Tag: DIamond Green Diesel

Valero and Darling looking at maybe doubling Diamond Green Diesel production

Valero and Darling looking at maybe doubling Diamond Green Diesel production

November 9, 2017 |

In Texas, Valero Energy Corporation and Darling Ingredients Inc. announced today that in anticipation of growing demand for renewable diesel due to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and global low carbon markets, the companies will initiate an engineering and construction cost review to analyze an additional project that would grow annual production capacity to 550 […]

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Diamond Green Diesel expanding to 275M gallon capacity to meet booming renewable diesel demand

Diamond Green Diesel expanding to 275M gallon capacity to meet booming renewable diesel demand

March 19, 2017 |

In Louisiana, the Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco will expand its annual production capacity of renewable diesel from 10,000 barrels per day to 18,000 bpd (275 million gallons per year), using Honeywell UOP’s Ecofining process technology. We originally reported that the project, which came to light in August 2016, as a project scheduled for […]

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Honeywell’s UOP tapped by Petrixo for massive Emirates biorefinery

Honeywell’s UOP tapped by Petrixo for massive Emirates biorefinery

July 9, 2014 |

UOP technology will be used for 150 million gallons of capacity; who get’s the other half? From Illinois, we’re advised UOP announced that its green fuels process technology has been selected by Petrixo Oil & Gas to produce renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel at a new refinery to be built in Fujairah, United Arab […]

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Diamond Green Diesel starts up, largest advanced biofuels facility goes online

Diamond Green Diesel starts up, largest advanced biofuels facility goes online

May 15, 2014 |

Diamond Green Diesel using UOP/Eni Ecofining process technology to produce more than 130 million gallons per year of renewable diesel In Illinois, UOP, a Honeywell company, announced that Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco, Louisiana, has started up, using the UOP/Eni Ecofinin process technology. The Norco, Louisiana, facility, which was mechanically completed last year, converts […]

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Diamond Green Diesel to slow down production after reaching full capacity

Diamond Green Diesel to slow down production after reaching full capacity

August 28, 2013 |

In Louisiana, Diamond Green Diesel has reached full capacity of 9,000 barrels per day after starting up operations in late June. The facility uses waste fats and cooking oils as feedstock, but will now wind down to no more than 7,000 barrels a day through November as it changes out a heart exchanger to improve […]

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Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide to Loan Guarantees: who got ’em, what’re they doing?

Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide to Loan Guarantees: who got ’em, what’re they doing?

July 29, 2013 |

The Landscape   In today’s Digest – visit our 5-Minute Guide to Loan Guarantees — INEOS Bio, Myriant, Sapphire Energy, Abengoa, Chemtex, Enerkem, Fiberight, Fulcrum, ZeaChem – Plus POET-DSM, Diamond Green Diesel, Coskata and Range Fuels – by following the page links below.

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Largest green diesel plant completed in US, Diamond Green Diesel: can it make money?

Largest green diesel plant completed in US, Diamond Green Diesel: can it make money?

July 1, 2013 |

A now-complete 142 million gallon green diesel monster project will easily deliver big on renewable energy targets and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. But it also offers a material path to profits for its parents, Valero Energy and Darling International. In Louisiana, Darling International announced that Diamond Green Diesel, the joint venture between Valero subsidiary Diamond […]

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Renewable diesel surges: Emerald Biofuels announces major project in Louisiana

Renewable diesel surges: Emerald Biofuels announces major project in Louisiana

May 9, 2012 |

Emerald Biofuels announces new 85 million gallon, drop-in renewable diesel project in Louisiana. Why is renewable diesel scaling up so effortlessly? Today, the Digest’s round-up on new capacity, R&D, testing, distribution and new feedstocks for renewable diesel. In Louisiana, Emerald Biofuels announced that it will build an 85 million gallon renewable-diesel refineries at a Dow […]

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The Litmus Test: 8 projects for 2012 will test perceptions, reality for advanced biofuels

The Litmus Test: 8 projects for 2012 will test perceptions, reality for advanced biofuels

January 11, 2012 |

The clock is ticking as a long war of opinion is about to end between advanced biofuels’ detractors and supporters. When these eight projects open for business (or not), you’ll know. Advanced, next-generation biofuels, chemicals and materials are on the march, say the supporters. Next-generation biofuels are a debacle, according to a chorus of skeptics […]

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USDA, DOE announce $646M in advanced biofuels loan guarantees

USDA, DOE announce $646M in advanced biofuels loan guarantees

[ 0 ] January 21, 2011 |

In Washington, the USDA and DOE announced four loan guarantees worth $645 million to Coskata, Ineos BIO, Enerkem cellulosic ethanol projects, and a Valero-Darling renewable diesel project in Louisiana. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced three projects totaling $405 million in guarantee loans. The winners: a 55 million gallon Coskata cellulosic ethanol project in Greene County, […]

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