Tag: Oklahoma

Oklahoma next to allow commercial production of industrial hemp

Oklahoma next to allow commercial production of industrial hemp

April 21, 2019 |

In North Carolina, Hemp, Inc., announced that after unanimous approval by the house, Senate Bill 868 has proceeded to the desk of Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, which would allow for the commercial production of industrial hemp. According to the bill legislature, SB 868 “authorizes the state Department of Agriculture to take develop and administer a […]

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Emerging Fuels Technology licenses FT process to Red Rock Biofuels

Emerging Fuels Technology licenses FT process to Red Rock Biofuels

October 23, 2018 |

In Oklahoma, Emerging Fuels Technology, Inc (EFT) has executed a license agreement with Red Rock Biofuels LLC under which EFT will provide its TL8a Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology to provide additional FT capacity for RRB’s biorefinery in Lakeview, Oregon, USA.  EFT has also received a “notice to proceed” from RRB to commence design of its FT […]

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Biofuel ignites during lab experiment

Biofuel ignites during lab experiment

September 26, 2018 |

In Oklahoma, a chemical being dried in an oven during a biofuel lab experiment by an Oklahoma University student at Sarkeys Energy Center caught fire, making it the second biofuel fire this week reported by The Digest after a Logistec biofuel facility had wood pellets catch fire. The student placed chemical called tetrahydrofuran in an […]

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ENVIA Energy applies for D7 RIN generation

ENVIA Energy applies for D7 RIN generation

January 16, 2018 |

In Oklahoma, Velocys announced that ENVIA Energy believes that fuel produced at its Oklahoma City gas-to-liquids plant has met the necessary requirements to be submitted for qualification under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in the US. As a result, the facility has submitted a certain number of RIN (Renewable Identification Number) credits to the US […]

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Oklahoma releases 7,564 pages of new EPA Administrator’s emails showing deep oil links

Oklahoma releases 7,564 pages of new EPA Administrator’s emails showing deep oil links

February 23, 2017 |

In Washington, 7,564 pages of emails by then-Oklahoma Attorney General, now-Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, following a freedom of information request and a court order to release them by the Center for Media and Democracy show the administrator’s very tight relationship with several key players in the oil and gas industry who went so […]

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More than 100 fuel retailers affected by MMP’s E30 mixup

More than 100 fuel retailers affected by MMP’s E30 mixup

September 1, 2016 |

In Oklahoma, more than 100 fuel retailers mistakenly received gasoline containing up to 30% ethanol from Magellan Midstream Partners instead of E10, creating chaos throughout the state but especially in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas with 7-11 stations the hardest hit. Deliveries of the fuel go as far back as August 23 through […]

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Magellan Midstream Partners accidentally distributes 450,000 gallons of E30

Magellan Midstream Partners accidentally distributes 450,000 gallons of E30

August 31, 2016 |

In Oklahoma, Magellan Midstream Partners on Tuesday notified the state’s corporation commission that regulates fuel, gas and oil among other industries that it had distributed 450,000 gallons of E30 instead of E10 to retailers in Tulsa and around the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Equipment failure at the Oklahoma City fuel distribution terminal was at fault […]

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Oklahoma researchers look to develop cost-effective bioconversion treatments for lignin

Oklahoma researchers look to develop cost-effective bioconversion treatments for lignin

June 6, 2016 |

In Oklahoma, the popular method of breaking down lignin to convert biomass into valuable biofuels and chemicals is done by using fungi. However, researchers at Oklahoma State University are turning that process on its head. As part of OSU’s BioBased Products and Energy Center, the researchers are helping develop environmentally sound biological pretreatment platforms for cost-effective […]

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Syntroleum to voluntarily delist from NASDAQ on June 6

Syntroleum to voluntarily delist from NASDAQ on June 6

May 28, 2014 |

In Oklahoma, Syntroleum will voluntarily delist from NASDAQ on June 6 following the company’s purchase by Renewable Energy Group for nearly $41 million. A vote by the Company’s stockholders in order to approve the Asset Sale, among other matters, is scheduled to occur on June 3, 2014. In the event that the Asset Sale is […]

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The PyroWall: US DOE chases the “The Three Big Barriers” to drop-in, thermochemical fuels

The PyroWall: US DOE chases the “The Three Big Barriers” to drop-in, thermochemical fuels

July 3, 2013 |

Seeking to drop the cost of drop-ins to $3 a gallon, the DOE invests $13M in advanced separation technologies  In Washington, the US Department of Energy announced four research and development projects to bring next generation biofuels on line faster and drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels from biomass. The […]

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