An anticipated decrease in grain exports and increase in domestic biofuels production could change U.S. freight railroads’ capacity needs in the coming years.
The “diesel nut” project between Chevron and Texas A&M AgriLife researchers aims to create a new breed of peanuts as a renewable fuel source.
Estimates are for increases in supply of several hundred percent, raising the question of whether there are enough raw materials to reach those renewable diesel goals.
Union Pacific will test B20 biodiesel and R55 renewable diesel on the locomotives that it acquired from Wabtec. The western U.S. railroad also said it reduced fuel consumption for three years in a row.
“Partnering with Bunker Holding will accelerate the marine industry adoption of biodiesel to achieve aggressive carbon reduction goals,” said Bob Kenyon, senior vice president of sales and marketing at REG.
Progress Rail will use Union Pacific locomotives that are capable of handling a biodiesel blend of 20%.
The Diesel Technology Forum released data that the newest generation of diesel trucks provides massive greenhouse gas emissions and air-quality benefits.
A National Biodiesel Board study estimated that biodiesel exhaust is 72% less carcinogenic than exhaust from conventional diesel.
The Fuels Institute dives deep to find the impacts that different transportation-related environmental initiatives have on consumers and the environment.
Details are skimpy at this point, but a lot more refiners are going to need to account for ethanol somehow in their operations.
Biodiesel blending is on the ropes awaiting congressional action on reinstating a tax credit.
FreightWaves releases new data into SONAR regarding biodiesel and its place in the fuels market.
Diesel consumption in California fell in the beginning of 2019, led some to believe that there was a sudden transition to other fuel sources.
Since 2016, Air BP has been reducing carbon emissions through its BP Biojet.
Do U.S. corn producers have an opportunity to sell more to Brazil for ethanol production?
Free trade deals are driving demand for logistics staff in Australia, says recruiter Hays. Meanwhile, the Australian Federal Government is handing out cash to boost trucking, cargo and road safety. Trucking fuel is much in the news with a new bio-diesel plant opening but industry groups are calling for a better uptake of electric vehicles. Australia’s famed trucking museum may now be in jeopardy.
A united retail fuel industry thanked EPA and the Trump administration for hearing and responding to their concerns and proposing renewable fuel obligations.
Puthusseril testified that the Renewable Fuel Standard has succeeded because it allows fuel retailers to offer biofuel blends to consumers at a price that is less expensive than purely petroleum-based products.
Paccar reported strong earnings yesterday, in particular growing its parts revenue 8.8% year-over-year for the second quarter, showing the power of aftermarket support.