Tag: Texas

Navigator CO2 Ventures teams with Big River Resources on Heartland Greenway

Navigator CO2 Ventures teams with Big River Resources on Heartland Greenway

May 11, 2022 |

In Texas, Navigator CO2 Ventures LLC announced a long-term agreement with Big River Resources, LLC and Big River United Energy, LLC to provide turnkey carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) services on Navigator’s Heartland Greenway system, to capture, transport and utilize or permanently store CO2 from three Big River ethanol biorefineries located in West Burlington, […]

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NEXT-ChemX presents patented technologies that purify bio-oils and biodiesel

NEXT-ChemX presents patented technologies that purify bio-oils and biodiesel

May 4, 2022 |

In Texas, NEXT-ChemX Corporation’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Nikolai Kocherginsky and Chemical Engineer, Sumukh Metawala, made a presentation entitled “Membrane-Based Oil & Biodiesel Washing” during the 2022 American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) Annual Meeting, held May 1-4 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The presentation was based upon patented and proprietary technology assigned to Next-ChemX Corporation. Bio-oils and biodiesel require purification, also […]

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ENG makes progress on proposed SAF and renewable diesel project

ENG makes progress on proposed SAF and renewable diesel project

April 27, 2022 |

In Texas, as first announced on February 22 this year, ENG will utilize its modular execution strategy combined with its standard 6500 bpd plant design and, along with its partners, provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a complete plant designed to produce approximately 100 million gallons of sustainable aviation and diesel fuel per year […]

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Researchers switchgrass can be adapted to expand its habitat range

Researchers switchgrass can be adapted to expand its habitat range

April 13, 2022 |

In Texas, a collaborative team led by researchers at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology (HudsonAlpha), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, has discovered that the candidate bioenergy feedstock switchgrass has adapted to expand its habitat range. […]

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Sustainable upgrade: Dell ups renewable content in laptops

Sustainable upgrade: Dell ups renewable content in laptops

April 11, 2022 |

In Texas, Dell Technologies has incorporated biobased rubber from castor beans and other renewable materials into its best-selling Latitude 5000 series laptops.  The laptop lid is made from recyclable and renewable materials including tree-based bioplastic upcycled from the paper making industry, reclaimed carbon fiber and post-consumer recycled plastic. The base of the Lattitude 5000 is […]

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FuelTrust and Isle of Man Ship Registry sign MOU to support Green Ship scheme

FuelTrust and Isle of Man Ship Registry sign MOU to support Green Ship scheme

March 30, 2022 |

In Texas, FuelTrust and Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR), one of the world’s leading registers of ships, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. IOMSR will use FuelTrust’s fuels and emissions digital technology to validate vessels for the flag’s Green Ship scheme, and to collaborate on further projects to incentivize and enable emissions reductions. The […]

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Frito-Lay revisits compostable packaging with quieter design

Frito-Lay revisits compostable packaging with quieter design

March 28, 2022 |

In Texas, snack giant Frito-Lay has introduced 100% biobased packaging that is industrially compostable and—unlike its first foray into renewable packaging—quiet.  Developed in partnership with Printpack, the bags are made of non-food, plant-based materials with newly developed compostable inks. A QR code directs consumers on locating composting drop-off sites or how to obtain a prepaid […]

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Neiman Marcus to phase out fur, eyes plant-based alternatives

Neiman Marcus to phase out fur, eyes plant-based alternatives

March 28, 2022 |

In Texas, department store Neiman Marcus—one of the one’s largest fur sellers—is phasing out the high-end material in favor of slaughter-free alternatives. The company expects to stop selling fur entirely by March 2023.  CEO Geoffroy van Raemdonck recently told Vogue Business that Neiman Marcus’s fur operations are “a small but real part of our business […]

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Viridis Chemical successfully produces renewable Ethyl Acetate in Nebraska

Viridis Chemical successfully produces renewable Ethyl Acetate in Nebraska

March 28, 2022 |

In Texas, Viridis Chemical, LLC announced its first production of renewable Ethyl Acetate from its manufacturing plant in Columbus, Nebraska. HELM U.S. Corporation, Viridis Chemical’s exclusive marketing partner, is already in the process of sending samples and distributing material to Ethyl Acetate customers. Björn Steckel, President Chemicals Americas of HELM U.S. Corporation, stated, “We are […]

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AECOM teams with Genifuel to scale production of SAF and biogas from wild algae

AECOM teams with Genifuel to scale production of SAF and biogas from wild algae

March 24, 2022 |

In Texas, AECOM has signed a strategic agreement with Genifuel Corporation to scale production of carbon neutral sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and biogas from wild algae and biosolids. The partnership employs a patent-pending process developed by AECOM to harvest wild algae and a patented process developed by Genifuel and the U.S. Department of Energy to […]

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