Tag: Marathon Petroleum

Marathon Petroleum to install 11.5MW of wind power for renewable diesel production

Marathon Petroleum to install 11.5MW of wind power for renewable diesel production

May 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation has signed an agreement with One Energy Enterprises LLC to install five 2.3 megawatt wind turbines at MPC’s renewable diesel facility in Dickinson, North Dakota. The wind turbines will provide energy to the facility and help further decrease its carbon emissions profile. MPC contracted with One Energy to develop, own, […]

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Marathon Petroleum moves ahead with Martinez refinery conversion to renewable diesels

Marathon Petroleum moves ahead with Martinez refinery conversion to renewable diesels

March 8, 2021 |

In California, Marathon Petroleum Corporation says its Board of Directors has approved plans to convert its Martinez, California, refinery into a renewable fuels manufacturing facility. Converting the Martinez facility from refining petroleum to manufacturing renewable fuels signals MPC’s strong commitment to producing a substantial level of lower carbon-intensity fuels in California. The Martinez facility is […]

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Marathon Petroleum deep into RD conversion projects

Marathon Petroleum deep into RD conversion projects

February 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, Platts reports that Marathon Petroleum is running full steam ahead on its two renewable diesel conversion projects as it embraces cleaner fuels to fill market demand, primarily in California. The Dickinson, North Dakota facility began producing renewable diesel this quarter and should reach its nameplate capacity of 12,000 bpd by the end of […]

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Marathon Petroleum starting up Dickinson, North Dakota renewable fuels facility

Marathon Petroleum starting up Dickinson, North Dakota renewable fuels facility

November 3, 2020 |

In Ohio, Marathon Petroleum says the Dickinson, North Dakota renewable fuels facility is starting up. At full capacity, the facility is expected to produce 12,000 barrels per day of renewable diesel from corn and soybean oil. MPC intends to sell the renewable diesel into the California market to comply with the California Low Carbon Fuel […]

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Marathon Petroleum buys Duonix Beatrice to pretreat RD feedstock

Marathon Petroleum buys Duonix Beatrice to pretreat RD feedstock

July 20, 2020 |

In Ohio, local press reports that property records show Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Corn Oil Renewable Energy bought the Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant for $11.7 million. Marathon says will be used as a renewable diesel feedstock pretreatment aggregation and processing center for corn oil, soybean oil and rendered fats. The pretreated feedstocks will then be shipped […]

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The Andersons and Marathon Petroleum merge four ethanol entities

The Andersons and Marathon Petroleum merge four ethanol entities

October 3, 2019 |

In Ohio, The Andersons, Inc. announced that it and Marathon Petroleum Corporation have merged four ethanol entities with and into the new legal entity The Andersons Marathon Holdings LLC (TAMH). The ethanol facilities involved in the merger include those in Albion, Mich.; Clymers, Ind.; and Greenville, Ohio, which were all previously jointly owned by The […]

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Marathon Petroleum looking to roll out E15 in Minnesota gas stations

Marathon Petroleum looking to roll out E15 in Minnesota gas stations

October 22, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Reuters reports that Marathon Petroleum is looking to boost its ethanol blending at gas stations in the state following its acquisition of Andeavor earlier this month. The plan to supply E15 is an effort to compete with other companies already retailing the fuel in the state, competition that could become stronger now that […]

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Oil industry in Washington pushing for ethanol blending cap bill

Oil industry in Washington pushing for ethanol blending cap bill

November 16, 2016 |

In Washington, BP Fuels and Marathon Petroleum are urging lawmakers to pass the Flores-Welch bill introduced in May that would cap ethanol blending at 9.7%, a bill the COO of BP Fuels North America says has 117 cosponsors in the House. What direction president-elect Donald Trump will take on the Renewable Fuel Standard and biofuels […]

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