Tag: Missouri

National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition awaiting next steps on anti-dumping cases

National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition awaiting next steps on anti-dumping cases

January 8, 2018 |

In Missouri, the National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition case regarding subsidized biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia continues to move forward to help level the playing field for the domestic biodiesel industry. The coalition filed both antidumping and countervailing duty petitions with the commerce department. Antidumping petitions address whether imports coming into the U.S. […]

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Washington University researchers refine metabolic pathways of microbes

Washington University researchers refine metabolic pathways of microbes

November 28, 2017 |

In Missouri, scientists have previously engineered metabolic pathways of microbes, making them tiny biofuel factories. Now, new research from an engineer at Washington University in St. Louis further refines the process, stitching together the best bits of several different bacteria to synthesize a new biofuel product that matches current engines better than previously produced biofuels. […]

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NBB warns against Argentine market distortion ahead of bilateral meeting

NBB warns against Argentine market distortion ahead of bilateral meeting

October 31, 2017 |

In Missouri, ahead of a meeting Nov. 1 between the U.S. and Argentine governments on biodiesel imports, the National Biodiesel Board’s CEO Donnell Rehagen issued the following statement: “From the beginning, the U.S. biodiesel industry has expressed a willingness to work out our differences with the government of Argentina—but the market distortion has to end. […]

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Missouri researchers develop modular biodiesel production facility

Missouri researchers develop modular biodiesel production facility

October 4, 2017 |

In Missouri, researchers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a small, modular skid-mounted biodiesel production facility ideal for smaller communities and towns to recycle used cooking oil. The system uses a supercritical process that eliminates salt, allowing it to concentrate the glycerin/water mixture and significantly reduce the amount of glycerin produced […]

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National Biodiesel Board says dumped Argentine biodiesel on the rise

National Biodiesel Board says dumped Argentine biodiesel on the rise

July 3, 2017 |

In Missouri, new data show that dumped and subsidized biodiesel imports from Argentina continue unabated and, in fact, have further surged into the United States. In March of 2017, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) Fair Trade Coalition filed petitions with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that increased […]

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Biofuel market doesn’t provide enough kick for Missouri miscanthus

Biofuel market doesn’t provide enough kick for Missouri miscanthus

May 3, 2017 |

In Missouri, miscanthus farmers are happy with the results they’re getting on their 3,700 acres of marginal land they’ll grow the crop on this year, in no small part thanks to the price stability offered by Renew Biomass who harvests, bales and markets the crop for them. But the market isn’t biofuel because oil prices […]

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AB Mauri launches biotech arm in North America and internationally

AB Mauri launches biotech arm in North America and internationally

April 10, 2017 |

In Missouri, AB Mauri launched a new business division – AB Biotek – in North America and globally. Specializing in fermentation science and yeast innovation, AB Biotek is a technology-driven division that develops specialty yeast solutions and has capabilities across a range of industries including biofuel, alcohol beverage – such as distilled spirits, wine and […]

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Missouri’s new governor aim to support biofuel producers fund

Missouri’s new governor aim to support biofuel producers fund

March 15, 2017 |

In Missouri, the state government is working with the legislature on a budget, a budget that could include $3.5 million funds for the agriculture department that would be directed towards the biofuel producers fund the previous governor tried and failed to cut back. Producers suffered extensive delays as lawmakers fought with the government to make […]

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REG hits second billion gallon milestone 33 months after first billion

REG hits second billion gallon milestone 33 months after first billion

March 6, 2017 |

In Iowa, Renewable Energy Group reported that it achieved the second billion gallon milestone this past January, just 33 months after hitting the 1 billion gallon milestone in 2014. An important part of REG’s sales growth and significant cash flow generation is the successful operation at full production capacity at REG Geismar, the company’s 75 MMgy renewable hydrocarbon diesel biorefinery […]

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Abengoa Bioenergy’s debtors to get 30 cents on the dollar following agreement

Abengoa Bioenergy’s debtors to get 30 cents on the dollar following agreement

February 20, 2017 |

In Missouri, good news for Abengoa Bioenergy’s unsecured creditors who are looking to get about 30 cents on the dollar of what they’re owed compared to a penny on the dollar as first expected thanks to an agreement made by creditors. The company liquidated about $140 million following the sales of its biofuels plants in […]

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