Tag: Oklahoma

CVR delays commissioning of Wynnewood renewable diesel production until late Q3

CVR delays commissioning of Wynnewood renewable diesel production until late Q3

May 6, 2021 |

In Oklahoma, Reuters reports that CVR has delayed startup of its renewable diesel production capacity at its Wynnewood refinery until the end of the third quarter rather than in July due to this winter’s massive snowstorms interrupting the timely arrival of equipment. Costs have also rise to as much as $140 million from the previous […]

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CVR Energy exploring $100M renewable diesel facility at Wynnewood refinery

CVR Energy exploring $100M renewable diesel facility at Wynnewood refinery

August 5, 2020 |

In Oklahoma, Platts reports CVR Energy is looking to begin renewable diesel production at its Wynnewood refinery. Earlier, the company said it was looking at the possibility, following in the footsteps of other refiners who have added RD production capacity. Engineering studies have already been commissioned for the proposed $100 million facility that would produce […]

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Oklahoma State University wins $3.1 million grant to study GHG emissions of sorghum

Oklahoma State University wins $3.1 million grant to study GHG emissions of sorghum

February 18, 2020 |

In Oklahoma, a recent $3.1 million grant awarded to Oklahoma State University to study greenhouse gas emissions is expected to help sorghum farmers save money and improve the industry’s sustainable field management practices. The three-state research project approved under the SMARTFARM program of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is headed […]

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Oklahoma next to allow commercial production of industrial hemp

Oklahoma next to allow commercial production of industrial hemp

April 21, 2019 |

In North Carolina, Hemp, Inc., announced that after unanimous approval by the house, Senate Bill 868 has proceeded to the desk of Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, which would allow for the commercial production of industrial hemp. According to the bill legislature, SB 868 “authorizes the state Department of Agriculture to take develop and administer a […]

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Emerging Fuels Technology licenses FT process to Red Rock Biofuels

Emerging Fuels Technology licenses FT process to Red Rock Biofuels

October 23, 2018 |

In Oklahoma, Emerging Fuels Technology, Inc (EFT) has executed a license agreement with Red Rock Biofuels LLC under which EFT will provide its TL8a Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology to provide additional FT capacity for RRB’s biorefinery in Lakeview, Oregon, USA.  EFT has also received a “notice to proceed” from RRB to commence design of its FT […]

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Biofuel ignites during lab experiment

Biofuel ignites during lab experiment

September 26, 2018 |

In Oklahoma, a chemical being dried in an oven during a biofuel lab experiment by an Oklahoma University student at Sarkeys Energy Center caught fire, making it the second biofuel fire this week reported by The Digest after a Logistec biofuel facility had wood pellets catch fire. The student placed chemical called tetrahydrofuran in an […]

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ENVIA Energy applies for D7 RIN generation

ENVIA Energy applies for D7 RIN generation

January 16, 2018 |

In Oklahoma, Velocys announced that ENVIA Energy believes that fuel produced at its Oklahoma City gas-to-liquids plant has met the necessary requirements to be submitted for qualification under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in the US. As a result, the facility has submitted a certain number of RIN (Renewable Identification Number) credits to the US […]

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Oklahoma releases 7,564 pages of new EPA Administrator’s emails showing deep oil links

Oklahoma releases 7,564 pages of new EPA Administrator’s emails showing deep oil links

February 23, 2017 |

In Washington, 7,564 pages of emails by then-Oklahoma Attorney General, now-Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, following a freedom of information request and a court order to release them by the Center for Media and Democracy show the administrator’s very tight relationship with several key players in the oil and gas industry who went so […]

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More than 100 fuel retailers affected by MMP’s E30 mixup

More than 100 fuel retailers affected by MMP’s E30 mixup

September 1, 2016 |

In Oklahoma, more than 100 fuel retailers mistakenly received gasoline containing up to 30% ethanol from Magellan Midstream Partners instead of E10, creating chaos throughout the state but especially in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas with 7-11 stations the hardest hit. Deliveries of the fuel go as far back as August 23 through […]

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Magellan Midstream Partners accidentally distributes 450,000 gallons of E30

Magellan Midstream Partners accidentally distributes 450,000 gallons of E30

August 31, 2016 |

In Oklahoma, Magellan Midstream Partners on Tuesday notified the state’s corporation commission that regulates fuel, gas and oil among other industries that it had distributed 450,000 gallons of E30 instead of E10 to retailers in Tulsa and around the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Equipment failure at the Oklahoma City fuel distribution terminal was at fault […]

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