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.
A B20 blend (20 percent biodiesel, 80 percent petroleum diesel) has been shown to reduce particulate matter and carbon monoxide emissions by more than 10 percent and unburned hydrocarbons by more than 20 percent in heavy-duty highway engines. More
Like any industry, biodiesel has its own lingo that can be confusing to a newcomer. I never want this be a barrier to learning more about how biodiesel could benefit your travel plaza or truck stop operations with its competitive pricing, strong performance and lower emissions. So I’ve provided some definitions of common terms in the biodiesel industry. More
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