Tag: biodiesel

Aemetis agrees three-year biodiesel deal with BP Singapore

Aemetis agrees three-year biodiesel deal with BP Singapore

May 25, 2017 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India has signed a three-year biofuels supply agreement with BP Singapore Pte Limited (BPS), the regional trading arm of BP Plc, which has an expanding biofuels portfolio. The Aemetis plant in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh has a capacity of 50 million gallons per year and […]

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REG reports solid Q1 thanks to selling nearly 25% more biodiesel

REG reports solid Q1 thanks to selling nearly 25% more biodiesel

May 23, 2017 |

In Iowa, earlier this month, Renewable Energy Group Inc. reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 ended March 31. Revenues for the quarter were $418.9 million on 122.1 million gallons of fuel sold. Compared to the first quarter of 2016, REG sold 24.6 percent more gallons of fuel resulting in an increase in revenue of […]

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Mass Companies to auction off 3 million gallon per year Wisconsin biodiesel facility

Mass Companies to auction off 3 million gallon per year Wisconsin biodiesel facility

May 22, 2017 |

In Wisconsin, Maas Companies will provide agricultural and energy professionals with the opportunity to purchase at auction a 3 million gallon per year biodiesel plant, a 72,325 sq. ft. manufacturing/warehouse facility, two oilseed processing facilities, a $1.1 million dollar 171,000 bushel grain handling facility, two retail fuel stations and surplus equipment on Thursday, June 15 […]

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My Eco Energy develops franchisee fueling station models to retail biodiesel in India

My Eco Energy develops franchisee fueling station models to retail biodiesel in India

May 18, 2017 |

In India, My Eco Energy has developed franchisee fueling station models to market its Indizel, palm oil-based biodiesel imported from Singapore using crude palm oil from Malaysian and Indonesian origins. The fueling stations are adapted to whether they are bolt on for existing stations or are new stations, and depending on location if they are […]

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Ethanol and biodiesel: dropping below the production cost of fossil fuels?

Ethanol and biodiesel: dropping below the production cost of fossil fuels?

May 18, 2017 |

For a number of years, this (now old and outdated, but) very useful chart has been in circulation in energy circles, mapping the supply of energy to the world by looking not at prices, but at production costs. For one thing, it goes a long way to explaining why the price of oil can tumble so […]

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Aemetis’ Indian subsidiary wins first biodiesel supply contract to OMCs

Aemetis’ Indian subsidiary wins first biodiesel supply contract to OMCs

May 15, 2017 |

In India, Aemetis Inc.’s Universal Biofuels subsidiary has won its first contract to supply biodiesel to the India government-owned Oil Marketing Companies in a public tender process. The total diesel market in India is approximately 25 billion gallons per year, of which less than 250 million gallons per year of biodiesel is currently blended. The OMCs […]

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New low-cost, one-step path to coffee biodiesel uncovered by UK research team

New low-cost, one-step path to coffee biodiesel uncovered by UK research team

May 14, 2017 |

In the UK, researchers at Lancaster University led by Dr Vesna Najdanovic-Visak have developed a one-step system for making biodiesel from spent coffee grounds.  The team found they are able to combine the processes by using just methanol and a catalyst – removing the need for hexane altogether and saving on chemical waste. In addition, […]

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Aemetis wins $6M biodiesel supply contract with India state oilcos

Aemetis wins $6M biodiesel supply contract with India state oilcos

May 11, 2017 |

In California, Aemetis’ Universal Biofuels subsidiary has won its first contract to supply biodiesel to the India government-owned Oil Marketing Companies in a public tender process.  The total diesel market in India is approximately 25 billion gallons per year, of which less than 250 million gallons per year of biodiesel is currently blended.  The OMC’s […]

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Victory Renewables opens biodiesel blending facility in South Dakota

Victory Renewables opens biodiesel blending facility in South Dakota

May 8, 2017 |

In South Dakota, Victory Renewables has opened its new biodiesel blending facility in Box Elder using an automated skid system so customers can pump blended fuels straight into trucks for distribution. The company has teamed with the state’s soybean association to source the biodiesel in hopes of stimulating the local economy through increased demand for […]

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International Trade Commission determines biodiesel dumping by Argentina and Indonesia

International Trade Commission determines biodiesel dumping by Argentina and Indonesia

May 8, 2017 |

In Washington, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on Friday determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia that are allegedly subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value. As a result of the […]

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