The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) announced April 1 that its board of directors has named Chet Thompson as AFPM’s next president effective May 4, 2015.
U.S. exports of fuel-grade ethanol in 2014 reached their second-highest level at a total of 826 million gallons, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported.
Englewood, Colo.-based biobutanol developer Gevo Inc. reported that it generated revenues of $9.5 million during the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to $1.7 million in the same period in 2013.
U.K.-based Carisbrooke Shipping Ltd. said it took the wraps off its “emission-control area” (ECA) compliance strategy by publicly providing details on how and why it switched to low-sulfur marine gasoil (MGO) rather than installing emissions scrubbing or switching to LNG.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently said that the automotive industry actually outperformed national greenhouse-gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards “by a wide margin” in model year 2013.
ASTM International recently released new performance specifications for blends of 6% to 20% biodiesel (B6-B20) with traditional heating oil.
Alberta-based plasma gasification specialist Alter NRG recently announced that Harvest International New Energy, Inc., signed a deal to acquire all the stock of Alter NRG Corp. in a deal worth Cdn$147 million (US$116 million).