Tag: Flint Hills Resources

POET+FHRe=HUGE: POET in ‘exclusive discussions’ to buy FHR’s 800m gallon portfolio: advanced biorefining, economies of scale in focus

POET+FHRe=HUGE: POET in ‘exclusive discussions’ to buy FHR’s 800m gallon portfolio: advanced biorefining, economies of scale in focus

May 14, 2021 |

From South Dakota, The Digest has learned that POET is in exclusive discussions with Flint Hills Resources over the possible acquisition of their biofuels business. Flint Hills Resources is the nation’s fifth-largest bioethanol producer, and this acquisition would include all six of their bioethanol production facilities in Iowa and Nebraska with a combined annual capacity […]

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Flint Hills Resources signs term sheet to build waste plastic to renewable chemicals and fuels plant

Flint Hills Resources signs term sheet to build waste plastic to renewable chemicals and fuels plant

February 16, 2021 |

In Texas, Encina Development Group has signed a non-binding term sheet with Flint Hills Resources to produce renewable chemicals and renewable fuels from waste plastic.  The term sheet contemplates that the parties may enter into a definitive agreement that includes building a waste plastic to renewable chemicals and renewable fuels plant in Corpus Christi, TX.  […]

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Beatrice biodiesel plant to be mothballed permanently

Beatrice biodiesel plant to be mothballed permanently

July 2, 2019 |

In Nebraska, local press reports that Flint Hills Resources has decided to permanently mothball the biodiesel plant in Beatrice because the prices for soybeans available to other biodiesel producers are so low that the facility that uses corn oil and waste grease will never be able to compete under any circumstances. The facility had a […]

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Construction begins on Flint Hills Resources ethanol plant in Nebraska

Construction begins on Flint Hills Resources ethanol plant in Nebraska

August 20, 2017 |

In Nebraska, construction is starting on the Flint Hills Resources ethanol plant in Fairmont to install a new, bolt-on technology, called Maximized Stillage Co-Products. The $50 million project is one of the largest investments in co-product upgrading technologies ever made by a dry mill ethanol manufacturer. Once operational, the MSC technology will allow the plant […]

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Disruptive technologies: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Flint Hills Resources

Disruptive technologies: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Flint Hills Resources

November 24, 2016 |

Flint Hills Resources is a major force in US ethanol and biodiesel markets — and most recently in the bioeconomy news stream for its JV with and investments in Benefuel — bringing a new technology to advanced biodiesel. But there’s a bigger story of disruptive technology, and FHR’s Kevin Gray outlined it with brevity and […]

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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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Flint Hills Resources starts up Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant

Flint Hills Resources starts up Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant

September 14, 2016 |

In Nebraska, Flint Hills Resources and Benefuel® Inc. announced the startup of the Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant and the first successful 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 distillers corn oil into high-quality biodiesel. Once fully operational, […]

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Flint Hills Resources to expand on-site corn storage in Iowa

Flint Hills Resources to expand on-site corn storage in Iowa

June 12, 2016 |

In Iowa, Flint Hills Resources is adding nearly 5 million bushels of corn storage at its Arthur and Shell Rock ethanol plants. The new ground piles will greatly increase each plant’s on-site corn storage capacity including more than doubling the Shell Rock plant’s capacity and increasing the Arthur plant’s capacity by more than 40 percent. […]

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Flint Hills Resources Licenses Edeniq’s cellulosic ethanol technology 

Flint Hills Resources Licenses Edeniq’s cellulosic ethanol technology 

February 14, 2016 |

In California, Edeniq has signed an agreement with Flint Hills Resources, a leading U.S. ethanol producer, to license Edeniq’s Pathway Technology for all of its ethanol plants. Flint Hills has been an investor in Edeniq since April 2012 and a customer since June 2012. Edeniq’s Pathway Technology integrates Edeniq’s Cellunator high shear equipment with cellulase […]

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Flint Hills Resources to build Texas’ first ethanol terminal

Flint Hills Resources to build Texas’ first ethanol terminal

January 21, 2016 |

In Texas, Flint Hills Resources plans to build the state’s first ethanol terminal at its existing fuel storage center in Buda. The project will see a rail spur, two storage tanks, a truck-loading rack, water storage and an operations building installed to support market demand for ethanol in central and southern Texas. Construction is already […]

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