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June 20, 2017

REG plans for growth after completing Geismar land purchase

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Found In:Business, North AmericaRenewable Energy Group completed the $20 million acquisition of approximately 82 acres of land at and in close proximity to its Geismar, Louisiana, biorefinery from Lion Copolymer. Several optimization and expansion projects are now being explored. READ MORE

June 20, 2017

Biodiesel advocates call on Congress to reinstate tax incentive

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaNearly 100 biodiesel advocates from across the country visited Capitol Hill June 20 and urged Congress to bring back the biodiesel tax incentive. Participants included biodiesel producers, distributors and feedstock suppliers from all over the U.S. READ MORE

June 20, 2017

Round robin test for pharmaceutical glycerol finds curious result

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Quality, EuropeTwelve European labs participated in the second round robin test for pharmaceutical glycerol organized by AGQM. The results showed that standard methods from the fuel sector showed better precision than those from the European Pharmacopeia. READ MORE

June 19, 2017

Firm buys WB's patents on integrating biodiesel at ethanol plants

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, North AmericaSedgwick, Kansas-based WB Technologies obtained integration patents for co-locating biodiesel production at ethanol plants. When those patents subsequently went up for sale, Rayeman Elements acquired them and partnered with Saola Energy. READ MORE

June 15, 2017

New B20 Club member, Al Warren Oil Co., committed to biodiesel

BY The Illinois Soybean Association Found In:Distribution, Use, North AmericaAl Warren Oil Co. was founded in 1948 with one truck, a vision and a commitment to excellence. Today the company uses 100,000 gallons of B20 in 39 fleet vehicles each year, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by the same amount as planting 4,130 trees. READ MORE

June 09, 2017

Georgia biodiesel project moves closer to USDA loan guarantee

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Policy, Feedstock, Production, North AmericaSmisson-Mathis Energy, a joint venture between The Smisson Group of Macon and Tactical Fabrication, was selected by USDA to initiate Phase 2 of the Section 9003 program for its $6.75 million enzymatic biodiesel project in Laurens County, Georgia. READ MORE

June 07, 2017

US commerce department extends trade investigation deadline

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Distribution, North America, Latin America, Asia-PacificIn the ongoing biodiesel trade dispute between the U.S. and Argentina and Indonesia, the U.S. Department of Commerce has extended the deadline for making its preliminary determination on the countervailing duties claim until August. READ MORE

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