Industry News

  • REG reports Q4, full-year financial results for 2017

    March 8, 2018
    For the full year, biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group sold 19.6 million more gallons and revenue increased by 6 percent compared to 2016. Adjusted net income increased by 313 percent, and adjusted EBITDA increased by 125 percent over 2016.
  • March Madness: NBB releases field of ‘Elite 8’ biodiesel schools

    March 8, 2018
    As March Madness nears, the very best of college basketball will be showcased. In that spirit, the National Biodiesel Board has released its own bracket of colleges and universities upping their game with biodiesel research, production and education.
  • Biofuel producers ask Trump to defend RFS as oil workers storm DC

    March 7, 2018
    As 30 workers from more than a dozen independent oil refineries converged on Capitol Hill this week to discuss RFS reform with lawmakers, managers from 150 biofuel plants across the U.S. sent a letter to President Trump urging him to stand strong.
  • Biodiesel group honors California clean fuel leader

    March 6, 2018
    California skylines are greener thanks to one industry leader's contributions. At the California Advanced Biofuel Alliance annual conference on March 1, the National Biodiesel Board honored that leader, Celia DuBose, with the Climate Leader Award.
  • 2017 German biodiesel exports up 4.4 percent from 2016

    March 5, 2018
    German biodiesel exports amounted to around 1.61 million metric tons, or more than 483 million gallons, in 2017. Exports exceeded the previous year's level by 4.4 percent and are a major support for rapeseed oil demand in Germany.
  • California biofuel event showcases dynamics of evolving industry

    March 5, 2018
    The California Advanced Biofuels Conference was held March 1 in Sacramento. The one-day event focused on various regulations and legislation in the Golden State, including AB 1745, which some are calling a ban on internal combustion engines.
  • Brazil implements B10 mandate a year ahead of schedule

    March 5, 2018
    Brazil's nationwide biodiesel mandate has increased from 8 to 10 percent on March 1, according to an announcement from the Ministry of Mines and Energy. The National Energy Policy Council approved the increase in December, one year ahead of schedule.
  • US EPA approves new fuel pathway for REG Geismar

    March 5, 2018
    The U.S. EPA approved a fuel pathway for the Renewable Energy Group Inc.'s Geismar, Louisiana, biorefinery that will allow the facility to generate D5 advanced biofuel renewable identification numbers (RINs) for naphtha and liquefied petroleum gas.
  • Biodiesel’s role in RFS not at issue in White House discussions

    March 2, 2018
    On March 1, a second meeting was held at the White House to discuss possible reforms to the Renewable Fuel Standard with stakeholders, legislators and administrators. REG's CEO Randy Howard said no one in the room had an issue with biodiesel.
  • CARB approves Targray’s NOx mitigating biodiesel additive

    February 28, 2018
    The California Air Resources Board has announced the certification of a NOx mitigating biodiesel additive solution developed by BQ-9000-certified biofuels marketer Targray to help meet the latest requirements of the state's Low Carbon Fuel Standard.