Biodiesel Distribution

January 13, 2017

Hero BX offers branded Bioheat distributor program

BY Ron KotrbaHero BX's new program offers heating oil retailers the opportunity to carry the Hero BX brand and supporting technical and marketing benefits in exchange for Bioheat supply contracts. Hero BX has biodiesel plants in Pennsylvania and Alabama. READ MORE

January 13, 2017

In Depth: A 20-Year-Old Startup

BY Gene GebolysFrom the Winter 2017 print edition of Biodiesel Magazine, Gene Gebolys, the founder and president of World Energy, takes us on his and World Energy's fantastic journey through the ups and downs of biodiesel over the past 20 years. READ MORE

January 03, 2017

German biodiesel exports increase slightly

BY UFOP German biodiesel exports in Jan.-Oct. 2016 slightly exceeded those of the same period in 2015. The significant drop in demand from the majority of European trading partners was offset by an increase in shipments to Poland and the Netherlands. READ MORE

December 09, 2016

EIA forecast: US biodiesel production, imports trending up

BY Erin Voegele and Ron Kotrba EIA 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 01, 2016

South African biodiesel producer recognized for ethical practices

BY Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan recognizes Biogreen Diesel with the 2016 South Africa Company of the Year Award. Biogreen has earned a reputation for delivering high-quality biodiesels that are sourced ethically and manufactured using the industry-best standards. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

Industry welcomes updated DOE biodiesel guide

BY The National Biodiesel Board The Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide is a comprehensive document designed to educate those who blend, distribute and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends. It provides basic information on the proper and safe use of biodiesel in engines and boilers. READ MORE

November 14, 2016

Bankrupt NM ethanol plant site to become biodiesel blend terminal

BY Ron KotrbaNatural Chem Group has acquired a bankrupt ethanol plant in Portales, New Mexico, where it is developing a terminal to blend 1 million gallons of biodiesel a month for regional fleets. NCG plans to build a 90 MMgy biodiesel plant 20 miles north. READ MORE

October 27, 2016

Peru imposes stiff antidumping duties on Argentine biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaPeru announced Oct. 26 its imposition of antidumping duties on Argentine biodiesel, citing important domestic industry damage from cheap imported product. The duties range from roughly 41 to 64 cents per gallon, depending on the exporting company. READ MORE

October 19, 2016

US to import more than 800 million gallons of biodiesel in 2016

BY Ron KotrbaLast year the U.S. imported about 670 million gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel, a record that is soon to be broken, according to Larry Schafer, co-founder of legislative advocacy group Playmaker Strategies LLC and senior advisor to the NBB READ MORE