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Wes Swift covers US biodiesel, RINs and dried distillers grains (DDGS) for Platts and has 20-plus years in journalism. Full Bio
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Jan 2018
  • Agriculture
  • Biofuels

'Uncertainty' the watchword at US biodiesel conference

It was just like the old days. In 2015, I attended my first National Biodiesel Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. At the time, the industry -- indeed, the entire US renewable fuels sector -- faced key questions about its future

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Dec 2017
  • Agriculture
  • Biofuels

US biofuels markets calm after no RFS mandates storm

Well, that was anticlimactic. The US Environmental Protection Agency's release of the 2018 biofuel blending mandates and 2019 biodiesel mandate came and went November 30 without much fanfare in the US biofuels markets

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Oct 2017
  • Agriculture
  • Biofuels

Tariffs could come back to haunt US biodiesel industry

The US biodiesel industry just can’t seem to catch a break. Already plagued by poor blending economics – despite recent improvements brought on by rising ULSD costs – that have stymied the market, the industry now faces a possible drop in demand thanks to the...

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