Shell New Energies Junction City, Biomethane Facility
Shell’s first US renewable natural gas (RNG) facility in Junction City, Oregon, uses locally sourced cow manure and agricultural residues to produce 2,650 scfm of biogas, upgraded to approximately 736,000 MMBtu a year of RNG.
RNG, or biomethane, is a pipeline-quality gas that is fully interchangeable with conventional natural gas and thus can be used in natural gas vehicles. The use of RNG in the form of compressed natural gas (R-CNG) can reduce CO2 emissions from around 50 percent to 100 percent compared to fossil fuels. Encouraged by government policies, demand for RNG is increasing in transport sectors such as road and marine. Establishing a business in the production and supply of RNG allows Shell to continue providing customers with the fuels they need, not only today but in the future.
Shell New Energies Junction City is part of a broader portfolio of anaerobic digestion projects in the US supporting the use of low carbon intensity R-CNG for on-road transport.
Learn more about how Shell is helping to lower transportation carbon emissions.
Contact Shell New Energies, Junction City
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