Grön Fuels selects Haldor Topsoe technologies for multi-billion-dollar renewable fuels complex in Louisiana

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Grön Fuels, LLC’s renewable diesel and jet fuel option facility at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge is based on Topsoe’s proprietary HydroFlex hydrotreating and H2bridge hydrogen technologies, including an option to capture ~1 million tons per year of bio-CO 2 for carbon sequestration in suitable deep saline aquifers located below the project site.

CF Industries to build green ammonia plant in Louisiana

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CF Industries’ Board of Directors has approved a green ammonia project at the company’s flagship Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex to produce approximately 20,000 tons per year of green ammonia. CF Industries is a leading global manufacturer of hydrogen and nitrogen products for clean energy, emissions abatement, fertilizer, and other industrial applications.

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$1.3B methanol plant slated for South Louisiana

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, South Louisiana Methanol (SLM) CEO Barry Williamson and Todd Corp. Group CEO Jon Young announced that South Louisiana Methanol LP will invest $1.3 The South Louisiana Methanol site will be the largest of its kind in North America. The SLM methanol facility will be located in the Port of South Louisiana district, with access to interstate and intrastate natural gas and carbon dioxide pipelines.

EPA approves emergency fuel waiver for Louisiana

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As Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in the US Gulf Coast, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has exercised its authority under the Clean Air Act to temporarily waive certain federal clean gasoline requirements for Louisiana. This waiver was granted by EPA in coordination with the Department of Energy (DOE), at the request of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. psi low Reid vapor pressure (RVP) requirements for the State of Louisiana.

Shell selects site for proposed $12.5B GTL project in Louisiana

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Shell has selected Ascension Parish in Louisiana as the location for a potential natural gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility. As a leading producer in the Gulf of Mexico with approximately 150 million barrels of oil each year, Shell also operates extensive onshore facilities in Louisiana, including its Norco and Geismar plants, a major training center in Robert, and corporate offices in New Orleans.

Elio to sell 100 'pre-production' vehicles from Louisiana plant this year

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Louisiana Threewheeler 3 Wheeler Elio MotorsElio Motors may have reached an important milestone in putting its "84-mpg" two-seat three-wheeler into production. While the company still faces questions about its finances and ability to meet a potential change in safety regulations, Elio claims it is almost ready to sell some vehicles. It plans to sell 100 "pre-production" models built at its.

Jupiter Tech licenses FT catalyst technologies from Louisiana Tech

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Louisiana-based Jupiter Fuels, a new sister development company of ASI, has licensed nano-engineered Fischer-Tropsch catalyst technologies from Louisiana Tech University. Exploiting advances in bulk-process nanomaterials, the Louisiana Tech scientists developed novel catalysts that significantly lower the pressures required for fuel conversion. ASI research teams are exploring other nanoscience breakthroughs from the research at Louisiana Tech University.

Juniper GTL to invest $100M to retrofit plant to new small-scale GTL facility in Louisiana

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Juniper GTL LLC President Vianney Valès announced the company will invest $100 million to renovate a dormant steam methane reformer in the Westlake, Louisiana area and convert it to a natural gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility, producing waxes, drilling fluids, diesel and naphtha. Southwest Louisiana is becoming a hub for GTL facilities, the governor’s office noted.

Stora Enso to build biomass-to-sugars demo plant in Louisiana

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Following its recent acquisition of the US-based biotechnology company Virdia (formerly HCL CleanTech) ( earlier post ), Stora Enso is investing €32 million (US$ 43 million) in a demonstration and market development plant to be built at Raceland, Louisiana, USA.

Sundrop Fuels selects Louisiana site for planned first biogasoline facility

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a gasification-based drop-in advanced biofuels company ( earlier post ), has agreed to purchase about 1,200 acres of land near Alexandria, Louisiana, for the planned construction and operation of its first production facility. Louisiana also provided Sundrop Fuels with performance-based incentives for the facility, which is expected to employ about 150 people and have a significant economic impact in the area. Sundrop Fuels, Inc.,

Calumet Specialty Products Partners invests $25M in Louisiana gas-to-liquids joint venture

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an independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuel products, will invest $25 million as a joint venture partner in the construction of the Juniper GTL commercial gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Louisiana ( earlier post ). The Lake Charles, Louisiana plant, which is expected to be operational by late 2015, has a total estimated cost of $135 million. Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.,

Lockheed Martin to produce liquefied natural gas tanks at Louisiana facility

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Lockheed Martin is leveraging its expertise in the manufacture of Space Shuttle external tanks to meet the growing demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks for storage and transportation. Lockheed Martin has received initial orders to manufacture cryogenic tanks for fueling LNG powered vessels.

