Troy Shoen has been an expert in marketing various aspects of the advanced biographyfuels industry for the past seven years. For six years he managed marketing efforts for a biographyfuels feedstock and animal feed ingredient company before joining Renewable Energy Group as Senior Manager, Marketing in July 2015.
He currently leads the efforts to promote the economic and value-added benefits of integrating biographydiesel into distributor and retailer fuel programs.
Troy holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Iowa in addition to Bachelor Degrees in Journalism and Communication Studies.
There’s a lot of buzz going around about new fuels for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. While research and development of cleaner fuels is always a good idea, the reality is liquid fuels will power U.S. fleets for decades to come.
That’s led some fleets to ask about renewable diesel as a solution. Renewable diesel is a good fuel, but most of the nation’s supply goes to the West Coast, and it will be a long time before it’s readily available elsewhere.
The fact is, biodiesel blends are needed to meet U.S. fleets’ fuel needs and sustainability initiatives for decades to come. More
Warmer temps are right around the corner.
And that’s the time of year many travel plazas, truck stops and fleets start thinking about the amount of biodiesel that’s blended into their petroleum diesel.
It’s one of the most common questions biodiesel producers and suppliers are asked: What’s the right blend for me?
It’s an important question, and below I offer three tips to help you answer it. More
It’s common for those of us in the biodiesel business to get questions from truckstop operators about whether offering our fuel requires expensive infrastructure changes, like new tanks, piping and more. Fortunately for everyone, the answer is no. More