Biodiesel Production

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 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 11, 2022

EIA predicts US biodiesel production will expand in 2022, 2023

BY Erin VoegeleThe EIA currently predicts U.S. biodiesel production will increase in both 2022 and 2023, according the agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Jan. 11. Net imports of biomass based diesel are also expected to expand. READ MORE

January 11, 2022

EPA delivers proposed rule on canola oil RFS fuel pathways to OMB

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on Jan. 10 delivered a proposed rule that aims to create canola oil fuel pathways under the RFS for renewable diesel, jet fuel, naphtha and liquid propane gas (LPG) to the White House Office of Management and Budget. READ MORE

January 11, 2022

ExxonMobil acquires stake in Biojet AS

BY ExxonMobil ExxonMobil has announced it is acquiring a 49.9 percent stake in Biojet AS, a Norwegian biofuels company that plans to convert forestry and wood-based construction waste into lower-emissions biofuels and biofuel components. READ MORE

January 06, 2022

Johnson Matthey launches HyCOgen technology for SAF production

BY Johnson Matthey PLC Johnson Matthey has launched an innovative technology – HyCOgen – designed to play a pivotal role in enabling the conversion of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

January 04, 2022

Biofuel groups testify in support of a strong RFS

BY Erin VoegeleRepresentatives of the biofuels industry called on the U.S. EPA to set strong RFS blending requirements and abandon plans to retroactively reduce the 2020 RVO during a Jan. 4 hearing held by the agency to gather comments on its pending RFS proposal. READ MORE

January 03, 2022

EIA: US biofuel capacity, feedstock consumption up in October

BY Erin VoegeleU.S. biofuels production capacity expanded to nearly 20.87 billion gallons per year in October, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Dec. 30. Feedstock consumption was also up significantly. READ MORE

December 29, 2021

Kentucky begins Renewable Chemical Production Program

BY Kentucky Department of Agriculture Kentucky companies can now apply for the state’s Renewable Chemical Production Program. The program incentivizes the production of more than 30 specified chemicals derived from biomass feedstocks. Applications must be filed by Jan. 15, 2022. READ MORE