Biodiesel Production

February 09, 2017

Neste evaluates investing in US renewable diesel production

BY Ron KotrbaNeste Corp. is evaluating investment in new production capacity in Singapore and the U.S. The news comes after its most profitable year yet in renewables and speculation on how the new U.S. administration will view subsidized imported product. READ MORE

February 08, 2017

Speak up and let your biodiesel expertise be known

BY Ron KotrbaThe U.S. biodiesel sector is coming off its greatest year yet and there are so many stories to tell. Consider telling yours by submitting a speaker abstract for the 2017 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo June 19-21 in Minneapolis. READ MORE

February 07, 2017

BBI seeks biodiesel abstracts by Feb. 24 for annual event in June

BY Ron KotrbaEvent organizer and Biodiesel Magazine publisher BBI International is now accepting speaker abstracts for the 2017 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo June 19-21 in Minneapolis. Of particular interest is abstract submissions on biodiesel. READ MORE

February 02, 2017

BDI to optimize American GreenFuels biodiesel plant in New Haven

BY Ron KotrbaBDI's latest biodiesel plant optimization work in the U.S. will occur on the East Coast at American GreenFuels LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kolmar Americas Inc. Kolmar has contracted with BDI to modernize the New Haven, Connecticut-based plant. READ MORE

February 02, 2017

Report: Global biodiesel market to surpass $41 billion by 2021

BY Ron KotrbaResearch and Markets is offering a new 168-page report, Biodiesel Market - Global Forecast to 2021, in which the analysts find that the global biodiesel market is projected to surpass $41 billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 3.8 percent from 2016-'21. READ MORE

January 25, 2017

Making Trump a biodiesel believer

BY Ron KotrbaPolicy notes and quotes from the 2017 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, and my own perspective on what could truly make Trump a biodiesel believer READ MORE

January 24, 2017

US biodiesel market hits new high, imports pass 1 billion gallons

BY The National Biodiesel Board U.S. consumers saw a record of almost 2.9 billion gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel in 2016, outpacing the previous record by 38 percent. Domestic production surpassed 1.8 billion gallons while imports surged to more than 1 billion gallons. READ MORE

January 20, 2017

90 MMgy Houston biodiesel plant begins operating at full capacity

BY Ron KotrbaWorld Energy Biox Biofuels, a joint venture between World Energy and Biox, has completed commissioning of its 90 MMgy biodiesel facility in Houston. The plant was purchased by the JV in summer 2016 and began operating at full capacity in December. READ MORE

January 16, 2017

In Depth: REG Marks 10 Years of Growth, Success & Continuous Improvement

BY Anthony HulenThe U.S.'s largest biodiesel manufacturer, Ames, Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group Inc., matures from its single plant, single feedstock origins to a multifeedstock, multinational business. READ MORE