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Missouri still owes biodiesel producers $9.6 million from incentive fund

Missouri still owes biodiesel producers $9.6 million from incentive fund

February 11, 2016 |

In Missouri, the state’s soybean association is working with legislators to get the remaining $9.6 million in deferred payments from the Biodiesel Qualified Producer Incentive Fund out to producers no later than the 2017 state budget. The fund was approved in 2002 and the first payments were paid in 2007, but as funding for the […]

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Lincoln Terminal buys North Carolina biofuel terminal and will soon offer biodiesel blends

Lincoln Terminal buys North Carolina biofuel terminal and will soon offer biodiesel blends

February 9, 2016 |

In North Carolina, Lincoln Terminal has purchased the Eco terminal in Charlotte, bringing its total holdings to four terminals across the southeast. The Charlotte terminal formerly known as Crown has a total capacity of 130,000 bbl, and serves gasoline, ULSD, ethanol and biodiesel, and will soon offer automated biodiesel blending in an effort to boost […]

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Market share for soy oil rises to 77% as Brazilian biodiesel feedstock

Market share for soy oil rises to 77% as Brazilian biodiesel feedstock

February 8, 2016 |

In Brazil, soy oil continues to be the feedstock of choice, with 77% of all biodiesel produced in 2015 coming from soy oil, up from 75% in 2014. A total of 3.9 billion liters were produced during the period, 15% more than the previous year. The boost in soy oil as a feedstock comes as […]

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Two die and one burnt 80% of his body after explosion as Spanish biodiesel plant

Two die and one burnt 80% of his body after explosion as Spanish biodiesel plant

February 8, 2016 |

In Spain, two workers have been killed while another suffered burns on 80% of his body following an explosion at the Biocom Energia UCOME biodiesel facility south of Valencia. Though the reason for the explosion is not yet known, it is thought to perhaps have been the result of soldering a storage silo that likely […]

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Australian university preparing to bring online UCO biodiesel plant this year

Australian university preparing to bring online UCO biodiesel plant this year

February 8, 2016 |

In Australia, CQ University is getting ready to bring online its UCO biodiesel plant that is has been developing over the past five years with an eye on commercial scale. Industry, including Caltex, has shown interest in the facility that could produce millions of liters per year, though its exact production capacity hasn’t yet been […]

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Biodiesel: fightback needed against the Merchants of Doubt, says NBB chief

Biodiesel: fightback needed against the Merchants of Doubt, says NBB chief

February 7, 2016 |

In Florida, Joe Jobe’s annual national biodiesel keynote and overlook highlighted that the Renewable Fuel Standard, the federal law governing renewable fuel blending, is back on track and on schedule for the first time in its history with volumes defined for biodiesel through 2017. Second, the industry secured an extension of an important tax law […]

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European biodiesel buyers remain on the sidelines until Q2 auction in mid-February

European biodiesel buyers remain on the sidelines until Q2 auction in mid-February

February 4, 2016 |

In the Netherlands, biodiesel buyers remain on the sidelines as they wait for Q2 when demand will pick up for summer blends, a move which has seen the premium for both RED RME and RED FAME 0 fall to two month lows. Tenders for Q2 are expected to open around mid-February, which should help to […]

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Argentine biodiesel producers to appeal Peru’s anti-dumping duties

Argentine biodiesel producers to appeal Peru’s anti-dumping duties

February 4, 2016 |

In Argentina, biofuel producers have rejected anti-dumping measures Peru has implemented against the country’s industry and have said they will appeal it. Peru’s competition regulator Indecopi approved $208.2 per ton anti-dumping duties on all Argentine biodiesel coming into the country at the end of January. Argentina is the source of most of Peru’s biodiesel consumption. […]

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Tadweer and Masdar close to finishing UCO biodiesel R&D plant

Tadweer and Masdar close to finishing UCO biodiesel R&D plant

February 3, 2016 |

In the UAE, Tadweer is 75% completed with the installation of its joint UCO biodiesel production facility it is developing with Masdar Institute. The plant aims to significantly improve the efficiency of the production process through R&D. The two-year research agreement with the Masdar Institute follows on previous work that looked at producing UCO biodiesel […]

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REG acquires Sanimax biodiesel for up to $19M: will the REG shopping spree stop, and when?

REG acquires Sanimax biodiesel for up to $19M: will the REG shopping spree stop, and when?

February 3, 2016 |

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