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September 2, 2013
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) and Raisioagro (Raisio, Finland) have launched a joint research project to investigate the potential of straw as a raw material for producing renewable...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Neste-Oil-launches-project-to-assess-potential-of-straw-as-feedstock-for-biodiesel_54864.html
August 30, 2013
Researchers at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM; Mexico City) are designing and building a pilot biodiesel plant that will consume used cooking oil (UCO)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Mexican-researchers-to-build-countrys-first-pilot-biodiesel-plant-based-on-cooking-oil_54841.html
August 29, 2013
Southern Ontario's Federal Economic Development Agency (FedDev Ontario) announced today that it will provide $12 million in funding for BioAmber’s (Minneapolis) Sarnia...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Ontario-invests-$12-million-in-BioAmbers-biobased-succinic-acid-plant_54816.html
August 28, 2013
Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), a joint venture between Valero Energy (San Antonio) and Darling International  (Irving, TX), has reached full capacity for the production of biodiesel...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Diamond-Green-Diesel-biorefinery-reaches-full-capacity_54791.html
August 27, 2013
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), CIC Holdings, and Chemanex say they have formed a joint venture to build and operate a biobased superabsorbent polymers (SAPs) production facility near...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/ADM-forms-biobased-superabsorbent-JV-in-Sri-Lanka_54738.html
August 27, 2013
Cool Planet (Denver) will locate its first renewable gasoline refinery, with a capacity of 10 million gal/year, at Alexandria, LA, the company has announced. The biorefinery will serve...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Cool-Planet-to-build-its-first-gasoline-biorefinery-in-Louisiana_54759.html
August 23, 2013
Optinol (San Francisco) has achieved energy-cost parity feasibility with bioethanol for the production of biobased butanol from a wide variety of sugars, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Optinol-develops-butanol-at-cost-parity-with-bioethanol_54712.html
August 22, 2013
Lignol Energy Corp. (Burnaby, BC) will invest a further sum of up to A$1 million  ($903,000) in Territory Biofuels (TBF; Darwin, Australia), the owner of the largest biodiesel...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Canadas-Lignol-raises-stake-in-biodiesel-glycerine-facility-in-Australia_54644.html
August 22, 2013
PT Energi Agro Nusantara (Surabaya, Indonesia), a subsidiary of PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN X; Surabaya) has started construction of Indonesia's first bioethanol plant at Mojokerto...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Indonesia-starts-construction-of-first-bioethanol-facility_54634.html
August 16, 2013
Edeniq (Visalia, CA) and Pacific Ag (Hermiston, OR) have entered into a five-year exclusive collaboration agreement to assist existing corn-based ethanol production facilities to add...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Edeniq-Pacific-Ag-to-collaborate-on-integrating-cellulosic-ethanol-production-into-corn-based-facilities_54524.html
August 15, 2013
Midwest AgEnergy Group (Spiritwood, ND) has broken ground at the site where the Dakota Spirit AgEnergy biorefinery is to be built, the company has announced. The biorefinery will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Midwest-AgEnergy-breaks-ground-on-$155-million-North-Dakota-ethanol-biorefinery_54508.html
August 8, 2013
The US Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL; Washington) is working with Ecopetrol (Bogotá) to develop ways to process the residue from sugar cane and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Ecopetrol-seeks-NREL-expertise-in-developing-bagasse-to-ethanol-process_54323.html
August 7, 2013
Renewable Energy Group (REG; Ames, IA) says it has completed the purchase of a 30-million gal/year biodiesel plant at Mason City, IA. REG acquired the biorefinery for $11 million in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/REG-completes-acquisition-of-biodiesel-plant-restart-scheduled-for-year-end_54283.html
August 2, 2013
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $22 million in new investments to help develop cost-competitive algae-fuels and streamline the biomass feedstock supply chain...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/US-DOE-to-invest-$22-million-in-algal-and-biomass-biofuel-development-projects_54193.html
August 1, 2013
Gevo (Englewood, CO) announced today that it has brought a second fermenter and separation system online at its Luverne, MN, facility. The company had taken the plant off-line in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Gevo-brings-another-fermenter-online-at-Luverne-facility_54150.html
July 19, 2013
Stora Enso (Helsinki), a forestry products company, has decided to invest €32 million ($42 million) in the construction of a biorefinery at Sunila Mill, in Finland, which will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Stora-Enso-invests-&euro32-million-in-lignin-biorefinery_53774.html
July 19, 2013
An interdisciplinary team of Colorado State University (CSU; Fort Collins) researchers has received a $2-million National Science Foundation (Arlington, VA) grant to research new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/CSU-researchers-get-$2-million-grant-to-research-use-of-cyanobacteria-in-biofuel-production_53763.html
July 18, 2013
BioAmber (Minneapolis) announced today that it has closed a $25-million, three-year term loan with Hercules Capital. The financing helps ensure that the company has the capital needed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/BioAmber-closes-$25-million-debt-financing_53741.html
July 16, 2013
Galp Energia (Lisbon) has inaugurated Enerfuel, Portugal's first biorefinery operating on food waste and used cooking oil. The plant is located at the Sines Industrial and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Galp-Energia-opens-Portugals-first-food-waste-biorefinery_53668.html
July 15, 2013
Flint Hills Resources (Wichita, KS) has agreed to acquire Platinum Ethanol's Arthur, IA, bioethanol plant. The purchase price is not being disclosed. The transaction is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Flint-Hills-acquires-110-million-galyear-bioethanol-plant-in-Iowa_53640.html
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