Chevron to acquire REG for $3.15 billion


Chevron Corp. on Feb. 28 announced a definitive agreement to acquire REG. Chevron cited REG’s expertise in feedstock sourcing and market access as two factors that make the transaction an attractive way to boost Chevron’s renewable fuels business.
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Drax reports progress with expansion of pellet production


Drax Group plc highlighted progress made towards its goal of ramping up wood pellet production to 8 million metric tons by 2030 while reducing production costs in its 2021 financial report, released Feb. 24.
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EIA: Biofuel capacity down in December, feedstock use up


Total U.S. operatable biofuels production capacity fell slightly in December to 20.834 billion gallons per year, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Feb. 28. Feedstock use was up for the month.
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Gevo discusses plans for ethanol-to-SAF production


Patrick Gruber, CEO of Gevo Inc., provided an update of the company’s plans to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other renewable hydrocarbons from ethanol during a fourth quarter earnings call held Feb. 24.
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Enviva increases capacity, announces new customer agreements


Enviva Inc. discussed plans to double its wood pellet production capacity to approximately 13 million metric tons per year over the next five years and announced new customer agreements in its Q4 financial report, released Feb. 28.
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EPA announces new science advisory board process


The U.S. EPA is implementing a new process by which the Science Advisory Board will assess the science that informs decisions regarding proposed rules. The process will restore opportunities for peer review and strengthen the independence of the SAB.
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EPA: 1.78 billion RINs generated in January


The U.S. EPA has released updated renewable identification number (RIN) data, reporting that nearly 1.78 billion RINs were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in January, up from 1.4 billion generated during the same period of 2021.
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Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels launches


Canadian aviation industry leaders are joining forces to create the Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (C-SAF), whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) in Canada.
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Chevron, Bunge announce definitive agreements for joint venture


Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Bunge North America Inc. on Feb. 22 announced the signing of definitive transaction agreements to create their previously announced joint venture. The new venture will create renewable feedstocks for biofuel production.
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Resolute Forest Products agrees to buy Quebec biomass power plant


Resolute Forest Products Inc. on Feb. 14 announced an agreement to purchase a 34.5 megawatt (MW) biomass-fired cogeneration facility located adjacent to its sawmill in Senneterre, Quebec, from Boralex Inc.
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Origin selects site in Louisiana for proposed biorefinery


Origin Materials Inc. announced on Feb. 16 the company has selected a site in Geismar, Louisiana, for the construction of its proposed Origin 2 facility, which would produce biobased materials and chemicals from wood residues.
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ENG selected as EPC provider for renewable diesel, SAF plant


ENG on Feb. 22 announced it has been selected by a confidential client to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a renewable fuels plant that will produce 100 MMgy of renewable diesel and SAF.
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