Walker Industries announced that its Niagara RNG facility has reached final stages of commissioning, making it the largest RNG project in Ontario. The project is expected to reduce GHG emissions by 48,000 metric tons annually.
Swedish fuel company Preem on Nov. 27 announced it will invest SEK 5.5 billion ($532.82 million) to convert its refinery in Lysekil, Sweden, to produce renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
The U.S. EPA on Nov. 16 released updated RIN data, reporting that nearly 2.11 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in October, up from 1.81 billion generated during the same month of last year.
Aemetis expects to secure the authority to construct air permit for its proposed SAF/RD project in early 2024, according statements made during a Q3 earnings call. Company officials also discussed ongoing biogas, ethanol, biodiesel and CCS projects.
SATORP, platform jointly owned by Aramco (62.5 percent) and TotalEnergies (37.5 percent), has for the first time in the MENA region successfully converted used cooking oil through coprocessing into ISCC+ certified SAF.
CVR Energy Inc. processed a record volume of renewable feedstock at its Wynnewood refinery during Q4. The facility’s feedstock pretreatment unit is nearing mechanical completion and CVR is continuing to evaluate the possibility of producing SAF.
U.S. biofuels operable production capacity was up slightly in August, with a small gain for ethanol, according to data released by the U.S. EIA on Oct. 31. Feedstock consumption was down slightly from the previous month.
Nearly 1.95 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in September, up from 1.73 billion generated during the same month of 2022, according to data released by the U.S. EPA. Total RIN generation for the first nine months of 2023 was at 17.41 billion.
The patented Remedial Biomass Solution technology is designed to significantly increase revenue for biomass and forestry product producers, while reducing the cost of operations.
Tidewater Renewables on Nov. 9 confirmed that its 3,000-barrel-per-day renewable diesel complex in Prince George, British Columbia, produced its first renewable diesel on Oct. 22 and as of Nov. 7 had progressed to commercial operations.
Vertex Energy Inc. released Q3 financial results on Nov. 7, reporting its renewable diesel production unit at its refinery in Mobile, Alabama, operated at approximately 67.5 percent of phase one nameplate capacity during the three-month period.
Chevron Lummus Global LLC on Nov. 7 announced the completion and successful startup of an ISOTERRA unit as part of Chevron's renewable fuel conversion project at their El Segundo Refinery in Southern California.
PBF Energy Inc. has announced that its St. Bernard Renewables biorefinery, collocated with its Chalmette oil refinery in Louisiana, reported positive earnings for the third quarter of 2023, which was its first full quarter of operations.
Marathon Petroleum Corp. on Oct. 31 reported that the renewable diesel joint venture at its Martinez refinery in California is expected to be operating at its full 730 MMgy capacity by the end of the year.
EverGen Infrastructure Corp. has announced the Fraser Valley Biogas RNG Expansion Project is now mechanically complete. The expansion project includes improvements to feedstock processing, a new RNG upgrader and a third anaerobic digester.
Imperial Oil Ltd. on Oct. 27 confirmed the renewable diesel project under construction at its Strathcona refinery remains on track for startup in 2025. The company has also successfully completed coprocessing trials at all its refineries.
Advanced Torrefaction Systems and HM3 Energy combine technologies to address high chemical oxygen demand levels in leachate and potential for self-heating in biocoal.
Understanding the risks of anaerobic digester hydrogen sulfide accumulation can improve safety and efficiency at renewable natural gas facilities.
Ameresco Inc. on Oct. 19 announced that it achieved commercial operation at its landfill gas to RNG plant at Republic Services’ Benson Valley Landfill in Frankfort, Kentucky. The facility is capable of processing 2,000 scfm of raw landfill gas.
Frontline BioEnergy has achieved a breakthrough in syngas quality for biomass gasification at its new pilot facility located in Nevada, Iowa. The innovative technology, called TarFreeGas, has produced ultra-clean biomass-derived synthesis gas.
A conversation with Lauren Aubry, lab manager with Marquis Energy, on new advancements in the lab, helpful technology and challenges lab managers and technicians face daily.
U.S. fuel ethanol production was up nearly 1 percent the week ending Sept. 1, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 7. Ethanol stocks were up slightly, with exports up nearly 19 percent.
Rex American Resources Inc. on Aug. 30 announced sales were down during its fiscal second quarter, the three months ending July 31. During an earnings call, company officials discussed planned capacity expansion and CCS projects.
POET has reopened its bioprocessing facility in Cloverdale, Indiana. POET Bioprocessing – Cloverdale celebrated the occasion on Aug. 31 with an event at the facility that included area farmers, community members, and state officials.
U.S. fuel ethanol production fell by nearly 4 percent the week ending Aug. 25, according to data released by the U.S. EIA on Aug. 30. Stocks of fuel ethanol were down more than 5 percent and exports were down nearly 27 percent.
Canadian fuel ethanol consumption increased approximately 20 percent last year while Canadian imports of fuel ethanol produced in the U.S. were up an estimated 40 percent, according to a report filed with the USDA.
U.S. fuel ethanol production was down 2 percent the week ending Aug. 18, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Aug. 23. Ethanol stocks were down nearly 3 percent while exports were up 19 percent.
Fluid Quip Technologies has announced that its patented Distillers Corn Oil (DCO) Technology is achieving record distillers corn oil yields for Ace Ethanol in Stanley, Wisconsin, with increases of over 20 percent above historical rates.