Industry News

  • EU biodiesel stakeholders urge commission to reconsider duties

    October 2, 2018
    An important meeting of the Trade Defence Instruments Committee looms Oct. 3 at the European Commission, one in which European biodiesel advocates are calling on member states to raise the issue of reinstating tariffs on Argentine biodiesel.
  • NATSO Alt Fuels Council unveils RFS RIN Management Service

    October 1, 2018
    NATSO and the Alternative Fuels Council launched a new RIN Management Service Oct. 1 designed to help fuel retailers that blend and sell renewable fuels to more efficiently participate in the Renewable Fuel Standard program and manage their RINs.
  • BDI-BioEnergy restructures to adapt to changing times, markets

    October 1, 2018
    Biodiesel technology firm BDI-BioEnergy International has recently completed organizational restructuring. Management tells Biodiesel Magazine that, as a result, it is better equipped for the future and to react more quickly to market changes.
  • Biodiesel tax incentive extension receives bipartisan support

    September 28, 2018
    On Sept. 27 the National Biodiesel Board thanked 46 members of Congress—led by Rep. David Young, R-Iowa; and Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa—who voiced their strong support for a multiyear extension of the biodiesel tax incentive.
  • 10 years in, So. Carolina biodiesel producer expands, diversifies

    September 26, 2018
    Winnsboro, South Carolina-based Green Energy Biofuel, formerly known as Midlands Biofuels, has acquired an idle 40 MMgy biodiesel plant in Warrenville, South Carolina. The 10-year-old company is rapidly expanding and diversifying its offerings.
  • Hero BX acquires biodiesel facility in Clinton, Iowa

    September 26, 2018
    The former Clinton County Biodiesel facility in Clinton, Iowa, is officially under new ownership. Lake Erie Biofuels, dba Hero BX, purchased the assets of the facility from Tenaska Commodities LLC, an affiliate of Tenaska Inc., on Sept. 21.
  • Escalating trade war will increase damage to US soybean farmers

    September 24, 2018
    The administration's decision to impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports—and China's subsequent retaliation on $60 billion of U.S. products—deepens and prolongs the trade war between the two countries.
  • Escalating trade war will increase damage to US soybean farmers

    September 24, 2018
    The administration's decision to impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports—and China's subsequent retaliation on $60 billion of U.S. products—deepens and prolongs the trade war between the two countries.
  • EPA updates RFS data to include refinery exemptions, RIN prices

    September 20, 2018
    The U.S. EPA has updated its Renewable Fuel Standard public data web pages to include the number of small refinery exemption petitions received, approved and denied each compliance year; and the weekly average price and volume of RINs traded.
  • Exploring Biodiesel series adds 2 new dates, venues

    September 20, 2018
    Previously dubbed "Five Cities, One Vision," the Exploring Biodiesel (XBX) regional seminar series has added two new cities to its coast-to-coast tour—Newport, Rhode Island, on Sept. 24; and Syracuse, New York, on Sept. 27.