Shell Oil replacing Ryder diesel trucks with with Ryder LNG trucks for operations in Louisiana and Texas

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Ryder has deployed CNG and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) vehicles into the fleets of Ryder customers in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, and Quebec, Canada. Shell Oil Company has signed an agreement with Ryder System for 15 liquefied natural gas (LNG) heavy-duty vehicles supporting oil and gas logistics operations in Lafayette, La. and Houston, Texas.

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Sasol embarking on feasibility study on a US gas-to-liquids facility in Louisiana

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South African energy and chemicals group Sasol today announced that it has chosen the southwestern region of the State of Louisiana as the site for a planned gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility. Sasol will embark on a feasibility study to evaluate the viability of a GTL venture in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, over the next 18 months.

Louisiana's Latest Political Drama Involves Alt-Fuel Vehicles

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There's a storm a-brewin' in Louisiana over alternative vehicle tax credits. There's a sentence that didn't end like you'd expect.) In 2009, the state legislature passed Act 469 (PDF) which grants tax credits of up to $3,000 to anyone who purchases a low-emissions vehicle that runs on alternative fuel, "including but not limited to compressed

Air Products to Build World-Scale Hydrogen Plant at Monsanto Facility in Louisiana

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Air Products has signed a long-term supply contract with Monsanto Company to build a new world-scale hydrogen production plant to be located at Monsanto’s Luling, Louisiana Roundup facility. Air Products’ East Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline system currently reaches more than 175 continuous miles from Baton Rouge to Chalmette, Louisiana.

Fuel restrictions waived as Hurricane Isaac hits Louisiana

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With Hurricane Isaac (pictured) causing chaos in Louisiana, the US Environmental Protection Agency has moved quickly to waive several clean gasoline requirements for the state. Green credentials Latest news Department of Energy fuel Hurricane Isaac Louisiana US Environmental Protection Agency USAIt is hoped that the waiver will allow for greater flexibility with regards to the fuel distribution system and help to support adequate supplies during this difficult time. The waiver [.].

NuStar, EOG Resources to build rail offloading facility in Louisiana for expanded transportation and storage of shale play crudes

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NuStar Logistics, EOG Resources Rail Yard (Louisiana) LLC and EOG Resources Marketing, Inc. both subsidiaries of EOG Resources, Inc.) have entered into a definitive agreement to develop, build and own jointly a 70,000-barrel-per-day unit train offloading facility at NuStar’s crude oil terminal in St. James, La. The project will facilitate movement and storage of crude oil production from the Bakken, Eagle Ford and other developing shale plays in the United States.

Faraday Future Plans $1 Billion Electric-Car Factory, Site TBD

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The company has not selected a site, but said it is considering locations in California, Georgia, Louisiana, and Nevada. Manufacturing California Louisiana Georgia plug-in cars nevada Faraday FuturesMysterious electric-car startup Faraday Future said yesterday that it will invest $1 billion in a U.S. factory, which will begin producing cars within two years. Nevada has now apparently replaced Texas in the contest. The Lone.

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New Orleans: Big Easy to make life easier for electric car owners?

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Louisiana plug-in cars charging Charging station charging infrastructure Home chargingNew Orleans has a hot-and-cold relationship with environmentally friendly technology. Last week, however, the two were definitely on good terms as the city council voted unanimously to make life easier for current and future electric car owners. Crescent City crises Given the New Orleans' tenuous location--sandwiched between Lake Pontchartrain and.

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Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

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Green Auto Show Elio Motors Louisiana Startups Three-wheel Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday''s media schedule at the New York Auto Show. Founder and CEO Paul Elio appeared at a simple podium in front of a bright-orange prototype Elio three-wheeled vehicle. He spoke briefly, then answered questions from the press. DON''T.

