Biofuels

EIA Expanding Monthly Biofuels Updates

EIA Expanding Monthly Biofuels Updates

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) plans to issue monthly reports that expand upon biofuels data. EIA’s first edition of Monthly Biofuels Capacity and Feedstocks Update was published Wednesday (March 31) with January data. “We developed the Monthly Biofuels Capacity and Feedstocks Update because of the significant growth in U.S. production of renewable fuels,” said…

April 11, 2021

RNG Fans Cheer EPA for 2020 Renewable Fuel Allocation

Proponents of natural gas vehicles (NGV) on Thursday cheered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its increased allocation of volumes of cellulosic biofuel for next year as a boost to the steadily increasing use of renewable natural gas (RNG) in NGVs.

December 24, 2019

BP Expanding Portfolio of Global Renewables Projects

BP plc, long North America’s largest natural gas marketer, as well as one of the biggest global natural gas and oil, in recent days has turned its attention to bulking up its alternative fuels portfolio.

December 10, 2019
RNG Advocates Spurned as DC Circuit Upholds EPA Biofuel Refinery Waivers

RNG Advocates Spurned as DC Circuit Upholds EPA Biofuel Refinery Waivers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday upheld the federal government’s waivers for small refineries, which allows them to not include minimum renewables volumes in their transportation fuels to the chagrin of renewable natural gas (RNG) stakeholders.

November 15, 2019

Renewable NatGas Gets Push from EPA in Biofuels Allocation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week offered a sharp upgrade to renewable natural gas (RNG) in its proposed 2019 Renewable Fuel Volume Obligations (RVO).

July 2, 2018

Gas Patch-Focused GTL Demonstration Planned for Houston

A trio of companies has agreed to pursue a gas-to-liquids (GTL) demonstration project in Houston with the goal of bringing the technology to the gas patch, where stranded wells could be enlisted to produce synthetic crude oil.

August 5, 2014

Shale to Drive Gas Production Surge Through 2035, EIA Says

Production from the nation’s shale plays will grow to 12.2 Tcf in 2035, when it will be 47% of total U.S. production, up from 16% in 2009, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) “Annual Energy Outlook 2011” (AEO2011), which was released Tuesday.

April 27, 2011

ConocoPhillips CEO Warns Rising Costs May Impact Output

ConocoPhillips has slashed its capital budget for 2007, and it warned that if service costs continue to escalate, its medium-term oil and natural gas production likely will be impacted.

December 11, 2006

Intermountain Gas Inks Biofuels Deal with ITR

Intrepid Technology and Resources Inc. (ITR), an Idaho-based biofuels company, signed a preliminary 15-year gas supply agreement with local utility Intermountain Gas, covering all of the expected methane supply delivered to the Intermountain distribution system from ITR’s anaerobic digester technology plants at participating dairies in southern Idaho.

June 16, 2005