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U.S. renewable fuel mandates are contributing to global warming, boosting carbon emissions as farmers turn carbon-rich areas like wetlands and forests into cropland to grow corn, soy and wheat for biofuels production. more

Nov 17, 2017 8:52 AM Renewables

Abengoa will be the first plant that will produce biofuels from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in the United States with gasification technology. more

Nov 15, 2017 9:34 AM Renewables

ExxonMobil, Renewable Energy Group (REG) announced that by utilizing patented fermentation technology, the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability to convert sugars from a variety of non-edible biomass sources into biodiesel. more

Nov 1, 2017 8:32 AM Renewables

One of the most important issues for oil producers in the unconventional energy market is future water management and disposal certainty. more

Oct 31, 2017 11:30 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Tom Wolf

AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Pennsylvania’s governor asked U.S. President Donald Trump to ease up on the state’s oil refiners by waiving a rule requiring them to add renewable fuel to their products. more

Oct 24, 2017 9:00 AM Renewables

Iowa Falls plant is the fifth plant to be approved for cellulosic ethanol production using Edeniq’s technology more

Oct 18, 2017 9:38 AM Renewables

Renewable natural gas (RNG), which is derived from biogas collected at landfills and other facilities, is increasingly used to meet government targets for renewable fuel production. more

Oct 5, 2017 9:07 AM Renewables

Prices for U.S. renewable fuel credits continued to tumble. more

Sep 29, 2017 8:50 AM Renewables

U.S. biofuels regulations, which mandate mixing corn-based ethanol into gasoline, have lately drawn together a diverse cast of political opponents. more

Aug 22, 2017 9:20 AM Renewables

Regulatory obstacles. Operating challenges. Safety and environmental issues. The fluctuating price of oil. These are just a few among myriad pervasive themes that require constant attention from leaders in the energy sector. more

Aug 16, 2017 7:00 AM Renewables

Through the first six months of 2017, U.S. weekly ethanol production averaged 1.02 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 5% over the same period in 2016. more

Jul 21, 2017 9:43 AM Renewables

Boat in Paris

Kamil Zihnioglu AP

A boat that fuels itself is setting off around the world from Paris on a six-year journey that its designers hope will serve as a model for emissions-free energy networks of the future. more

Jul 20, 2017 10:18 AM Renewables

Coal exports for the first quarter of 2017 were 58% higher than in the same quarter last year, with steam coal exports increasing by 6 million short tons (MMst) and metallurgical coal exports increasing by 2 MMst. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:59 AM Refining/Petrochemical

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and ExxonMobil have announced a two-year renewal of an agreement to research the fundamental chemistry of converting biomass into transportation fuels. more

Jul 17, 2017 11:05 AM Renewables

In 2015, the Department of Energy’s Wind Vision Report projected that the US offshore wind industry could support investment to reach a cumulative capacity of 3 GW by 2020, 22 GW by 2030 and 86 GW by 2050. more

Jul 17, 2017 10:29 AM Renewables

Royal Dutch Shell will be spending up to $1 billion a year by 2020 on projects within its new energies division. more

Jul 11, 2017 9:40 AM Renewables

“We are pleased the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a reduction in the amount of biofuels that must be used in the U.S.," stated AFPM President and CEO Chet Thompson. more

Jul 7, 2017 2:29 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

France aims to end the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 and become carbon neutral 10 yr later. more

Jul 7, 2017 10:07 AM Natural Gas

The U.S. government proposed to reduce the volume of biofuel required to be used in gasoline and diesel fuel next year as it signaled the first step toward a potential broader overhaul of its biofuels program, Reuters reported. more

Jul 7, 2017 9:06 AM Renewables

Fossil fuels have provided more than 80% of total U.S. energy consumption for more than 100 years. more

Jul 3, 2017 10:52 AM Renewables