Biodiesel Production

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EPA: 1.7 billion RINs generated in August

BY Erin VoegeleMore than 1.7 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in August, up from 1.6 billion generated during the same period of last year, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on Sept. 16. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities

BY Shell Royal Dutch Shell plc has announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The facility will produce SAF and renewable diesel from waste. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

Honeywell, Preem conduct commercial biofuel trial

BY Honeywell Honeywell announced Sept. 15 the completion of a commercial refinery trial with Preem AB for co-processing of biomass-based pyrolysis oil in a fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) unit. UOP has conducted five other similar commercial tests. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

EIA: Biodiesel capacity down in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleU.S. biodiesel nameplate production capacity fell slightly between 2020 and 2021. The number of biodiesel plants was also down, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 3. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

Biden administration takes action to expand SAF production, use

BY Erin VoegelePresident Biden is taking action to increase the production of SAF to at least 3 billion gallons per year and reduce aviation emission by 20 percent by 2030. As part of that effort, DOE has announced $64.7 million in funding for 22 biofuel projects. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

United, Honeywell invest in Alder Fuels

BY United Airlines United and Honeywell have announced a joint multimillion-dollar investment in Alder Fuels – a cleantech company that is pioneering first-of-its-kind technologies for producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at scale. READ MORE

September 07, 2021

REG recommissions Geismar following Hurricane Ida shutdown

BY Erin VoegeleRenewable Energy Group Inc. on Sept. 2 announced that power has been restored to its renewable diesel plant located in Geismar, Louisiana, following outages caused by Hurricane Ida. The company said recommissioning of the facility was underway. READ MORE

September 07, 2021

Lawmakers urge support for biofuels in reconciliation package

BY Erin VoegeleA group of nine democratic lawmakers on Sept. 2 sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urging them to include support for biofuels in the upcoming reconciliation package. READ MORE

September 02, 2021

ExxonMobil introduces renewable diesel process technology

BY ExxonMobil ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC has introduced ExxonMobil Renewable Diesel process technology (EMRD) to help meet the evolving needs for mobility, while utilizing renewable feedstock. The two-stage process provides higher diesel yields. READ MORE