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May 8, 2009
Publicly traded biotech firm OriginOil (Los Angeles, CA) says it is commercializing a “breakthrough” technology for generating algae from biofuel. The process uses...
April 22, 2009
Linde says it will start building a demonstration plant from the middle of this year at Leuna, Germany that will produce hydrogen from glycerine. The plant is due to come on stream in...
March 6, 2009
The European Union (EU) has approved plans to slap temporary anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on imports of biodiesel from the U.S. A European Commission trade committee voted last...
March 5, 2009
The company says it plans to spend 80% of the $2.4 billion on ethanol and 20% on biodiesel, with 91% of the investments to be made in Brazil....
February 25, 2009
Company will use the funds to demonstrates the effectiveness of its algae biogasification process that turns vegetation and similar biomass into ethane, hydrogen, or other synthetic gases (syngas)....
January 26, 2009
Germany has proposed regulations that would limit the import of biofuels from the U.S., local press reports say. The German proposal would bar the import of biofuels made from soybean...
January 23, 2009
A growing major challenge facing oleochemical suppliers is competition with biodiesel manufacturers that use some of the same raw materials, including tallow, in their refineries. The...
January 19, 2009
If I was a politician my most important policy… would have to be related to global warming. I think this is a tremendous issue that the world is facing and I think we need some clear political leadership to enable us to use technologies...
December 5, 2008
Ineos says it has shelved plans to build four biodiesel units in Europe. The plants were to have been built at Antwerp; Grangemouth, U.K.; Lavéra, France; and Wilhelmshaven or...
November 18, 2008
Amyris Biotechnologies says it has opened its first pilot plant producing renewable diesel fuel from sugar cane, at Emeryville, CA. The demonstration plant will generate engineering...
September 10, 2008
The establishment of a global biofuels industry “will be much more difficult to achieve than originally thought,” according to a study published this week by consulting...
August 12, 2008
U.K. government body the Renewable Fuels Agency (RFA; St. Leonards-on-Sea, U.K.) in its first monthly report on the supply of biofuels in the U.K. has identified that between mid-April...
July 14, 2008
The European Parliament’s environment committee has voted to scale down the European Commission’s previously announced plans to make biofuels account for 10% of transport...
June 23, 2008
The European Union (EU) has launched antisubsidy and antidumping investigations into imports of biodiesel from the U.S. The European Commission says that complaints lodged earlier this...
June 23, 2008
Technip says it has been awarded a cost-plus-fee services contract by Neste Oil for a previously announced new-generation diesel plant, based on renewable raw materials, at Rotterdam...
June 11, 2008
Evonik Industries says it will discontinue production of orthoesters at its Niederkassel, Germany plant in the third quarter of this year, due to overcapacity, high raw material prices...
June 11, 2008
Global Energy Trading Company (Getco; Fort Lauderdale, FL) says it has begun buying up “large tracts of land in Colombia and Peru” on which to grow jatropha, a weed-like...
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