Tag: renewable diesel

Argus launches price assessments for EU renewable diesel and 30 US renewable feedstocks

Argus launches price assessments for EU renewable diesel and 30 US renewable feedstocks

September 8, 2020 |

In the UK, Argus has launched new price assessments for renewable diesel in Europe along with 30 new daily renewable feedstock price assessments in the US, reflecting the growing importance of environmentally friendly fuels for the transportation sector. The new feedstock prices, published daily in the Argus America Biofuels report, are based on waste products […]

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Philipps 66 to revamp California refinery to produce renewable diesel

Philipps 66 to revamp California refinery to produce renewable diesel

August 13, 2020 |

In California, Phillips 66 plans to reconfigure its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California, to produce renewable fuels. The plant would no longer produce fuels from crude oil, but instead would make fuels from used cooking oil, fats, greases and soybean oils. The Phillips 66 Rodeo Renewed project would produce 680 million gallons annually of […]

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Exxon inks 525 million gallon, 5-year renewable diesel offtake deal with Global Clean Energy Holdings

Exxon inks 525 million gallon, 5-year renewable diesel offtake deal with Global Clean Energy Holdings

August 11, 2020 |

In Texas, ExxonMobil has signed an agreement with Global Clean Energy Holdings to purchase 105 million gallons of renewable diesel per year for five years from a converted California refinery starting in 2022. The strike price was not disclosed. The news that the Bakersfield refinery would convert over to renewable diesel came out in May. […]

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BP’s green shift could focus heavily on vertically integrated renewable diesel

BP’s green shift could focus heavily on vertically integrated renewable diesel

August 6, 2020 |

In the UK, Forbes reports BP announced this week that it would shift to cleaner forms of energy and cut oil production by 40% by 2030. As part of its strategic plan to move towards renewables includes a significant biofuels piece beyond its renewable diesel production at its Cherry Point Refinery in Blaine, Washington. Forbes […]

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CVR Energy exploring $100M renewable diesel facility at Wynnewood refinery

CVR Energy exploring $100M renewable diesel facility at Wynnewood refinery

August 5, 2020 |

In Oklahoma, Platts reports CVR Energy is looking to begin renewable diesel production at its Wynnewood refinery. Earlier, the company said it was looking at the possibility, following in the footsteps of other refiners who have added RD production capacity. Engineering studies have already been commissioned for the proposed $100 million facility that would produce […]

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Cielo announces issuance of U.S. Patent to Licensor for waste to renewable diesel tech

Cielo announces issuance of U.S. Patent to Licensor for waste to renewable diesel tech

August 2, 2020 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. said that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a U. S. Patent to 1888711 Alberta Inc. (“1888”), a private Alberta corporation from whom Cielo holds a worldwide exclusive license to its waste to renewable diesel facility technology. Some background – On June 15, 2016, Cielo announced […]

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Petrobras successfully produces renewable diesel technology

Petrobras successfully produces renewable diesel technology

July 15, 2020 |

In Brazil, the Spanish news agency EFE reported Petrobras announced it has successfully completed the performance tests of a renewable diesel that it developed from vegetable oils and says that it is much more ecological and efficient than traditional biodiesel. The company reported that the large-scale tests with the new fuel were completed last Saturday […]

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Renewable Fuels in Engines: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Biodiesel vs. Renewable Diesel

Renewable Fuels in Engines: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Biodiesel vs. Renewable Diesel

July 9, 2020 |

One of Advanced Biofuels USA’s most popular publications, “What’s the Difference between Biodiesel and Renewable (Green) Diesel?” has been expanded to answer the question, “What Renewable Fuels Can Be Used in Compression Ignition Engines?” The Digest culled key charts, graphs and other visuals from the paper as it explores advanced renewable, sustainable fuels that are currently […]

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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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Schultz awarded $8M contract for California renewable diesel project

Schultz awarded $8M contract for California renewable diesel project

June 24, 2020 |

In Missouri, Aegion Corporation announced that a subsidiary of the Energy Services segment, Schultz Industrial Services, has been awarded the mechanical construction services contract for a groundbreaking renewable diesel project at a California refinery. Schultz will provide overall project management and installation of piping and associated equipment throughout the refinery in order to convert an […]

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