In Illinois, 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 Emirates. Petrixo will use UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process technology to process approximately 500,000 metric tons per year […]
In Illinois, an expected bumper corn crop this year is seen weighing heavily on corn prices, with Goldman Sachs expecting corn to reach $4 a bushel in the next six months, down from $4.425 now, which is already 15% lower than the end of April. Bloomberg estimates that corn inventories are 35% higher, the biggest […]
In Illinois, USDA and Platts data estimate that ethanol margins fell 15.5% last week to 75.64 cents/gal, the lowest seen in four months. With ethanol production at its highest ever during the week ending June 13, supplies are weighing on prices and therefore margins.
In Illinois, UOP announced that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ produced from its UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process will power 200 commercial flights on GOL Airlines during the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil. The Honeywell Green Jet Fuel was made from inedible corn oil and used cooking oil. Each flight will use a blend of […]
In Illinois, Elevance Renewable Sciences announced its commercial launch of Elevance Concert GC-350, a grease processing aid that will be distributed in North America by Acme-Hardesty. “Elevance Concert GC-350 is the newest addition to a growing portfolio of renewable, high-performance ingredient solutions for the lubricant and other industries,” said Robin Weitkamp, Senior Vice President for […]
In Illinois, researchers led by Argonne National Laboratory and three universities have issued a 13-page response slamming the recent Environmental Work Group lifecycle analysis of corn ethanol, called “Ethanol’s Broken Promise.” The response picks through detail by detail how the EWG report misrepresents, miscalculates or is otherwise completely off the mark. To quote from the […]
In Chicago, Boeing has released its annual Environment Report, setting new 2017 targets for greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption, solid waste to landfill and hazardous waste generation. According to the report, the company will continue develop and bring sustainable aviation biofuel to market commercialization. The report also detailed the company’s plan to launch two new […]
In Illinois, REG Danville is seeking land use change permission on 30 lots covering about 6.5 acres so it can begin preparing land ahead of planned expansion for its biodiesel facility in Danville, though those expansion plans aren’t yet developed. The properties are currently zones for single-family use.
In Illinois, a new study has found that several factors will gradually lower the amount of land dedicated to corn for ethanol to as little as 11% of U.S. corn acres by 2026, when adhering to the EPA’s 15 billion gallon ceiling on domestic ethanol production. The study was done by researchers at the University […]
In Illinois, ADM is seeking federal permission to install a second carbon storage well at its ethanol plant in Decatur. The EPA is responsible for analyzing the permit to make sure that the captured CO2 that is then turned into a liquid when pressurized into the ground doesn’t get into the groundwater. A public hearing […]