North America

January 14, 2022

Murex adds renewable diesel transloading services

BY Murex LLC Murex LLC, a low carbon fuels marketing and logistics company, has secured transloading contracts through its affiliate, Gulf Gateway Terminal LLC, with two separate fuel distributor customers that rail renewable product into the California market. READ MORE

January 14, 2022

Iowa announces 2022 Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards

BY Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has announced that the winners of the 2022 Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards are Danlee Corp. and Casey’s General Stores. The winners were recognized during the FUELIowa annual meeting on Jan. 11. READ MORE

January 14, 2022

DOE catalyst property database can accelerate biofuels research

BY Zia Abdullah, laboratory program manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL researchers have developed a public, online library of catalyst data. It could be fertile ground for breakthroughs in catalytic technologies needed to turn renewable biomass or waste materials into sustainable transportation fuels. READ MORE

January 13, 2022

USDA reports record high soybean production in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleIncreased acreage and higher yields led to record high soybean production last year, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s 2021 Crop Production Annual Summary released on Jan. 12. READ MORE

January 13, 2022

DOE announces new AlgaePrize student competition

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, in collaboration with the Algae Foundation and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, have announced a new AlgaePrize competition for high school through graduate students. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

USDA maintains forecast for soybean oil use in biofuel

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA maintained its 2021-’22 forecast for soybean oil use in biofuel production in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Jan. 12. Soybean production is expected to be higher, with soybean oil prices unchanged. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

BBI International launches new magazine focused on CCS

BY BBI International BBI International is launching a new magazine, titled Carbon Capture Magazine. There will be one print issue of the magazine published in 2022, along with a carbon capture industry directory and a map of storage and capture facilities. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

Global Clean Energy Holdings acquires camelina crop company

BY Global Clean Energy Holdings Inc. Global Clean Energy Holdings Inc. on Jan. 3 announced that it has acquired Camelina Company España S.L. (CCE), Europe’s largest camelina crop innovator and seed producer headquartered in Madrid, Spain. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

NBB, industry groups urge CARB to recognize climate-smart farming

BY American Coalition for Ethanol In a cosigned letter, ACE, NBB, Great Plains Institute, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition, and Canadian Oilseed Processors Association recommend CAR recognize the climate benefits of farming practices in California's LCFS. READ MORE