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April 12, 2011
Mossi & Ghisolfi Group (M&G; Tortona, Italy), the world’s largest producer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for packaging applications, says today it is conducting a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Italian-Firm-Starts-Building-Commercial-scale-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Plant-update_34061.html
April 12, 2011
Biomaterials start-up Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT) has been awarded a $3.5 million grant to expand the company’s existing chemistry laboratories and build a semi-works...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Rivertop-Secures-Grant-to-Build-Semi-Works-Expand-Labs_34064.html
April 1, 2011
Start-ups and corporations developing biomaterials have a distinctly higher chance of success if they use social networking systems to collaborate, according to a report by market...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Social-Networking-Boosts-Success-of-Biomaterial-Firms_33901.html
March 31, 2011
President Obama, in an address at Georgetown University (Washington, DC) has set out a goal of cutting U.S. imports of oil one third by 2025 and increasing support for other energy...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Obama-Backs-Advanced-Biofuels-Shale-Gas-as-Part-of-Future-Energy-Package_33868.html
March 29, 2011
Evonik Industries says it has completed basic engineering for a 60,000-m.t./year biodiesel catalysts plant, which it plans to build at Puerto General San Martin, Argentina...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Evonik-Builds-Biodiesel-Catalysts-Plant-in-Argentina_33796.html
March 11, 2011
BP has agreed to pay $680 million to acquire 83%  of the shares of Companhia Nacional de Açúcar e Álcool (CNAA; Sao Paulo) from Açúcar e...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/BP-Buys-Brazilian-Ethanol-and-Sugar-Producer-Expands-Biofuels-Business_33370.html
March 9, 2011
Total signed a framework agreement today with the government of the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia, China and with China Power Investment Corp. (CPI; Beijing) for a previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/coal_to_liquids/Total-Signs-Framework-Accord-for-Coal-to-Olefins-JV-in-China_33308.html
March 8, 2011
Monsanto says it will make an undisclosed equity investment in algae-based research firm Sapphire Energy (San Diego), and the two firms will jointly use Sapphire’s technology platform to discover genes in algae that could be used to improve yield and stress tolerance in agriculture crops....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/Monsanto-Invests-in-Algae_33258.html
February 8, 2011
The U.K. government, via its Technology Strategy Board (TSB), has agreed to fund feasibility studies for 10 industrial biotechnology projects that aim to convert biomaterials into high...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/U-K-Part-funds-10-Early-stage-Biotech-Projects_32681.html
January 24, 2011
Enzymes technology company Novozymes (Copenhagen) says its 2010 Ebit increased 25% to DK 2.1 billion ($382 million) on sales up 15% to DK 9.7 billion. Overall demand was high in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Novozymes-Sales-and-Profits-Grow-Strongly-in-2010_32352.html
January 24, 2011
Chempolis (Oulu, Finland), a development company focusing on non-wood and non-food process technologies, has signed a frame agreement with Henan Yinge Industrial Investment Co. (Luohe...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Chempolis-Forms-Biorefinery-Joint-Venture-in-China_32348.html
January 21, 2011
Eastman Chemical has entered into a definitive agreement with Zero Emission Energy Plants (ZEEP; Houston) to sell its interests in a planned gasification project at Beaumont, TX...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/gas_tol_iquids/Eastman-Sells-Gasification-Project_32344.html
January 21, 2011
Celanese says it has signed an memorandum of understanding with Wison (Nanjing) to provide syngas for Celanese’s advanced ethanol production....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/coal_to_liquids/Celanese-Secures-Feedstock-for-Chinese-Ethanol-Plants_32331.html
January 20, 2011
The USDA today announced it is awarding loan guarantees totaling $405 million to help fund three commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol projects in the U.S. Coskata (Warrenville, IL), Enerkem (Pontotoc, MS), and Ineos New Planet Bioenergy (Vero Beach, FL), a joint venture between Ineos Bio and New Planet Energy (League City, TX), all received funding....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/USDA-Guarantees-$400-Million-in-Biorefinery-Funding_32278.html
January 20, 2011
Energy producers and technology innovators must join forces if the world is to meet the energy market’s projected 25% increase by 2030, according to a series of speakers at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Energy-and-Tech-Firms-Urged-to-Join-Forces_32240.html
January 13, 2011
Valero Energy (San Antonio, TX) has made an undisclosed investment in biofuel firm Mascoma (Lebanon, NH) and signed a letter of intent to contribute up to $50 million in financing for Mascoma’s biorefinery project at Kinross Charter Township, MI....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Valero-Invests-in-New-Hampshire-Biofuel-Firm_32129.html
January 13, 2011
Sime Darby Plantation (Kuala Lumpur) says it is collaborating with Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding to construct and operate a demonstration plant that will convert oil palm empty...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Plantation-Firm-Plans-Bioethanol-Demonstration-Plant-Based-on-Palm-Empty-Fruit-Branches_32126.html
January 12, 2011
Publicly traded biotech firm OriginOil (Los Angeles) says it is narrowing its focus in algae-based oil production to its extraction technology platform, ending efforts in growing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biodiesel/OriginOil-Narrows-Algae-Focus-to-Extraction_32102.html
January 10, 2011
Eastman Chemical says it has agreed to sell a shuttered methanol and ammonia plant at Beaumont, TX to Pandora Methanol (Basel, Switzerland) for an undisclosed sum. The sale includes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/gas_tol_iquids/Eastman-to-Sell-Shuttered-Methanol-and-Ammonia-Plant-at-Beaumont-TX_32042.html
January 5, 2011
The site will include a 8 million gallon/year biofuel unit powered by renewable biomass, including yard, vegetative, wood, and municipal waste....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/bioethanol/Ineos-Wins-USDA-Grant-for-Florida-Biorefinery_31905.html
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