Tag: biodiesel

Netherlands on target for 10% biofuels for 2020 as consumption hits 8.9% in 2018

Netherlands on target for 10% biofuels for 2020 as consumption hits 8.9% in 2018

July 11, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, the country is on track to reach the European target for renewable energy for transport of 10% in 2020. This means that in 2018, the Netherlands will be well above the European average at 8.9%. This is apparent from the total report on the deployment and origin of renewable energy for transport, […]

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India’s Syngergy Green Diesel bringing UCO-based biodiesel straight to the consumer

India’s Syngergy Green Diesel bringing UCO-based biodiesel straight to the consumer

July 11, 2019 |

In India, local press reports that Synergy Green Diesel has established a delivery service for its UCO-based biodiesel in several regions around the center of the country to supply B100 to SMEs, hotels and other industrial users of fuel in an effort to expand the use of the fuel to consumers who would ordinarily just […]

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Department of Commerce keeps antidumping duties in place for Argentine biodiesel imports

Department of Commerce keeps antidumping duties in place for Argentine biodiesel imports

July 9, 2019 |

In Washington, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determined that changed circumstances do not exist warranting any changes under the antidumping duty (AD) order for biodiesel from Argentina. Commerce also determined, however, that changed circumstances exist warranting a change to the cash deposit rates under the countervailing duty (CVD) order. It said there remains a […]

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New $62 million Alpont plant to serve Ohio biodiesel industry from August

New $62 million Alpont plant to serve Ohio biodiesel industry from August

July 4, 2019 |

In Ohio, local press reports that Alpont’s new $62 million methanol and biodiesel fuel catalysts plant will come online in August. The facility’s main market will be northwest Ohio to ensure access to local, lower-priced components for biodiesel and other fuel products. The company chose the town of Oregon to site the plant because of […]

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Beatrice biodiesel plant to be mothballed permanently

Beatrice biodiesel plant to be mothballed permanently

July 2, 2019 |

In Nebraska, local press reports that Flint Hills Resources has decided to permanently mothball the biodiesel plant in Beatrice because the prices for soybeans available to other biodiesel producers are so low that the facility that uses corn oil and waste grease will never be able to compete under any circumstances. The facility had a […]

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Coleman Oil settles with Washington DOE over 2017 biodiesel spill

Coleman Oil settles with Washington DOE over 2017 biodiesel spill

July 1, 2019 |

In Washington state, Lewiston, Idaho-based Coleman Oil has agreed to settle a $189,000 fine for spilling approximately 3,840 gallons of biodiesel into the Columbia River from its Wenatchee bulk oil plant in 2017. Under the terms of the settlement with the Washington Department of Ecology, the penalty will be reduced to $170,000, if the company […]

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Small rapeseed harvest coincides with strong demand for biodiesel

Small rapeseed harvest coincides with strong demand for biodiesel

June 30, 2019 |

In Germany, according to UFOP, due to the poor growing conditions that have been accompanying winter rapeseed since it was sown, Germany will only see a small rapeseed crop in 2019. The estimate is for around 3.1 million tonnes. This would translate to a 17 per cent drop from the already weak previous year and […]

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Global Fuels to auction off 5 MGY biodiesel plant

Global Fuels to auction off 5 MGY biodiesel plant

June 27, 2019 |

In Missouri, Maas Companies of Rochester, MN will auction Global Fuels’ $11 Million/5 Million Gallon per year biodiesel plant. Maas Companies specializes in the liquidation of specialized and renewable assets for private companies, courts, banks and lenders nationwide. The assets will be sold via a sealed bid auction as the owner is retiring; the deadline […]

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Epitome Energy’s biodiesel plan set back a year after city’s loan deal falls through

Epitome Energy’s biodiesel plan set back a year after city’s loan deal falls through

June 25, 2019 |

In Minnesota, Epitome Energy’s hopes for a speedy build to its proposed soybean crushing and biodiesel production facility in Crookston has seen a setback following legal scrutiny on a $1.25 million interest-free loan agreed to by the city council. The loan would breech statutory limits on business subsidies for the community that has just $3 […]

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Malaysian waste-based biodiesel company sees rising EU demand

Malaysian waste-based biodiesel company sees rising EU demand

June 17, 2019 |

In Malaysia, the Daily Times newspaper reports that Gamalux Oils expects biodiesel exports to jump 30% this year compared to 2018, with about 80% of its product going to the European Union thanks to the company’s sustainable waste oil-based fuels last year. The company has two factories with total installed capacity of 700 metric tons […]

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