Category: Fuels

Amyris in $100M deal with Ingredion for Reb M sweetener

Amyris in $100M deal with Ingredion for Reb M sweetener

May 5, 2021 |

In California, Amyris, Inc. has signed an agreement with Ingredion Incorporated for the exclusive licensing of Amyris’s zero-calorie, nature-based, fermented Reb M sweetener. In addition, the agreement includes an Ingredion minority ownership stake in the Amyris Brazilian manufacturing facility that is currently under construction. The transaction value is estimated to be $100 million. This includes […]

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REG to offer $500M in secured notes to refinance green projects

REG to offer $500M in secured notes to refinance green projects

May 5, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. intends to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors, $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2028 in a private placement pursuant to exemptions from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. REG estimates that the net proceeds from this offering […]

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US biomass-based diesel imports jumped 12% in 2020

US biomass-based diesel imports jumped 12% in 2020

May 5, 2021 |

In Washington, Hydrocarbon Engineering reports Energy Information Administration data shows biomass-based diesel jumped in 2020 to 31,000 bpd, an increase of 12% on the year. Nearly 60% of the total imports were renewable diesel, although biodiesel also qualifies under the heading of biomass-based diesel that can garner state and federal subsidies for blending. All renewable […]

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Indian officially kicks off UCO-based biodiesel blending

Indian officially kicks off UCO-based biodiesel blending

May 5, 2021 |

In India, the ANI news agency reports the petroleum and natural gas minister officially launched the blending of used cooking oil-based biodiesel in New Delhi, the first supply of 51,000 liters which came from IndianOil’s Tikrikalan Terminal. The procurement for the first supply of UCO biodiesel was via the Expression of Interest process launched in […]

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Global Bioenergies announces renewable isododecane-based makeup line

Global Bioenergies announces renewable isododecane-based makeup line

May 4, 2021 |

In France, Global Bioenergies announced the upcoming launch of its “LAST” longwear cosmetics brand in June 2021, 18 products comprising the world’s first range of longwear, transfer-resistant and waterproof eye make-up to use natural ingredients. This groundbreaking performance is based on the renewable isododecane produced by the company as the main ingredient of its formulations. […]

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Total Cray Valley and Gevo successfully complete phase 1 of fusel oil upgrade

Total Cray Valley and Gevo successfully complete phase 1 of fusel oil upgrade

May 4, 2021 |

In Colorado, Total Cray Valley and Gevo, Inc. announced the successful completion of phase 1 of their Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to upgrade fusel oils into renewable isoamylene. The companies are now seeking to advance to Phase 2 of the JDA, which will allow for scale up of Gevo’s technology at a demonstration scale. Fusel […]

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Cayuga RNG Holdings will develop dairy farm digester projects in upstate New York

Cayuga RNG Holdings will develop dairy farm digester projects in upstate New York

May 4, 2021 |

In New York state, Cayuga RNG Holdings, LLC announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to develop dairy farm digester projects to produce renewable natural gas in upstate New York. Cayuga RNG is a joint venture owned by a subsidiary of UGI Energy Services (“UGIES”), a subsidiary of UGI Corporation, and Global Common Energy, […]

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Bosch, Shell, and Volkswagen develop new low-carbon gasoline

Bosch, Shell, and Volkswagen develop new low-carbon gasoline

May 4, 2021 |

In Germany, following on from R33 Blue Diesel, Bosch, Shell, and Volkswagen have now come up with a low-carbon gasoline. Their new fuel, called Blue Gasoline, similarly contains up to 33 percent renewables, ensuring a well-to-wheel reduction in carbon emissions of at least 20 percent per kilometer driven. This means a fleet of 1,000 VW […]

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St1’s Swedish arm acquires E.ON’s biogas company Biofor

St1’s Swedish arm acquires E.ON’s biogas company Biofor

May 4, 2021 |

In Finland, St1 Nordic Oy’s subsidiary St1 Sverige AB has signed a Share Purchase Agreement with E.ON Energilösningar AB to acquire 100% of the shares in E.ON Biofor Sverige AB. The transaction, which is subject to the fulfillment of customary closing conditions and regulatory approval, is expected to be closed by the end of June […]

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Marathon Petroleum to install 11.5MW of wind power for renewable diesel production

Marathon Petroleum to install 11.5MW of wind power for renewable diesel production

May 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation has signed an agreement with One Energy Enterprises LLC to install five 2.3 megawatt wind turbines at MPC’s renewable diesel facility in Dickinson, North Dakota. The wind turbines will provide energy to the facility and help further decrease its carbon emissions profile. MPC contracted with One Energy to develop, own, […]

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