Tag: Catchlight Energy

It’s 2014: get cracking!

It’s 2014: get cracking!

January 29, 2014 |

Hydrotreating, catalytic cracking, pyrolysis, metathesis, supercritical, and catalytic reforming. It’s the big new wave heading for biofuels and biobased chemicals at scale. The secret word in the bioeconomy for 2014 starts with a C. Carbon? Chemicals? Cellulosic? Close, but guess again. Yep, it’s cracking. That is, breaking down the biobased feedstock with heat, pressure and […]

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“Who killed $2.18 gasoline?” Reaction from the field

“Who killed $2.18 gasoline?” Reaction from the field

April 22, 2013 |

Readers inundate the Digest with old slide shows, perspective, anecdotes. On Friday morning, the Digest published “Who killed $2.18 gasoline?”, reviewing an explosive investigative report from Bloomberg that itself looked at low-cost, low-carbon fuels technology developed by Catchlight Energy. “They say [Chevron is] pushing back against the California rule because it demands technology that may […]

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Who killed $2.18 gasoline?

Who killed $2.18 gasoline?

April 19, 2013 |

An explosive report from Bloomberg alleges that a pathway to $2.18 per gallon gasoline was developed at Chevron-Weyerhaeuser owned Catchlight Energy. Yet, the project was sidelined. Why? Was the project really saddled with a threshold ROI 10 percent above Chevron’s annual average return on capital? The Bloomberg investigative team of Ben Elgin & Peter Waldman […]

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KiOR, Catchlight Energy sign feedstock agreement

KiOR, Catchlight Energy sign feedstock agreement

June 9, 2011 |

In Mississippi, KiOR has signed a forestry-based feedstock supply agreement with Chevron and Weyerhaeuser’s JV Catchlight Energy following on to April’s offtake agreement for production from KiOR’s facility in Columbus. The offtake agreement is subject to satisfaction of product specification criteria and RIN certification of the products as cellulosic biofuels under the U.S. Renewable Fuel […]

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