Biodiesel Production

December 06, 2022

EIA: Biofuel capacity up in September, feedstock consumption down

BY Erin VoegeleU.S. biofuels operable production capacity increased slightly in September, according to data released by the U.S. EIA on Nov. 30. Total feedstock consumption was down when compared to both the previous month and September 2021. READ MORE

December 02, 2022

JetBlue, Fidelis New Energy sign SAF agreement

BY JetBlue JetBlue and Fidelis New Energy LLC have announced a MOU to provide JetBlue at least 92 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Fidelis’ Grön Fuels GigaSystem at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana. READ MORE

November 30, 2022

Technip Energies selected by TotalEnergies for SAF project

BY Technip Energies Technip Energies has been awarded a contract by TotalEnergies for the production of SAF at Grandpuits platform in France. The contract covers the engineering, procurement services and construction assistance for the conversion of the facility. READ MORE

November 28, 2022

EPA approves RFS fuel pathway for Chevron refinery

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has approved a fuel pathway that allows Chevron to generate D6 renewable fuel RINs under the RFS for several biofuels produced from soybean oil via coprocessing with petroleum at its refinery in El Segundo, California. READ MORE

November 21, 2022

Love’s, Cargill JV breaks ground on renewable diesel plant

BY Erin VoegeleHeartwell Renewables, a 50/50 joint venture between The Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill, on Nov. 3 broke ground on its 80 MMgy renewable diesel biorefinery in Hastings, Nebraska. The facility is expected to be operational in 2024. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

EPA: 1.81 billion RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on Nov. 17 released data showing nearly 1.81 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in October, up from 1.71 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

November 15, 2022

Senate ag committee holds hearing on Farm Bill energy programs

BY Erin VoegeleThe Senate Ag Committee on Nov. 15 continued its work to develop the 2023 Farm Bill with a hearing focused on rural development and energy programs, including HBIIP, REAP, the BioPreferred Program, and 9003 loan guarantee program. READ MORE

November 15, 2022

United Airlines invests in Next Renewable Fuels

BY United Airlines On Nov. 15, United Airlines Ventures announced a strategic investment in Next Renewable Fuels, which is permitting a flagship biofuel refinery in Port Westward, Oregon, with expected production beginning in 2026. READ MORE

November 14, 2022

Brazilian biodiesel production, use expected to decline in 2022

BY Erin VoegeleBrazilian biodiesel production is expected to fall more than 7 percent this year, with biodiesel consumption down nearly 9 percent, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE