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Newton County Selected for 1.7B Biorefinery


USA BioEnergy Selects Bon Wier, Texas in Newton County for
$1.7B Advanced Biorefinery

Scottsdale, Arizona February 15, 2022 

 USA BioEnergy receives over $150M in State and Local incentives to develop an advanced bio refinery in Newton County, Texas

USA BioEnergy through its subsidiary, Texas Renewable Fuels (TRF), is pleased to announce the development of an advanced biorefinery that will convert 1M green tons of wood waste into 34M gallons annually of premium clean burning transportation fuel including Sustainable Aviation Fuel, Renewable Diesel and Renewable Naphtha. Future expansion will double the plant’s production capacity to 68M gallons annually. The company has secured fuel offtake agreements with a major trading and logistics company as well as one of the world’s premier airlines and will announce its partners and suppliers in greater detail in the coming months. In addition, the biorefinery’s demand for thinnings and wood waste will infuse the forestry industry in the Southeast Texas region with stable long-term revenue.

Get the complete story in the latest copy on the newsstands by 11:00 today!

This is wonderful news for Newton County! Thank You and Well Done Judge Weeks!


  1. Heather Case on February 16, 2022 at 9:06 am

    For those of us who live out of town and can’t pick up a copy on newsstands, how can we access the full article?

    • Editor on February 17, 2022 at 12:23 pm

      You can subscribe at to get the full report always or you can go to Governor Greg Abbott website to read the release. It was posted on the 15th.
      Thank you,
      NCN Staff 🙂

  2. Vicki Estes on February 18, 2022 at 5:15 pm

    Start date?

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