Industry News

  • The Complex Dynamics of Coprocessing

    October 24, 2018
    While oil refiners adding a small percentage of renewable feedstock to their operations sounds simple, the political, economic, technical, societal and market consequences are anything but.
  • NBB Rallies Industry for a Stronger, More Accountable RFS

    October 24, 2018
    The National Biodiesel Board recaps its efforts in pushing the administration and the U.S. EPA to grow the advanced biofuels and biomass-based diesel standards under the RFS while holding the agency more accountable for small refinery exemptions.
  • Consultative Expansion

    October 23, 2018
    Biodiesel Magazine spotlights a producer whose recent acquisition fulfills increased feedstock demand, a consulting firm that assists in market entry and production efficiencies, and the expansion of one of today's fastest-growing biodiesel refiners.
  • Fueling Growth in the Biodiesel Industry

    October 23, 2018
    Donnell Rehagen, CEO of the National Biodiesel Board, recaps some of the more notable progress the U.S. biodiesel industry and its national association have made over the past year.
  • EFT licenses its Fischer-Tropsch technology to Red Rock Biofuels

    October 23, 2018
    Emerging Fuels Technology Inc. has executed a license agreement with Red Rock Biofuels LLC under which EFT will provide its TL8a Fischer-Tropsch technology to provide additional FT capacity for Red Rock Biofuels' biorefinery in Lakeview, Oregon.
  • NBB National Ad Campaign Shows Strong ROI

    October 22, 2018
    The National Biodiesel Board's annual advertising campaign hit airwaves this summer with biodiesel education aimed to influence key decision makers on the many benefits of biodiesel. Early results show a strong ROI for this campaign.
  • EPA: Additional small refinery petitions filed for 2017, 2018

    October 22, 2018
    The U.S. EPA released updated data on small refinery waivers filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The new data show that two additional petitions were filed for the 2017 compliance year and four new ones were filed for 2018 in the past month.
  • Engage at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

    October 22, 2018
    The National Biodiesel Conference & Expo is the place to see and be seen in the world of biodiesel. Claim your spot at the 2019 conference in San Diego—where all the key players will come together for a week of learning, networking and discovery.
  • West Coast biodiesel consolidation: Crimson acquires SeQuential

    October 22, 2018
    Calif.-based biodiesel maker Crimson Renewable Energy has acquired Ore.-based producer and UCO collector SeQuential. Crimson gains feedstock supply options for its Bakersfield plant and expands its ability to supply biodiesel to West Coast customers.
  • The Road to Feedstock Flexibility

    October 22, 2018
    Imerys personnel have spent much of 2018 talking about new and diverse feedstocks for biodiesel production, and how to help biodiesel manufacturers incorporate them into their existing processes. Here is an overview of that discussion.