Iowa ethanol plant fire contained

Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy has contained a fire that occurred in the ethanol load out portion of SIRE's ethanol plant October 7.

US EPA files complaint regarding alleged Renewable Fuel Standard violations

The US EPA and the US Department of Justice filed a complaint against NGL Crude Logistics and Western Dubuque Biodiesel to address alleged violations of the Renewable Fuel Standard.

Glencore unit to pay $27 million for biofuels compliance

Glencore’s bunker fuel unit has agreed to pay a $27 MM penalty and retire over $71 MM worth of credits for compliance with the US biofuels program to resolve charges it violated the policy.

Iowa State, Chevron team up to develop pilot plant, advance biofuel technology

Iowa State engineers are working with Chevron to develop a pilot plant and study an advanced biorenewables technology called solvent liquefaction.

Neste to co-chair EU initiative for advanced biofuels in aviation

Henrik Erämetsä, Head of Aviation Regulation at Neste, has been appointed Co-Chair of the EU initiative 'the European Advanced Biofuels Flightpath' as a representative of the biofuels industry.

Brazil's Petrobras to exit biofuels production

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said it will exit the biofuels sector, as the heavily indebted company seeks to prioritize investment in crude oil and gas production.

Anglo American Platinum invests in Greyrock Energy

Anglo American Platinum Ltd. has invested in Greyrock Energy, Inc., a provider of small scale gas-to-liquids technology.

Peugeot and Citroën accept HVO-type renewable diesel

Peugeot and Citroën have accepted the use of fully fossil-free, HVO-type renewable diesel in passenger cars and vans.

Bill Gates, Total lead $14 MM investment in Renmatix for biorefinery technology

Bill Gates and Total have decided to invest $14 MM in Renmatix, a producer of cellulosic sugar technology used to create biofuels.

Indian Oil inks MOU with Praj for development of 2G ethanol

Indian Oil Corp. has selected Praj as its technology partner for setting up multiple 2nd-generation bio-ethanol plants based on indigenously developed technology.