Tag: Ohio

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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University of Dayton researchers help NREL get closer to production SAF from food waste

University of Dayton researchers help NREL get closer to production SAF from food waste

March 16, 2021 |

In Ohio, University of Dayton researchers have helped a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) team take another step toward turning wet food waste into a sustainable aviation fuel. The team’s fuel from food waste resulted in a 165% drop in net carbon emissions compared to fossil jet fuel, not only […]

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NetJets invests in and secures 100 million gallons of SAF offtake from WasteFuel

NetJets invests in and secures 100 million gallons of SAF offtake from WasteFuel

February 4, 2021 |

In Ohio, NetJets has made a significant investment in WasteFuel, a next generation waste to fuel company that aims to transform landfill waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), making it the first private aviation company to buy a stake in the production of sustainable aviation fuel. NetJets will also purchase a minimum of 100 million […]

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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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Ohio State University scientists discover cheaper way to produce biofuels

Ohio State University scientists discover cheaper way to produce biofuels

January 11, 2021 |

In Ohio, scientists at Ohio State University have figured out a cheaper, more efficient way to conduct a chemical reaction at the heart of many biological processes, which may lead to better ways to create biofuels from plants. At the heart of their discovery: A less expensive and simpler method to create the “helper molecules” […]

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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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Researchers discover some bacteria produce ethylene by metabolizing sulfur

Researchers discover some bacteria produce ethylene by metabolizing sulfur

September 10, 2020 |

In Ohio, scientists have discovered a previously unknown way that some bacteria produce the chemical ethylene – a finding that could lead to new ways to produce plastics without using fossil fuels. The study, published in the journal Science, showed that the bacteria created ethylene gas as a byproduct of metabolizing sulfur, which they need […]

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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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Three Rivers Energy looking to restart soon

Three Rivers Energy looking to restart soon

July 13, 2020 |

In Ohio, even though Three Rivers Energy has been shut down since October, long before COVID-19 woes hit the industry, the company’s management believes that with improving margins it may be able to restart production soon. Originally the plant was meant to reopen in April, when corn supplies were expected to be in a better […]

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ASTM approves co-processing of syncrude with University of Dayton Research Institute

ASTM approves co-processing of syncrude with University of Dayton Research Institute

July 1, 2020 |

In Ohio, in a process supported by the University of Dayton Research Institute, ASTM International has approved the use of a synthetic oil derived from municipal waste in the manufacture of jet fuel at petroleum refineries. The co-processing of “syncrude” with petroleum at the refinery level is the second new specification for jet fuel approved […]

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