19 hours ago

Z Energy to build 5 MMgy biodiesel facility in New Zealand

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, Asia-PacificThis month, the mayor of New Zealand's capital city of Wellington, Celia Wade-Brown, welcomed an announcement by Z Energy of the company's plans to invest $21 million in a 20 MMly (5.3 MMgy) biodiesel production facility using tallow as feedstock. READ MORE

20 hours ago

RI producer to supply biodiesel for America's newest Tall Ship

BY Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Found In:Use, North AmericaBy the nature of sailing itself, the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will be energy efficient, powered by the wind whenever possible. To reduce its energy footprint further, its diesel engines and generators will run on biodiesel from Newport Biodiesel. READ MORE

21 hours ago

UK partnership formed around diesel storage tank maintenance

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Distribution, Quality, Use, EuropeFuel Performance Solutions has entered into a business partnership with IPU Group and Unipart Group to market, sell, distribute and provide aftermarket support for PerfoClean, a new product designed to provide superior cleaning for storage tanks. READ MORE

22 hours ago

2 Iowan fuel retailers receive grants to offer biodiesel blends

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Distribution, Use, North AmericaIowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Transportation held a press conference April 14 announcing two $125,000 grants to Farmers Cooperative and Oak Street Station. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

Vilsack talks about USDA efforts to further advanced biofuels

BY Holly Jessen Found In:Policy, North AmericaSecretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack testified about the farm bill and the rural economy, during a U.S. House of Representatives Committee hearing. As part of that, he talked about the USDA's work to create markets for advanced biofuels. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

New Ontario biodiesel mandate falls short, troubles producers

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Policy, North AmericaThe Ontario government issued its biodiesel mandate regulations for the province April 1, and biodiesel stakeholders, including members of the Ontario Biodiesel Producers Association, are frustrated and concerned with how percentages are calculated. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

Springboard webinar to cover benefits of small-scale production

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Production, North AmericaBiodiesel equipment manufacturer Springboard Biodiesel is offering a free webinar on Earth Day, April 22, titled, "The Many Benefits of Small-Scale Biodiesel Production." Topics will include strategies for production, biodiesel myths and much more. READ MORE


WEBINAR: Getting the Most from Your National Supply Chain from Production to Consumption

April 17-17, 2014
Presented by Paul Nazzaro (NBB Petroleum Liaison) and Jeff Fetkenhour (Gorge Analytical)
Thursday, April 17, 1:00 PM EDT

WEBINAR: Commercializing Biodiesel Production at Ethanol Plants

May 8-8, 2014
Biodiesel Magazine Webinar Series
Thursday, May 8, 2:00 PM CDT

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 13-15, 2014
Hyatt Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 20-22, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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