Tag: Velocys

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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Roll-out of smaller-scale GTL: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys

Roll-out of smaller-scale GTL: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys

May 28, 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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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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