Global Refining & Petrochemicals

Fuels & Processing
Fuels & Processing
Fuels & Processing

REG Completes Iowa Biodiesel Plant Upgrades

Ames, Iowa-based biodiesel producer and marketer Renewable Energy Group Inc. recently announced that it completed upgrades to its 30-million-gallon-per-year nameplate biodiesel plant in Newton, Iowa. 

Transportation & Logistics
Margins & Economics
Fuels & Processing

Motiva Changes Permit Application for Hydrocracker Project

The Shell-Saudi Aramco “Motiva” joint venture is seeking a greenhouse-gas (GHG) permit application from a Texas state agency and has simultaneously withdrawn its application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a proposed hydrocracker expansion project at its 600,000-barrel-per-day (bbl/d) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery.

Transportation & Logistics
Fuels & Processing
Public Policy
Electric Power

Renewables Could Cost U.S. Utilities Up to $48 Billion by 2025

Continued growth of distributed energy resources and energy efficiency measures could cause significant demand disruption and drive down utilities’ revenues by between $18 billion and $48 billion annually in the U.S. and €61 billion (about US$75 billion) per year in Europe by 2025, a recent Accenture report showed.