Industry & Facility

U.S. DOE Doles Out Advanced-Biofuel Funding

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded up to $13.4 million for five projects to develop advanced biofuels and bio-based chemicals that are expected to help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from biomass.

GTL & CTL

PetroSA Posts FY 2014 Net Loss on Impairment Charge

South Africa-based gas-to-liquids (GTL) specialist PetroSA announced Oct. 21 that it posted an R1.65-billion (US$150-million) net loss for fiscal-year (FY) 2014 because of a R3.4-billion (US$309-million) impairment against its on-shore and offshore oil-and-gas assets.

Distillate Markets
Policy

U.S. Appeals Court Tosses Out E15 Labeling Suit

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Oct. 21 rejected the standing of industry groups challenging a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule requiring pumps selling E15 to be labeled.

Transportation
GTL & CTL
Distillate Markets