USDA: US exports 599,324 metric tons of wood pellets in January


The U.S. exported 599,624.2 metric tons of wood pellets in January, up from both 564,826.2 metric tons in December and 500,904 metric tons in January 2020, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on March 5.
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Marathon proceeds with renewables conversion at Martinez refinery


Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced on March 2 that is proceeding with plans to produce renewable diesel at its petroleum refinery in Martinez, California. Once the conversion is complete, the facility will produce 730 MMgy of renewable fuels.
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Schlumberger, Chevron, Microsoft plan BECCS project in California


Schlumberger New Energy, Chevron Corp., Microsoft and Clean Energy Systems today announced plans to develop a ground-breaking bioenergy with carbon capture and sequestration project designed to produce carbon negative power in Mendota, California.
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Washington House passes bill to establish Clean Fuels Standard


The Washington House of Representatives on Feb. 27 voted 52 to 46 to pass H.B. 1091, a bill that aims to establish a state-wide Clean Fuels Standard. The legislation is currently pending in the Washington Senate.
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Calumet to bring on equity investor for renewable diesel project


Representatives of Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. discussed the company’s plan to produce renewable diesel at its existing petroleum refinery in Great Falls, Montana, during a fourth quarter earnings call on March 3.
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Cardboard-to-pellet project receives $95,000 grant


An innovative partnership between Aurora College and a Gwich’in-owned company has received $95,000 to support studying the potential to convert waste cardboard into heating pellets for homes and businesses in Inuvik and the Beaufort Delta.
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Neste acquires Bunge’s refinery plant in Rotterdam


Neste has announced its previously announced acquisition of Bunge Loders Croklaan's refinery plant in Rotterdam closed March 1. Neste will modify the facility to pretreat feedstock for renewable diesel production.
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City of Lincoln, Nebraska completes RNG project


Lincoln, Nebraska Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird on Feb. 25 announced the successful completion of a project to use the biogas from a city wastewater facility to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) for use as vehicle fuel.
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Clean Energy, Total partner to develop RNG fuel, infrastructure


Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and its largest shareholder, Total SE, on March 4 announced a 50/50 joint venture to develop carbon-negative RNG production facilities in the United States, as well as credit support to build fueling infrastructure.
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Flint Hills, Encina to produce renewable fuels, chemicals


Encina Development Group has signed a non-binding term sheet with Flint Hills Resources to produce renewable chemicals and renewable fuels from waste plastic. The companies plan to build a renewable fuels plant in Corpus Christi, Texas.
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