Oregon Clean Fuel Standards

The Oregon Clean Fuel Standards provide an incentive for low carbon fuels sold in Oregon. The Clean Fuel Standards require an annual average carbon intensity (CI) that a regulated party must comply with. There is a standard for gasoline and gasoline substitutes and one for diesel and diesel substitutes. The Oregon Clean Fuels Program is…

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Carbon Capture Sequestration

This is a good article covering Carbon Capture Sequestration, the 45Q Tax Credit, LCFS Credits, and Surety Bonding/Insurance, from Ken Hallacy of our Strategic Partners at IMA Insurance. See also:  Carbon Capture.

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EPA’s Renewable Volume Obligations – 2022

This is a good article covering the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Volume Obligations, which determine how many gallons of cleaner-burning, renewable biofuels should be blended into each year’s fuel supply, from Mike McAdams, President of the Advanced Biofuels Association.  

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What Feedstock will Meet Renewable Diesel Demand?

This is a good article covering whether there is enough feedstock available to meet the increased renewable diesel demand. Pete Rocha, EVP at Lee Enterprises Consulting, shares this illuminating slide guide on how more feedstock is required to support RD growth, which feedstock of the 4 major categories in the U.S. has the most growth…

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Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Plastics

This is a good PowerPoint covering Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Plastics – the markets and technologies, presented to our group by our friends at Axens.  See also: Renewable Fuels & Chemicals Process Optimization, Plastic Waste Pyrolysis Techno-Economic Analysis, and Renewable Chemicals

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Renewable Hydrogen Expert

A renewable hydrogen expert is an expert in the process of hydrogen production from renewable and fossil feedstocks as well as the compression, liquefaction, delivery, and dispensing of hydrogen.  Hydrogen from thermal conversion involves the reforming or partial oxidation of methane or other feedstocks with steam.  Biogas from landfills or dairies is also a potential…

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Carbon Intensity

Carbon intensity (CI), sometimes used interchangeably with emission intensity, refers to the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per unit of product such as fuels, electrical power, or materials. The CI is calculated on a life cycle bases such that it includes the emissions associated with the production of materials and fuels used in the process.  (Actually,…

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