Tag: Fulcrum Bioenergy

Tesoro makes its move on renewable biocrude

Tesoro makes its move on renewable biocrude

January 21, 2016 |

Major refiner advancing on biofuels with Fulcrum BioEnergy, Virent, Ensyn. In Texas, Tesoro has unveiled its plan to foster the development of biocrude made from renewable biomass, which can be co-processed in its existing refineries, along with traditional crude oil. And the company has identified three new partners in the process: Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc.: Fulcrum […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy makes Lux Research’s Top 10 company list for 2015

Fulcrum BioEnergy makes Lux Research’s Top 10 company list for 2015

December 27, 2015 |

In Massachusetts, Lux Research selected Fulcrum BioEnergy as one of its 10 top “companies poised to make a significant impact on their target industries,” out of 1,189 companies in total that the company profiled across 20 different emerging technology domains during 2015  Lux also highlighted Elevance Renewable Sciences with an Honorable Mention. Lux said that […]

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The Above Ground Oil Field: or, why $65 and $94 oil are inflection points for renewable fuels

The Above Ground Oil Field: or, why $65 and $94 oil are inflection points for renewable fuels

September 7, 2015 |

Unlimited oil production, no exploration risk, positive on environment, cheaper than unconventional US crude — what’s not to like about certain biofuels? This year, Joule Unlimited noted that a “10,000 acre plant represents a reserve value of 100 million barrels of Solar Fuels, equivalent to a medium-sized oil field,” and the company projects that $1.25B […]

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Waste Makes Haste: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Fulcrum BioEnergy

Waste Makes Haste: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Fulcrum BioEnergy

September 7, 2015 |

Fulcrum BioEnergy has developed a “game-changing process for converting municipal solid waste that would otherwise be landfilled, into renewable transportation fuels including syncrude, jet fuel and diesel”. The company has successfully proven and demonstrated this process for converting MSW to fuels utilizing its proprietary, innovative, clean and efficient thermochemical process. Fulcrum has secured long-term, zero-cost […]

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United Airlines invests $30M in Fulcrum BioEnergy; inks $1.5B+ in aviation biofuels contracts

United Airlines invests $30M in Fulcrum BioEnergy; inks $1.5B+ in aviation biofuels contracts

June 30, 2015 |

Fly the environmentally friendly skies – historic aviation biofuels agreement for direct airline investment, and more than $1.5 billion in offtake options. What’s it all about?  In California, United Airlines announced a $30 million direct investment in advanced biofuels developer Fulcrum BioEnergy, obtained an option to invest in five future commercial-scale aviation biofuels plants, and signed offtake agreements for up […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy awards Abengoa $200 million contract for MSW-to-jet fuel

Fulcrum BioEnergy awards Abengoa $200 million contract for MSW-to-jet fuel

May 5, 2015 |

In Spain, Abengoa has been selected by Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., to build the first biorefinery using gasification technology to convert municipal solid waste (MSW) into syncrude that will be upgraded into jet fuel. The contract is worth approximately US$200 million. Abengoa will be responsible for the turnkey execution of the plant including engineering, design and […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 23, 2015 |

Fulcrum BioEnergy has developed a “game-changing process for converting municipal solid waste that would otherwise be landfilled, into renewable transportation fuels including syncrude, jet fuel and diesel”. The company has successfully proven and demonstrated this process for converting MSW to fuels utilizing its proprietary, innovative, clean and efficient thermochemical process. Fulcrum has secured long-term, zero-cost […]

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Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

February 16, 2015 |

Project of the Year, Deal of the Year, Partnership of the Year, Chemical of the Year, and Cap Raise of the Year — who are the big winners? Each year, the Digest recognizes projects, feedstocks, processing technology breakthroughs, novel or improved molecules, and bioeconomy pioneers in the Biofuels Digest Awards — selected by the Digest’s […]

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Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

January 12, 2015 |

Oil prices continue to show incredible volatility. $106 in June, $50 today. Which biofuels ventures have the pro-formas to make money in a tough market?  The Digest investigates. We have written it elsewhere that “good companies make money in good markets, but great companies make money in tough markets,” and by most accounts, the $50 oil […]

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Inside the US Navy’s new cost-competitive military biofuels program

Inside the US Navy’s new cost-competitive military biofuels program

September 21, 2014 |

$210 million towards public-private partnerships — that will result in $3.45 (or better) drop-in military biofuels that reduce foreign oil imports, create good-paying jobs, reduce carbon, and diversify the military’s energy supply. Those are the headlines out of DC. But what are the details of the program – how does it work? The Digest speaks […]

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