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March 24, 2008
Biofuels have received much attention over the past year as researchers look for solutions to skyrocketing gasoline prices, threats to energy security, and ever-increasing pressure to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biofuels_10393.html
March 21, 2008
Bayer says it will spend €1 billion ($1.48 billion) on R&D projects between 2008 and 2010 that are directed toward solving global warming. The new R&D strategy is part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Bayer-to-Spend-&euro1-Billion-$1-5-Billion-on-Climate-Change-Related-R-and-D_9043.html
March 21, 2008
BP says it has signed a series of agreements to expand its business in China. The agreements include the commercialization of clean coal conversion technologies, wind power generation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BP-Signs-Deals-in-China-Builds-New-Acetic-Acid-Plant_9856.html
March 4, 2008
Using gasification followed by bacteria-based fermentation, Coskata's process produces ethanol from almost any renewable source, including garbage, plant waste, and even old tires....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Coskata-Unveils-Feedstock-Flexible-Ethanol-Process_10692.html
March 3, 2008
Use of hydrogen could reduce oil consumption in road transportation fuels by 40% in the European Union (EU) by 2050, says a recent report from a major EU research program. The EU could...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Hydrogen-Use-to-Cut-EU-Oil-Demand_10620.html
February 25, 2008
BP and DuPont say they have expanded their 50-50 biofuels joint venture to include high-octane butanol. The jv initially focused on 1-butanol, a straight-chain alcohol. The companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BP-and-DuPont-Expand-Biofuels-Pact_10512.html
February 21, 2008
The chair of the House Science Committee, Bart Gordon, has asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate DOE's recent decision to essentially pull the plug on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Lawmakers-Ask-GAO-to-Investigate-FutureGen_10459.html
February 19, 2008
Scrutiny over biofuels is intensifying as it becomes clear that they are not the cure-all for curbing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and diversifying energy supply, as this...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biofuels-No-Silver-Bullet_10357.html
February 7, 2008
Syngenta today reported net profit for 2007 up 75% to $1.1 billion, on sales up 15% to $9.2 billion. About 5% of the sales growth resulted from an increase in demand for seeds and crop...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Syngenta-Boosted-by-Biofuels_10244.html
January 15, 2008
Neste Oil Corp. (Helsinki) says it will invest €550 million ($808.5 million) in an 800,000-m.t./year diesel plant in Singapore, which will use renewable feedstock and will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Neste-Builds-Biodiesel-Plant-in-Singapore-Air-Liquide-to-Supply-Hydrogen_9800.html
December 14, 2007
‘Bad’ tax: OECD calls for changes. Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris) secretary-general Angel Gurria called for governments to consider...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/OECD-at-Bali-Talks-Suggests-the-Removal-of-Biofuels-Subsidies_9389.html
December 14, 2007
Alternative fuels are vying for a spot on the transportation highway as petroleum costs escalate, light oil reserves diminish, and environmental issues raise concerns. Bioethanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Alternative-Fuels_9419.html
December 3, 2007
A panel of biofuels experts convened recently by DuPont addressed the role biofuels can play in helping to curb global warming and reduce U.S. dependence on hydrocarbon fuel sources...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Alternative-Energy_9134.html
November 16, 2007
DuPont is targeting revenue from its Applied BioSciences product pipeline, which includes cellulosic biofuels, materials made from bio-based 1,3-propanediol (bio-PDO), and functional...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DuPont-Sees-Significant-Opportunity-in-Biotechnology_8877.html
November 16, 2007
Petronas (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) says that it has signed an agreement with Battelle Memorial Institute (Columbus, OH), Battelle-Japan Corporation (Tokyo) and Mitsubishi Corporation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Petronas-Consortium-to-Set-Up-Renewable-Energy-Laboratory_8920.html
November 2, 2007
BP has teamed up with Arizona State University and non-profit organization Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) to develop biofuels from bacteria. Financial terms were not disclosed. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BP-Links-with-Arizona-State-for-Biofuels-from-Bacteria_8665.html
October 1, 2007
Foster Wheeler and Praxair say they have entered into a partnership to develop clean coal technologies that incorporate Praxair’s oxy-coal combustion process for coal-fired power...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Foster-Wheeler-and-Praxair-Link-on-Clean-Coal_7990.html
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