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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
October 1, 2007
Mission Biofuels (Perth, Australia) says it has selected Axens’s Esterfip-H technology for the company’s second biodiesel plant at Kuantan Port, Malaysia. The first...
September 17, 2007
Süd-Chemie plans to invest €100 million in China over the next 2-3 years....
September 5, 2007
The European Commission has given antitrust clearance for a 420-million liter/year ethanol plant previously announced by BP, Associate British Food's (London) British Sugar, and...
August 9, 2007
The National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA; Washington) told lawmakers last week that increased requirements for renewable fuels, including ethanol blends, could...
August 7, 2007
DOE says it will invest up to $375 million to fund three bioenergy research centers for the first five years of operation. The three research centers are: DOE BioEnergy Science Center...
August 7, 2007
The €8-billion ($10.9 billion) market for solar energy panels is growing 25%-45%/year, representing a significant market opportunity for the chemical industry. Activity in the...
August 7, 2007
DuPont says it will invest $58 million to partly fund the construction of two biofuel facilities to be located at BP’s existing Saltend, U.K. site. The facilities are the result...
August 6, 2007
Representative Henry Waxman (D., CA) has asked the National Academy of Sciences (NAS: Washington) to convene an expert panel to examine the effect that certain biofuel and...
July 27, 2007
Neste Oil (Helsinki) and Total are close to a final agreement on a previously announced biodiesel manufacturing joint venture at Total’s Dunkirk, France refinery, reports say...
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