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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

REG completes Syntroleum acquisition

Largest US biodiesel producer set to control 75 Mgy Dynamic Fuels renewable diesel plant; follows on from LS9 acquisition. In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, REG Synthetic Fuels, LLC, has closed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Syntroleum Corporation. Syntroleum advised REG earlier Tuesday that a majority of […]

June 3, 2014 More

REG to offer $125 million of convertible senior notes due 2019

In Iowa, the Renewable Energy Group announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $125 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2019. In connection with the offering, REG expects to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $18.75 million aggregate principal amount of such […]

June 2, 2014 More

REG buys 50% share of Dynamic Fuels from Tyson Foods

  In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. has reached an agreement with Tyson Foods, Inc. to acquire Tyson’s 50% ownership position in Dynamic Fuels. Completion of the transaction with Tyson Foods, which is contingent upon the closing of REG’s December 2013 announced agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Syntroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: SYNM), […]

May 21, 2014 More

REG records $2.0M loss in “very challenging” Q1 2014, as biodiesel prices fall

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group reported a loss of $2.0M on revenues of $219.0M, a 17% drop in revenues in Q1 2013. The company reported net income of $38.4M for Q1 2013. REG noted that the decrease in gross profit was primarily due to the retroactive biodiesel tax credit benefit included in first quarter 2013, as […]

May 11, 2014 More

Oregon approves ethanol spill cleanup from 2011

In Oregon, the state’s Department of Environmental Quality has approved the cleanup of an ethanol spill in the railroad right-of-way east of Highway 30 near its intersection with Cornelius Pass Road north of Portland, Ore. The spill occurred on May 4, 2011, when log cars in a freight train on the Portland & Western Railroad main […]

April 30, 2014 More

Sweet 16: the hottest slides on biofuels’ key technologies, regions, policies, from ABLC

Experts from Coca-Cola, Avantium, Virent, American Process, DSM, ICM, Imperium, Liquid Light, Maverick Synfuels, Beta Renewables, Algenol, Cool Plant, Clariant — as well as top management at the USDA and US Department of Energy were among the highlight presenters on the second day at ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference in Washington, DC. ABLC this […]

April 24, 2014 More