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Argentina’s industry mixed on views regarding the impact on soy from US biodiesel duties

Argentina’s industry mixed on views regarding the impact on soy from US biodiesel duties

September 4, 2017 |

In Argentina, the agriculture industry has mixed views regarding the impact of US anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel import will have on soy prices, with the national oilseeds industry chamber predicting disaster while one of the country’s top farming associations, Sociedad Rural Argentina, said that there were plenty of other destinations for the country’s soy […]

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EPA’s Pruitt signs fuel regulations waiver during Hurricane Harvey fuel shortages

EPA’s Pruitt signs fuel regulations waiver during Hurricane Harvey fuel shortages

September 2, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association applauded EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s waiver of some fuel regulations in 12 states and the District of Columbia as a good start to help manage the fuel supply shortages caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf area. RFA also said that more needs to be done to truly […]

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Aemetis secures regulatory approval for enzymatic biodiesel production in India

Aemetis secures regulatory approval for enzymatic biodiesel production in India

August 28, 2017 |

In California, Aemetis announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India has completed the construction of initial process equipment and has obtained regulatory approval for the production of enzymatic biodiesel at its biodiesel plant in Kakinada, India using a patent-pending process technology developed by Aemetis. These approvals allow the use of low cost waste oil […]

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2 GOP Govs defy Trump’s regulatory expand-o-grab

2 GOP Govs defy Trump’s regulatory expand-o-grab

August 1, 2017 |

  Above: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Two GOP state governors hitting the phones and airwaves hard to restrain federal government over-reach is a common sight, but not when the Administration in question is the Trump Administration. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts are the headliners in a […]

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Biofuels from wood waste increasing in Arctic region

Biofuels from wood waste increasing in Arctic region

July 30, 2017 |

In Russia, scientists are looking at biofuels as another alternative energy source for Arctic regions, in addition to the existing wind power that takes advantage of the high wind speeds. The switch from oil and coal is already being made to biofuel from wood processing waste in some areas. There are already 10 biofuel producers […]

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Products, and open for contract manufacturing: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to REG Life Sciences

Products, and open for contract manufacturing: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to REG Life Sciences

July 24, 2017 |

In January 2014, REG acquired LS9 for a purchase price of up to $61.5 million. Most of the old LS9 team, including the entire R&D leadership group, joined the newly named REG Life Sciences, LLC. The technology has been substantially developed under REG’s management, with several molecules ready for commercialization in the next 2-3 years […]

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REG completes upgrades at German biorefinery

REG completes upgrades at German biorefinery

July 22, 2017 |

In Germany, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. completed upgrades at their biorefinery in Emden after having invested almost $3 million (€2.5 million) for a new thermal oil heater and a new biodiesel distillation column. Emden is one of their two German biorefineries and REG acquired it earlier this year after investing in the former Petrotec AG. […]

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Report says high aviation biofuel costs and regulation over airport spending obstacles for fuel uptake

Report says high aviation biofuel costs and regulation over airport spending obstacles for fuel uptake

July 19, 2017 |

In Washington state, the two biggest challenges facing broader adoption of sustainable aviation fuel at Sea-Tac are the higher cost compared with petroleum jet fuel, and the constraints imposed by state and federal regulations on use of airport funds. A report, titled Innovative Funding for Sustainable Aviation Fuel at U.S. Airports: Explored at Seattle-Tacoma International, […]

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Kenyan court hearing fraud case regarding attempted illegal ethanol imports

Kenyan court hearing fraud case regarding attempted illegal ethanol imports

July 5, 2017 |

In Kenya, a court is hearing a fraud case about 10 people including a Kenya Revenue Authority officer tried to illegally import 400 drums of ethanol worth $70,418 in February 2016 through the Port of Mombasa. Senior government officials have been charged in the case. The illegally imported ethanol was destined for Spectre International, a local […]

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Shocker in Ames: CEO change at REG, world’s biggest biomass based diesel producer

Shocker in Ames: CEO change at REG, world’s biggest biomass based diesel producer

July 5, 2017 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group announced that Dan Oh has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors.  The resignation was effective July 3, 2017. The Board of Directors appointed long-time director Randolph (Randy) L. Howard as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Howard is a […]

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