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April 1, 2013
Renewable fuels and chemicals maker Amyris (Emeryville, CA) announced three milestones in its efforts to commercialize the building-block chemical farnesene, including two funding...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Amyris-advances-farnesene-confirms-funding_50871.html
March 21, 2013
Tonon Bioenergia, a Brazilian agro-industrial group with growing investments in the sugarcane industry, has signed a contract to acquire the Paraiso Bioenergia sugarcane mill that...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Paraiso-Bioenergia-sugarcane-mill-bought-by-Tonon-Group_50689.html
March 19, 2013
Enterprise Products Partners (Houston) has announced plans to develop a 270-mile naural gas liquids (NGLs) pipeline on the US Gulf Coast to deliver ethane to petrochemical plants, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/gas_tol_iquids/Enterprise-to-develop-US-ethane-pipeline-expands-LPG_50549.html
March 15, 2013
Cost-cutting helped biobased isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood, CO) narrow fourth quarter losses and beat analysts’ estimates despite a production setback at its first...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Gevo-narrows-loss-Luverne-plant-to-resume-operations_50576.html
March 15, 2013
Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels (Sioux Falls, SD), a 50-50 joint venture between Poet (Sioux Falls, SD) and Royal DSM (Delft, the Netherlands) has appointed Steve Hartig, as general manager...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Poet-DSM-Advanced-Biofuels-appoints-general-manager_50560.html
March 13, 2013
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) says it has successfully produced commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals and ethanol at its 250,000-gal/year demonstration biorefinery at Boardman, OR...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/ZeaChem-starts-production-of-commercial-grade-cellulosic-chemicals_50471.html
March 11, 2013
Ascenix BioTechnologies (St. Paul, MN), a renewable chemicals start-up spun out of the University of Minnesota, says it has developed a fermentation-based process to produce methyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Minnesota-start-up-announces-renewable-MMA-route_50415.html
February 28, 2013
Synthetic fuel and fertilizer company Rentech (Los Angeles) says it will shutter its Commerce City, CO, product demonstration unit and eliminate all related R&D activities in order...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Rentech-shutters-R-and-D-facility-citing-weak-outlook-for-alternative-energy-in-US_50117.html
February 26, 2013
Borealis, one the largest European manufacturers of polyolefins, saw its fourth-quarter net profit rise by 72%, driven in part by the company's growing presence in the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Borealis-looks-to-its-expanding-fertilizer-business-to-create-a-more-stable-revenue-stream_50060.html
February 25, 2013
The Spanish government has revised down its mandatory biofuel consumption target for biodiesel, from 7% to 4.1%, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism (Madrid) says in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Spain-cuts-biodiesel-consumption-target_50042.html
February 20, 2013
The European Union has adopted a 5-year antidumping duty on US bioethanol that will result in a €62.30/m.t. ($83.20) net tariff applied to imports. Bioethanol used in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/European-Union-sets-5-year-antidumping-tariff-on-US-origin-bioethanol_49972.html
February 13, 2013
Genomatica (San Diego) says it has produced 5 million lbs (2,000 m.t.) of renewable 1,4-butanediol (BDO) in five weeks, validating the commercial viability of its BDO production...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Genomatica-announces-biobased-BDO-milestone-UPDATED_49757.html
February 5, 2013
A New Jersey–based alternative fuel developer says it is nearing completion of a demonstration-scale unit and has hired a former BP Biofuels engineer to lead commercialization...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/gas_tol_iquids/New-Jersey-biofuel-firm-hires-former-BP-engineer-advances-scale-up_49577.html
February 4, 2013
Ag Processing (AGP; Omaha, NE) says it has begun an extended shutdown of its corn processing plant at Hastings, Nebraska effective last Friday. The decision was based on ongoing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Ag-Processing-shutters-corn-processing-plant-in-Nebraska_49538.html
February 1, 2013
Biobased fuels and chemicals firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has made the first commercial shipment of Biofene-brand farnesene from a purpose-built facility. The company, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Amyris-reaches-commercial-milestone-for-biobased-farnesene_49507.html
January 28, 2013
Linde says it has signed a contract with Consol Energy (Pittsburgh) to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) and related equipment and services to Consol’s operations at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Linde-to-provide-LNG-to-power-Consol-Energys-drilling-rigs_49373.html
January 28, 2013
Linde Engineering Dresden (Dresden, Germany) has signed an agreement with the Finnish Forest BtL (Helsinki) for the licensing of its biomass gasification technology Carbo-V, which will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Linde-licenses-renewable-technology-for-biodiesel-and-naphtha-production-in-Finland_49360.html
January 22, 2013
Additional production of petrochemical feedstock for National Petrochemical Co.'s (NPC; Tehran) Bandar Imam, Iran, petrochemical complex began two weeks ago, Fars News Agency reports...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/gas_tol_iquids/Irans-NPC-expands-feedstock-capacity-at-Bandar-Imam-complex-report-says_49188.html
January 16, 2013
Waste-to-biofuels and chemicals company Enerkem (Montreal) has raised a further C$37 million ($37.6 million) from Waste Management of Canada Corp. (Calgary, AB), a subsidiary of Waste...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Enerkem-raises-a-further-C$37-million-for-Edmonton-waste-to-biofuels-facility_49005.html
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