Tag: BP

Bunge and BP may team up in mega sugar/ethanol JV to rival Raizen

Bunge and BP may team up in mega sugar/ethanol JV to rival Raizen

July 10, 2019 |

In Brazil, Bloomberg reports that BP is looking to team up with Bunge on a joint venture that would link up sugar and ethanol assets that would create a similar giant to Shell’s JV with Cosan, Raizen. Bunge has been looking to offload its sugar assets in Brazil for a number of years with no […]

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Food security gets a boost: Calysta gets $30M from BP for protein-based animal feed from natural gas

Food security gets a boost: Calysta gets $30M from BP for protein-based animal feed from natural gas

June 30, 2019 |

From Menlo Park, California comes big news that alternative protein producer Calysta got a hefty $30 million investment from BP Ventures to support a worldwide rollout of Calysta’s FeedKind protein. Touted as a huge step forward in global food security, Calysta’s sustainable single-cell protein is produced through a proprietary, commercially-validated gas fermentation process using naturally […]

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Where is NEXT Renewable Fuels going next and why we want them as a neighbor

Where is NEXT Renewable Fuels going next and why we want them as a neighbor

June 9, 2019 |

            NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc. is leading the way in turning recycled organic materials, like used cooking oil – white and brown grease, animal tallow and a variety of vegetable oils – into renewable transportation fuels, like second-generation advanced green diesel and other products, with their Oregon facility. Representing an […]

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BP Production to supply NEXT Renewable Fuels with 13.2 million barrels a year of feedstock

BP Production to supply NEXT Renewable Fuels with 13.2 million barrels a year of feedstock

May 28, 2019 |

In Texas, NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc (NEXT) and BP Products North America Inc. (BP) have entered into a long-term Feedstock Supply Agreement whereby NEXT will purchase approximately 2 million metric tons (13.2 million barrels) per year of renewable feedstocks for NEXT’s planned Port Westward, Oregon renewable diesel facility.  Under the Agreement, BP will supply used cooking […]

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BP sees bright future for Brazil with RenovaBio

BP sees bright future for Brazil with RenovaBio

November 28, 2018 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that BP believes RenovaBio has put a positive spin on the future biofuels in the country and that the president-elect who comes into office on January 1 isn’t expected to put up obstacles to its implementation in 2020 as planned. The company has not discarded the idea of further acquisitions in […]

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JM and BP license waste-to-fuels technology to Fulcrum BioEnergy

JM and BP license waste-to-fuels technology to Fulcrum BioEnergy

September 30, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, Johnson Matthey, alongside BP, signed an agreement with Fulcrum BioEnergy to license their Fischer Tropsch (FT) technology to support biofuels producer Fulcrum and their drive to convert municipal solid waste into biojet fuel. The simple to operate and cost advantaged FT technology can operate both at large and small scale to […]

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Brazil’s competition watchdog greenlights BP and Copersucar’s ethanol trading JV

Brazil’s competition watchdog greenlights BP and Copersucar’s ethanol trading JV

January 4, 2018 |

In Brazil, the competition watchdog Cade ruled that the proposed joint venture between BP and Copersucar to own and operate a recently built ethanol storage complex in the city of Paulínia on a 50/50 basis would not negatively impact the domestic ethanol or storage market so has given the green light for the deal to […]

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Oil majors to announce major renewable energy investment fund on Friday

Oil majors to announce major renewable energy investment fund on Friday

November 3, 2016 |

In the UK, BP, Eni, Repsol, Saudi Aramco, Royal Dutch Shell, Statoil and Total are set to announce details of a joint investment vehicle on Friday that will support renewable energy as the next step in Oil and Gas Climate Initiative set up in 2014 as a way for the sector to combat climate change. […]

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BP green hydrogen project needs Germany to update laws to reflect GHG savings

BP green hydrogen project needs Germany to update laws to reflect GHG savings

October 11, 2016 |

In Germany, BP is trying to secure legislative changes that would facilitate its work with Germany’s Uniper to produce “green hydrogen” at the oil major’s refinery in Lingen. Produced when renewable energy meets hydrolysing water, the gas produced has 90% fewer greenhouse gas emissions compared to its fossil fuel-based counterpart but the law doesn’t yet […]

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BP and Dupont to mothball UK biobutanol R&D facility by mid-2016

BP and Dupont to mothball UK biobutanol R&D facility by mid-2016

December 17, 2015 |

In the UK, by mid-2016 BP and Dupont will finish mothballing their joint Kingston Research Ltd facility in Saltend that hosts its biobutanol pilot plant following what the oil company terms as a successful completion of the research program. It says the mothballing of the facility does not impact its focus on biobutanol, its joint […]

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