Renewable Diesel

Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Portland City Council to Vote on Phasing Out Diesel Sales

Portland, Ore., skyline The city’s goal is to first reduce carbon emissions at least 50% from 1990 levels by 2030. (City of Portland, OR via Twitter)

Gradually phasing out diesel fuel sales in Portland, Ore., is among 43 climate change actions before the City Council’s second public hearing and vote slated for Aug. 24.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
August 9, 2022
Business, Fuel

Neste Renewable Diesel First to Gain Industry Certification

Neste diesel station Neste Corp.

Helsinki-based Neste Corp. announced its renewable diesel brand, Neste MY Renewable Diesel, is the first to receive the industry’s Top Tier Diesel Fuel certification for its quality and performance.

July 12, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 6¢ Per Gallon to Nine-Month High

Diesel close-up by Bloomberg News Trucking’s main fuel costs 42.2 cents less than it did a year ago. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 6 cents to $2.619 a gallon and notched the highest price in nine months, the Energy Information Administration reported Dec. 21.

December 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

ExxonMobil to Distribute Renewable Diesel

Exxon sign Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

ExxonMobil announced an agreement with Global Clean Energy Holdings to purchase 2.5 million barrels of renewable diesel per year for five years.

August 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Phillips 66, REG Halt Development of West Coast Renewable Diesel Plant

Phillips 66 Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Refiner Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced they are discontinuing their joint effort to construct a large-scale renewable diesel plant in Ferndale, Wash., citing permitting uncertainties.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 22, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

More Than 145,000 Comments Filed on EPA’s Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard

Biodiesel pump in Minnesota United Soybean Board

Comments on a plan by the Trump administration to halt the future growth of biomass-based diesel fuel and reduce the short-term requirements for all renewable fuels were largely split down the middle, pro and con.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 30, 2017
Business, Fuel

UPS Pledges to Buy 46 Million Gallons of Renewable Diesel

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

UPS Inc. said it will buy 46 million gallons of renewable diesel over three years, 15 times greater than prior contracts, as the company seeks to further reduce carbon emissions.

July 29, 2015