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Oberon Biogas DME Gets RFS Approval

September 8, 2014 in Alternative Fuels, DME by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Firm’s Dimethyl Ether to be Eligible for Cellulosic-Equivalent RINs

Southern California’s Oberon Fuels has received U.S. EPA approval of its biogas-based dimethyl ether as a RIN-eligible product under RFS-2, the federal Renewable Fuel Standard.

NREL and Johnson Matthey for Biofuels

December 16, 2012 in Biodiesel, Biofuels, Companies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

DoE Lab and Company Agree to Five-Year, $7 Million Collaboration,
Their Goal Is New Catalysts to Lower the Cost of Producing Biofuels

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory said Friday that it will partner with global specialty chemicals specialist Johnson Matthey in a five-year, $7 million effort to economically produce drop-in gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from non-food biomass feedstocks. The project will marry NREL’s biomass processing capabilities and “Johnson Matthey’s understanding of catalysis.”

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