Tag: Oberon Fuels

Oberon Fuels partners with Ford and other partners to research DME and OME in passenger cars

Oberon Fuels partners with Ford and other partners to research DME and OME in passenger cars

September 18, 2015 |

In Michigan, Oberon Fuels is partnering with Ford Motor Company, Forschungsvereinigung Verbrennungskraftmaschinen e. V. (FVV), and other FVV member companies on a 3-year, EUR3.5 million project to research, analyze and test the potential of DME and oligomethyl ether (OME) fuel in passenger cars and heavy-duty truck engines, and ultimately build the world’s first production passenger car powered by DME […]

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Oberon Fuels, Ford and FVV partner to build, fuel, and test the world’s first production passenger car powered by DME

Oberon Fuels, Ford and FVV partner to build, fuel, and test the world’s first production passenger car powered by DME

September 16, 2015 |

In California, Oberon Fuels. Ford Motor Company, and FVV have partnered on a 3-year, €3.5M project to research, analyze and test the potential of dimethyl ether and OME fuel in passenger cars and heavy-duty truck engines, and ultimately build the world’s first production passenger car powered by DME for on-road testing. New car based on the Ford […]

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Methanol’s Moment: With low prices, and proven process, is meth your new best friend?

Methanol’s Moment: With low prices, and proven process, is meth your new best friend?

September 10, 2015 |

Methanol is gaining momentum as a low-carbon fuels target, as Enerkem starts producing in Edmonton. Why methanol, why now? Here, we look at the technology and market rationale for this rising trend. As we reported earlier this week, Enerkem has initiated methanol production at its Edmonton waste-to-fuels facility, and has raised an additional $115M in financing. […]

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Dimethyl ether as a new diesel alternative fuel: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

Dimethyl ether as a new diesel alternative fuel: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Oberon Fuels

September 1, 2015 |

Oberon Fuels is launching DME (dimethyl ether) in North America as a clean-burning, alternative to diesel. Using various, domestic feedstocks such as food and green waste and natural gas, Oberon has developed a modular, small-scale process that cost-effectively converts a variety of methane DME is a clean-burning, non-toxic fuel that can be derived from renewable […]

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Oberon Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Oberon Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 13, 2015 |

Oberon Fuels is launching DME (dimethyl ether) in North America as a clean-burning, alternative to diesel. Using various, domestic feedstocks such as food and green waste and natural gas, Oberon has developed a modular, small-scale process that cost-effectively converts a variety of methane DME is a clean-burning, non-toxic fuel that can be derived from renewable […]

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4 minutes with…Rebecca Boudreaux, President, Oberon Fuels

4 minutes with…Rebecca Boudreaux, President, Oberon Fuels

December 1, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Oberon Fuels is launching DME (dimethyl ether) in North America as a clean-burning, alternative to diesel. Using various, domestic feedstocks such as food and green waste and natural gas, Oberon has developed a modular, small-scale process that cost-effectively converts a variety of methane […]

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Oberon’s DME wins EPA fuel pathway OK

Oberon’s DME wins EPA fuel pathway OK

September 5, 2014 |

In California, Oberon Fuels said that the EPA has approved its DME for inclusion under the Renewable Fuel Standard. Oberon’s biogas-based DME is now eligible for cellulosic and advanced renewable identification numbers, or RINs, after the agency determined that biogas-based DME produced from the Oberon process resulted in an approximate 68% reduction in greenhouse gases […]

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The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

October 29, 2013 |

From the leaders in bioenergy and chemicals—  the real issues and trends. In California, ABLC-Next has concluded for this year — and industry leadership in R&D, commercialization, policy and finance will reconvene at ABLC 2014 — the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference — in Washington DC on April 21-23 of next year. Between now and then, […]

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Oberon Fuels receives $500,000 grant from San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District for DME production

Oberon Fuels receives $500,000 grant from San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District for DME production

June 13, 2013 |

In California, Oberon Fuels has received a $500,000 grant from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to produce fuel-grade DME at its facilities in California. Working with its partners, Volvo Trucks in North America and Safeway, Oberon will provide DME produced from biogas for Safeway’s trucking operations. Oberon has developed a patented, skid-mounted, […]

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