Tag: Louisiana

US Forest Service awards Strategic Biofuels a cooperative agreement under Wood Innovations Program

US Forest Service awards Strategic Biofuels a cooperative agreement under Wood Innovations Program

October 12, 2022 |

In Louisiana, the U.S. Forest Service awarded Strategic Biofuels a cooperative agreement under its Wood Innovations Program for the first phase of a multiphase project to develop a robust, auditable cloud-based system for demonstrating compliance of forestry feedstock with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Strategic Biofuels is […]

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Shell close to FID on $1.48B Convent refinery conversion to renewable diesel and SAF

Shell close to FID on $1.48B Convent refinery conversion to renewable diesel and SAF

October 3, 2022 |

In Louisiana, the Houston Chronicle reports Shell plans to invest $1.48 billion to convert its former Convent oil refinery outside New Orleans. The first stage of the conversion would see renewable diesel and SAF produced for used and virgin oils as well as animal fats. The project is part of a potential $10 billion plan […]

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Louisiana votes unanimously to provide up to $1.1B in revenue bonds for Louisiana Green Fuels project

Louisiana votes unanimously to provide up to $1.1B in revenue bonds for Louisiana Green Fuels project

September 8, 2022 |

In Louisiana, Strategic Biofuels says the Louisiana Community Development Authority’s (LCDA) Executive Committee voted unanimously to adopt a resolution granting final approval for the issuance of up to $1.1 billion of its Revenue Bonds to finance a portion of the Louisiana Green Fuels project (LGF). The utilization of waste materials to produce fuels enables the […]

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Port of Columbia scores $1M DHS and FEMA grant

Port of Columbia scores $1M DHS and FEMA grant

August 25, 2022 |

In Louisiana, Strategic Biofuels announced that the Port of Columbia, home to the Louisiana Green Fuels project (LGF) has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FEMA through its Port Security Grant Program (PSGP). The PSGP is part of a series of grant programs created by Congress and […]

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Shell may invest $1.4B to convert Convent refinery to SAF and renewable diesel with ATJ

Shell may invest $1.4B to convert Convent refinery to SAF and renewable diesel with ATJ

August 24, 2022 |

In Louisiana, the Advocate newspaper reports Louisiana Economic Development documents show Shell plans to convert its mothballed Convent refinery to sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel using a third-party alcohol-to-jet technology. The $1.4 billion facility conversion would use sugarcane-based ethanol as feedstock but could use corn-based ethanol if required. The project is meant to start […]

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Strategic Biofuels scores legislation to support its Louisiana Green Fuels project

Strategic Biofuels scores legislation to support its Louisiana Green Fuels project

July 27, 2022 |

In Louisiana, Strategic Biofuels announced that the State of Louisiana recently enhanced its nation-leading carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) legislation with provisions that provide additional carbon dioxide (CO2) reservoir storage security for projects in Caldwell Parish, the site of Strategic Biofuels’ Louisiana Green Fuels (LGF) Project. The Parish-specific legislation, which goes into effect on August […]

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Willow Glen Terminal receives inaugural renewable fuel feedstock shipment

Willow Glen Terminal receives inaugural renewable fuel feedstock shipment

June 8, 2022 |

In Louisiana, Willow Glen Terminal LLC (WGT), in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, announced receipt of its inaugural product shipment. WGT has entered into an agreement to supply renewable fuel feedstock to a leading renewable diesel producer in Norco, Louisiana. Under the partnership, WGT will serve as a logistics hub, providing marine and truck transloading services as […]

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Strategic Biofuels chooses Koch for Louisiana Green Fuels project

Strategic Biofuels chooses Koch for Louisiana Green Fuels project

April 21, 2022 |

In Louisiana, Strategic Biofuels has finalized its partnership with leading engineering, procurement and construction firm, Koch Project Solutions (KPS) a subsidiary of Koch Engineered Solutions, for their Louisiana Green Fuels project in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana. The companies have agreed that KPS will construct the renewable fuels plant on a lump sum turnkey basis with parent […]

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Louisiana Green Fuels finishes preliminary engineering phase and moves into FEED

Louisiana Green Fuels finishes preliminary engineering phase and moves into FEED

March 14, 2022 |

In Louisiana, Strategic Biofuels announced that its Louisiana Green Fuels project (LGF) has finished the Preliminary Engineering phase (FEL-2), and having successfully completed all success criteria, has moved into the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) or FEL-3 phase of engineering. Strategic Biofuels selected Hatch as its engineering partner and Koch Project Solutions as the Project […]

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EPA talking “transparency” and getting the RFS “back on track” with SRE ruling

EPA talking “transparency” and getting the RFS “back on track” with SRE ruling

February 22, 2022 |

In Louisiana, Reuters reports a senior Environmental Protection Agency official told the National Ethanol Conference in New Orleans that the EPA is focused on transparency in its rulemaking of the Renewable Fuels Standard to ensure it gets “back on track” and that biofuels are included in the toolbox for transport decarbonization. The agency is reviewing […]

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