Bioenergy

Earth Biofuels Completes Deal with Vertex Energy

Dallas, Texas [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Earth Biofuels, Inc. acquired a 51 percent interest in Vertex Processing, LP from Vertex Energy, LP. Vertex Processing owns a facility strategically located near the Houston Ship Channel which was previously used for chemical processing and has since been converted for production of biodiesel fuel. The fuel produced by this facility will be sold under Earth Biofuels’ Willie Nelson brand name, BioWillie, to local markets and other areas. The Houston facility represents Earth Biofuels’ first joint-venture biodiesel producing plant, which has a current capacity of 10 million gallons per year (MMgy).