Tag: Oberon Fuels

Oberon Fuels adds extra staff to help with rDME expansion

Oberon Fuels adds extra staff to help with rDME expansion

August 6, 2020 |

In California, Oberon Fuels has added five full-time employees to its team at its Brawley, Calif. production facility, located in a county with one of the highest unemployment rates in California. The expansion of the team comes as the company gears up to produce the first rDME in the United States and is the result […]

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Oberon Fuels combats Covid-19 economy with new hires, renewable DME facility upgrades

Oberon Fuels combats Covid-19 economy with new hires, renewable DME facility upgrades

April 26, 2020 |

It’s a tale of optimism and hope during ‘Rona Cyclona as we look for any good news in the biofuels industry. In comes news of public-private investments, rural economic development and employment, and even human health. With two new executive position veteran hires, up to 8 new plant managers, and putting to use a $2.9 […]

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Oberon Fuels, SHV Energy partner up to accelerate renewable DME: is this tech a carbon removal machine of great importance?

Oberon Fuels, SHV Energy partner up to accelerate renewable DME: is this tech a carbon removal machine of great importance?

February 11, 2020 |

In California, Oberon Fuels and SHV Energy are partnering to accelerate the use of renewable DME to reduce the carbon footprint of transportation fuel.  For Oberon’s path to scale, the partnership will include funding to augment a recent $2.9M grant from the California Energy Commission grant to further develop DME fueling infrastructure and vehicle development. […]

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Oberon Fuels wins nearly $2.9 million grant from CEC for DME production

Oberon Fuels wins nearly $2.9 million grant from CEC for DME production

July 1, 2019 |

In California, Oberon Fuels, a producer of clean-burning dimethyl ether (DME) transportation fuel, has been officially awarded a grant for $2,876,139 from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel, in the U.S. The CEC formally approved the award at […]

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CEC grants wishes to some for biofuels projects

CEC grants wishes to some for biofuels projects

February 3, 2019 |

Wishes are coming true for some California bioenergy projects. Aemetis, Oberon Fuels and others will receive millions from the California Energy Commission for their bioenergy projects, from DME to advanced ethanol. As Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” One thing he forgot to […]

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Carbon negative, compression ignition: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

Carbon negative, compression ignition: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

October 25, 2017 |

Oberon Fuels is facilitating the growth of the DME transportation industry by converting biogas and other hydrocarbon rich waste streams to higher valued commodities such as DME. Using its proprietary small-scale process, Oberon makes DME and methanol from various methane and carbon dioxide sources. In 2013, Oberon Fuels pilot plant, in Brawley, California, produced the […]

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Walk This Way: NYC agrees to Run D.M.E. in new fuels trial

Walk This Way: NYC agrees to Run D.M.E. in new fuels trial

January 15, 2017 |

A generation ago, a group known as Run-D.M.C. came Straight Outta New York City with the idea that you could make it out of the underground world of hip-hop and to the world of mainstream music with chart-topping anthems that were true to their roots. After a partnership with Aerosmith resulted in the best version […]

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Replacing diesel: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

Replacing diesel: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

December 31, 2016 |

Oberon Fuels is facilitating the growth of the DME transportation industry by converting biogas and other hydrocarbon rich waste streams to higher valued commodities such as DME. Using its proprietary small-scale process, Oberon makes DME and methanol from various methane and carbon dioxide sources. In 2013, Oberon Fuels pilot plant, in Brawley, California, produced the […]

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Simple Fuel, Engine, Infrastructure: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

Simple Fuel, Engine, Infrastructure: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

June 26, 2016 |

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Simple Fuel, Simple Engine, Simple Infrastructure: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

Simple Fuel, Simple Engine, Simple Infrastructure: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

November 17, 2015 |

Oberon Fuels is facilitating the growth of the DME transportation industry by converting biogas and other hydrocarbon rich waste streams to higher valued commodities such as DME. Using its proprietary small-scale process, Oberon makes DME and methanol from various methane and carbon dioxide sources. In 2013, Oberon Fuels’ pilot plant, in Brawley, California, produced the first fuel-grade DME in North America. This […]

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