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December 19, 2013
Deinove (Paris), a green chemistry startup, has signed a license option agreement with Génoplante Valor (Paris) via INRA Transfert (Paris), a research-enhancement subsidiary of...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Green-chemistry-startup-licenses-technology-to-improve-isoprenoid-biosynthetic-pathways_57481.html
December 19, 2013
Renewable Energy Group (REG; Ames, IA), and Syntroleum Corp. (Tulsa, OK), have entered into an asset-purchase agreement pursuant to which REG would acquire substantially all of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Biodiesel-producer-REG-to-acquire-renewable-fuel-firm_57482.html
December 18, 2013
The European Commission has opened an investigation into Germany's renewable energy law (EEG), chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says. Germany's energy-intensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/VCI-says-financial-relief-for-energy-intensive-industries-is-critical-and-appropriate-update_57419.html
December 16, 2013
According to a new forecast from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), domestic production of both crude oil and natural gas will continue to grow, with oil nearing historic highs by 2016. But whereas oil production will begin to decline in 2020, natural gas production will increase by 56% during 2012-2040. The expanding supply will lower prices, providing a powerful boost to gas-intensive industries, driving greater exports of natural gas, and allowing natural gas to displace coal as the nation’s largest source of electric power generation, says EIA....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/EIA-US-oil-and-natural-gas-production-to-continue-surge_57436.html
December 16, 2013
The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO; Delft) and AV Topchiev Institute for Petrochemical Synthesis (TIPS; Moscow) have signed a letter of intent to create...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Two-research-institutes-partner-to-market-new-XTL-process-technology_57416.html
December 13, 2013
Simadan Holding (Amsterdam) will invest €65 million ($89.5 million) to build a second-generation biodiesel plant at Amsterdam, the company announced today. The waste-to-fuel plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Dutch-company-to-invest-&euro65-million-for-second-generation-biodiesel-project_57394.html
December 13, 2013
Wintershall (Kassel, Germany), the upstream oil and gas subsidiary of BASF, is optimizing its portfolio by divesting its share in selected assets on the UK continental shelf,  to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/BASF-exploration-and-production-subsidiary-sells-North-Sea-assets-to-Hungarys-MOL_57387.html
December 11, 2013
US chemical makers are firmly “back in the game” thanks to the cost advantage enabled by low-cost shale feedstocks, according to ACC’s year-end review and outlook. US chemical production was up 1.6% in 2013 and is expected to rise 2.5% in 2014 and 3.5% in 2015, says Kevin Swift, ACC chief economist and managing director. “Following a decade of lost competitiveness, American chemistry is reemerging as a growth industry,” Swift says....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/US-chemicals-production-set-to-accelerate-on-shale-benefit_57272.html
December 11, 2013
Calysta Energy (Menlo Park, CA) has completed a series-A financing round totaling $3 million, the company announced today. The financing was led by Pangaea Ventures (Vancouver, BC) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Biobased-chemicals-start-up-completes-$3-million-financing-round_57270.html
December 10, 2013
Lignol Innovations Ltd. (LIL; Vancouver, BC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Lignol Energy Corp. (LEC; Vancouver), has signed a nonbinding letter of intent (LOI) with Sichuan Xilin...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Canadian-firm-signs-deal-to-cooperate-in-Chinas-biorefinery-market_57241.html
December 10, 2013
Michelin and sugar producer Tereos (Lille, France) have signed an agreement to pool their respective skills and capabilities with the goal of jointly developing innovative...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Michelin-and-French-sugar-ethanol-producer-partner-in-biobased-butadiene-project_57244.html
December 10, 2013
Vopak (Rotterdam) expects a 2013 Ebitda of about €750 million ($1.03 billion)—within the company's previously communicated Ebitda outlook range of €730–780...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Vopak-downgrades-2016-Ebitda-outlook-maintains-focus-on-expansion-in-Asia_57234.html
December 10, 2013
Cheniere Energy (Houston) says its wholly owned subsidiary Corpus Christi Liquefaction; and Bechtel Oil, Gas, and Chemicals have entered into two lump-sum turnkey contacts for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Cheniere-Energy-to-build-LNG-trains-facilities-for-more-than-$10-billion_57204.html
December 9, 2013
Methes Energies (Las Vegas) has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of OTC Energy Technologies (OTC; Burlington, ON), including all of OTC's technologies and knowhow...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Methes-Energies-acquires-biomass-to-syngas-technology-assets_57201.html
December 9, 2013
Concord Blue USA (Los Angeles) and LanzaTech (Roselle, IL) have entered into an agreement to integrate their individually proven technologies to demonstrate the production of fuels and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Concord-Blue-LanzaTech-partner-to-produce-biofuels-and-chemicals-from-waste-biomass_57194.html
December 6, 2013
The European Council says it has agreed on a proposal aimed at a minimum infrastructure for alternative fuels across the European Union, to be in place by 2030. The council believes...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/European-Council-sets-out-approach-to-minimum-infrastructure-for-alternative-fuels-across-EU_57174.html
December 6, 2013
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank; Washington) has authorized a $640.7-million direct loan to Socar Turkey Aegean Refinery (STAR; Istanbul) to finance the export...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Ex-Im-Bank-authorizes-$641-million-loan-to-refinery-petchems-project-in-Turkey_57168.html
December 6, 2013
Enterprise Products Partners says it expects commercial service on its Appalachia-to-Texas Express (ATEX) natural gas liquids pipeline to begin in January 2014. Enterprise says the process of injecting ethane into ATEX began in late November and will continue throughout December....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Enterprise-begins-filling-Marcellus-to-Texas-NGL-pipeline_57171.html
December 6, 2013
Shell will not move forward with a proposed 140,000-bbl/day gas-to-liquids (GTL) project in Louisiana and will suspend all further work on the project, the company has announced. Shell...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Shell-shelves-$12-5-billion-US-Gulf-GTL-project_57163.html
December 5, 2013
The Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) says that the government is not providing solutions to the energy crisis facing UK industry. The chancellor made a statement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/energy_and_feedstocks/Chemical-Industries-Association-warns-on-energy-costs_57108.html
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