Tag: Texas

Three vessels headed to China loaded with US ethanol

Three vessels headed to China loaded with US ethanol

March 9, 2021 |

In Texas, Reuters reports three vessels with capacity to carry 30,000 metric tons of ethanol each are headed to China from the US’s Gulf Coast region. Though it’s not clear if the vessels are carrying solely ethanol but if they are, they would represent more Chinese ethanol imports from the US than during all of […]

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Diamond Green Diesel to move forward with Port Arthur construction

Diamond Green Diesel to move forward with Port Arthur construction

February 25, 2021 |

In Texas, Darling and Valero jointly announced that their 50/50 joint venture, Diamond Green Diesel (“DGD”), has received approval from both companies’ boards of directors to proceed with the construction of the renewable diesel production facility to be located at Valero’s Port Arthur, Texas refinery. DGD Port Arthur’s capacity is estimated to be 470 million […]

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MMEX Resources to use solar to produce hydrogen in Texas

MMEX Resources to use solar to produce hydrogen in Texas

February 22, 2021 |

In Texas, MMEX Resources intends to develop solar energy to power multiple planned projects producing hydrogen and ultra-low sulfur fuels combined with carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in Texas. Jack W. Hanks, President and CEO of MMEX Resources Corp, announced a modified business plan moving MMEX to clean energy use and production. “The company plans to […]

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When Texas freezes over – What it means for renewables?

When Texas freezes over – What it means for renewables?

February 21, 2021 |

That’s not a scene from Disney’s Frozen movie but a fountain in Texas. Over 4.5 million homes were without power in Texas last week, the number of deaths as a result from the deep freeze is uncertain and may not be known for weeks, thousands are still without power, investigations into what happened are starting, […]

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Ethanol producers eye selling natural gas to book profits and cut production

Ethanol producers eye selling natural gas to book profits and cut production

February 16, 2021 |

In Texas, Reuters reports that ethanol producers are taking advantage of sky-high natural gas prices by reducing their ethanol production, and therefore natural gas consumption, in order to sell the fuel back onto the market. The extremely unusual winter weather experienced across the country has pushed natural gas prices to $157.714 per million BTU while […]

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Flint Hills Resources signs term sheet to build waste plastic to renewable chemicals and fuels plant

Flint Hills Resources signs term sheet to build waste plastic to renewable chemicals and fuels plant

February 16, 2021 |

In Texas, Encina Development Group has signed a non-binding term sheet with Flint Hills Resources to produce renewable chemicals and renewable fuels from waste plastic.  The term sheet contemplates that the parties may enter into a definitive agreement that includes building a waste plastic to renewable chemicals and renewable fuels plant in Corpus Christi, TX.  […]

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Energy Transfer create alternative energy group to promote power and fuels

Energy Transfer create alternative energy group to promote power and fuels

February 15, 2021 |

In Texas, Energy Transfer LP has created a new group within the Partnership tasked with increasing the Partnership’s efforts to develop alternative energy projects aimed at continuing to reduce its environmental footprint throughout its operations. The group will continue to focus on renewable energy projects such as solar and/or wind farms, either as a power […]

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Diamond Green Diesel to proceed with construction of Port Arthur biorefinery

Diamond Green Diesel to proceed with construction of Port Arthur biorefinery

January 28, 2021 |

In Texas, Darling and Valero said their 50/50 joint venture, Diamond Green Diesel (“DGD”), has received approval from both companies’ Boards of Directors to proceed with the construction of the renewable diesel production facility to be located at Valero’s Port Arthur, Texas refinery. DGD Port Arthur’s capacity is estimated to be 470 million gallons per […]

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Researchers make progress sequencing switchgrass genome

Researchers make progress sequencing switchgrass genome

January 28, 2021 |

In Texas, 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 located at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has produced a high-quality reference sequence of the complex switchgrass genome using […]

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CW Petroleum planning to boost renewable fuels program in 2021

CW Petroleum planning to boost renewable fuels program in 2021

January 26, 2021 |

In Texas, CW Petroleum Corp said the company’s 2021 busines plan targets growth in Renewable Fuels where its’ “Green Renewable Fuels Program” will increase its’ sales and deliveries of Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel Fuel and Renewable Gasoline. The company, since it began in 2011, has been in the renewable space and continues today. Its long-term approach […]

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