In the UK, TechNavio’s report, the Global Biodiesel Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Biodiesel market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes […]
In Brazil, the ANP has granted permission for the world’s largest poultry processor JBS to export biodiesel and fuel derivatives. The company is expanding and just announced it will buy the poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil from Tyson Foods.
In Thailand, the director of a regional medical center is working with local authorities to set up small-scale biodiesel production in an attempt to deter used cooking oil from being bleached and re-sold back into the market. Apparently only about 20 million liters of cooking oil gets used for biodiesel production ever year, compared to […]
In Kansas, East Kansas Agri-Energy LLC has announced its intent to integrate renewable diesel production at its ethanol plant in Garnett, Kansas. Renewable diesel will be made from the corn distillers oil (CDO) already produced at the plant along with other feedstocks purchased on the market. Construction on the new facility will begin soon and […]
In Paraguay, discussions are underway to boost the ethanol mandate to 27.5% to match what Brazil is potentially doing. Currently the local blend is at 25%, mirroring its neighbor market. On the biodiesel side, the government has convened a working group to study how to promote the fuel’s use. At the moment, oil companies aren’t […]
In California, 24-7 Van Lines announced that their entire fleet has been upgraded with more energy efficient and environmentally friendly bio-diesel engines. The engines burn cleaner than standard diesel engines and also increase the mile-per-gallon ratio, thus reducing the cost of moving—a savings that is passed onto the commercial and residential customers of the company.
In Nevada, Methes Energies International announced it will be officially launching a new pre-treatment process for high free fatty acid (FFA) biodiesel feedstocks, including corn oil, on August 28th, 2014 at 2:00 Central time via a webinar hosted by Biodiesel Magazine. In almost all cases, biodiesel feedstock oils must be pre-treated before the oils can […]
In Argentina, biodiesel exports soared to 118,100 metric tons in May, a whopping 14.5 times the biodiesel exported during May last year and 141% higher than in April. The boost in exports is a direct result of the government cutting export duties retroactively to March to 11% from 21% previously. Biodiesel production for Carbio members […]
In Hong Kong, the government is commissioning a cost-benefit study looking at expanding the use of biodiesel, including a potential mandate. The study will also look at ways to ensure the biodiesel supplied is sustainable. The study should be completed during the second quarter of 2015 while a potential mandate as seen as still years […]
In Brazil, the provisional increase of the biodiesel blend to 6% has been extended for another 60 days. The blend was raised in July to 6% and is expected to rise to 7% in November.