Tag: Oregon

NW Natural and BioCarbN to convert methane from some Tyson Foods facilities into RNG

NW Natural and BioCarbN to convert methane from some Tyson Foods facilities into RNG

January 14, 2021 |

In Oregon, NW Natural is partnering with BioCarbN to convert methane from some of Tyson Foods facilities into renewable natural gas (RNG) to heat homes and businesses.  Under this partnership, NW Natural has options to invest up to an estimated $38 million in four separate RNG development projects that will access biogas derived from water […]

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PNW company extends Neste MY Renewable Diesel to supply the region

PNW company extends Neste MY Renewable Diesel to supply the region

December 29, 2020 |

In Oregon, Carson announced it extended its renewable diesel agreement with Neste – expanding it into a multi-year contract. Through this partnership, Carson will be able to continue to provide its extensive government and commercial customer base across the Pacific Northwest with a reliable supply of Neste MY Renewable Diesel at a competitive price. A […]

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Oregon DEQ to review air quality permit for Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery

Oregon DEQ to review air quality permit for Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery

October 13, 2020 |

In Oregon, the Columbia County Spotlight reports the state’s department of environmental quality will review the air quality permit it approved for the Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery in August following a request by Columbia Riverkeeper, Northwest Environmental Defense Center and Neighbors for Clean Air. The permit, which allows the company to transport renewable diesel, which is […]

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Global Energy gets permit renewal allowing for renewable diesel transshipping

Global Energy gets permit renewal allowing for renewable diesel transshipping

July 6, 2020 |

In Oregon, Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that despite criticism from civil society organizations, the Department of Environmental Quality has renewed Global Energy’s Standard Air Contaminant Discharge Permit at its Clatskanie facility. The permit will allow the company to transport renewable diesel rather than the ethanol originally permitted, which could start to move by the end […]

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Global Partners wants to swap out ethanol transport for renewable diesel

Global Partners wants to swap out ethanol transport for renewable diesel

July 2, 2020 |

In Oregon, local press reports Global Partners told a recent Port of Columbia County meeting it wants to switch its lease to transporting renewable diesel from its current contract that allows it to transport ethanol. The switch to renewable diesel would see shorter trains, meaning more train trips to bring in and out the same […]

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Agilyx teams with TechnipFMC to purify Agilyx Styrene Oil to high purity styrene

Agilyx teams with TechnipFMC to purify Agilyx Styrene Oil to high purity styrene

June 24, 2020 |

In Oregon, Agilyx Corporation announced the exclusive collaboration with TechnipFMC to jointly develop a process to purify Agilyx Styrene Oil to high purity styrene. This collaboration has been the result of over a year of evaluation, and their desire to expand their energy transition and circular economy offerings. The collaboration between Agilyx and TechnipFMC, will […]

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Oregon DEQ submits details plans to carry out GHG reductions

Oregon DEQ submits details plans to carry out GHG reductions

May 28, 2020 |

In Oregon, the Department of Environmental Quality has submitted detailed information to Gov. Kate Brown on how it plans to carry out her March 10 executive order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the state. In all, DEQ submitted a preliminary report on Cap and Reduce programs, and four other work plans regarding clean fuels, […]

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International researchers develop metal organic framework for biobutanol production

International researchers develop metal organic framework for biobutanol production

April 27, 2020 |

In Oregon, an international research collaboration has taken an important step toward the commercially viable manufacture of biobutanol, an alcohol whose strong potential as a fuel for gasoline-powered engines could pave the path away from fossil fuels. The key breakthrough is the development of a new metal organic framework, or MOF, that can efficiently separate […]

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Oregon’s government signs executive order to double clean fuels program

Oregon’s government signs executive order to double clean fuels program

March 16, 2020 |

In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown announced and signed a new executive order on climate, setting new science-based greenhouse gas emissions goals and directing state agencies to put new measures into effect to lower the state’s greenhouse gas emissions to meet Oregon’s climate goals. The executive order updates the existing state carbon emissions goals to reflect […]

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Global Partners looking to switch to renewable diesel transport from ethanol at Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery

Global Partners looking to switch to renewable diesel transport from ethanol at Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery

February 18, 2020 |

In Oregon, local press reports that Global Partners is considering switching the revamp of the Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery in Clatskanie to transporting renewable diesel instead of ethanol as previously planned. The company told Port of Columbia County commissioners last week that the change would result in shorter trains than if it were transporting ethanol, but […]

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