Biodiesel Business

May 25, 2017

Aemetis, BP Singapore sign 3-year biodiesel supply contract

BY Aemetis Inc. California-based Aemetis Inc. announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India has signed a three-year biofuels supply agreement with BP Singapore Pte Ltd., the regional trading arm of BP Plc, which has an expanding biofuels portfolio. READ MORE

May 22, 2017

REG sells 25 percent more fuel in Q1 vs. same period last year

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. In its Q1 2017 financial results, Renewable Energy Group Inc. reports its revenues were $418.9 million on 122.1 million gallons of fuel sold. This is 24.6 percent more gallons compared to Q1 2016, resulting in an increase in revenue of 40.6 percent. READ MORE

May 18, 2017

SunPower Biodiesel plant, retail stations to be auctioned off

BY Ron KotrbaAn auction will be held mid-June that includes a 3 MMgy biodiesel plant and equipment, and other related items. Maas Companies will be holding the auction June 15 at 10 a.m. at the former SunPower Biodiesel LLC site in Cumberland, Wisconsin. READ MORE

May 11, 2017

Aemetis wins biodiesel supply contract with India gov't oil cos.

BY Aemetis Inc. Aemetis Inc.'s Universal Biofuels subsidiary has won its first contract to supply biodiesel to the India government-owned Oil Marketing Companies in a public tender process. The supply contract is worth about $6 million, according to the company. READ MORE

May 10, 2017

Enzymatic biodiesel project under development in Georgia

BY Ron KotrbaTactical Fabrication LLC and The Smisson Group of Macon, Georgia, have formed a biodiesel joint venture, Smisson-Mathis Energy LLC, to retrofit an existing, idled biodiesel production facility in Laurens County, Georgia, with enzymatic technology. READ MORE

May 04, 2017

REG to purchase Geismar land, looks at renewable diesel expansion

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Renewable Energy Group will purchase the land it has leased for its 75 MMgy Geismar operations, as well as more than 61 adjacent acres, which it plans to improve and utilize to support existing production capacity and future expansion opportunities. READ MORE

May 04, 2017

2 Keystone Biofuels officers indicted on conspiracy charges

BY U.S. Department of Justice Pennsylvania-based Keystone Biofuels and two of its officers, Ben Wootton and Race Miner, have been indicted on conspiracy and false statements charges for participating in a scheme that generated more than $10 million in U.S. EPA RIN credits. READ MORE

May 02, 2017

REG closes financing on $24M upgrade to Ralston biodiesel plant

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Renewable Energy Group secured financing of up to $20 million from First Midwest Bank for the $24 million capacity-expansion project at the company's Ralston, Iowa, biodiesel refinery. The expansion will more than double capacity from 12 to 30 MMgy. READ MORE

March 17, 2017

Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance certifies SeQuential plant

BY The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance has announced the certification of Oregon-based SeQuential, the longest-running commercial biodiesel producer on the West Coast, for its innovative and nearly zero-waste production of renewable fuel. READ MORE