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Aug 19, 2021
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Aug 19, 2021
Haldor Topsoe (Topsoe) will build a 15,000 ton per year hydroprocessing catalyst plant at the company’s existing Bayport production site in Pasadena, Harris County, Texas. The plant will increase the production capacity of Topsoe’s TK catalyst family to meet increasing demand, both in traditional refining and for use with Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology for production... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 19, 2021
Starwood Energy Group (Starwood Energy), a private investment firm specialising in energy infrastructure investments, has joined forces with Slate Refining to develop renewable fuels. Slate Refining, an energy production and wholesale distribution and logistics firm, will work with Starwood Energy to reconfigure Slate’s refinery in Douglas, Wyoming into a state-of-the-art... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 18, 2021
Calgary-based Xfuels has signed an oilseed (rapeseed) supply and biodiesel offtake agreement with an Indigenous-owned company, Infinity Petroleum Energy Resources (Infinity Energy). Xfuels will purchase oilseed from Infinity Energy for its biodiesel production and Infinity Energy will market the biodiesel product. Xfuels, a fully integrated energy company, has a continued... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 17, 2021
Clean Air Biodiesel, Ohio’s newest biodiesel producer, has become a member of Columbus-based coalition Clean Fuels Ohio. Clean Fuels Ohio is a national Clean Cities Coalition that provides unbiased resources and information to stakeholders. The organisation provides insight on transport solutions that allow fleets and other implementers to achieve their goals around... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 17, 2021
Strategic Biofuels’ carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) test well programme at its Louisiana Green Fuels Project (LGF) is complete. This marks a major step towards becoming the world's first carbon-negative renewable diesel plant. Located on a 171-acre site at the Port of Columbia, the LGF plant will convert forestry waste feedstock into renewable diesel and is... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 13, 2021
The National Biodiesel Board has launched an ad campaign in the US calling on President Biden to maintain his commitment to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The biodiesel and renewable diesel industry supports 65,000 US jobs and more than $17 billion (€14.4 billion) in economic activity each year. Every 100 million gallons of production supports 3,200 jobs and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 13, 2021
ClassNK in an effort to help the maritime industry’s transition to a zero-emission shipping business has outlined new procedures to aid this goal. In support on measures for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction, ClassNK has released “Handling of the use of biofuels on ships”, which outlines the procedures and cautions to be taken when using biofuels in the industry. Biofuels... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 11, 2021
Great Britain was the fourth largest rapeseed producer and hardly relied on imports during its membership of the EU. However, this has changed since the small 2020 harvest and there are no signs of a turnaround in the 2021/22 season. By 27 July, the British winter rapeseed harvest was approximately 9% complete, according to the first harvest progress report of the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 10, 2021
National Biodiesel Board CEO Donnell Rehagen noted the sustainable growth of the biodiesel industry on the 16th anniversary of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Rehagen said the RFS has played a keystone role in decarbonising the US diesel fuel supply. He urged policymakers to continue supporting its future growth. He said: “The RFS has been crucial to growing the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 10, 2021
A shortage of used cooking oil (UCO) has hit AP Moller Maersk’s plans to forge ahead with its carbon neutral policies. The Copenhagen-based carrier with its fleet of more than 700 vessels is shifting away from using fossil fuels to power its fleet. Maersk uses biofuels in some of its vessels following requests from some of its clients. However, the demand for UCO has... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 10, 2021
Phillips 66’s refinery has reported a successful start-up at its 9,000 barrels-per-day facility. The facility in Rodeo, California, began its renewable diesel operations in April this year. The existing hydrotreater has the ability to produce renewable diesel from pretreated vegetable oils. “We are thrilled that Phillips 66 has chosen Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 6, 2021
Honeywell has revealed that PBF Energy is to use its Ecofining technology for a potential renewable diesel project at its Chalmette Refinery in Louisiana. PBF is currently evaluating the conversion of an idle hydrocracking unit at the plant to a single-stage Ecofining unit that if built would produce 20,000 barrels per day of renewable diesel fuel. A final investment... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 5, 2021
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (Marathon) has reported the successful completion of its test run on a grassroot renewable diesel unit. Marathon began the production of renewable diesel at its Dickinson refinery in North Dakota, US, late last year. The company has revealed that its new HydroFlex unit produces 100% renewable diesel from soy and corn oil with a capacity... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 5, 2021
CVR Energy, which said it would focus on renewable fuels and is no longer interested in acquiring crude oil refineries, has announced it will delay plans to complete a conversion project to enable renewable diesel production. The company revealed recently it was about to complete the process design and the ordering of long-lead equipment for a feed pretreater for the... [Read More]


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