AGL Energy Ltd. (AGL) said that its Newcastle Gas Storage Facility at Tomago in New South Wales, Australia, has shipped its first consignment of 17 tonnes of LNG to a commercial processing facility in the Hunter region.
Another tanker has left Iran’s floating storage fleet—the fourth to separate from one of two flotillas based in the Persian Gulf since Iran’s landmark nuclear deal July 14, Platts cFlow ship-tracking software shows.
Indonesia’s PT Surya Esa Perkasa (ESSA), through its subsidiary PT Panca Amara Utama, recently began construction on an ammonia facility in Banggai Regency, Central Sulawesi.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded up to $9 million to The Antares Group Inc. to enable more stable and diverse future feedstock supplies (such as corn stover, switchgrass and other warm-season grasses) for three cellulosic biorefineries in Iowa and Kansas, while increasing both profitability and ecological benefits in those areas.
Researchers at the Joint BioEnergy Institute/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed two new technologies available for license to industry.
Gasoline futures dropped nearly 6% Aug. 26, following the restart of a key refinery and an unexpected build in U.S. refined product supplies.
Researchers have engineered Camelina sativa—a non-food oilseed crop—to produce high levels (up to 85 vol%) of acetyl-triacylglycerols—a novel plant-oil lipid that has potential for biofuel and/or industrial uses.