Survey shows biodiesel producers hit hard by policy uncertainty

Biodiesel producers and advocates joined a group of U.S. senators at a press conference May 14, calling for Congress and the administration to act quickly to restore the industry's progress by supporting a strong RFS and reinstating the tax credit.

In situ biodiesel testing technology presented at AOCS meeting

The research project, presented by Biodico Vice President of R&D Trey Teall, focused upon the use of FT-NIRS to provide real-time in-situ analysis of the biodiesel production process as an alternative to conventional ASTM biodiesel methodology.

RINAlliance voted 'Best in the US RIN Trading Program' by PMMA

RINAlliance, headquartered in Urbandale, Iowa, has earned the designation as the Best in the U.S RIN Trading Program through a nationwide survey of petroleum marketing executives conducted by the Petroleum Marketers of America Association.

Methes finalizes high-volume biodiesel delivery to US distributor

Methes Energies International Ltd. is finalizing arrangements with a large national aggregator and a downstream distributor in the U.S. to supply up to 40 railcars of biodiesel per month, the equivalent of up to 1 million gallons per month.

ADM to expand availability of RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil

ADM plans to exclusively offer RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil to North American customers beginning next year. In addition, the company says it is working with Wilmar International Ltd. to provide fully traceable, sustainable palm oil.

Tenn. professor 'Philip' Ye receives award for glycerin research

The recipient of the 2014 Glycerine Innovation Award, sponsored by the American Cleaning Institute and the NBB, is Xiaofei "Philip" Ye, associate professor at the University of Tennessee's Department of Biosystems Engineering & Soil Science.

Boeing, Embraer to open joint biojet research center in Brazil

Under the MOU, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, in addition to funding and coordinating research with Brazilian universities and other institutions. The research will focus on technologies that address supply chain gaps.

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WEBINAR: Getting the Most from Your National Supply Chain from Production to Consumption

May 22-22, 2014
Presented by Paul Nazzaro (NBB Petroleum Liaison) and Jeff Fetkenhour (Gorge Analytical)
Thursday, May 22, 1:00 PM EDT

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

2014 Collective Biodiesel Conference

August 14-17, 2014
Piedmont Biofuels
Pittsboro, North Carolina

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 13-15, 2014
Hyatt Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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April 20-22, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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