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Renewable Fuel Standard Program

Pending Petitions for Renewable Fuel Pathways

The following pathway requests have been received and are under review:

Company Fuel Feedstock Process
Abengoa Bioenergy of Nebraska Ethanol Grain Sorghum Dry Mill
Air Liquide Hydrogen Renewable Biogas Centralized Steam Methane Reforming
Air Liquide Hydrogen Renewable Biogas On-Site Steam Methane Reforming
Carbon Green BioEnergy, LLC Ethanol Corn Starch Proprietary
Conestoga Energy Partners, LLC, and Bonanza Bioenergy, LLC Ethanol Grain Sorghum Proprietary
Dirigo Gas, LLC Renewable Compressed Natural Gas Sugarcane Bagasse Thermochemical Gasification
FuelCell Energy Hydrogen Renewable Biogas Steam Methane Reforming
logen Ethanol Grain Sorghum Proprietary
LytEn, LLC Hydrogen Renewable Biogas Methane Cracking
N/A Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel Palm Oil (PDF) (19 pp, 534 K, published January 27, 2012, About PDF) Trans-Esterification;
Hydrotreating
N/A Cellulosic Biofuel Pulp Wood Any
OCI Fuels USA Inc. Renewable Methanol Biogas from Landfills; Biogas from Agricultural Digesters; Biogas from Separated MSW Digesters Steam Reforming and Methanol Synthesis
Poet Laddonia Ethanol Corn Starch Dry Mill
Renewable Energy Group Biodiesel, Heating Oil Cottonseed Oil Transesterification
Renewable Energy Group Biodiesel Solazyme/TerraVia Algae Oil Transesterification
Sabine Biofuels Biodiesel Various Biogenic Oils/Fats/Greases Proprietary
San Joaquin Renewables Renewable Compressed Natural Gas Crop Residue; Cellulosic Components of Separated Food Waste Gasification and Upgrading
Wadham Energy Electricity Crop Residue Combustion

(This table includes abbreviated descriptions of fuel pathways. Please click the link for the applicable proposal (or notice) for a full description of the pathway under review.)

Please note: Only complete petitions submitted in accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 80.1416 of the RFS regulations are included on this list, which will be updated on a regular basis, but is only current as of the date at the bottom of this page.

Completed pathway assessments will be removed from this list and posted on the Approved pathways or Other Actions pages.