Industry News

  • Neste to supply KLM additional biojet fuel for Schiphol flights

    December 10, 2019
    KLM has purchased sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent compared to fossil kerosene.
  • Chicago Area Clean Cities names green leadership award winners

    December 10, 2019
    Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition announced its 2019 Leadership Award winners at its annual meeting. The awards are given annually to organizations and individuals that take actions to locally reduce petroleum consumption and improve air quality.
  • Village of Carol Stream, Illinois, commits to clean air with B20

    December 5, 2019
    The village of Carol Stream, Illinois, is a new member of the B20 Club, a partnership between the ISA checkoff program and the ALA, in recognition of the municipality’s work to reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality for its residents.
  • Greasezilla FOG separation tech to be installed in SE Virginia

    December 3, 2019
    Greasezilla announced Dec. 3 it has been selected by Hampton Roads Sanitation District to provide the most cost-effective and ecologically sound FOG (fats, oils and grease) separation technology for the Nansemond Treatment Plant in Suffolk, Virginia.
  • Iowa governor directs agencies to buy diesels with B20 support

    December 3, 2019
    The state of Iowa once again leads by example, with Gov. Kim Reynolds issuing an executive order Dec. 3 requiring state agencies to purchase diesel engines and vehicles with manufacturer support for at least a 20 percent blend of biodiesel (B20).
  • Evonik to expand sodium methylate capacity in Rosario, Argentina

    December 3, 2019
    Chemical company Evonik will increase its production capacity for the biodiesel catalyst sodium methylate at its Rosario/Santa Fe facility in Argentina from 60,000 to 90,000 metric tons. The increased capacity will be built out in two stages.
  • Neste, Mantsinen Group to combat social exclusion among youth

    December 3, 2019
    Renewable diesel producer Neste and crane maker Mantsinen Group are working together to tackle social exclusion of impoverished youths living in developed countries. One in five children in developed countries lives in poverty, according to UNICEF.
  • Evonik focuses on additives for plastics, rubber recycling

    December 2, 2019
    Evonik is engaged in R&D work to come up with solutions for recycling plastics and rubber. One aspect of this includes using alkoxides, which function as a catalyst in biodiesel production, to break down PET bottles into monomers.
  • NBB asks EPA to properly account for small refinery exemptions

    November 27, 2019
    NBB submitted comments on the U.S. EPA’s supplemental proposal for the 2020 RFS. NBB urges EPA to properly account for small refinery exemptions, address the remand of the 2016 standards and increase the 2021 biomass-based diesel volume.
  • NBB asks EPA to properly account for small refinery exemptions

    November 27, 2019
    NBB submitted comments on the U.S. EPA’s supplemental proposal for the 2020 RFS. NBB urges EPA to properly account for small refinery exemptions, address the remand of the 2016 standards and increase the 2021 biomass-based diesel volume.

Site Navigation

Did You Know?