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Biodiesel RIN prices nosedive to 2.5-year lows on lack of buying interest

Biodiesel RIN prices nosedive to 2.5-year lows on lack of buying interest

May 22, 2018 |

In Washington, Platts reports that with obligated parties finding ways out of compliance with the Renewable Fuels Standard, prices for RINs are falling, like biodiesel RINs that fell to 2.5 year lows earlier this week at 45.50 cents/RIN. Prices fell in April as well as news that hardship waivers were being granted to far more […]

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St. Louis Biofuels’ $8 million biodiesel plant to be auctioned June 27

St. Louis Biofuels’ $8 million biodiesel plant to be auctioned June 27

May 21, 2018 |

In Illinois, Maas Companies of Rochester, MN will auction St. Louis Biofuels’ $8 Million/12 Million Gallon per year biodiesel plant. Maas Companies specializes in the liquidation of specialized and renewable assets for private companies, courts, banks and lenders nationwide. The assets will be sold via a sealed bid auction; the deadline for offers is Wednesday, […]

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Missouri governor releases $4 million in biodiesel funds at last

Missouri governor releases $4 million in biodiesel funds at last

May 17, 2018 |

In Missouri, the governor is at long last releasing the $4 million restriction on Biodiesel for Missouri Biodiesel producers. “We’re proud to fight for Missouri’s often-forgotten rural communities and farmers,” said Governor Eric Greitens. “These long-promised funds will help farmers and workers in rural communities across the state.” Missouri is the second largest Biodiesel producer […]

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Bunge cuts Mannheim biodiesel production 50% in Q2

Bunge cuts Mannheim biodiesel production 50% in Q2

May 16, 2018 |

In Germany, Reuters reports that Bunge was cutting production at its 200,000 metric ton per year Mannheim biodiesel plant by 50% during Q2 due to fall out from the European Court of Justice cutting anti-dumping duties on Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports. Those imports have weighed heavily upon EU biodiesel prices forcing several major producers […]

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Spanish researchers use AI to predict biodiesel composition from engine noise

Spanish researchers use AI to predict biodiesel composition from engine noise

May 16, 2018 |

In Spain, a new model designed by several University of Cordoba research groups allows for predicting this noise depending on the chemical physical composition of the biofuel that powers the engine. One of the main novelties of the model is that it uses neural networks, mathematical models inspired by the biological behavior of neurons. In […]

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Sapp Bros. to inaugurate biodiesel blending facility May 24

Sapp Bros. to inaugurate biodiesel blending facility May 24

May 14, 2018 |

In Nebraska, the new Sapp Bros. biodiesel blending facility will hold its grand opening in Columbus on May 24. The new blending facility is located five miles from the Columbus NuStar terminal. Fuel suppliers can load diesel on their transport at the terminal, then load biodiesel at the Sapp Bros. terminal to the desired blend level. […]

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PCA pushes for 5% biodiesel blend to boost coconut oil

PCA pushes for 5% biodiesel blend to boost coconut oil

May 12, 2018 |

In the Philippines, the Philippine Coconut Authority is calling on the National Biofuels Board to raise to five percent the Coco Methyl Ester content of biodiesel currently sold in the domestic market. The present blend of biodiesel now in the country consists only of two percent CME and 98 percent regular diesel. “The increase could […]

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Spanish ethanol sales jump 16% but biodiesel drops 23%

Spanish ethanol sales jump 16% but biodiesel drops 23%

May 12, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, Platts is reporting that Spanish ethanol consumption rose 16% year on year to 20,766 mt in March, which was also up 6.2% on the month, according to data released by Spain’s strategic oil reserves corporation CORES. In contrast, biodiesel sales lost 23% on the year to 99,768 mt, also losing 0.1% […]

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Minnesota House and Senate pass law shifting cold weather biodiesel policy

Minnesota House and Senate pass law shifting cold weather biodiesel policy

May 9, 2018 |

In Minnesota, fuel refiners and blenders would have a few more days to make their annual transition from one type of biodiesel fuel to another under the provisions of a bill passed by the House 120-0 on Tuesday and in the Senate 67-0 on April 19. The legislation is awaiting the governor’s signature. On May […]

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New Zealand’s Z Energy still believes in biodiesel project despite delays and budget overruns

New Zealand’s Z Energy still believes in biodiesel project despite delays and budget overruns

May 2, 2018 |

In New Zealand, Z Energy is still positive about its tallow-based biodiesel project despite being two year behind schedule and 15% over budget—so far. The 20 million liter per year biodiesel facility has cost NZ$24 million as of now and could go higher before it’s finished. The company attributes the delays to the difficulty of […]

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