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Red Rock Biofuels to sell bonds in order to secure gap funding

Red Rock Biofuels to sell bonds in order to secure gap funding

May 3, 2021 |

In Oregon, the Lake County Examiner newspaper reports that Red Rock Biofuels confirmed it has run out of funding for its first of a kind aviation biofuel project, so is leveraging its $300 million in existing property and assets to raise funding through bonds. Redesigns meant to boost production capacity by 15% have led to […]

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Velocys completes and delivers four reactors to Red Rock Biofuels

Velocys completes and delivers four reactors to Red Rock Biofuels

August 3, 2020 |

In the UK, Velocys has completed the manufacturing and delivery of four reactors to Red Rock Biofuels (RRB). RRB has a further option to purchase an additional two reactors by the end of 2020. “We are very pleased to have completed the reactor order for Red Rock’s facility in Oregon, USA, which will produce low […]

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Lake County secures funding alternatives for railroad line upgrades for Red Rock Biofuels

Lake County secures funding alternatives for railroad line upgrades for Red Rock Biofuels

November 3, 2019 |

In Oregon, state funding is pending but Lake County has obtained alternative funding for the necessary railroad line upgrades to be made in time for Red Rock Biofuels to commence operations in the spring. The current rail line only allows five cars of biodiesel at a time but with Red Rock’s facilities anticipated to bring […]

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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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Red Rock Biofuels facility breaks ground in Lakeview

Red Rock Biofuels facility breaks ground in Lakeview

July 29, 2018 |

In Oregon, Red Rock Biofuels broke ground on the $320 million renewable fuels facility last week, a step forward towards taking woody biomass waste and converting it to an estimated 15 million gallons of jet fuel. After seven years in progress, the groundbreaking provided a monumental day for Red Rock and those who have contracts […]

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Velocys gets the green light from Red Rock Biofuels to build reactors

Velocys gets the green light from Red Rock Biofuels to build reactors

May 10, 2018 |

In the UK, Velocys plc has received a “notice to proceed” action to commence manufacturing of the Fischer-Tropsch reactors and catalyst for the Red Rock Biofuels LLC (“RRB”) biorefinery that will be located in Lakeview, Oregon, USA. RRB has commenced construction of the biorefinery, which will incorporate Velocys’ technology, and produce low-carbon, renewable diesel and […]

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Red Rock Biofuels sets groundbreaking for summer but Velocys still waiting for order

Red Rock Biofuels sets groundbreaking for summer but Velocys still waiting for order

April 18, 2018 |

In Oregon, Red Rock Biofuels announced it was ready to start construction on its biorefinery in Lakeview but Velocys said it has yet to receive a notice to proceed for the manufacture of its Fischer-Tropsch reactors and catalyst for the plant, and will make a further announcement in due course. Red Rock’s CFO told local […]

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Red Rock Biofuels scores $245 million state bond for Oregon plant

Red Rock Biofuels scores $245 million state bond for Oregon plant

January 9, 2018 |

In Oregon, Red Rock Biofuels got good news on Monday when the governor approved $245 million in bonds that will allow the company’s planned aviation biofuel plant thanks to overwhelming support by state level legislators and business groups. The facility set for Lake County intends to use 175,000 tons of forestry waste as feedstock as […]

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Jet and diesel from the sticks: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Red Rock Biofuels

Jet and diesel from the sticks: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Red Rock Biofuels

June 14, 2017 |

In late 2015, we reported Red Rock Biofuels will produce approximately three million gallons of low-carbon, renewable jet fuel per year (at that time, from 2017 through 2024) for FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, in an agreement announced by the companies today. FedEx joined Southwest Airlines in purchasing Red Rock’s total available volume of jet […]

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That was then, this is now: 10 Signature biofuels projects for 2015-16, and where they are

That was then, this is now: 10 Signature biofuels projects for 2015-16, and where they are

October 18, 2015 |

All have soaring ambitions, some will be realized on schedule, some later, some probably not now or possibly ever. Where are 10 key projects that were announced in recent years for deployment in 2015-16. What’s happening and what happened? We’re looking today at status on 10 projects from DuPont Industrial Biosciences, GranBio, Summit Group, Global […]

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