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Residents Voice Opposition to Biofuel Plan by United Riverhead Terminal
June 22, 2018 – 12:00 pm | No Comment

by Denise Civiletti  (Riverhead Local)  A proposal by United Riverhead Terminal to install six tanks for storing 108,000 gallons of biofuel at its Northville facility drew intense opposition from residents of the surrounding area during a …

Targray Opens Minnesota Biodiesel Distribution Center in Minneapolis – Saint Paul
June 7, 2018 – 4:12 pm | No Comment

(Targray/Sys-con Media/PR Newswire)  Biodiesel supplier’s new terminal will address growth in demand stemming from state’s B20 mandate  —   Targray, a leading North American supplier of Biodiesel, has announced the opening of its Minnesota Biodiesel distribution center, serving …

The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group
May 31, 2018 – 10:41 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGI) is a leading provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. The company is a major  international producer of biomass-based diesel, a developer of …

Sapp Bros. Opens Columbus Biodiesel Blending Facility
May 15, 2018 – 2:13 pm | No Comment

 by Aryel Smith  (KTIC Radio/ Nebraska Soybean Board)  The new Sapp Bros. biodiesel blending facility will hold its grand opening in Columbus on May 24.  The new blending facility is located five miles from the Columbus NuStar terminal. …

California Biofuel Event Showcases Dynamics of Evolving Industry
March 7, 2018 – 3:45 pm | No Comment

(The California Advanced Biofuels Alliance /Biodiesel Magazine)  At the California Advanced Biofuels Conference March 1 in Sacramento, Jennifer Case, chair of California Advanced Biofuels Alliance, gave her annual address to a packed house that has evolved to …

Royal Vopak: Expansion of the Vopak Tank Terminal (JTT) in the Port of Jakarta – Indonesia
February 20, 2018 – 1:18 pm | No Comment

(Vopak)  Today  (February 16, 2018) Royal Vopak announces the expansion with 100.000 cbm for the storage of gasoline and biofuels of the PT Jakarta Tank Terminal (JTT), a joint venture company in Indonesia between Royal Vopak …

Contanda Plans Expansion at Grays Harbor, Washington Facility
January 18, 2018 – 6:08 pm | No Comment

(Contanda)   In anticipation of increased demand for low-carbon, cleaner fuels, Contanda plans to expand its facility at Grays Harbor to store a portfolio of cleaner fuels including biodiesel, renewable diesel and ultra-low sulfur diesel.
Since 2009, Contanda …

City Donates Land to Lure Kwik Star Project
April 26, 2017 – 11:34 am | No Comment

by Tim Jamison (The Courier) The city is donating land and extending sewer in the Martin Road business park to lure a new biodiesel fuel blending facility.

Waterloo City Council members voted unanimously Monday to approve …

Vopak Americas Awards Matrix Service EPC of Brownfield Expansion Project at Deer Park, Texas Terminal
March 23, 2017 – 11:22 am | No Comment

(Vopak Americas/Globe Newswire)  Matrix Service Company (Nasdaq:MTRX) announced today that its subsidiary, Matrix Service Inc. has been awarded the engineering, fabrication, procurement, and construction of 10 new tanks and associated balance of plant work by …

BIOX Announces Commissioning of 90 Million USG Biodiesel Production Facility in Houston
January 18, 2017 – 11:06 am | No Comment

(BIOX/NewsWire Canada)  BIOX Corporation (“BIOX” or the “Company”) (TSX: BX), a renewable energy company that owns and operates biodiesel production facilities, today announced that World Energy BIOX Biofuels LLC (WEBB), a 50/50 joint venture between …

Hero BX Offers Branded Bioheat Distributor Program
January 16, 2017 – 11:27 am | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Erie, Pennsylvania-based biodiesel producer Hero BX announced a new business enterprise Jan. 12, the Hero BX-branded Bioheat program. Bioheat is a blend of biodiesel and heating oil in varying concentrations. …

Natural Chem Group Acquires Closed New Mexico Ethanol Plant
November 15, 2016 – 4:28 pm | No Comment

by Mike D. Smith (  Natural Chem Group plans to redevelop a closed plant it acquired through a Spanish company’s bankruptcy and convert the facility into a biodiesel blending terminal.

