Tweet Adds international strategic investors; expects to complete first commercial facility in 2014 In Colorado, Cool Planet Energy Systems announced that it had raised $19.4 Million in the second close of a “D round” equity raise, after closing on more than $29.9 Million in June of 2013, bringing the total raised to more than $60 […]
Tweet 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 […]
Tweet In Louisiana, Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC announced that KSF has commenced an investigation into KiOR, Inc. During KiOR’s first quarter 2013 earnings call on May 9, 2013, the Company’s CEO, Fred Cannon, projected that total fuel […]
Tweet In Louisiana, Sundrop Fuels has selected IHI E&C International Corp as their contractor for their $450 million plant outside of Alexandria. The plant, which will use natural gas to produce about 60 million gallons of gasoline each year, will provide the platform to test its gasification technology for woody biomass-based “green gasoline.” Sundrop Fuels […]
Tweet In Louisiana, Dynamic Fuels’s Geismar renewable diesel plant is expected to resume operations by July. The facility, the product of the joint venture between Syntroluem and Tyson Foods, was idled in 2012. The company ordered a new catalyst for the plant in February, which is expected to increase yields to 88%, resulting in revenues […]
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Tweet Louisiana — it’s as hot as cayenne pepper in biofuels capacity development, but there are cautionary tales hidden in the sauce. When it comes to the first generation of ethanol and biodiesel-based biofuels, Louisiana didn’t figure much into the calculations — to date, there’s just the 5 million gallon (per year) Oswalt Bioenergy biodiesel […]
Tweet In Louisiana, Albemarle announced that it will increase the price of ETHANOX 4716 on all shipments globally by $0.25/kg effective immediately, or as contracts allow. ETHANOX antioxidants enhance the stability, improve the performance and extend the storage life of lubricants and fuels used worldwide. Albemarle’s antioxidants business is part of the Company’s Polymer Solutions […]
Tweet In Louisiana, Dynamic Fuels has earned RSB sustainability certification. The RSB certification encompasses Dynamic Fuels’ Geismar, Louisiana plant, located near Baton Rouge, where it utilizes its technology to turn animal byproducts such as beef tallow and pork and chicken fat into renewable diesel.
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