The F.A.M.E. FORUM Blog

November 17, 2015

Large glycerin refinery about to open

BY Ron KotrbaLouis Dreyfus Commodities' new glycerin refinery in Claypool, Indiana, will soon be operational. The company says the new 80-million-pound-per-year plant will be the second-largest in the U.S. producing USP-grade Kosher refined glycerin. READ MORE

November 03, 2015

Indonesian fire finger-pointing

BY Ron KotrbaGermany's UFOP says while EU's biofuel policy is falsely being pointed at as a driver of Indonesia's fires, continued EU and Indonesian inaction are really to blame since RED requirements and increased sustainability measures preclude such activity READ MORE

October 20, 2015

SG Preston locks in renewable diesel EPC contractor

BY Ron KotrbaPhiladelphia-based bioenergy firm SG Preston chooses IHI E&C as EPC contractor for renewable diesel facilties READ MORE

October 07, 2015

Time to turn up the biodiesel heat—literally

BY Ron KotrbaA comprehensive overview of several heating oil and related biodiesel news items that bode well for oilheat consumers moving into the winter season READ MORE

September 22, 2015

EU-based Nidera earns RSB cert for UCO biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaThe sustainability certification includes Nidera's trading operations and its 30 MMgy biodiesel plant in Spain READ MORE

September 09, 2015

AGQM to start first glycerol round robin test

BY Ron KotrbaFor the first time ever, the German biodiesel quality management association AGQM will carry out a round robin test for pharmaceutical glycerol READ MORE

August 26, 2015

Expert panelists to focus on biodiesel distribution Sept. 1

BY Ron KotrbaRegister today for a free Biodiesel Magazine webinar, titled, Biodiesel Distribution: Progress, Obstacles and Opportunities, sponsored by Avalara Inc. and Amerigreen Energy Inc. READ MORE

August 12, 2015

2015 Collective Biodiesel Conference begins in 2 weeks

BY Ron KotrbaThis year's CBC will be held in Crestone, Colorado, co-located with the 26th Annual Crestone Energy Fair READ MORE

July 29, 2015

New algae study 'sheds light' on importance of IBS light availability

BY Ron KotrbaResearchers establish guidelines and show increasing initial-biomass-specific light availability to algae increases lipid production READ MORE

July 15, 2015

Biodiesel producer takes control of distribution, diversifies

BY Ron KotrbaDiversification of operations and controlling distribution has helped keep one biodiesel producer's doors open amid tough market conditions READ MORE

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