Natural Chem officials said in a …

Waterloo City Council Turns Down Biodiesel Facility
October 13, 2016 – 11:23 am | No Comment

by Tim Jamison (The Courier)  Heavy neighborhood opposition erased Kwik Trip’s plans for a biodiesel blending operation near U.S. Highway 63 and Shaulis Road.  Waterloo City Council members voted 6-1 Monday to reject the La …

Magellan Midstream to Build $335M Marine Terminal in Houston Ship Channel
July 18, 2016 – 12:32 pm | No Comment

by Sibyl Layag (SNL)  Magellan Midstream Partners LP said it plans to build a marine terminal for refined petroleum products along the Houston Ship Channel in Pasadena, Texas.  …   The project, supported by long-term contracts, would …

Lincoln Terminal Co., a Southeast Oil Products and Biofuels Marketing and Logistics company, said on Monday that it has acquired the Eco terminal (former Crown) in Charlotte, N.C., Last Week, Expanding Its Terminal Network to Four
February 10, 2016 – 12:15 pm | No Comment

(  …The Charlotte terminal has a total capacity of 130,000 bbl, and serves gasoline, ULSD, ethanol and biodiesel. The terminal has good tankage flexibility for different products and automated biodiesel blending will be an added …

Bringing #Biodiesel to the Northeast
January 29, 2016 – 6:33 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (  Paul Nazzaro is no stranger to the biodiesel industry and has been a huge champion for the advanced biofuel in the Northeast for nearly two decades. During the 2016 National Biodiesel …

4 Minutes with… Mike Lewis, Co-Founder, Pearson Fuels
May 19, 2015 – 1:41 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …  Pearson Fuels develops alternative fuel infrastructure at both the retail and terminal level and then concentrates on maximizing throughput of those assets.
We built the first retail E85 site on …

US Biodiesel Supply Kings
August 5, 2014 – 2:01 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine speaks with three leaders in the U.S. biodiesel distribution space about the growth and opportunities in biodiesel distribution, and the challenges that lie ahead.
The marked increase in U.S. …

Targray to Market Biodiesel from Bakersfield, Calif., Terminal
March 4, 2014 – 10:30 am | No Comment

(Targray Technology International Inc./Biodiesel Magazine)  Targray, a leader in North American biodiesel supply, is pleased to announce a new inventory location for biodiesel in Bakersfield, Calf. Service for B99 and B100 began in mid-February. Targray …

Kinder Morgan to Blend Biodiesel in Las Vegas, Phoenix in Early Q2
April 23, 2013 – 12:04 pm | No Comment

by Beth Evans (Platts)  Kinder Morgan expects to begin biodiesel blending at its terminals in Las Vegas and Phoenix “in the early part of the second quarter,” the company said Wednesday.
Recently completed modifications at those …

Fresno Biodiesel Plant Gets $6M Grant
February 21, 2013 – 3:27 pm | No Comment

(The Business Journal)  A planned biodiesel production facility will begin operating next year thanks to a $6-million grant approved this week by the California Energy Commission.
The facility is one of six projects throughout the state …

Biodiesel Available from Lone Star Terminal
February 6, 2013 – 1:42 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  Biodiesel provider Gulf Hydrocarbon Partners has partnered with Akash Energy to resume operations at the Houston, Texas-based Lone Star Terminal, which now offers renewable and biodiesel.
The Lone Star Terminal has a total capacity …

Biodiesel Facility Launched at Parramatta Terminal
November 28, 2012 – 6:09 pm | No Comment

(Shell Australia)  Shell Australia today (11/21/12) opened a new biodiesel facility at its Parramatta Terminal in western Sydney – responding to customer demand to reduce diesel excise liabilities and reduce the environmental impacts of fossil …

Senators Bring Biofuels to Post-Sandy N.J., Address Climate Change
November 12, 2012 – 2:53 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Climate change may gain more attention during the next legislative session. During a press conference to discuss post-election results broadcast by C-SPAN on Nov. 7, Senate Majority Leader Harry …

Keep Biodiesel Stable, Flowing & Growing
November 7, 2012 – 2:01 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  For B100 and biodiesel blends, two main fuel additive categories dominate the sector: stabilizers and cold flow improvers. Biodiesel can be produced from many fats, oils and greases, each possessing …

Magellan Completes Biodiesel Distribution Facility
September 17, 2012 – 11:26 am | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (  Magellan Pipeline Company has completed a new biodiesel distribution facility in Des Moines, Iowa. The new equipment will allow for unloading, storage and blending of biodiesel at the terminal. The infrastructure …

Citgo Proposes Biodiesel Tank Construction
September 13, 2012 – 3:55 pm | No Comment

by Joseph Markman)  (Braintree Patch)  The Braintree Planning Board continued Citgo’s request for construction of a 270,000-gallon tank until its November meeting
Under a proposal before the Planning Board, Citgo would build a new steel tank at its …

California Energy Commission Awards $35M for Alternative Fuels Development
June 4, 2012 – 3:01 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In California, the state Energy Commission today unanimously approved funding of $35,031,310 to projectsthat will accelerate the development of green fuels and technology in California. The awards are provided through the …

Greenleaf Biofuels Holds 10 MMgy Plant Groundbreaking Ceremony
December 7, 2011 – 6:00 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  Greenleaf Biofuels LLC held a groundbreaking ceremony for its 10 MMgy biodiesel plant in New Haven, Conn., on Nov. 4. The event took place adjacent to the cleared building lot …

