Tag: red rock biofuels

Velocys gets the green light from Red Rock Biofuels to build reactors

Velocys gets the green light from Red Rock Biofuels to build reactors

May 10, 2018 |

In the UK, Velocys plc has received a “notice to proceed” action to commence manufacturing of the Fischer-Tropsch reactors and catalyst for the Red Rock Biofuels LLC (“RRB”) biorefinery that will be located in Lakeview, Oregon, USA. RRB has commenced construction of the biorefinery, which will incorporate Velocys’ technology, and produce low-carbon, renewable diesel and […]

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Red Rock Biofuels sets groundbreaking for summer but Velocys still waiting for order

Red Rock Biofuels sets groundbreaking for summer but Velocys still waiting for order

April 18, 2018 |

In Oregon, Red Rock Biofuels announced it was ready to start construction on its biorefinery in Lakeview but Velocys said it has yet to receive a notice to proceed for the manufacture of its Fischer-Tropsch reactors and catalyst for the plant, and will make a further announcement in due course. Red Rock’s CFO told local […]

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Red Rock Biofuels scores $245 million state bond for Oregon plant

Red Rock Biofuels scores $245 million state bond for Oregon plant

January 9, 2018 |

In Oregon, Red Rock Biofuels got good news on Monday when the governor approved $245 million in bonds that will allow the company’s planned aviation biofuel plant thanks to overwhelming support by state level legislators and business groups. The facility set for Lake County intends to use 175,000 tons of forestry waste as feedstock as […]

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Jet and diesel from the sticks: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Red Rock Biofuels

Jet and diesel from the sticks: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Red Rock Biofuels

June 14, 2017 |

In late 2015, we reported Red Rock Biofuels will produce approximately three million gallons of low-carbon, renewable jet fuel per year (at that time, from 2017 through 2024) for FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, in an agreement announced by the companies today. FedEx joined Southwest Airlines in purchasing Red Rock’s total available volume of jet […]

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That was then, this is now: 10 Signature biofuels projects for 2015-16, and where they are

That was then, this is now: 10 Signature biofuels projects for 2015-16, and where they are

October 18, 2015 |

All have soaring ambitions, some will be realized on schedule, some later, some probably not now or possibly ever. Where are 10 key projects that were announced in recent years for deployment in 2015-16. What’s happening and what happened? We’re looking today at status on 10 projects from DuPont Industrial Biosciences, GranBio, Summit Group, Global […]

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Red Rock Biofuels seen no longer looking to develop in South Carolina

Red Rock Biofuels seen no longer looking to develop in South Carolina

August 12, 2015 |

In South Carolina, Red Rock Biofuels is apparently not looking to develop their next aviation biofuels facility in the state despite working with the South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance to undertake feasibility studies using USDA funding to expore woody biomass-based biofuels. The feasibility studies were reportedly completed two months ago but are not yet ready […]

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FedEx, Southwest Airlines combine to buy entire jet fuel output of Red Rock biorefinery, through 2024

FedEx, Southwest Airlines combine to buy entire jet fuel output of Red Rock biorefinery, through 2024

July 21, 2015 |

FedEx joins Southwest Airlines to buy out Red Rock’s entire 8-year jet fuel inventory — key milestone for project construction. In Colorado, Red Rock Biofuels will produce approximately three million gallons of low-carbon, renewable jet fuel per year from 2017 through 2024 for FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, in an agreement announced by the […]

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Red Rock Biofuels: The Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Red Rock Biofuels: The Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

July 20, 2015 |

Red Rock takes waste biomass from forests and sawmills, and using a proprietary process, transforms it into domestically produced jet, diesel and naphtha fuels. The company’s process begins with the gasification of woody biomass to produce syngas, which is then cleaned and sent to a Fischer-Tropsch unit where it is converted to a high grade, […]

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Red Rock Biofuels announces strategic partnership with Flagship Ventures

Red Rock Biofuels announces strategic partnership with Flagship Ventures

March 17, 2015 |

In Colorado, Red Rock Biofuels LLC unveiled a strategic partnership with Flagship Ventures that sets the stage for the construction of its first commercial scale refinery in Lakeview, OR. As part of this partnership, Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture creation firm focused on innovations in healthcare and sustainability, will invest in Red […]

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Flagship invests in Red Rock, cost-competitive aviation biofuels come closer

Flagship invests in Red Rock, cost-competitive aviation biofuels come closer

March 17, 2015 |

Investment from Flagship Ventures brings Red Rock Biofuels closer to construction of its first commercial advanced aviation biofuels refinery In Colorado, Red Rock Biofuels unveiled a strategic partnership with Flagship Ventures that sets the stage for the construction of its first commercial scale refinery in Lakeview, Oregon. Red Rock last year received a $70 million […]

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