Tag: renewable diesel

Twain Financial Partners closes $136M land deal for Reno renewable diesel facility

Twain Financial Partners closes $136M land deal for Reno renewable diesel facility

April 5, 2022 |

In Nevada, Twain Financial Partners has closed a $136 million ground purchase and leaseback arrangement for the Reno facility, marking the largest investment in Twain’s nine-year history. The latest phase of construction will include a feedstock pretreatment facility, wastewater treatment facility, and an energy recovery system. The facility, which is expected to be completed by […]

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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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Australia’s first renewable diesel facility making progress

Australia’s first renewable diesel facility making progress

March 10, 2022 |

In Australia, Upstream Online reports Carnarvon Energy and Frontier Impact Group’s 50/50 joint venture FutureEnergy Australia could already start renewable diesel production in 2023 if all goes to plan. Technip Energies is doing front-end engineering and design work while FutureEnergy Australia has signed a 12-month exclusive option to buy a 65-hectare site outside Narrogin in […]

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US Foods to convert fleet fuel at all California centers to renewable diesel by mid-2022

US Foods to convert fleet fuel at all California centers to renewable diesel by mid-2022

March 3, 2022 |

In Illinois, US Foods Holding Corp. will convert fleet fuel at all California broadline distribution centers from traditional diesel fuel to renewable diesel (RD) fuel by mid-2022. In addition, the company will add 30 electric trucks to its La Mirada, Calif. distribution center by the end of 2023.  These efforts build on the company’s existing […]

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Steamboat Fuels chooses Curacao for its renewable diesel facility

Steamboat Fuels chooses Curacao for its renewable diesel facility

February 21, 2022 |

In Curacao, the Curacao Chronicle reports Steamboat Fuels has decided to build a renewable diesel facility near Bullen Bay using used cooking oil and animal fats as feedstock. The company chose the island due to its availability of ready workers with industrial processing experience, strategic location and maritime infrastructure for importing feedstock and exporting finished […]

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Kinder Morgan moves forward with renewable diesel hub in Southern California

Kinder Morgan moves forward with renewable diesel hub in Southern California

February 8, 2022 |

In Texas, Kinder Morgan, Inc. announced the receipt of the necessary commercial commitments to move forward with the permitting and construction of a renewable diesel hub in Southern California. Once constructed, the Southern California renewable diesel hub will enable customers to aggregate renewable diesel batches (R99) in the Los Angeles area and move them on […]

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Renewable diesel demand driving new soy crushing in Nebraska

Renewable diesel demand driving new soy crushing in Nebraska

February 7, 2022 |

In Nebraska, the Kearney Hub reports N Bowdish will invest $375 million in a soybean crushing plant near Norfolk, crushing 38.5 million bushels of soybeans annually. The facility aims to be operational in 2024. The growing demand for soybean oil, in part driven by renewable diesel growth, is behind the new facility as well as […]

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New ICCT report questions push for renewable diesel in the US

New ICCT report questions push for renewable diesel in the US

January 18, 2022 |

In Washington, the International Council on Clean Transportation has published a new report provides that an overview of the U.S. renewable diesel market and explores the potential market and environmental impacts of increased renewable diesel capacity. The United States currently supports renewable diesel supply through the federal Renewable Fuel Standard, a biomass-based diesel blenders tax […]

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Murex to transload renewable diesel to rail it to the California market

Murex to transload renewable diesel to rail it to the California market

January 12, 2022 |

In Texas, Murex LLC, a low carbon fuels marketing and logistics company, announced that it has secured transloading contracts through its affiliate, Gulf Gateway Terminal LLC, with two separate fuel distributor customers that rail renewable product into the California market. Murex owns and operates GGT in the Port of New Orleans, which has both barge […]

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Howard Energy Partners closes $1B+ in financing in part to fund renewable diesel logistics hub

Howard Energy Partners closes $1B+ in financing in part to fund renewable diesel logistics hub

December 27, 2021 |

In Texas, Howard Energy Partners has closed on a series of strategic financing transaction, including its inaugural senior unsecured notes offering and an extension of its $1 billion revolving credit facility. The company priced $400 million of 6.75% senior unsecured notes due 2027 at par. Pro forma for the transactions, the company has over $600 […]

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