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Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Best New Fuel Award: ARA, Chevron Lummus Global, 100% drop-in aviation biofuel

Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Best New Fuel Award: ARA, Chevron Lummus Global, 100% drop-in aviation biofuel

December 31, 2012 |

Aviation biofuels is, without a doubt, one area in which just about everyone agrees that biofuels have a strong future, if the economics are there and the product is a drop-in fuel. Well, nothing is more of a drop-in than a 100% drop-in, but to this point, a shortage of aromatics in renewable aviation fuels […]

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Era of 100% petroleum-free aviation debuts with first all-biofuels flight in Canada

Era of 100% petroleum-free aviation debuts with first all-biofuels flight in Canada

October 30, 2012 |

In California, Aemetis announced at Advanced Biofuels Markets the world’s first flight segment on 100% renewable, drop-in biofuel, conducted by the National Research Council of Canada using its Falcon 20 jet. The drop-in fuel was produced using AgrisomaResonance Energy Feedstock, a dedicated industrial oilseed that was launched at commercial scale in 2012 across a broad […]

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Aemetis and Chevron announce new renewable jet and diesel fuel agreement

Aemetis and Chevron announce new renewable jet and diesel fuel agreement

October 22, 2012 |

In California, Aemetis has announced an expanded, global license agreement with Chevron for renewable jet and diesel fuel. The expanded license grants Aemetis the use of an isoconversion process to produce fuels that meet the necessary ASTM requirements for 100% replacement, renewable jet fuel, and diesel in Aemetis biorefineries. “This agreement will enable Aemetis to […]

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Researchers to determine future of carinata seeds for low-cost jet fuel

Researchers to determine future of carinata seeds for low-cost jet fuel

October 9, 2012 |

In Florida, Applied Research Associates (ARA) is researching the use of carinata seeds to produce a low-cost, high-grade jet fuel. In partnership with Chevron Lummus Global (CLG), the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., researchers will determine if the feedstock is appropriate for producing […]

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Key partnership formed to test 100% drop-in ReadiJet aviation Fuel

Key partnership formed to test 100% drop-in ReadiJet aviation Fuel

September 13, 2012 |

In Germany, Applied Research Associates, Chevron Lummus Global, the National Research Council of Canada, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and Agrisoma Biosciences, announced an agreement to CLG and ARA’s 100% drop-in ReadiJet™ Fuel. ARA and NRC will test the renewable jet fuel against ASTM and military specifications and evaluate the fuel in ground based […]

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Aemetis licenses Chevron Lummus/ARA technology for aviation biofuels

Aemetis licenses Chevron Lummus/ARA technology for aviation biofuels

August 24, 2012 |

In California, Aemetis announced a license agreement with Chevron Lummus Global for the inexpensive, rapid production of renewable jet and diesel fuel by the conversion of existing biofuels and petroleum refineries. The license agreement grants Aemetis Advanced Fuels Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aemetis, the use of the Biofuels ISOCONVERSION Process for the production of […]

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Chevron Lummus joins ARA’s 100% drop-in aviation biofuel initiative

Chevron Lummus joins ARA’s 100% drop-in aviation biofuel initiative

May 17, 2012 |

In New Mexico, ARA announced today that Chevron Lummus Global has joined the ReadiJet Alternative Fuel Initiative to develop drop-in biofuels for jet and diesel engines, eliminating the need for blending with petroleum.   The joint development effort combines ARA’s CH PROCESS technology with Chevron Lummus Global’s ISOCONVERSION process technology.  Commercial samples of ReadiJet™ fuel are […]

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