Biodiesel Quality

January 11, 2017

In Depth: Alternative Feedstock & Process Technology Overview

BY Will SmithFrom the Winter 2017 print edition of Biodiesel Magazine, Will Smith, the owner of Springhouse Consulting, reviews available lower-quality biodiesel feedstocks and the commercial processes employed for successful biodiesel conversion. READ MORE

January 09, 2017

In Depth: A Proven Biodiesel Process Technology Track Record

BY Ron KotrbaOn BDI-BioEnergy International's 20-year anniversary, Biodiesel Magazine takes a look back at the company's beginnings, accomplishments and biodiesel production technology. READ MORE

December 14, 2016

Gain free insight into new biodiesel, ethanol process improvements

BY Ron KotrbaBiodiesel Magazine is hosting a free webinar Thursday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. CST, on how MSA from BASF, available in two different concentrations, can improve efficiency and performance at biodiesel and ethanol production facilities. READ MORE

December 09, 2016

AGQM to start second glycerol round robin test

BY AGQM The German biodiesel quality management association AGQM will carry out a round robin test for pharmaceutical glycerol again. Registrations will be accepted until Dec. 23. Both company and commercial service labs are eligible to register. 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 29, 2016

New chemical enhances biodiesel, ethanol production

BY Ron KotrbaBASF is introducing a new version of its Lutropur brand of methanesulfonic acid (MSA) with higher active concentration for multiple applications in biodiesel and ethanol processing. BASF's new Lutropur MSA-XP features 94 percent active concentration. READ MORE

November 16, 2016

AGQM starts 11th no-harm test for biodiesel oxidation stabilizers

BY Ron KotrbaGermany-based biodiesel quality management association AGQM has started its 11th no-harm test for biodiesel oxidation stabilizers and its second no-harm test for biodiesel heating oil. In the past 10 test rounds, 47 of 69 tested additives passed. READ MORE

October 06, 2016

REG completes $34.5 million upgrade project at Danville plant

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. The upgrades at the 45 MMgy plant include the addition of biodiesel distillation and other manufacturing upgrades, plus logistical upgrades, a new warehouse and office space, and the acquisition of 13 million gallons of fuel and feedstock storage. READ MORE