FORGE Hydrocarbons Lipid to Hydrocarbons (LTH) technology is available for licensing in most places on this planet.
Our partners are world leaders in renewable energy, transportation and governments funding. Each one doing their part to grow a sustainable fuel alternative.
We have created the world's best renewable hydrocarbons technology. And, we've patented it. Find out more.
FORGE’s patented LTH technology is capable of transforming waste fats and other low value organic oils into hydrocarbons that are indistinguishable from petroleum-based hydrocarbons, without any catalyst or hydrogen. The LTH technology utilizes a robust integrated biorefining approach to produce true hydrocarbon fuels, solvents, and chemicals.
The LTH technology uses pressure and temperature, like the geological conditions the Earth uses to create crude oil over millions of years... except in hours.
Our partners are world leaders in renewable energy and transportation and also government agencies with initiatives to support technologies for the future.
Shell Ventures and Valent Low-Carbon Technologies - FORGE Hydrocarbons Corp. announces an equity investment from Shell Ventures and a follow-on contribution from Valent Low-Carbon Technologies, which will help build a first-of-its-kind CAD$30 million commercial-scale, biofuel Projection facility in Sombra, Ontario.
Natural Resources Canada- FORGE Hydrocarbons Corp was selected as one of the four finalists to compete in the Impact Canada Sky’s The Limit Challenge, which asked innovators to come up with the best made-in-Canada solutions to accelerate the affordability and availability of sustainable aviation fuels.
Lockheed Martin- FORGE announces that it has received a USD$4 million investment from Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) under the Industrial and Technological Benefits Police. This investment will enable FORGE to further develop its Lipid-to-Hydrocarbons technology and construct a first-of-kind, commercial plan with a production capacity of approximately 19 million litres per year.
Sustainable Development Technology Canada - Sustainable Development Technology Canada awards $4.2 million for Pre-Commercial Demonstration Plant Drop-in green fuel - National biofuels mandates are a good way to get biofuels in the tanks of cars all over the country – but to date, petroleum companies have complied with these mandates by blending in green fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel. Biofuels developers are still trying to pursue a true drop-in biofuel: that is, a fuel, made from biomass, that is chemically indistinguishable from petroleum-based fuel, and therefore directly compatible with currently used fuel infrastructure and engines. FORGE Hydrocarbons Corp. is developing a technology that transforms low-value fats, oils and greases into fuel.
TEC Edmonton and University of Alberta - FORGE is a made-in-Alberta textbook case of a new process marching towards money-making commercialization. The global alternative energy world is watching closely as University of Alberta Professor Dr. David Bressler’s revolutionary biomass refining process, converting the dirtiest of cooking oils and animal fats to actual full-octane gasoline and diesel, is ramping up.
FORGE’s corporate goal is to build, own and operate RENEWABLE FUELS facilities in North America either on its own or in strategic partnerships as well as license the technology to industry players in the Rest of the World.
This technology offers substantial emission reductions compared to production and combustion emissions of traditional petroleum based hydrocarbons. There are also potential reductions in NOx, SOx and PM due to a combination of the production process and the anticipated better combustion properties of the renewable diesel fuel produced.
A FORGE facility can achieve a 4 year pay back….. more importantly it can be the LOW COST provider in a mandated, growing industry. Renewable Diesel is a molecule that the oil and gas industry wants. Due to current technologies (hydrogen and catalyst and feedstock), oil and gas companies are paying a premium for renewable diesel over biodiesel. This premium is a much as 25-30%. FORGE’s operating costs is the same (or less) on a per-gallon (or litre) scale than biodiesel (total costs est. less than $0.40/gallon).
Over the past 20 years, fats and oils (feedstock) have been trading in a very organized fashion. Feedstock is 80% of the cost of goods sold for renewables/biodiesel. With all other variables held even, a 30% saving in feedstock equals a 25% margin improvement. FORGE’s technology works best with lower quality, thus cheaper feedstocks that delivers this 30% cost savings compared to Soy and Corn oil.
Most other renewable diesel technologies typically utilize hydrogen, or other complex processes that appear to have capital costs that exceed FORGE LTH technology by significantly more. These factors add to the economic advantage already achieved over the lower margins of other renewable and biodiesel producers.