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Journal of Fundamentals of Renewable Energy and Applications

Journal of Fundamentals of Renewable Energy and Applications
Open Access

ISSN: 2090-4541

Innovation at Flint Hills Resources

7th International Congress on Biofuels and Bioenergy

October 02-04, 2017 Toronto, Canada

Jason Bootsma

Flint Hills Resources, USA

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Fundam Renewable Energy Appl

Abstract :

Flint Hills Resources, LLC, is a leading refining, chemicals and biofuels company with operations primarily in the Midwest and Texas. Flint Hills Resources√ʬ?¬? subsidiaries produce and market gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, asphalt, ethanol, biodiesel, liquefied natural gas, olefins, polymers, intermediate chemicals, as well as base oils, corn oil and dried distillers grain. Flint Hills Resources operates seven corn dry-mill ethanol plants in the Midwest and Southeast. The plants have a combined annual capacity of 820 million gallons of ethanol. The refining business operates refineries in Minnesota (Rosemount) and Texas (Corpus Christi), with a combined crude oil processing capacity of more than 600,000 barrels per day. The petrochemical business includes production facilities in Illinois and Texas. The asphalt business produces and markets product in the Midwest. A subsidiary owns an interest in a lubricants base oil facility in Louisiana. The company is based in Wichita, Kansas, and its more than 5,000 employees strive to create value for customers and society. Flint Hills Resources does not have a formal R&D capability; the company relies upon an open innovation model. Flint Hills√ʬ?¬? culture is based on Principled Entrepreneurship√ʬ?¬Ę, which means it combines a commitment to integrity and compliance with a focus on innovation to anticipate market changes √ʬ?¬? faster than our competitors √ʬ?¬? and produce products that make lives better. Employees drive the innovation that has resulted in developing value-added fuels and new technologies, while achieving safety, efficiency and environmental protection goals.]

Biography :

Jason Bootsma is currently Director of Technology Innovation at Flint Hills Resources.He is Responsible for evaluation and development of new technologies and other sources of competitive advantage for all of Flint Hills' businesses.