Tag: Velocys

Think small, tough times: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys microchannel F/T technology

Think small, tough times: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys microchannel F/T technology

October 20, 2016 |

Velocys enables modular gas-to-liquids and biomass-to-liquids plants to convert unconventional, remote and problem gas and waste biomass into valuable, drop-in liquid fuels. After 15 years and some $300 million in investment, Velocys technology is headed for scale. In one direction, there’s the Red Rock Biofuels project which will be producing cost-competitive military aviation jet fuels. […]

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On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Pummel takes charge at Velocys

On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Pummel takes charge at Velocys

January 10, 2016 |

In the UK, Velocys plc appointed of David Pummell as Chief Executive Officer. He joins Velocys from ACAL Energy Ltd, a private equity backed fuel cell technology company developing products for the automotive and stationary power sectors, where he was CEO. Prior to this, David was CEO of MAPS Technology Ltd, where he successfully commercialised […]

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On the Move in the Advanced Bioeconomy, IRFA, Growth Energy, Velocys

On the Move in the Advanced Bioeconomy, IRFA, Growth Energy, Velocys

December 13, 2015 |

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) announced its Board of Directors, Officers and Executive Committee for 2016, elected at its December 10, 2015 annual meeting.  President: Tom Brooks, Western Dubuque Biodiesel; Vice President: Eamonn Byrne, Plymouth Energy; Treasurer: Rick Schwarck, Absolute Energy; Secretary: Steve Bleyl, Green Plains, Inc.; Executive Director: Monte Shaw. Meanwhile, […]

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Velocys adds 50% to pilot plant capacity without changing catalyst formulation, reactor design

Velocys adds 50% to pilot plant capacity without changing catalyst formulation, reactor design

November 29, 2015 |

In Ohio, Velocys completed of pilot plant tests that demonstrate that continuous improvements over the last 18 months have resulted in a greater than 50% increase in capacity, without changing the commercial catalyst formulation or the reactor design. Results from the pilot also proves, the company said, that “carbon monoxide conversions of 70% per pass, […]

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A secret password for advanced biofuels at scale? Forget “open sesame”, try “Velocys Inside”

A secret password for advanced biofuels at scale? Forget “open sesame”, try “Velocys Inside”

October 4, 2015 |

Four new technologies approach scaled operations, all with one element in common – Velocys technology on the back-end. Why Velocys, why now? The Digest investigates. In Oklahoma, Southeast Oregon, Eastern Ohio, and a site near London we’re about to see the commercial-scale debut of Velocys technology, a smaller scale gas-to-liquids processing technology that  converts natural gas […]

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“Velocys Inside”: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Velocys microchannel FT technology

“Velocys Inside”: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Velocys microchannel FT technology

October 4, 2015 |

Velocys enables modular gas-to-liquids and biomass-to-liquids plants to convert unconventional, remote and problem gas and waste biomass into valuable, drop-in liquid fuels. After 15 years and some $300 million in investment, Velocys technology is headed for scale. In one direction, there’s the Red Rock Biofuels project which will be producing cost-competitive military aviation jet fuels. […]

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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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Velocys: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Velocys: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

March 17, 2015 |

Velocys enables modular gas-to-liquids (GTL) and biomass-to-liquids (BTL) plants to convert unconventional, remote and problem gas and waste biomass into valuable, drop-in liquid fuels. The Situation After 15 years and some $300 million in investment, Velocys technology is headed for scale. In one direction, there’s the Red Rock Biofuels project which will be producing cost-competitive […]

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Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

January 12, 2015 |

Oil prices continue to show incredible volatility. $106 in June, $50 today. Which biofuels ventures have the pro-formas to make money in a tough market?  The Digest investigates. We have written it elsewhere that “good companies make money in good markets, but great companies make money in tough markets,” and by most accounts, the $50 oil […]

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Velocys, Waste Management, NRG and Ventech give green light for first commercial gas-to-liquids plant

Velocys, Waste Management, NRG and Ventech give green light for first commercial gas-to-liquids plant

August 3, 2014 |

In Ohio, Velocys advises that the final investment decision has been made to proceed with construction of a commercial GTL plant using the Company’s technology. The project is being funded by a joint venture (JV) between Waste Management, NRG Energy, Ventech Engineers International and Velocys, formed to develop a series of GTL plants in the […]

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