The Challenges Paul Elio Faces To Launch A Three-Wheel, 84-MPG, $6,800 Car

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New York Auto Show Louisiana Three-wheel Fuel Economy Startups Elio Motors Startup Elio Motors, which needs $230 million to begin production of its radical lightweight, two-seat, three-wheeled fuel-efficient vehicle, is still about $165 million short. CEO Paul Elio, speaking at last week''s New York Auto Show, said it has taken more than 41,000 deposits from eager potential buyers. But he also said the company''s best.

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans deploys 6 plug-in hybrid pickups from XL Fleet

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The project was funded via the New Orleans RPC’s Clean Fuel Transition Fund for Public Fleets, managed by the Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership.

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Transmission Losses:" Military joins oil spill effort

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The oil rig disaster off Louisiana is the top news item on the NY Times and BBC.com. Tags: gulf of mexico louisiana coast bp oil leak british petroleum "The US military has joined efforts to stop an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico as fears rise about its scale." The "transmission losses" from this one event now include not only the oil leaking and the environmental consequences, but also the costly involvement of the US military.

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Alligator-powered car: the latest biofuel idea

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A group of researchers from the University of Louisiana think that alligator fat may make the perfect substitute for fossil-based fuels. Biofuels alligator fat research University of LouisianaThe latest crazy idea to fuel your car with is one that may make you positively cringe. According to the New York Times, scientists at the University say that alligator fat could be a [.].

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REG plans to boost Geismar renewable diesel production to 340M gallons per year

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plans to undertake a capacity expansion of its Geismar, Louisiana biorefinery by 250 million gallons annually to 340 million gallons per year. The state of Louisiana and Ascension Parish have been great partners who encouraged us every step along the way as we developed our expansion plan. Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards announced his support for this project with the inclusion of an incentive package that contains comprehensive workforce support and tax incentives.

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Harvey Gulf orders Wärtsilä 746 kWh battery systems for another four LNG-powered supply vessels

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Louisiana-based Harvey Gulf placed this latest order with Wärtsilä in October. The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its advanced Energy Storage System (ESS) to be retrofitted on four Harvey Energy class LNG-fueled Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs).

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Interior Disburses Nearly $249 Million to Gulf States for Coastal Conservation, Restoration and Hurricane Protection Programs

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Department of the Interior today announced nearly $249 million in Fiscal Year 2020 energy revenues to the four offshore Gulf oil and gas producing states – Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and their coastal political subdivisions (CPS). WASHINGTON – The U.S.

Excellance showcasing CNG-powered ambulance

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This CNG powered ambulance, custom-built for the City of Bossier City Fire Department in Louisiana, features a medium-duty Ford F-650 chassis with lower fueling costs, saving a minimum of 50% over gas and diesel powered engines. Excellance Inc, producer of custom ambulances and emergency vehicles, will showcase a CNG-powered ambulance at FDIC International in Indianapolis.

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Shell will not move forward with $12.5B US Gulf Coast GTL project

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Royal Dutch Shell plc will not move forward with the proposed 140,000 barrels per day Gulf Coast gas-to-liquids (GTL) project in Louisiana and will suspend any further work on the project, which was estimated to cost some $12.5 Shell thanked the Governor of Louisiana, his staff, Ascension Parish officials, regulators and the community for the opportunity to consider locating this project in Louisiana.

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Elio Motors says it will build production cars next year

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Paul Elio told investors and media Friday in Shreveport, Louisiana, that his three-wheeled car would go on sale next year after several delays and questions about funding. "I I believe this project has to happen," Elio said. Elio told media that his company had raised more than $110 million for a three-wheeled car that would cost $7,500 and manage

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Air Products enters long-term agreement with Motiva for additional supply of hydrogen to Convent refinery

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Air Products has entered a long-term agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC for an additional supply of hydrogen to be used by Motiva’s Convent, Louisiana refinery. The agreement includes the ability for Air Products to direct some of the hydrogen product supplied to Motiva’s Convent Refinery to other Motiva refineries along Air Products’ pipeline network in both Texas and Louisiana. Currently, Air Products operates hydrogen pipelines in both Texas and Louisiana.

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Elio update: Overstock gives 84-mpg automaker a shot, with a cryptocurrency twist

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KTBS in Shreveport, Louisiana, reported last week that the company's founder, Paul Elio, would offer an update on the company's promises to build a small car that costs less than $8,000 and is reported to return more. Fledgling automaker Elio Motors said it has good news this week for its three-wheeled car, which has been delayed for several years.

