BP backs U.S. waste-to-fuel firm | November 20, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 46 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 46 | p. 12 | Concentrates
Issue Date: November 20, 2017

BP backs U.S. waste-to-fuel firm

Department: Business
Keywords: Biofuels, jet fuel, municipal waste, gasification

BP will invest $30 million in Fulcrum BioEnergy to accelerate Fulcrum’s plans to develop second and third waste-to-jet-fuel plants. Fulcrum’s first facility is under construction in Nevada; the $205 million gasification operation will take in municipal solid waste and produce 38 million L of jet fuel annually. BP has also agreed to buy 190 million L of fuel per year for 10 years. Fulcrum’s other partners are United Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Waste Management.

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