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Botlek Tank Terminal celebrates half million tons of biodiesel and veg oils

Botlek Tank Terminal celebrates half million tons of biodiesel and veg oils

July 22, 2015 |

In the Netherlands, the Botlek Tank Terminal has handled half a million tons of biodiesel and its feedstocks via rail since opening the new rail loading and discharge facility two years ago. A block train of 24 cars, extendable up to 30 cars, can load at the rail rack. The facility has storage for 70,000 […]

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Grassley leads 36 Senators asking EPA for higher biodiesel quotas

Grassley leads 36 Senators asking EPA for higher biodiesel quotas

July 22, 2015 |

In Washington, Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) led a bipartisan group of 36 senators in urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase the proposed volumes it set for biodiesel production under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “While the proposal is a positive step for […]

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Lagosur to focus on biodiesel exports to Latin America

Lagosur to focus on biodiesel exports to Latin America

July 21, 2015 |

In Florida, Lagosur announced what it claims is the first business focused on the exportation of biodiesel to Latin America. As part of a two-part strategy, Lagosur has launched part one of the business delivering biodiesel to Latin America. Lagosur has aligned with customers in Peru, Bolivia and Chile to receive shipments of biodiesel.  Lagosur […]

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Hindustan Petroleum inaugurates biodiesel blend facility co-located at oil depot

Hindustan Petroleum inaugurates biodiesel blend facility co-located at oil depot

July 21, 2015 |

In India, the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited has introduced a biodiesel blending program for its own vehicles following the inauguration of its blending facility at the Visakh White Oil Terminal, the first in the country sited at an oil facility. In the Netherlands, the biodiesel premium for RED RME in Northeast Europe fell to $341/mt […]

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Newport Biodiesel supplying to the first mega Tall Ship built in US in 100 years

Newport Biodiesel supplying to the first mega Tall Ship built in US in 100 years

July 20, 2015 |

In Rhode Island, Newport Biodiesel is supplying biodiesel to the first 200-foot-long full-rigged Tall Ship to be built in the United States in more than 100 years. The $16 million economic development project that brought the Oliver Hazard Perry to life will see the vessel used for Education at Sea programs. The three-rigged vessel boasts […]

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Senator Grassley secures biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol tax credits in bill

Senator Grassley secures biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol tax credits in bill

July 20, 2015 |

In Washington, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley secured the inclusion of tax incentives for wind energy, biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol in the bipartisan tax extenders bill the Finance Committee will consider on Tuesday. Cellulosic biofuels producer tax credit.  Under the provision, facilities producing cellulosic biofuels can claim a $1.01 per gallon production tax credit on fuel […]

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Wastewater biosolids are fertilizing sunflower for biodiesel in Raleigh pilot trial

Wastewater biosolids are fertilizing sunflower for biodiesel in Raleigh pilot trial

July 16, 2015 |

In North Carolina, biosolids from a wastewater plant outside Raleigh are spread upon a nearby 50-acre field where sunflower is grown for biodiesel production. Using the nitrogen-hungry plants reduces runoff into the watershed that can lead to algae blooms and eventually fish kill. In the second year of the pilot, the City will crush the […]

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Bio-Bean scores Network Rail as newest coffee grinds-to-biodiesel customer

Bio-Bean scores Network Rail as newest coffee grinds-to-biodiesel customer

July 15, 2015 |

In the UK, Bio-Bean is scaling up its used coffee grinds to biodiesel business following a deal to collect grinds Network Rail’s six largest stations that include Victoria and Kings Cross. About 700 metric tons of grinds are likely to be collected from the seven stations that will later produce about 650 tons of biodiesel.

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Malaysian biodiesel exports to Europe jump back to 22,670 tons in June

Malaysian biodiesel exports to Europe jump back to 22,670 tons in June

July 13, 2015 |

In Malaysia, biodiesel exports to Europe jumped to 22,670 metric tons in June, up from just 1,314 tons in May and the highest this year since February at 25,616 tons. March through May say exports at just around 1,000 tons per month. A trading arbitrage opportunity opened up the end of May that includes a […]

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IncBio to design and build 75,000 ton per year Colombian biodiesel plant

IncBio to design and build 75,000 ton per year Colombian biodiesel plant

July 13, 2015 |

In Portugal, IncBio has secured an agreement to design and build a 75,000 MT/year Biodiesel plant, for Biocosta Green Energy SA in Santa Marta, Colombia. The plant will be producing biodiesel directly from Crude Palm Oil blended with Palm Acid Oil and PFAD up to a total of 25% FFA, and will include pre-treatment, acid […]

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