Inside April 2011


The Pure Potential of Glycerin

BY Luke GeiverGlycerin purification strategies are evolving, and the market might not be far behind READ MORE

Finding the Right Purification Approach

BY Bryan SimsTrends in biodiesel washing and polishing READ MORE

A Critical Year

BY Ron Kotrba and Erin Voegele Stakeholders at the 8th Annual National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Phoenix acknowledged that 2011 might well define the industry’s future READ MORE


Biodiesel Process Safety Management

BY Wayne Lee and John Hardy As biodiesel grows, expect increased scrutiny of safety compliance READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

Biodiesel Begins Trading on Platts

BY Ron KotrbaCima Green, Augsburg Energy debut on Platts with a 5,000 barrel trade READ MORE

An Oil Field Niche Market

BY Luke GeiverNew drilling practices use diesel fuel—what about replacing that with bio? READ MORE

New Life for an Existing Plant

BY Erin VoegeleAn Iowa city and biodiesel company work together to create jobs READ MORE

Tax Credit vs. Increased Mandate

BY Luke GeiverWhat is better for the industry, a renewed, long-term tax incentive or an increased RFS2 mandate? READ MORE

Adding ‘FAME’ to Image

BY Bryan SimsHow one leading lady is furthering her role promoting biodiesel READ MORE

Desert Development

BY Erin VoegeleBiodiesel production begins in Arizona READ MORE

Supply Chain Capture

BY Bryan SimsExtreme Biodiesel becomes more than just a pure-play biodiesel producer READ MORE

Survey Says B20 Hits Quality Marks

BY Ron KotrbaLatest NREL sampling shows almost all biodiesel meets quality specs READ MORE

Las Vegas’ Top Priority?

BY Luke GeiverProposed B10 mandate highlights undeniable biodiesel facts, good and bad READ MORE

Implementing a Mandate

BY Erin VoegeleCanadian Renewable Fuels Strategy meets new milestone READ MORE

Microbial Tricks for the Glycerol Trade

BY Bryan SimsAPSU researchers discover useful byproducts from glycerin READ MORE

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