Alternative Fuels

Industry & Facility
Industry & Facility
Technology
Policy

EPA Proposes Changes To RIN Reporting Deadlines

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently signaled that it intends to propose changes to its Renewable Identification Number reporting deadlines (domestic and foreign) for both 2013 and 2014 compliance years in its upcoming and expected multi-year Renewable Fuel Standard proposal release date of June 1.

Industry & Facility
Prices

Ecuador Hikes National Ethanol Blend Rate To 10%

Ecuador President Rafael Correa recently issued a decree ordering the gradual national rollout of a 10% ethanol blend in gasoline, using a price index published by global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus.

Industry & Facility
Industry & Facility

Global Bioenergies Touts Production Of Liquid Hydrocarbons

France-based biotech outfit Global Bioenergies has successfully converted renewable resources first into gaseous isobutene via fermentation, which was then subsequently catalytically oligomerized into a mix of fuel-range liquid hydrocarbons, including bio-based iso-octane.

International Developments
Technology