Tag: Velocys

Waste to fuels viability: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys economics

Waste to fuels viability: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys economics

February 7, 2017 |

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.The ENVIA project is now producing fuels in Oklahoma, and the Red Rock project in Oregon will be up […]

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ENVIA Energy’s GTL plant is underway, produces first biofuels

ENVIA Energy’s GTL plant is underway, produces first biofuels

February 7, 2017 |

In Oklahoma, the team behind the ENVIA Energy gas-to-liquids plant confirmed that the first Fischer-Tropsch product has been successfully produced at the company’s first commercial-scale plant in Oklahoma City. What makes it special is that the source is landfill gas and waste biomass. It’s been used for some times for the CNG vehicle market — […]

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Velocys, TRI form strategic partnership

Velocys, TRI form strategic partnership

January 29, 2017 |

In the UK, Velocys and ThermoChem Recovery International signed  a strategic alliance under which TRI will be Velocys’ preferred supplier of gasification systems for its biomass-to-liquids plants. The agreement will see the alliance partners rapidly deploy an integrated biorefinery offering that combines Velocys’ Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology with TRI’s proven gasification technology. The partners have already […]

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Small is beautiful: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys’ microchannel reactor tech

Small is beautiful: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys’ microchannel reactor tech

December 15, 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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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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