Tag: Velocys

From food waste to biobased

From food waste to biobased

August 11, 2018 |

“Eat everything on your plate.” “You can’t leave the table until that plate is clean.” “You know, there are starving kids that would love to have that food on your plate.” Maybe you grew up hearing that many times. Maybe you snuck some of those yucky veggies to your dog. Maybe you even remember the […]

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USDA issues FONSI for proposed Velocys Mississippi biorefinery

USDA issues FONSI for proposed Velocys Mississippi biorefinery

August 7, 2018 |

In Mississippi, Velocys plc announced Aug. 7 that the USDA has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact on the environmental assessment report for Velocys’ planned Bayou Fuels biorefinery in Natchez, Mississippi. With the FONSI process completed, Velocys will now focus on the next steps in the project’s development, including securing the state-level permits that […]

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Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

July 15, 2018 |

We frequently hear that the only constant is change and in today’s bioeconomy world, we see this lived out all the time. Companies come and go but some evolve, transform, and change. Today we focus on some of these pivotal pivots and the transformations with these leaders who live and breathe change to survive. Some […]

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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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Velocys picks up velocity while rockin’ with red rock

Velocys picks up velocity while rockin’ with red rock

May 6, 2018 |

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

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UK’s Velocys moving forward with wood-based biofuels project in Mississippi

UK’s Velocys moving forward with wood-based biofuels project in Mississippi

October 23, 2017 |

In Mississippi, the UK’s Velocys announced it signed an option on 100 acres near Natchez to develop a wood-based advanced biofuel facility that could also be upgraded to aviation biofuel. The company plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars, so local authorities are lining up to offer it $42 million in county tax breaks, […]

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A spirit of Kuleana: renewable fuels ventures strive for new geographies, feedstock, products

A spirit of Kuleana: renewable fuels ventures strive for new geographies, feedstock, products

October 23, 2017 |

Nothing rang clearer as an industry imperative at ABLC Next last week than the theme of diversification in a Year of Living Dangerously, and we saw it in the news this week from Velocys, Pacific Biodiesel and ICM. Respectively, these are feedstock, product and geographic diversification — done with a goal of building enterprise resilience, […]

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The wild green yonder: British Airways aims to fly on trash, again

The wild green yonder: British Airways aims to fly on trash, again

September 21, 2017 |

GreenSky London arrived on the scene a few years ago — an ambitious project to produce renewable aviation jet fuel from East London’s trash. The project fell down a rabbit hole of delays. Now, a group of four companies including both British Airways and Velocys are back with a partnership to prepare the business case […]

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First finished products at Velocys new GTL project

First finished products at Velocys new GTL project

July 2, 2017 |

In Oklahoma, Velocys reports the successful production of first finished, saleable products at ENVIA Energy’s GTL plant in Oklahoma City. Fischer-Tropsch products are now being fractionated to produce premium, renewable waxes, diesel and naphtha, meeting customer product specifications. The on-site operations team has completed the debugging of several units of the plant – activities that […]

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Velocys pivots from “FT tech co” to “renewable fuels company”, eyes California

Velocys pivots from “FT tech co” to “renewable fuels company”, eyes California

June 26, 2017 |

In the UK, Velocys CEO David Pummell said that “Our new strategy is for Velocys to be at the heart of building plants that convert woody biomass to high specification renewable diesel and jet fuel for the US market, our primary focus market. We have a world class, proven technology and highly skilled operations and […]

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