Tag: Phillips 66

Propel Fuels sues Phillips 66 for trade secrets and unlawful business practice violations

Propel Fuels sues Phillips 66 for trade secrets and unlawful business practice violations

May 18, 2022 |

In California, Propel Fuels, Inc has filed a lawsuit against Phillips 66 Company, claiming the Texas-based oil company misappropriated Propel’s trade secrets and engaged in unlawful business practices in violation of California’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act and Unfair Competition Law. Propel is represented by the San Francisco law offices of global disputes firm Kobre & […]

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Phillips 66 greenlights $850M investment into Rodeo Renewed

Phillips 66 greenlights $850M investment into Rodeo Renewed

May 12, 2022 |

In California, Phillips 66 made a final investment decision Wednesday to move forward with Rodeo Renewed, the project to convert its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California, into one of the world’s largest renewable fuels facilities. The project, which recently received approval from Contra Costa County, is expected to cost approximately $850 million and begin […]

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Regulators investigating if Phillips 66 had required permits for Rodeo refinery conversion

Regulators investigating if Phillips 66 had required permits for Rodeo refinery conversion

September 15, 2021 |

In California, Reuters reports that a letter it saw from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said the agency was investigating whether Phillips 66 had gone ahead and begun retrofitting its Rodeo refinery for renewable diesel, renewable gasoline and sustainable aviation fuel without first having the required permits. The investigation comes on the back […]

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Former Kansas Abengoa ethanol plant to produce renewable diesel, Seaboard Energy, Neste, Phillips 66, Alto Ingredients, Haldor Topsoe, renewable diesel news

Former Kansas Abengoa ethanol plant to produce renewable diesel, Seaboard Energy, Neste, Phillips 66, Alto Ingredients, Haldor Topsoe, renewable diesel news

May 16, 2021 |

“You’ve always had the power my dear, you just had to learn it for yourself.” – Glinda We are only halfway through May 2021 and the renewable diesel news coming in is astounding. It’s like Glinda the Good Witch from Wizard of Oz is flying all over waving her wand turning facilities into renewable diesel […]

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Phillips 66 invests in Shell Rock Soy to secure feedstock supply for renewable diesel

Phillips 66 invests in Shell Rock Soy to secure feedstock supply for renewable diesel

April 21, 2021 |

In Texas, Phillips 66 is securing feedstock for the company’s growing portfolio of renewable fuels projects by investing in a new soybean-processing plant in Iowa.  The company’s investment gives it a minority ownership stake in Shell Rock Soy Processing, named after the nearby town in northeast Iowa, where it will be built. The plant, which […]

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Phillips 66 choses Worley for front-end engineering of HVO revamp at California refinery

Phillips 66 choses Worley for front-end engineering of HVO revamp at California refinery

April 15, 2021 |

In California, Worley has been awarded a front-end engineering services contract by Phillips 66 to convert its San Francisco refinery in Rodeo, California into a renewable fuels manufacturing facility. The project will reconfigure the refinery and produce up to 650 million gallons per year of renewable transportation fuels from used cooking oils, fats, greases and […]

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Local authorities push back against Phillips 66 and REG’s cancelation of renewable diesel project

Local authorities push back against Phillips 66 and REG’s cancelation of renewable diesel project

February 10, 2020 |

In Washington state, local press reports that county and other local officials aren’t taking Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group’s cancelation of their proposed renewable diesel plant lying down and are scrambling to find ways to bring the partners back to the table. The joint venture partners had said that they backed out of the […]

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Phillips 66 and REG call off proposed Washington state renewable diesel plant

Phillips 66 and REG call off proposed Washington state renewable diesel plant

January 21, 2020 |

In Washington state, Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group, Inc are discontinuing their joint effort to construct a large-scale renewable diesel plant in Ferndale, Washington, the companies announced.  The project has been canceled due to permitting delays and uncertainties. Originally announced in fall 2018, this 250 million gallon per year project would have resulted in […]

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For the times they are a changin’ – Conversions abound from diesel to renewable diesel

For the times they are a changin’ – Conversions abound from diesel to renewable diesel

November 4, 2018 |

The seasons are changing in many parts of the world right now, but what really is changing this autumn is how the world is looking at renewable diesel. Phillips 66 and REG’s announcement about a new renewable diesel plant on the U.S. West Coast planned for 2021 comes after a notable increase in refineries that […]

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Phillips 66 to boost biofuel blending to lower RIN exposure

Phillips 66 to boost biofuel blending to lower RIN exposure

August 1, 2013 |

In Texas, Phillips 66 is planning to boost its biofuel blending in order to reduce its RIN exposure. The company doesn’t report its RIN expenditure, but said in its Q2 reporting that rising RIN costs have negatively impacted its profit margin, already reduced by expensive transport of North Dakota crude to the east coast for […]

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