European Commission releases proposal to alter biofuel policy

After much anticipation, the EC released a proposal to make significant changes to EU biofuel policy. The proposal will limit the global land conversion for biofuel production and increase the climate-related benefits of biofuels consumed in the EU.

86M gallons of US biodiesel produced in Sept., 843M gallons YTD

The EPA said 86 million gallons of biodiesel were produced in September, reporting year-to-date production of nearly 843 million gallons through the end of the month. A total of 96.5 million gallons of biomass-based diesel was produced in September.

Bourne's Energy announces grand opening of new blending facility

Bourne's Energy is thrilled to announce a new milestone in Vermont's green energy history with the grand opening of the first local biofuel blending plant in the central Vermont area. The event is being held Oct. 24 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Biodico, Navy sign renewable fuel agreement for tech development

Biodico signed a new agreement with the U.S. Navy for development and evaluation of advanced biofuels and bioenergy. The goal is to develop renewable fuel and energy technologies that are appropriate for use at Naval and DOD facilities worldwide.

Profiling Team Romney: Continental Resources' Harold Hamm

Harold Hamm, a.k.a. "America's Oil Man," is chairman of Romney's energy policy advisory team and likely his first runner-up choice for energy secretary after API President Jack Gerard. In an op-ed, he once called renewable fuels magical fantasy.

Canadian producer changes name to reflect marketplace success

The name change from Milligan Biotech to Milligan Biofuels reflects the company's progression from tech-leading to market-leading in the Canadian biofuels industry. Milligan Biofuels is now a major supplier of biodiesel from damaged-grade canola.

Profiling Team Romney: American Petroleum Institute's Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard is the current president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, but if Romney wins, his title may change. News outlets have pinpointed him as the leading candidate to fill Romney's chief of staff or secretary of energy position.

Aemetis expands biojet license agreement with Chevron LG

Advanced fuels and renewable chemical company Aemetis signed an expanded, global license agreement with Chevron Lummus Global for the inexpensive, rapid production of biojet and diesel fuel by the conversion of existing biofuels and petro refineries.

Industry Events

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

November 27-29, 2012
Hilton Americas - Houston
Houston, Texas

International Biomass
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April 8-10, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 10-13, 2013
America's Center
St. Louis, Missouri

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

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