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Oregon sends notices about diesel blending law

In Oregon, the state’s Department of Agriculture has sent notices to approximately 417 retail fuel establishments throughout the state reminding them that diesel fuel blended with 6 of 20 percent biodiesel may not to be marketed as “diesel”, by law. The notice is in response to consumer complaints received by ODA’s Motor Fuel Quality Program. […]

August 18, 2014 More

Virent receives EPA Registration for its drop-in, BioForm Gasoline

Registered Fuel Can Now be Used in On-highway Motor Vehicles in blends up to 45% In Wisconsin, Virent announced it has successfully received fuel registration from the EPA for its BioForm Gasoline in blends of up to 45%. As a registered fuel, Virent’s biogasoline can now be used in on-highway motor vehicles. Virent BioForm Gasoline […]

August 12, 2014 More

REG’s biodiesel sales continue to expand, despite tough price environment, as Q2 earnings drop

Biodiesel giant is up on gallons, down on dollars as market prices weigh on results. In Iowa, REG announced net income of $10.8 million for the second quarter on revenues of $332.9M, a drop from its Q2 2013 net income of $19.6 million, and a 13% drop in revenue despite an 11% lift in gallons produced. […]

August 10, 2014 More

University of Illinois says regulations needed for new energy crops

In Illinois, if the hottest new plant grown as a biofuel crop is approved based solely on its greenhouse gas emission profile, its potential as the next invasive species may not be discovered until it’s too late. In response to this need to prevent such invasions, researchers at the University of Illinois have developed both […]

August 7, 2014 More

REG to invest $15 million in re-start of Geismar biodiesel plant

In Louisiana, the Renewable Energy Group plans to invest $15 million to bring the biodiesel plant in Geismar back online following its purchase from Syntroleum and Tyson Foods. Part of those costs are related to re-commissioning but funds will also be used to expand the 75 million gallon facility’s feedstock capacity beyond the current animal […]

August 5, 2014 More

REG: Q2 gallons spike 11%, but profit falls on biodiesel price squeeze

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Revenues for the quarter were $332.9 million. Compared to the second quarter of 2013, REG sold 11% more gallons of biomass-based diesel, while revenue decreased by 13% and adjusted EBITDA decreased by 86%. For Q2, REG sold 77.2 million gallons […]

August 5, 2014 More

Renewable fuels not subject to new oil rail tanker regulations

In Washington, the American Petroleum Institute and Association of American Railroads have agreed to new regulations regarding rail tankers that transport crude oil, but the new norms aren’t applicable to ethanol and other renewable fuels. The Dept. of Transport will unveil the rules by the end of the month.  

July 15, 2014 More

Biofuels Digest Index regains to 81.12 as ethanol equities rebound

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, regained 0.76 percent to 81.12 as ethanol equities rebounded.  For the day, BioAmber (BIOA) soared 11.67 percent to $13.40 on its big Vinmar deal news, while Sacom (SAM.MI) shed 5.17 percent to $3.34. Among other equities, Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE) jumped 5.09 percent […]

July 10, 2014 More

Conversion technology regulation in California – A decade of bureaucratic intransigence

By James L. Stewart, Chairman of the Board, BioEnergy Producers Association It has now been ten years since the BioEnergy Producers Association was founded to pursue a constructive permitting and regulatory environment that would justify biobased technology providers in risking their time and financial resources to pursue projects in the State of California. During the […]

June 13, 2014 More

REG Danville seeks permission to expand biodiesel facility in Illinois

In Illinois, REG Danville is seeking land use change permission on 30 lots covering about 6.5 acres so it can begin preparing land ahead of planned expansion for its biodiesel facility in Danville, though those expansion plans aren’t yet developed. The properties are currently zones for single-family use.  

June 4, 2014 More