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11 hours ago

EcoEngineers opens California office, hires Hartley from Agron

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Policy, North AmericaEcoEngineers has opened a new office in California to capitalize on the need for compliance, auditing and regulatory services in the western carbon markets, where growth in low-carbon fuels such as biodiesel, renewable diesel and biogas is booming. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Swedish firm Södra delivers biomethanol to Danish biodiesel maker

BY Södra Found In:Feedstock, Production, EuropeSödra has built a commercial biomethanol plant at its pulp mill in Mönsterås, Sweden. An initial pilot delivery in late February was expected to go to Emmelev A/S, a Danish customer that will be using biomethanol in its biodiesel production. READ MORE

20 hours ago

Bangchak now selling B10 at more than 400 stations in Thailand

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Distribution, Asia-PacificThai petroleum refining company and fuel retailer Bangchak has started selling B10 at its more than 400 service stations across Thailand. The company is promoting the biodiesel blend’s performance, environmental and economic benefits to consumers. READ MORE

20 hours ago

ReadiJet SAF ready to take flight with inclusion in ASTM D7566

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Quality, UseASTM has approved a new production pathway for sustainable aviation fuel allowing up to a 50 percent blend of ReadiJet, a CHJ fuel produced through the Biofuels Isoconversion process developed by Applied Research Associates and Chevron Lummus Global. READ MORE

February 24, 2020

EPA: 23 SRE petitions now pending for compliance year 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, Use, North AmericaThe U.S. EPA released updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data Feb. 21, reporting that two additional SRE petitions have been filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard for compliance year 2019, bringing the total number of petitions filed up to 23. READ MORE

February 20, 2020

USDA: Ag Innovation Agenda is a solution for farmers, environment

BY USDA Found In:Feedstock, North AmericaThrough the Agriculture Innovation Agenda, the USDA will stimulate innovation so that American agriculture can achieve the goal of increasing production by 40 percent while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture in half by 2050. READ MORE

February 20, 2020

ADM to run Class 8 trucks on B100 with Optimus’ Vector System

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Use, North AmericaA wide range of organizations announced a partnership Feb. 20 to conduct a year-long validation project of biodiesel technology to demonstrate its viability in real-world fleet applications. Five ADM trucks will be outfitted to run on B100 biodiesel. READ MORE

February 19, 2020

Sens. Ernst, Grassley urge IRS to pay BTC claims quickly

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Policy, North AmericaSens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa are urging the Internal Revenue Service to quickly process 2018-’19 biodiesel tax credit (BTC) claims after Congress reinstated the incentive retroactively from Jan. 1, 2018, through Dec. 31, 2022. READ MORE

INDUSTRY EVENTS

2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 15-17, 2020
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Biodiesel Production Technology Summit

June 15-17, 2020
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2021 International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 15-17, 2021
Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
Jacksonville, Florida

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