Biofuels

US National Biodiesel Board petitions against 'illegal' biodiesel imports

(Reuters) -- The National Biodiesel Board said on Thursday it has filed a petition to the US government to investigate imports from Argentina and Indonesia, saying they have violated trade laws by flooding the US market with dumped, subsidized biodiesel.

AFPM Annual '17: Daily editions of the official conference newspaper

SAN ANTONIO -- Enclosed are digital copies of all three daily editions of the official conference newspaper of the AFPM 2017 Annual Meeting, held at the Marriott Rivercenter.

EIA: US biomass-based diesel imports increase 65%, set new record in 2016

US imports of biomass-based diesel, which include biodiesel and renewable diesel, increased by 65% in 2016 to reach a record level of 916 MMgal.

Indonesia plans to file WTO complaint over EU biodiesel duties

JAKARTA (Reuters) -- Indonesia plans to file a World Trade Organization complaint this month against European Union anti-dumping duties on biodiesel exports from the Southeast Asian country, trade officials said on Sunday.

Diamond Green Diesel to expand renewable fuel capacity using Honeywell UOP technology

DES PLAINES, Ill. -- Honeywell UOP announced that the Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco, La., will expand its annual production capacity of renewable diesel from 10,000 bpd to 18,000 bpd, using Honeywell UOP's Ecofining process technology.

Ethanol train derails in Iowa, catches fire with no injuries reported

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- More than two dozen tank cars hauling ethanol derailed Friday morning in northwestern Iowa, causing some to catch fire and sending an unknown volume of the biofuel into a nearby creek, officials said.

Watchdog to ask US lawmakers to probe Icahn's role with Trump

(Reuters) -- A government watchdog group, Public Citizen, said on Wednesday it has asked lawmakers to investigate whether billionaire investor Carl Icahn should have been subject to lobbying disclosure laws when he advised President Donald Trump to overhaul the US biofuels program.

CERAWeek '17: Motiva CEO discusses impact of border tax, US regulations

Smith, Ashley, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Implications of a proposed border tax could create higher crude and product prices, inflated margins and increased operating costs for the US refining industry, Dan Romasko, president and CEO of Motiva Enterprises said during a panel discussion at CERAWeek Tuesday, March 7.

Malaysia, Indonesia biodiesel production forecast to rise in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -- Malaysia will produce about 900,000 t of biodiesel in 2017, up about 80% from half a million tons last year, while Indonesian output will rise to 3.5 MMt this year from 3 MMt in 2016, an industry expert said on Tuesday.

White House weighs US biofuels program change, no position yet -official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The Trump administration is reviewing the possibility of a key change to US biofuels policy requested by oil refiners and Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor and special advisor on regulations to President Donald Trump, a White House official said on Monday.