December 09, 2016

EIA forecast: US biodiesel production, imports trending up

BY Erin Voegele and Ron Kotrba Found In:Production, Distribution, North AmericaEIA has released a December edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook. EIA says U.S. biodiesel production in 2015 was 1.26 billion gallons with net imports at 475 MMgy. In 2017, production is forecast at 1.6 billion with net imports of 782 MMgy. READ MORE

December 09, 2016

AGQM to start second glycerol round robin test

BY AGQM Found In:Quality, EuropeThe German biodiesel quality management association AGQM will carry out a round robin test for pharmaceutical glycerol again. Registrations will be accepted until Dec. 23. Both company and commercial service labs are eligible to register. READ MORE

December 09, 2016

Biodiesel production, consumption expected to continue increasing

BY Sue Retka Schill Found In:Policy, Production, Use, North AmericaTwo prolific biofuel market analysts and ag economists from the University of Illinois, Darrel Good and Scott Irwin, say the U.S.'s annual production and consumption of biomass-based diesel is likely to continue to increase through 2022. READ MORE

December 07, 2016

US President-elect Trump nominates Scott Pruitt to lead EPA

BY Erin Voegele and Ron Kotrba Found In:Policy, North AmericaU.S. President-elect Donald Trump nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to serve as EPA administrator. Pruitt has been vilified by environmentalists, but representatives of bioenergy industries say they look forward to working with him. READ MORE

December 06, 2016

3 sentenced in final chapter of Imperial Petro, e-Biofuels fraud

BY U.S. Department of Justice Found In:Business, Policy, North AmericaJeffrey Wilson and Craig and Chad Ducey were sentenced to years in prison for their roles in the multimillion dollar fraud schemes involving biodiesel tax and RIN credits, and shares of Imperial Petroleum. Four others were previously sentenced. READ MORE

December 06, 2016

Grant funds test market potential for biojet fuel research

BY Washington State University Found In:Feedstock, Use, North AmericaResearchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have been awarded a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to explore the market potential of their biojet fuel research. The team has demonstrated a new process for making biojet fuel. READ MORE

December 02, 2016

Employee of feedstock company pleads guilty to conspiracy

BY U.S. Department of Justice Found In:Business, Policy, Feedstock, North AmericaAn employee of a New Jersey feedstock collector and processor, Unity Fuels, pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in a scheme to alter and destroy documents following the company's receipt of a subpoena issued by a federal grand jury. READ MORE


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