Tag: Texas

RFA awards Delayne Johnson, Cellerate team at QCCP with 2015 Industry Award

RFA awards Delayne Johnson, Cellerate team at QCCP with 2015 Industry Award

February 23, 2015 |

In Texas, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) presented Delayne Johnson and his Cellerate team at Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) with the RFA 2015 Industry Award at the 20th Annual National Ethanol Conference. The Industry Award is bestowed annually to individuals or groups that demonstrate great dedication and innovation within the industry. Cellerate process technology […]

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RFA releases 2015 Ethanol Industry Outlook and Pocket Guide to Ethanol

RFA releases 2015 Ethanol Industry Outlook and Pocket Guide to Ethanol

February 23, 2015 |

In Texas, the Renewable Fuels Association released an update to its Ethanol Industry Outlook and Pocket Guide to Ethanol for 2015 at the 20th Annual National Ethanol Conference. The publication touches on every core issue facing the ethanol industry today, providing readers with the up-to-date information including wew data and statistics to give a sense […]

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Kinder Morgan buys terminals from Royal Vopak for $158 million

Kinder Morgan buys terminals from Royal Vopak for $158 million

February 10, 2015 |

In Texas, Kinder Morgan announced that it will purchase three terminals and one undeveloped site from Royal Vopak for approximately $158 million. The acquisition covers a 36-acre, 1,069,500-barrel storage complex at Galena Park, Texas, that handles base oils, biodiesel and crude oil, immediately adjacent to Kinder Morgan’s Galena Park terminal complex; two Vopak terminals in […]

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National Biodiesel Board opens 30-day comment period on BQ-9000 updates

National Biodiesel Board opens 30-day comment period on BQ-9000 updates

January 27, 2015 |

In Texas, the National Biodiesel Board announced the addition of a major new component to its BQ-9000 fuel quality program that will help to ensure the highest biodiesel fuel quality for consumers, all the way from the production plant to the retail fuel pump. The new BQ-9000 Retailer Program is the latest enhancement to the […]

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Houston fuel station to sell B50 and B100 from March

Houston fuel station to sell B50 and B100 from March

January 21, 2015 |

In Texas, Root Fuel will begin selling B50 and B100 in March in addition to the B20 it currently sells at its Wallisville Road station in Houston. The tanks are already installed and the fuel is in place but the company is waiting to begin sales until it is sure it can properly educate customers.

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Surplus of 1.2 billion D6 RIN production in 2014 seen

Surplus of 1.2 billion D6 RIN production in 2014 seen

January 6, 2015 |

In Texas, Argus expects ethanol producers to have generated 1.2 billion D6 ethanol RINs more than necessary under the proposed RFS for 2014 that would require just 13.01 billion gallons of ethanol to be blended, if the 2014 RFS is approved as proposed. Of biodiesel RINs, there is likely a surplus of 1.3 billion RINs […]

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Contaminated biodiesel sorted out at Texas truck stop

Contaminated biodiesel sorted out at Texas truck stop

October 20, 2014 |

In Texas, contaminated biodiesel received from a supplier caused problems in some truck engines who tanked up at the Pilot Travel Center in Von Ormy, Texas. After a driver notified the station manager of the issue, the fuel was investigated and the contaminated fuel identified. The pump has since been cleaned out and put back […]

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Missing Link awarded four patents for algae biomass technology

Missing Link awarded four patents for algae biomass technology

October 20, 2014 |

In Texas, Missing Link Technology has been awarded patents for its deep water growth, harvesting, oils extraction, and biocrude extraction integrated suite of solutions. 1) MicGro Deep Water Reactor/Process: A engineered system of a series of one to ten foot deep water bioreactors configured in a stirred tank followed by a plug flow process flow […]

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Indian Oil Corp. seeking to build ethanol plant using Celanese’s TCX® technology

Indian Oil Corp. seeking to build ethanol plant using Celanese’s TCX® technology

October 9, 2014 |

In Texas, Indian Oil Corporation and Celanese Corporation signed an MOU on Oct. 1 to explore the potential of a joint investment in a fuel ethanol plant to be built in India, based on Celanese’s TCX® Technology. The project is expected to be located at Paradip in Odisha State of India and will utilize petroleum […]

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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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