Tag: Green Diesel

Port of Columbia County to consider leasing 80 acres to NEXT

Port of Columbia County to consider leasing 80 acres to NEXT

June 6, 2019 |

In Oregon, Port of Columbia County Commissioners voted Wednesday to amend a site development and option agreement with NEXT Renewable Fuels allowing the Port to consider leasing 80 acres to NEXT for an Advanced Green Diesel production facility. The 80-acre parcel is adjacent to the 25 acres NEXT recently secured from Teevin Bros, providing a contiguous […]

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NEXT Renewable Fuels selects 94 acres for green diesel facility

NEXT Renewable Fuels selects 94 acres for green diesel facility

March 24, 2019 |

In Oregon, NEXT Renewable Fuels selected 94 acres to lease from the Port of Columbia County for development of the company’s Advanced Green Diesel production facility. This 94-acre parcel, which is currently being rezoned, is adjacent to the 25-acre parcel NEXT recently purchased from the Teevin Bros, providing a contiguous 119-acre site where NEXT will […]

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Thailand’s Energy Absolute ramping up Green Diesel production for Q1

Thailand’s Energy Absolute ramping up Green Diesel production for Q1

July 9, 2018 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post reports that Energy Absolute expects to launch Green Diesel production by Q1 2019, starting with 40,000 liters per day and eventually ramping up to 800,000 liters per day, using palm oil as feedstock. Already 60% of the company’s revenues come from biodiesel production. As Green Diesel is more expensive that […]

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Green Diesel CEO pleads guilty to RIN fraud and prison plus $51 million in restitution

Green Diesel CEO pleads guilty to RIN fraud and prison plus $51 million in restitution

June 17, 2015 |

In Washington, Philip Joseph Rivkin, a.k.a. Felipe Poitan Arriaga, 50, has pleaded guilty to a Clean Air Act false statement and mail fraud as part of his role in a scheme to defraud EPA by falsely representing that he was producing millions of gallons of biodiesel fuel. According to the terms of the plea agreement, […]

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Boeing trials 15% green diesel in 787

Boeing trials 15% green diesel in 787

December 4, 2014 |

In Washington state, Boeing has completed the world’s first flight using “green diesel,” a sustainable biofuel that is widely available and used in ground transportation. The company powered its ecoDemonstrator 787 flight test airplane Tuesday with a blend of 15 percent green diesel and 85 percent petroleum jet fuel in the left engine. “Green diesel […]

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U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Lab creates nanoparticle for green diesel

U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Lab creates nanoparticle for green diesel

May 13, 2014 |

In Washington, The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has developed a faster, cleaner refining technology to combine processes and reduce costs for producing biofuel. Ames Laboratory scientists have created a nanoparticle that can perform two processing functions simultaneously to produce green diesel from algae. Instead of reacting fats and oils with alcohols to produce traditional […]

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Renewable Diesel on the March

Renewable Diesel on the March

November 13, 2012 |

UOP, Eni update on the complete conversion of Eni’s Venice refinery to renewable diesel. Why is renewable diesel getting traction – and where, and when? Most of the action and controversy on biofuels, advanced or otherwise, occurs on the gasoline side of the equation. Food vs fuel, blend walls, the “where are the gallons?” problems […]

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