Tag: propane

Marathon’s refinery permit request to switch to biofuels approved

Marathon’s refinery permit request to switch to biofuels approved

March 27, 2022 |

In California, The Mercury News reports that Marathon Petroleum received approval from the Contra Costa County Planning Commission to upgrade its Martinez plant so it can process vegetable oils and animal fats into renewable diesel, propane and other fuels. The refinery produced diesel from crude oil and other fossil fuels for years, and two years […]

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KBR and ExxonMobil Catalyst Licensing collaborate on Propane Dehydrogenation tech

KBR and ExxonMobil Catalyst Licensing collaborate on Propane Dehydrogenation tech

March 27, 2022 |

In Texas, KBR and ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC are working together to bring advancements to propane dehydrogenation (PDH) technology. Under the collaboration, ExxonMobil’s new proprietary catalyst technology will be combined with KBR’s proprietary K-PRO Propane Dehydrogenation technology to convert propane into propylene. The combined tech solution could offer financial savings compared to PDH technologies […]

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Sky rockets in flight, biofuels delight! The bioLPG story, Orbex’s biofuel powered space rocket and more

Sky rockets in flight, biofuels delight! The bioLPG story, Orbex’s biofuel powered space rocket and more

October 24, 2021 |

Out of this world things are happening in the United Kingdom with the news from Orbex that their Prime space rocket will have a 96% lower carbon footprint than comparable space launch programs thanks to their use of bioLPG from Calor and they are committed to offsetting all residual carbon emissions from launch operations. Calor’s […]

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Oberon Fuels combats Covid-19 economy with new hires, renewable DME facility upgrades

Oberon Fuels combats Covid-19 economy with new hires, renewable DME facility upgrades

April 26, 2020 |

It’s a tale of optimism and hope during ‘Rona Cyclona as we look for any good news in the biofuels industry. In comes news of public-private investments, rural economic development and employment, and even human health. With two new executive position veteran hires, up to 8 new plant managers, and putting to use a $2.9 […]

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Breakthrough or No Breakthrough? As UK research team reports progress toward renewable propane, global media goes gaga

Breakthrough or No Breakthrough? As UK research team reports progress toward renewable propane, global media goes gaga

September 4, 2014 |

If you look this week in your Google News alerts, you’ll see an awful lot of breathless headlines around a meme something like “Researchers have engineered the harmless gut bacteria E.coli to generate renewable propane”. Reuters, Gizmodo, the UK’s Daily Telegraph, the massively distributed HuffPost, the Guardian, even stately NBC News have picked up the […]

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