Tag: Benefuel

Benefuel secures land for Sarnia biodiesel plant

Benefuel secures land for Sarnia biodiesel plant

January 21, 2019 |

In Canada, Benefuel has secured land in Sarnia to site its proposed 75 million liter per year waste-based biodiesel plant after receiving funding late last year from Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, which is also based in Sarnia. While developing the Sarnia facility, the company is also looking to develop one double the production capacity in British […]

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Benefuel to develop biodiesel plant in British Columbia on the back of expanded LCFS

Benefuel to develop biodiesel plant in British Columbia on the back of expanded LCFS

December 13, 2018 |

In Canada, Benefuel Inc. responded to British Columbia’s recently publicized climate change plan that included an expanded Low Carbon Fuel Standard by announcing Dec. 11 that it has begun a site search and discussions with interested parties on a few specific locations for Benefuel’s next state-of-the-art biodiesel facility. This announcement has assisted Benefuel in prioritizing […]

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Breakthrough in biodiesel: Duonix Beatrice reaches commercial-scale, with signature advances in cost-reduction, feedstock flexibility

Breakthrough in biodiesel: Duonix Beatrice reaches commercial-scale, with signature advances in cost-reduction, feedstock flexibility

September 22, 2016 |

The most important technological advance in biodiesel in recent years has reached commercial-scale in Eastern Nebraska, with the startup of the Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant, which is and the first commercial-scale application of Benefuel’s innovative ENSEL technology. ENSEL technology is capable of converting a range of lower cost feedstocks such as recycled cooking oil and […]

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Benefuel: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Benefuel: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 8, 2015 |

Benefuel is a biodiesel process technology and production company based in Irving, Texas. The company has exclusive, global rights to next-generation technology for manufacturing biodiesel and bio- lubricants. Benefuel’s patented ENSEL process allows the company to produce biodiesel at a substantially lower cost than conventional methods by using lower cost, high free fatty acid feedstocks […]

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Olivefield: Benefuel announces JV with Felda for Malaysian biodiesel retrofit

Olivefield: Benefuel announces JV with Felda for Malaysian biodiesel retrofit

August 31, 2014 |

There’s greenfield construction – new plants. There’s brownfield — redeveloping disused industrial sites. Now, there’s olivefield. Transforming existing sites with new technology that diversify the inputs, reduce the carbon scores, or broaden the product set. As a new JV between Benefuel and Felda exemplifies. In May in “The Neodiesel revolution” we wrote: “Here comes Neo […]

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Benefuel closes $11 million series C raise

Benefuel closes $11 million series C raise

July 8, 2014 |

In Texas, Benefuel Inc. announced that it has closed $11 million in the first tranche of its offering of Series C Preferred Stock. A U.S. subsidiary of Suncor Energy, Canada’s leading integrated energy company was the primary subscriber. The first tranche also included Flint Hills Resources and other existing shareholders. Additionally, Benefuel and Suncor have […]

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Benefuel raises $11M from Series C first close; Suncor is a new lead investor 

Benefuel raises $11M from Series C first close; Suncor is a new lead investor 

July 8, 2014 |

From Texas, we hear that Benefuel announced that it has closed $11 million in the first tranche of its offering of Series C Preferred Stock. A U.S. subsidiary of Suncor Energy, Canada’s leading integrated energy company was the primary subscriber. The first tranche also included Flint Hills Resources and other existing shareholders. Additionally, Benefuel and […]

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Benefuel, Flint Hills form Duonix joint venture for biodiesel

Benefuel, Flint Hills form Duonix joint venture for biodiesel

May 24, 2013 |

In Texas, Benefuel has completed agreements with Flint Hills Resources Renewables to develop biodiesel refineries in the United States using Benefuel’s patented ENSEL refining technology, which can improve profitability while also reducing resource consumption and waste. Benefuel and FHR have an exclusive agreement to develop and operate US-based biodiesel projects. The joint venture, named Duonix, […]

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Japan's Itochu acquires stake in Benefuel

Japan's Itochu acquires stake in Benefuel

[ 0 ] March 2, 2011 |

In Illinois, Japan’s Itochu has purchased more than 4% of Chicago-based Benefuel and is looking to develop operations using a technology for manufacturing biodiesel fuel efficiently and at low cost, using a new Benefuel catalyst, in Asia by 2012. Itoochu started demonstration experiments in a pilot plant for using the bifunctional solid catalyst jointly with […]

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Flint Hills Resources invests in biodiesel technology developer Benefuel

Flint Hills Resources invests in biodiesel technology developer Benefuel

[ 0 ] February 8, 2011 |

In Illinois, Flint Hills Resources recently closed on an equity investment in Benefuel. Benefuel’s ENSEL process combines esterification of free fatty acids and transesterification of triglycerides into a single process, which is a long-standing technology goal of the biodiesel and oleochemical industries. Flint Hills Resources, LLC, through its subsidiaries, is a leading refining and chemicals […]

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