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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Tweet In Louisiana, the LSU AgCenter will have an official opening on Jan. 25 for its pilot plant. The plant focuses on sweet sorghum, energy cane and other grasses to produce convertible sugars, fiber and bioproducts and can be scaled up to any capacity. The project is part of a larger USDA-funded five-year, $17.2 million [...]
Tweet In Louisiana, the LSU AgCenter is investigating the potential production of switchgrass as a feedstock for biofuel production, especially in light of the fact that the grass is native to the Cajun prairie. The test plots are being co-planted with eastern cottonwood trees that could also be interesting feedstocks for the region.
Tweet In Louisiana, Sundrop Fuels Inc. will begin construction early next year on its first commercial plant. The company has begun to hire plant managers and plans to begin training entry-level and other staff positions in late 2013, as construction is expected to be complete in 2014. The $450 million plant will produce synthetic gasoline [...]
Tweet In Louisiana, Dynamic Fuels has received Part 79 registration from the EPA for its renewable gasoline, allowing it to generate 1.5 Advanced Biofuel, or D5, RINS for each gallon when blended at up to 10%. When producing 75 million gallons per year, it should generate 11.25 million Advanced Biofuel RINS.