The U.S. Departments of Navy, Energy (DOE) and Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that they jointly awarded three contracts totaling $210 million to develop “drop-in” biofuels for the Navy to use in its ships and planes.
Noble Mansfield Commodity Services recently announced that it signed an ethanol marketing agreement with Red River Energy LLC, a 25 million-gallon-per-year corn-ethanol plant in Rosholt, S.D.
Infineum announced in the latest edition of its Infineum Insight e-magazine (released September 11) that the southern hemisphere portion of its annual “Winter Diesel Fuel Quality Survey” shows plummeting average sulfur levels—a crucial enabler for ultra-low-emission diesel engines.
Ankeny, Iowa-based convenience-store fuel chain Casey’s General Stores Inc. recently reported that same-store gallons of fuel were up 3% with an average margin of 19.6 cents per gallon (cents/gal) during its first quarter of fiscal-year (FY) 2015 ended July 31.
Wärtsilä recently announced that it and joint-venture partner Yuchai Marine have inaugurated a medium-speed, marine-diesel engine production plant in Guangdong, China.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently closed on a $105-million Biorefinery Assistance Program loan guarantee to Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels LLC to build a biorefinery in Nevada to produce renewable jet fuel derived from municipal solid waste (MSW).
China-based SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries earlier this month announced that it signed a deal with both the Institute of Process Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the North China Institute of Science and Technology for a new underground coal-gasification (UCG) project.