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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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Southwest Airlines signs Red Rock Biofuels to supply aviation jetfuel from 2016

Southwest Airlines signs Red Rock Biofuels to supply aviation jetfuel from 2016

September 25, 2014 |

In Texas, Southwest Airlines® has signed an agreement with Red Rock Biofuels LLC (RRB) to purchase low carbon renewable jet fuel, made using forest residues that will help reduce the risk of destructive wildfires in the Western United States. The airline’s agreement with RRB covers the purchase of approximately three million gallons per year. The […]

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Red Rock Biofuels receives $4.1 million military contract

Red Rock Biofuels receives $4.1 million military contract

June 21, 2013 |

In Colorado, Red Rock Biofuels has received a $4.1 million federal contract as a part of the Defense Production Act to produce military-grade fuels. The government hopes that the companies fuels will cost less than $4 per gallon by 2016. Red Rock will match the federal funding with $5m in private funds. More on the […]

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