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Willie Nelson and Family to perform at Carl's Corner

Evolution Fuels will host country music singer Willie Nelson at the Willie's Place at Carl's Corner Truck Stop in Carl's Corner, Texas, on Dec. 16., to help promote a plan to develop a chain of renewable fuel stations that extend from Texas to Mississippi.READ MORE

Consumers to find more availability of biodiesel blends

Agriculture officials in Minnesota and South Dakota are applauding a decision by a petroleum distribution company to increase the availability of winter biodiesel in their states. Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson and South Dakota Agriculture Secretary Bill Even say the decision of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P., to install winter biodiesel blending equipment at their Sioux Falls terminal is a win-win situation for farmers and biodiesel consumers in both states.READ MORE CRFS 2009

KLM tests bio-jet fuel with passengers on board

Dutch airline KLM took the lastest step within the aviation industry towards using biofuel blends with a Nov. 23 test flight. A first for Europe, and the first with a select group of passengers on board, the Boeing 747 used a 50 percent biofuel blend and 50 percent traditional kerosene in one engine.READ MORE

Normalab updating FBT device to include cold soak

France's Normalab Analis company is currently working "to enhance the ASTM D2068 device to integrate a cold soak filter blocking tendency coefficient" for various types of petrochemical products, including biodiesel, Nicolas Barbay, research and development engineer for Normalab, told Biodiesel Magazine. "We are designing this new machine that is quite new in the petrochemical industry," he said.READ MORE

Petrobras buys stake in new biodiesel plant in Brazil

Brazil's state-run Petrobras Biofuels acquired a 50 percent stake for $32 million in a BSBIOS SA plant in the state of Parana that is expected to begin commercial operations in the second quarter of 2010. The new plant has an installed capacity of 120 MMly (about 30 MMgy).READ MORE

Smart Fuels biodiesel project selects Flo-Corp controls

Instrumentation firm Flow Line Options Corp. (Flo-Corp) announced it has just supplied Smart Fuels LLC with process measurement and control solutions to run its biodiesel refinery in Fruitland, Fla.READ MORE

Company seeks $7 million to launch Mcgyan biodiesel plant

BioCat Fuels, founded in 2008 to partner with McNeff Research Consultants to commercialize the Mcgyan biodiesel process technology, is looking to raise $7 million through a private placement memorandum to launch a new biodiesel project using Mcgyan reactors.READ MORE

Industry urged to change the conversation on biofuels

The biofuels industry is at the point where the Internet was in 1992, Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginOil Inc. said in his remarks at the Next Generation Biofuels Feedstocks USA conference in San Francisco, Nov. 16-17. Not quite 20 years ago, the Internet was a "slow and painful academic system", Eckelberry said, until the first Netscape browser was launched in 1994 that introduced a new way of looking at computing-computers to communicate and not just compute. The wide sharing of the free browser launched a revolution in communications that has become global.READ MORE
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