Tag: Chevron

U.S. Department of Energy announces $27M in plastics R&D, LanzaTech, Algenesis, BASF, Pepsi, Stora Enso, ADM, AltAir included

U.S. Department of Energy announces $27M in plastics R&D, LanzaTech, Algenesis, BASF, Pepsi, Stora Enso, ADM, AltAir included

October 18, 2020 |

What does plastic have to do with the bioeconomy? Well, everything. It’s about taking plastic waste, breaking it down into building blocks and converting it into a valuable treasure and it’s about creating biobased plastics. News from the U.S. Department of Energy on their $27 million in funding for plastics recycling and new biobased plastics […]

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RNG heats up with slurry of 2020 deals, big players involved, Chevron, BP, Brightmark, Aemetis, Verbio, Greenlane Renewables

RNG heats up with slurry of 2020 deals, big players involved, Chevron, BP, Brightmark, Aemetis, Verbio, Greenlane Renewables

October 11, 2020 |

Brightmark and Chevron just formed a joint venture to own projects across the United States to produce and market dairy biomethane. Greenlane Renewables signed a $5.8 million contract with Brightmark. Construction started in Ohio on a $33 million RNG project. Verbio’s RNG facility slated to be running by fall 2021. A new RNG facility is […]

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Brightmark and Chevron form dairy RNG JV

Brightmark and Chevron form dairy RNG JV

October 8, 2020 |

In California, Brightmark LLC and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. announced the formation of a joint venture, Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC, to own projects across the United States to produce and market dairy biomethane, a renewable natural gas (RNG). Equity investments by each company in the new venture will fund construction of infrastructure and commercial operation of […]

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Chevron teams with Clean Energy Fuels on Adopt-a-Port RNG initiative

Chevron teams with Clean Energy Fuels on Adopt-a-Port RNG initiative

July 8, 2020 |

In California, Chevron announced that it is partnering with California natural gas retailer Clean Energy Fuels Corp. on Adopt-a-Port, an initiative that provides truck operators serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with cleaner, carbon-negative renewable natural gas (RNG) to reduce emissions. For its part, Chevron will provide funding for Adopt-a-Port and supply […]

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Chevron, CalBio, California dairy farmers partner for renewable compressed natural gas

Chevron, CalBio, California dairy farmers partner for renewable compressed natural gas

June 26, 2019 |

In California, Chevron, California BioEnergy (CalBio) and California dairy farmers will deploy digesters on dairy farms to create renewable compressed natural gas (R-CNG), a clean vehicle fuel. Under the partnership, Chevron funding will bolster R-CNG infrastructure investments while helping bring the fuel to market in California. The project aims to unlock new income streams for […]

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EPA approved a hardship waiver for Chevron’s oil Utah refinery earlier this year

EPA approved a hardship waiver for Chevron’s oil Utah refinery earlier this year

November 20, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the Environmental Protection Agency approved a hardship waiver for Chevron’s oil refinery in Utah earlier this year, despite the fact that the company had a net income of $9.7 billion in 2017. The company applied for the waiver in 2017 as well. Chevron is the largest company to have so […]

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Energy and oil giants request RFS ‘small refinery’ waivers

Energy and oil giants request RFS ‘small refinery’ waivers

April 15, 2018 |

In New York, super multinational energy companies Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil are asking the U.S. EPA for exemptions to the RFS ‘small refinery’ obligations that are supposed to be reserved for small companies in financial distress, according to Reuters. “The EPA has already issued an unusually 25 hardship waivers to small refineries in recent […]

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Hi-Temp Deconstruction: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Solvent Liquefaction, and biomass-to-hydrocarbon fuels

Hi-Temp Deconstruction: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Solvent Liquefaction, and biomass-to-hydrocarbon fuels

August 29, 2017 |

The US Department of Energy is supporting a project to demonstrate solvent liquefaction as viable path to stable intermediates for subsequent upgrading to fuel blendstocks. This is based on a technology originally developed in large part via Catchlight Energy and we profiled its revival at Iowa State right here, in “Chevron’s forgotten biofuels wonder-tech gets […]

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Chevron invests in Cosan and Amyris’ Novvi producing bio-based hydrocarbon molecules

Chevron invests in Cosan and Amyris’ Novvi producing bio-based hydrocarbon molecules

December 19, 2016 |

In California, Chevron Products Co., a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., and Novvi LLC—a joint venture of Amyris Inc., Cosan S.A. and American Refining Group—announced that Chevron has made an equity investment into Novvi. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Novvi produces targeted hydrocarbon molecules from plant sugar for automotive, industrial, marine, and construction […]

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Iowa State’s joint research project with Chevron developing solvent liquefaction

Iowa State’s joint research project with Chevron developing solvent liquefaction

September 26, 2016 |

In Iowa, the latest pilot plant at Iowa State’s BioCentury Research Farm is a joint project with Chevron U.S.A. University engineers are using the pilot plant to develop and demonstrate an advanced biorenewables technology called solvent liquefaction. The technology converts biomass such as quarter-inch wood chips into a bio-oil that can be processed into fuels […]

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