Alternative Fuels

International Developments
Policy
Prices

June D4 RIN Generation Up 2.9%; D6 RINs Fall 1.1%

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported July 25 that D4 biomass-based diesel Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) generated in June rose by 6.75 million, or 2.9%, over the total posted in May. D4 RINs reached a year-to-date high of 237.49 million RINs representing 4.42 million gallons of biofuel.

Industry & Facility
Industry & Facility

Finnish Researchers Utilize ABE Mixture in Gasoline

Researchers at Aalto University’s School of Chemical Technology in Finland reported July 10 in the American Chemical Society’s journal a novel liquid-liquid extraction process for the greater utilization of an acetone-butanol-ethanol mixture in gasoline.

Policy
Industry & Facility
International Developments
Technology

SwRI to Lead Oil, Gas-Separation Technology Endeavor

San Antonio, Texas-based independent, non-profit applied research and development organization Southwest Research Institute recently announced that it will lead a multi-million dollar joint industry project to better understand oil and gas separation technology.

Technology