Tag: New York

Anellotech teams up to process renewably-sourced aromatics

Anellotech teams up to process renewably-sourced aromatics

February 26, 2019 |

In New York state, Anellotech and its joint development partners IFPEN and Axens have processed renewably-sourced aromatics made at Anellotech’s TCat-8® pilot plant to successfully recover high-purity bio-based paraxylene – a key component for making 100% bio-based PET bottles a reality. This is a key development milestone for Anellotech and global consumer beverage company Suntory, as […]

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New York Harbor margins fall after easing of rail embargo

New York Harbor margins fall after easing of rail embargo

January 21, 2019 |

In New York, Platts reports that after CSX railroad eased its embargo on rail traffic into the New York area, premiums for New York Harbor ethanol over Chicago Argo have begun to fall. The premium was quoted at 15.25 cents/gal last Friday compared to 19 cents the end of December. When the embargo was eased […]

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Algae World expanding into Bangladesh

Algae World expanding into Bangladesh

January 9, 2019 |

In New York, Algae World Inc., a subsidiary of KYN Capital Group Inc., announced the expansion of Algae World into Bangladesh. This will consist of the construction of an indoor algae growth facility focusing on pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and biodiesel. Sayekhul Islam, Director of Bangladesh Operations, is excited to expand into this region of the world. […]

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NYC fleet expanding use of renewable diesel fuel following success six-month trial

NYC fleet expanding use of renewable diesel fuel following success six-month trial

November 19, 2018 |

In New York state, the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) announced that it will expand use of renewable diesel fuel. The fuel reduces CO2 emissions by 65% compared to the petroleum-based version. This move is part of the City’s efforts to phase out its use of regular diesel. The City plans to bid […]

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Anellotech planning scale up of Bio-TCatTM technology

Anellotech planning scale up of Bio-TCatTM technology

October 18, 2018 |

In New York state, Anellotech confirmed significant progress in its Bio-TCatTM technology development program and has begun planning for scale-up design and engineering of a commercial plant with its process development and design partner IFPEN and commercialization, engineering, and licensing partner Axens. Its patented Bio-TCat thermal-catalytic technology produces a mixture of benzene, toluene and xylene […]

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Anellotech process cuts GHGs by 70% for biobased BTX

Anellotech process cuts GHGs by 70% for biobased BTX

October 11, 2018 |

In New York, Anellotech’s Bio-TCatTM process, which produces bio-based aromatics from pine wood, has a CO2 emission reduction potential of 70% or more when compared to petroleum-derived equivalents. Jacobs’ analysis confirms that Bio-TCatTM is ideal for chemical producers and brand owners looking to meet sustainability goals for producing renewable polymers for consumer products or biofuels […]

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JetBlue receives latest aircraft from Airbus flown on 15% biofuels

JetBlue receives latest aircraft from Airbus flown on 15% biofuels

September 19, 2018 |

In New York, JetBlue received its latest A321 aircraft from Airbus’ U.S. A320 Family production facility in Mobile, Ala. The acceptance flight followed by JetBlue’s scheduled ferry flight, taking place on September 20, marks JetBlue’s first-ever flights fueled with renewable jet fuel blend. The fuel for these flights, provided by Airbus and certified by Air […]

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United Riverhead Terminal gets OK for biofuel storage tanks

United Riverhead Terminal gets OK for biofuel storage tanks

September 17, 2018 |

In New York state, local press reports that community officials have given the green light to United Riverhead Terminal in order to install six biofuel storage tanks that will allow the company to blend 5% biodiesel with heating oil, allowing it to comply with state regulations. Community members strongly opposed the proposal because the industrial […]

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Trump’s trade war with Canada could hit ethanol imports hard

Trump’s trade war with Canada could hit ethanol imports hard

July 3, 2018 |

In New York state, Seeking Alpha argues that the trade war President Trump has waged against the globe, including Canada, could lead towards retaliation from the northern neighbor against ethanol imports in an effort to hit hard enough to end the war early on. Canada is the US’s largest export destination for ethanol. Canada announced […]

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Local residents upset by plans to introduce biodiesel storage by United Riverhead Terminal

Local residents upset by plans to introduce biodiesel storage by United Riverhead Terminal

June 21, 2018 |

In New York state, local residents have come out against a proposal by United Riverhead Terminal to install biodiesel storage tanks that would allow it to blend 5% biodiesel with heating oil as required by state law as of July 1. The facility dates back to the 1950s and is currently zoned residential although it […]

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