Here you’ll find the latest Drax Biomass press releases, a comprehensive media library, as well as informative resources. For more information, contact the media team. For information relating to the Drax Group, please visit the Group website.


Media contacts

David Marks 


Head of Communications
770 743-4281

678 761-4339



Media library
Press releases

November 29, 2017 - LaSalle BioEnergy begins pellet production

November 2 2017 - Drax Biomass receives the Governor's award for excellence in exporting

June 6 2017 - Drax Biomass awarded prestigious Lantern Award

April 3 2017 - Drax Biomass submits winning bid for central Louisiana pellet manufacturing facility

March 17 2017 - Drax Biomass Joins With Keep Morehouse Beautiful To host spring clean-up event

March 6 2017 - Drax Biomass, American Forest Foundation launch initiative to support private landowners in NE Louisiana, SE Arkansas

January 19 2017 - Drax Biomass Joins Northeast Louisiana Business Community to Support West Monroe High School Marching Band

  • Forest2Market, Wood Supply Market Trends in the US South (November 2015)

  • USDA, Effect of Policies on Pellet Production and Forests in the U.S. South (December 2014)

  • USDA, US Forest Resource Facts and Historical Trends (August 2014)

In the news

September 13 2017 - Baton Rouge Port: Returning to relevance through diversification and investment - "Greater Baton Rouge Business Report"

July 3 2017 - Wood power: Drax making improvements two years into operation - "Louisiana Forestry Association"

April 12 2017 – Urania pellet plant has new owner – “The Jena Times”

April 4 2017 - Sale of LaSalle pellet plant moves forward – “The Town Talk”

April 3 2017 - Drax Biomass to acquire central Louisiana pellet company - "Greater Baton Rouge Business Report"

April 3 2017 - Drax winning bidder for bankrupt LaSalle Parish plant that will export wood pellets through Baton Rouge's port – “The Advocate”

April 3 2017 - Drax submits top bid for LaSalle wood pellet facility – “The News Star”

March 17 2017 - Drax Biomass joins with Keep Morehouse Beautiful to host spring clean-up event – “Bastrop Daily Enterprise”

March 9 2017 - Drax Biomass launches initiative to support 'family forests' - “The News Star”

March 5 2017 - New forest conservation program in north Louisiana said to benefit both industry and environment – “The Advocate”