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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, 2007Alternative fuels are vying for a spot on the transportation highway as petroleum costs escalate, light oil reserves diminish, and environmental issues raise concerns. Bioethanol...
October 30, 2007Syngenta says it has partnered with Brisbane-based Queensland University of Technology (QUT), QUT’s technology transfer and commercialization company qutbluebox, and Farmacule...
October 17, 2007Researchers at the University of California (Berkeley) say that replacing gasoline with ethanol made from corn offers only marginal environmental benefits. However, there are...
September 21, 2007Novozymes says it has signed an agreement with Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira (CTC; Piracicaba, Brazil), the Brazilian sugar cane industry’s technical center, to develop...
August 9, 2007The National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA; Washington) told lawmakers last week that increased requirements for renewable fuels, including ethanol blends, could...
August 7, 2007DuPont 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...
July 26, 2007Broin Companies says it will invest $130 million to build a 65-million gal/year ethanol plant at Marion, OH. The company says it expects to begin construction within the next two...
July 25, 2007Mitsui & Co. (Tokyo) and Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras are in talks for a joint venture to produce ethanol, press reports say. The jv could be worth $8 billion, and...
July 25, 2007Ensus (Yarm, U.K.) says it is building a bioethanol plant at Wilton, U.K. The plant will have a capacity of 400 million liters/year and is due to start production in the fourth quarter...
July 25, 2007A survey conducted by Pavilion Technologies (Austin, TX), a process technology company, has identified key issues facing the bioethanol industry. The study, which questioned more than...
July 24, 2007Alternative fuels seller Gulf Ethanol says it has opened new headquarters in Houston, and plans to “rapidly” expand into ethanol production and blending from this base. The...
July 24, 2007Ethanol output in the U.S. rose 30% year-on-year, and 5% from December to hit another record in January, at 488 million gals, says the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA; Washington)...
July 24, 2007The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says it will invest up to $385 million to fund six biorefinery projects over the next four years. The projects are expected to produce more than 130...
June 28, 2007Ensus (Yarm, U.K.) says that its previously announced bioethanol plant at Wilton, U.K. will cost about £250 million ($492 million) and is due to come onstream in 2009. Ensus...
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