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Praxair expands Gulf Coast hydrogen supply capabilities; new agreements with Valero

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is expanding its hydrogen capacity in Texas and Louisiana and extending its Mississippi River corridor hydrogen pipeline system under long-term supply agreements for 270 million standard cubic feet per day (scfd) with Valero Energy Corporation. In Louisiana, Praxair is installing a new, 135 million scfd hydrogen plant at Valero’s St. Praxair is extending its Louisiana pipeline by 50 miles, connecting the new hydrogen plant in St. Praxair, Inc.

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California ARB releases four new LCFS pathways for renewable diesel; 20.28 - 53.86 gCO2e/MJ

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Charles, Louisiana. Renewable Diesel produced from US Soybean, Fuel produced in Louisiana and transported to California. Renewable Diesel produced from US Used Cooking Oil, Fuel produced in Louisiana and transported to California. Renewable Diesel produced from US Tallow, Fuel produced in Louisiana and transported to California. Renewable Diesel produced from US Corn Oil, Fuel produced in Louisiana and transported to California.

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Air Products dedicates world’s largest hydrogen plant and pipeline system

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Air Products had operated two hydrogen pipeline systems in Texas and Louisiana before joining them with a new 180-mile segment. billion cubic feet of hydrogen per day to Louisiana and Texas customers. Air Products, the leading global hydrogen provider, held a dedication ceremony for what is now the world’s largest hydrogen plant and pipeline supply network.

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More conferences and events outside of China being cancelled due to caution over COVID-19

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The World Petrochemical Conference, which was to be held 24-27 March 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Honeywell starts up $300M plant for HFO-1234yf low-GWP MAC refrigerant

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Honeywell has created a central hub in Louisiana to manufacture its full portfolio of next-generation Solstice products, which includes Solstice yf. The company has invested significantly in its manufacturing facilities across the state, supported by a comprehensive incentive package spearheaded by the Louisiana Economic Development authority. Honeywell has started commercial operations at its new manufacturing plant in Geismar, La.,

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Chevron announces “significant” oil discovery in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

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The well, which was spudded in August 2014, is located approximately 140 miles (225 km) off the coast of Louisiana in 5,183 feet (1,580 m) of water and was drilled to a depth of 33,749 feet (10,287 m). Anchor is located approximately 140 miles (225 km) off the coast of Louisiana. Chevron Corporation announced a significant oil discovery at the Anchor prospect in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. Anchor is Chevron’s second discovery in the deepwater Gulf in less than a year.

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Startup Elio Motors Doesn't Get To Buy Ex-GM Plant After All

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Startup company Elio intends to build cars in a disused General Motor assembly plant in Shreveport, Louisiana, but over the past few weeks, that plant’s future has Elio Motors’ tiny three-wheeled, 84-mpg vehicle already has a significant following, but before Elio can turn those fans into buyers, it needs to secure a place to build it.

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Cool Planet breaks ground on its first biomass-to-renewable gasoline plant

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Cool Planet Energy Systems, a technology company producing green fuels and biochar products, broke ground on the company’s first commercial facility in Alexandria, Louisiana, dubbed Project Genesis. The facility will be located at the Port of Alexandria, on the Red River Waterway in Central Louisiana.

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Neste Oil and Renewable Energy Group enter into NExBTL license agreement

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Neste Oil Corporation and Renewable Energy Group have entered into a Settlement and License Agreement whereby the parties have settled Neste Oil’s US patent infringement lawsuits against REG and REG’s Singapore patent infringement lawsuits against Neste Oil and REG has licensed certain Neste Oil NExBTL renewable drop-in fuel technology and intellectual property rights for use at REG Geismar in Louisiana.

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NHTSA To Alter Vehicle Code To Prevent 3-Wheelers Like Elio

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The company turned to a "crowdfunding" project last year to help raise the $230 million needed to start production at its ex-General Motors plant in Shreveport, Louisiana. Elio Motors is still working to put its three-wheeled, "84-mpg," two-seat car into production, which is proving to be quite a task. The slow pace of fundraising had led Elio to. NHTSA regulation Threewheeler National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 3 Wheeler Elio Motors

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