Tag: renewable diesel

PG&E to support Global Clean Energy Holdings’ Bakersfield renewable diesel facility development

PG&E to support Global Clean Energy Holdings’ Bakersfield renewable diesel facility development

October 20, 2021 |

In California, Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc. announced that it has signed a Master Services Agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Company under which PG&E will identify, design, and implement renewable generation and energy management projects at GCEH’s Bakersfield Renewable Diesel Refinery to help reduce the refinery’s operating costs and carbon footprint. PG&E’s Sustainable Solutions […]

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Neste strengthens presence on Belgian market, expands Neste MY Renewable Diesel availability

Neste strengthens presence on Belgian market, expands Neste MY Renewable Diesel availability

October 10, 2021 |

In Belgium, following the launch of Neste MY Renewable Diesel on the Belgian market in July, Neste has now entered a partnership with Q8 to offer the product on seven Q8 stations during this year. Expanding the availability of Neste’s renewable diesel significantly strengthens the presence of Neste in Belgium. “These locations were chosen strategically […]

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US oil refiners seen potentially adding SAF to renewable diesel conversions

US oil refiners seen potentially adding SAF to renewable diesel conversions

September 20, 2021 |

In Washington, Platts reports that analysts believe some oil refiners in the US to be closely watching the shifting policy landscape to favor more use of sustainable aviation fuel and as a result are considering adding SAF production to their renewable diesel conversion plans. Shell announced last week a similar plan in Rotterdam. With fossil-based […]

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ExxonMobil introduces its renewable diesel technology for licensing

ExxonMobil introduces its renewable diesel technology for licensing

September 1, 2021 |

In Texas, ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC has introduced ExxonMobil Renewable Diesel process technology to help meet the evolving needs for mobility, while utilizing renewable feedstock. This new process technology converts feedstocks including, but not limited to, vegetable oils, unconverted cooking oil and animal fats, into renewable diesel. Meets advanced cold-flow specifications, while enabling high […]

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Zenith Energy seeks to nearly triple amount of renewable diesel handled in Portland

Zenith Energy seeks to nearly triple amount of renewable diesel handled in Portland

August 30, 2021 |

In Oregon, Zenith Energy announced a nearly three-fold increase in the amount of low-carbon, renewable diesel to be handled and stored at the Portland facility. This increase is the result of a new, long-term commitment with an existing customer who is committed to a low-carbon economy and providing renewable fuels to the greater Portland area. […]

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Marathon, ADM form joint venture for renewable diesel production

Marathon, ADM form joint venture for renewable diesel production

August 22, 2021 |

In Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corp. and ADM are forming a joint venture for the production of soybean oil to supply rapidly growing demand for renewable diesel fuel. The Spiritwood complex is expected to produce approximately 600 million pounds of refined soybean oil annually, enough feedstock for approximately 75 million gallons of renewable diesel per year. […]

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Regional California transit company receives grant for renewable diesel and zero carbon transport

Regional California transit company receives grant for renewable diesel and zero carbon transport

August 16, 2021 |

In California, local press reports that the Monterey-Salinas Transit has been awarded a $594,919 grant from the state’s Department of Transportation to reduce GHG emissions in regional transport, including for purchasing renewable diesel for its existing diesel buses. The diesel bus fleet is expected to reduce its GHG emissions by 20,148 metric tons per year. […]

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Phillips 66’s Rodeo refinery reaches renewable diesel capacity of 9,000 BPD

Phillips 66’s Rodeo refinery reaches renewable diesel capacity of 9,000 BPD

August 10, 2021 |

In California, production of renewable diesel at Phillips 66’s refinery in Rodeo, California, began in April and Phillips 66 now reports successful start-up at the 9,000 barrels-per-day facility. The existing hydrotreater has the ability to produce renewable diesel from pretreated vegetable oils. With HydroFlex, customers can convert low value feedstocks to renewable fuels that qualify […]

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PBF Energy selects Honeywell tech for potential renewable diesel fuel project

PBF Energy selects Honeywell tech for potential renewable diesel fuel project

August 8, 2021 |

In Illinois, PBF Energy Inc., an independent petroleum refiner and supplier of transportation fuels, will use Honeywell Ecofining technology for a potential renewable diesel project at its Chalmette Refinery in Louisiana. PBF is currently evaluating the conversion of an idle hydrocracking unit at the plant to a single-stage Ecofining unit that if built would produce […]

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EIA sees renewable diesel production jumping to 5.1B gallons/day by 2024

EIA sees renewable diesel production jumping to 5.1B gallons/day by 2024

July 22, 2021 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Agency says U.S. production capacity for renewable diesel could increase significantly through 2024, based on announced projects and those that are under construction. Growing targets for state and federal renewable fuel programs and incentives for renewable diesel production are driving this expansion. As of the end of 2020, we estimate […]

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