XFuel engages Doris Group for feed support on sustainable fuel production facilities

Sustainable drop-in fuels producer Xfuel has announced it has engaged Doris Group, a leader in energy engineering, advisory and project management to provide front end engineering and design support for its modular energy conversion facilities.
XFuel engages Doris Group for feed support on sustainable fuel production facilities
Dr Nicholas Ball, CEO, XFuel. Courtesy of XFuel.

Doris Group will support XFuel’s in-house engineering team to scale up facilities that use XFuel’s modular mechanical carbon conversion technology (MECC). These facilities will produce sustainable drop-in fuels from waste feedstocks, while sequestering carbon as biochar, creating new decarbonisation pathways for hard-to-abate sectors across sea, air and road transport.

Doris Group was chosen as a partner after an extensive evaluation process by XFuel. The engineering consultancy has the expertise and experience to help XFuel plan and prepare for applications to develop and construct its energy conversion facilities. These high-quality pre-FEED and FEED projects will be essential for the future build-out of XFuel’s small, flexible and easy-to-construct refineries, which can unlock a new, low-carbon model for sustainable fuels based on widely available feedstock, and which are replicable and scalable globally.

XFuel’s sustainable fuels will compete directly with other fuels on the market on cost and use existing infrastructure as a seamless drop-in option. Rapidly scalable technology, like XFuel’s MECC facilities, will play a vital role in the energy transition, something the G7 recognised in its communique following its more recent meeting, when it expressed a commitment to the continued development of low carbon fuels across marine, aviation and road transport sectors.

“We are very pleased to be working with the team at Doris Group” said Dr Nicholas Ball, CEO, XFuel. “At XFuel we are ambitious about producing carbon neutral fuels at a commercial scale. With Doris Group’s deep knowledge and expertise in the energy industry and their front end engineering support, we believe this is the beginning of us being able to deliver on this vision to provide cost-effective sustainable fuels across a range of sectors.”

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