North America

14 hours ago

Velocys discusses progress on US, UK proposed projects

BY Erin VoegeleVelocys plc released interim results for the first half of 2021 on Sept. 23, reporting improved financial performance and providing an update on the development of its reference projects in the U.S. and U.K. and a commercial project in Japan. READ MORE

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Lawmakers urge Biden to uphold the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleA group of 22 republication members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 22 sent a letter to President Joe Biden expressing disappointment in rumors that his administration is reversing course on its promise to uphold the RFS. READ MORE

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Honeywell, Wood combine technologies to enable carbon-neutral SAF

BY Honeywell Honeywell and Wood on Sept. 23 announced a comprehensive package of technologies to support the effort to produce carbon-neutral aviation fuel. When used together, the technologies could reduce lifecycle GHGs by 100 percent using certain feedstocks. READ MORE

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Verbio reports record revenue, provides update of US project

BY Erin VoegeleGermany-based Verbio Vereinigte BioEnergie AG on Sept. 22 reported record sales revenue for the 2021-’22 financial year of EUR 1.026 billion ($1.2 billion), up nearly 18 percent when compared to the previous financial year. READ MORE

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Farm, biofuel leaders urge Biden to pull EPA back from the brink

BY Fuels America America’s top biofuel and farm advocates called on the White House to take immediate action to address reports that the U.S. EPA soon seek to destroy demand for billions of gallons of low-carbon biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

September 22, 2021

Grassley: RFS proposal rumored to be released Sept. 24

BY Erin VoegeleSen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, discussed the U.S. EPA’s upcoming rule to set Renewable Fuel Standard RVOs during a Sept. 21 press call, noting the agency is expected to release a proposed rule for public comment as soon as Sept. 24. READ MORE

September 22, 2021

Chevron sets goals for RNG, renewable diesel, SAF production

BY Erin VoegeleChevron Corp. on Sept. 14 announced it has set new goals for renewable natural gas (RNG) production and the expansion of production capacity to produce renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

September 21, 2021

EPA’s OIG to audit agency oversight of RFS RIN market

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA’s Office of Inspector General on Sept. 17 announced its intent to begin fieldwork on an audit of the agency’s oversight of the Renewable Fuel Standard renewable identification number (RIN) market. READ MORE

September 21, 2021

STB renews Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee charter

BY Erin VoegeleThe STB on Sept. 20 announced its intent to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, which provides guidance to the STB regarding rail transportation of energy resources, including biofuels. READ MORE