St. Joseph, Missouri, on Oct. 17. The plant will use vegetable oils as the primary feedstock to produce up to 28 MMgy. READ MORE

October 06, 2016

Crimson Renewable Energy showcases newly expanded biodiesel plant

BY Crimson Renewable Energy LP The recent expansion of Crimson Renewable Energy's biodiesel production facility leads to a tripling of production and puts Kern County on the map as California's leading producer of advanced biofuels. The company held an unveiling event Oct. 6. READ MORE

October 06, 2016

REG completes $34.5 million upgrade project at Danville plant

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. The upgrades at the 45 MMgy plant include the addition of biodiesel distillation and other manufacturing upgrades, plus logistical upgrades, a new warehouse and office space, and the acquisition of 13 million gallons of fuel and feedstock storage. READ MORE

September 29, 2016

10-year anniversary videos offer unique glimpse inside REG

BY Ron KotrbaRenewable Energy Group Inc. is quietly celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a series of videos being released to commemorate the company's—and the biodiesel industry's—significant growth and maturation over the past decade. READ MORE

September 29, 2016

Louis Dreyfus Company inaugurates Claypool glycerin refinery

BY Louis Dreyfus Company LLC Louis Dreyfus Company LLC announced Sept. 28 the official inauguration of the new glycerin refinery at its subsidiary’s soybean crushing and biodiesel plant in Claypool, Indiana, sized to produce 80 million pounds of USP-grade kosher glycerin a year. READ MORE

September 27, 2016

ISU, Chevron team up to develop solvent liquefaction pilot plant

BY Iowa State University This latest pilot plant at Iowa State's BioCentury Research Farm is a joint project with Chevron U.S.A. The technology converts biomass such as wood chips into a bio-oil that can be processed into fuels or chemicals and biochar that can enrich soil. READ MORE

September 21, 2016

Celebrating a major biodiesel anniversary in Vienna

BY Ron KotrbaAustria-based BDI-BioEnergy International celebrated its 20-year anniversary in Vienna in mid-September, and Biodiesel Magazine was there READ MORE

September 21, 2016

UK's Argent Energy wins awards for waste-based biodiesel supply

BY Argent Energy Argent Energy, one of the U.K.’s leading suppliers of sustainable biodiesel, has won two awards at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership's Low Carbon Champions Awards 2016: the Low Carbon Fuel Initiative of the Year Award and the Grand Prix Award. READ MORE