Tag: Indian Oil

Indian Oil to invest in JV upgrading biogas to bio-CNG

Indian Oil to invest in JV upgrading biogas to bio-CNG

January 3, 2019 |

In India, the Economic Times reports that Indian Oil is teaming with a German company to upgrade its biogas production facility to bio-CNG in a 50/50 joint venture. The company currently uses the biogas for power generation but decided it would get more value by upgrading the biogas into transportation fuel. The $3.56 million investment […]

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Indian Oil signs MOU with Haryana for $124 million paddy straw ethanol plant

Indian Oil signs MOU with Haryana for $124 million paddy straw ethanol plant

September 10, 2018 |

In India, the Press Trust of India reports that the state of Haryana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian Oil Corp. to build a 100,000 liter per day ethanol plant using rice straw as feedstock. The $124 million plant is hoped to provide a market for rice straw for local farmers to reduce […]

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Indian Oil looking to invest $132.6 million in 2G ethanol plant in Uttar Pradesh

Indian Oil looking to invest $132.6 million in 2G ethanol plant in Uttar Pradesh

June 21, 2018 |

In India, the Business Standard newspaper reports that Indian Oil plans to invest $132.6 million in second-generation ethanol facility that will use crop waste, likely sugarcane, as feedstock in Uttar Pradesh. The project could end up being a joint venture between the oil company and the state’s sugar mills association. If the ethanol project doesn’t […]

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Becoming a Carbon Superhero: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech

Becoming a Carbon Superhero: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech

July 10, 2017 |

LanzaTech has developed a fully sustainable integrative gas to fuels and chemicals platform that has no impact on food, water security or high biodiversity land use. LanzaTech’s gas fermentation platform disrupts the current highly centralized global energy system by enabling the regional production of low-cost energy from local wastes and residues, including gases as varied […]

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Indian Oil to invest $2.4 billion in 1 million ton Celanese coke-to-ethanol facility

Indian Oil to invest $2.4 billion in 1 million ton Celanese coke-to-ethanol facility

August 31, 2015 |

In India, the country’s biggest oil refiner Indian Oil plans to invest $2.4 billion in ramping up its ethanol production program. The company is looking to team with Celanese to build a 1 million metric ton per year of synthetic ethanol production capacity in the eastern town of Paradip. Petroleum coke will be the feedstock […]

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Indian Oil reviews biofuels strategy after jatropha setback

Indian Oil reviews biofuels strategy after jatropha setback

April 25, 2012 |

In India, the Indian Oil Company is reviewing its commercial biofuel strategy in light of questionable results from jatropha investments but it will still go forward with current jatropha projects in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Uttar Pradesh. The company is in discussions with a US-based company for better seed while it is also looking at […]

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Indian Oil partners with Airbus, Kingfisher Airline and UOP for biofuels test flights

Indian Oil partners with Airbus, Kingfisher Airline and UOP for biofuels test flights

March 30, 2012 |

In India, Indian Oil is working with Airbus, Kingfisher Airline and UOP to conduct biofuel test flights.  Indian Oil, a state run corporation has signed pacts with Canadian universities and Pratt & Whitney to further their ambitions to join the growing group of countries pursuing bio-avjet.

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