Blue Sun to Offer Biodiesel at Knoxville, Tenn., Terminal
December 7, 2011 – 5:13 pm | No Comment

by Bryan Sims (Biodiesel Magazine)  Denver-based biodiesel producer, marketer and distributor Blue Sun Biodiesel announced that it plans to deliver mechanically blended biodiesel to the Cummins Terminal located in Knoxville, Tenn., from a heated 546,000-gallon …

Building Out for Bioheat
September 26, 2011 – 11:01 am | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  The market for biodiesel-blended heating oil is growing swiftly as oilheat dealers look for ways to green their offerings and supply a product that offers comparable economic benefits to natural …

Metro Opens Long Island Biodiesel Blending, Distribution Terminal
September 7, 2011 – 12:07 pm | No Comment

by Bryan Sims (Biodiesel Magazine)  The delivery of Bioheat and biodiesel will be moving smoother in the Northeast now that Brooklyn-based Metro Terminals Corp. completed construction of a new Bioheat and biodiesel blending and distribution …

New Minnesota Clean Energy Company, Rosemount Clean Energies, Refuels Midwest Bio Market
August 23, 2011 – 7:29 am | No Comment

(Reuters/PR NewsWire/Rosemont Clean Energies)  An obsolete 50-acre industrial site in a St. Paul, Minnesota suburb has been redeveloped into a large terminal facility with capabilities to provide the region with enhanced clean energy products.  The only of …

ExxonMobil to Offer Biodiesel at Four Texas Terminals
July 6, 2011 – 12:54 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (  ExxonMobil will soon offer ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) blended with biodiesel for the first time at four rack terminals in Texas. ExxonMobil will offer ULSD with up to a 5 percent …

UPS Begins Using Renewable Biodiesel at Major U.S. Hub
May 23, 2011 – 12:31 pm | No Comment

(National Biodiesel Board/PRNewsWire)  What can Brown do for you?  For a start, it’s making your world greener by using cleaner burning biodiesel.  The United Parcel Service began using biodiesel blends at its most vital hub …

GROWMARK Terminal Provides Homegrown Fuels
May 3, 2011 – 7:49 am | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (  GROWMARK is providing more homegrown fuels for members and area businesses around central Illinois.
The regional agricultural supply company bought the Menard Terminal from Magellan Midstream Partners in 2008 and today it …

UGES Expands New York Rail-to-Rack Biodiesel Terminal
March 30, 2011 – 1:13 pm | No Comment

by Bryan Sims (Biodiesel Magazine)  Ultra Green Energy Services Inc. expanded operations at the New Hyde Park Fuel Terminal in New Hyde Park, N.Y., by increasing railcar storage capacity by 30 percent. The terminal, owned …

Sinclair Partners with REG on Biodiesel Blending Terminal
March 10, 2011 – 3:17 pm | No Comment

by Luke Geiver   (Biodiesel Magazine)  Drivers in the Ft. Madison, Iowa, area will now have access to biodiesel after Sinclair Oil Corp. officially announced the company will offer REG-9000 dyed and clear biodiesel blends …

Biofuels Facility Planned for New Haven Terminal Site
February 7, 2011 – 8:52 am | No Comment

by Mary E. O’Leary  (New Haven Register)  A biofuels production facility with water transport access in the city’s port is being planned for the New Haven Terminal property.
Greenleaf Biofuels would operate the plant at 100 …

San Diego Biofuels Company Lands $1.8M Grant
October 15, 2010 – 8:49 am | No Comment

by Onell R. Soto (Sign On San Diego) Pearson Fuels is working on infrastructure to make it easier and cheaper to distribute biodiesel.
San Diego-based Pearson Fuels has landed a $1.8 million state grant to help put …

Vitol Opens Florida Terminal to Increase Oil Product Supply for the U.S. Market
May 7, 2010 – 9:09 am | No Comment

(PRNewswire) The Vitol Group today announced the opening of the Seaport Canaveral Terminal on the east coast of Florida. The state-of-the-art terminal, built at a cost of around $130 million, will deliver an independent supply of …

Kinder Morgan Inks NJ Biodiesel Terminal Deal
March 23, 2010 – 11:10 am | No Comment

by John Davis ( Kinder Morgan, one of the nation’s pioneers in biofuels by pipeline development, has signed a 30-year deal with Carteret, New Jersey to turn 14 acres of brownfields into a biodiesel storage …

Blendstar to Add Biofuel Terminal In Louisiana
February 11, 2010 – 1:41 pm | No Comment

by Michelle Kautz (  Blendstar, LLC has announced the launch of a biofuel transload terminal to distribute ethanol and biodiesel in Bossier City, Louisiana, a suburb of Shreveport. The facility is expected to open late …