Tag: Louisiana

REG breaks ground on $950M expansion project

REG breaks ground on $950M expansion project

October 14, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday to celebrate the start of construction on the company’s improvement and expansion project at REG Geismar. The project will take total site production capacity from 90 million gallons per year to 340 million gallons per year and bring more than 60 permanent jobs […]

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Louisiana and Delaware researchers score $4M NSF grant for electrolyzers

Louisiana and Delaware researchers score $4M NSF grant for electrolyzers

October 6, 2021 |

In Louisiana, each day, many of the products we use, whether we know it or not, are produced from natural gas or crude oil using carbon- and energy-intensive processes. But what if we could make those same products using CO2, thereby drastically reducing or even eliminating our carbon footprint? That is the ultimate goal of […]

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Kinder Morgan teams with Neste to create renewables feedstock storage and logistics hub

Kinder Morgan teams with Neste to create renewables feedstock storage and logistics hub

September 13, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Kinder Morgan, Inc. is partnering with Neste to create a premier domestic raw material storage and logistics hub in the United States, supporting increased production of renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel and renewable feedstock for polymers and chemicals. Upon completion of the project, Kinder Morgan’s Harvey, Louisiana facility will serve as the primary […]

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REG Geisman back online without any major damage from Hurricane Ida

REG Geisman back online without any major damage from Hurricane Ida

September 6, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. issued the following statement from President and CEO, Cynthia ‘CJ’ Warner regarding the status of its renewable diesel plant located in Geismar, Louisiana following Hurricane Ida:  “We are grateful that all team members are safe and accounted for following Hurricane Ida. In advance of the hurricane’s landfall, our local […]

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Diamond Green Diesel shuts down ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall

Diamond Green Diesel shuts down ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall

August 30, 2021 |

In Louisiana, in advance of Hurricane Ida’s landfall, Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), located in Norco, Louisiana was shut down in a safe and controlled manner. The safety of its workers, their families and surrounding community is the primary focus of shutting down and securing DGD’s facility. Darling is a 50% joint venture partner in Diamond […]

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IMTT to build additional infrastructure for renewables at Geismar marine terminal

IMTT to build additional infrastructure for renewables at Geismar marine terminal

August 26, 2021 |

In Louisiana, International-Matex Tank Terminals LLC will build additional tanks, pipeline, and dock infrastructure at its Geismar, Louisiana marine terminal to handle renewable feedstocks and renewable products, including renewable diesel, biodiesel and other products. Backed by a long-term contract with Renewable Energy Group, Inc., the project will support REG’s nearby biorefinery expansion, which is expected […]

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Strategic Biofuels successfully completes CCS test well in Louisiana

Strategic Biofuels successfully completes CCS test well in Louisiana

August 11, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Strategic Biofuels LLC says its Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) Test Well Program was successfully completed at the company’s Louisiana Green Fuels Project (LGF) in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana. LGF is the first renewable diesel fuel project to achieve this milestone. The goals of the test well program were to demonstrate that carbon dioxide […]

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IGP Methanol to convert Lousiana facility into Blue Methanol with Haldor Topsøe

IGP Methanol to convert Lousiana facility into Blue Methanol with Haldor Topsøe

June 30, 2021 |

In Louisiana, IGP Methanol, LLC is upgrading the design of its world-scale methanol plants in Myrtle Grove, La. into “Blue Methanol” facilities to meet rapidly growing and unmet global demand for ultralow-carbon methanol. The Haldor Topsøe Blue Methanol™ technology uses hydrogen for heat, so mostly water vapor, not CO2, escapes in its exhaust, leaving no […]

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Delta Biofuel looking to build $70M bagasse-based pellet plant in Louisiana

Delta Biofuel looking to build $70M bagasse-based pellet plant in Louisiana

June 29, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Delta Biofuel CEO Philip Keating announced the company is evaluating Iberia Parish, Louisiana, for a planned $70 million renewable fuel plant. The planned production facility would produce biomass fuel pellets made from residual sugarcane fiber, known as bagasse. If located in Louisiana, Delta would create 126 new direct […]

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PBF looking to invest $550M to retrofit Chalmette refinery for renewable diesel

PBF looking to invest $550M to retrofit Chalmette refinery for renewable diesel

June 28, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards and PBF Chalmette Refinery Manager Steven Krynski announced the company is studying the possible conversion of an idled refinery unit into a renewable diesel production complex. The refinery’s parent company, PBF Energy, would make a $550 million capital investment to retrofit a hydrocracker unit – out of operation since […]

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