Tag: Oregon

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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Oregon dairy farm launches $55 million RNG project supplying the California market

Oregon dairy farm launches $55 million RNG project supplying the California market

December 4, 2019 |

In Oregon, Threemile Canyon Farms and Equilibrium has successfully commissioned Oregon’s only dairy manure renewable natural gas production facility – one of the largest in the US. The facility located near Boardman, Oregon, uses the manure from 33,000 dairy cows to feed an anaerobic digester system followed by a biogas clean-up system that injects renewable […]

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California and Oregon LCFS credits break record highs

California and Oregon LCFS credits break record highs

November 19, 2019 |

In California, the Financial Times reports that the state of California reported last week prices for its Low Carbon Fuel Standard credits soared to record highs in September and October to more than double the level seen two years ago while credits in Oregon September credits were nearly four times the level of two years. […]

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SeQuential expands biodiesel production by 30%

SeQuential expands biodiesel production by 30%

November 6, 2019 |

In Oregon, SeQuential, the longest running commercial biodiesel producer on the West Coast, announced that it has completed an expansion to its Salem facility that increases production capabilities by 30 percent. The upgrade enables the production of 12 million gallons of low carbon biodiesel annually. In addition to its plant improvements, SeQuential recently expanded its […]

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