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BP to make major job cuts, sell assets as energy prices fall: lignocellulosic business goes on the block

BP to make major job cuts, sell assets as energy prices fall: lignocellulosic business goes on the block

December 8, 2014 |

Butamax, KRL, Vivergo, sugarcane ethanol business not impacted by cuts; consolidation to Brazil; San Diego research center, Highland feedstock operation also up for sale. In the UK, news broke from BP headquarters that the company has determined to divest the cellulosic biofuels business amidst an overall corporate retrenchment, in the face of falling energy prices, […]

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BP makes equity investment in Pure Biofuels del Peru

BP makes equity investment in Pure Biofuels del Peru

September 10, 2014 |

In Peru, BP has announced an equity investment of an undisclosed amount in Pure Biofuels del Peru. Based in Lima, Pure Biofuels is a leader in the Peruvian refined fuels and distribution services markets. Pure Biofuels currently has over 1,000,000 barrels of liquid fuels storage at the Port of Callao, the largest port on the […]

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MBP Group gets RSB certification for waste collection, trading and distribution

MBP Group gets RSB certification for waste collection, trading and distribution

August 22, 2014 |

In Switzerland, MBP Group has earned RSB sustainability certification for their waste material collection, trading and distribution activities. “MBP Group was built on a sustainable background, adding as much value as possible to industrial by-products. Sustainability was – and still remains – a key ingredient of our business activities and its success. We are pleased […]

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US ethanol production reaches record of 972,000 bpd

US ethanol production reaches record of 972,000 bpd

June 18, 2014 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Agency says that ethanol production has reached a record 972,000 bpd during the week ending June 13, up from the previous record of 963,000 bpd reached at the end of 2011. Higher gasoline prices are pushing demand for ethanol, so even though production hit an all-time high, stocks still dropped […]

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Ethanol production rebounds to 925,000 bpd last week

Ethanol production rebounds to 925,000 bpd last week

May 25, 2014 |

In the US, ethanol production last week averaged 925,000 barrels per day, or 38.85 million gallons daily, which is up 3000 barrels per day from the week before. Stocks of ethanol stood at 17.0 million barrels. That is a 1.8% decrease from last week, with imports also declining to 11,000 barrels per day. Gasoline demand […]

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BP Biofuels: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Plant or integrated biorefinery”

BP Biofuels: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Plant or integrated biorefinery”

March 10, 2014 |

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for BP Biofuels, nominated in the “Plant or integrated biorefinery” category for its Tropical Bioenergia project. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share […]

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BP Biofuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

BP Biofuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

February 27, 2014 |

Company description:

 BP Biofuels is a leading global biofuels player, with a breadth of investment that is unique in terms of both its scale and its reach. Since 2006, BP has announced investments of more than $2 billion in biofuels research, development and operations, and has production facilities operating or in the planning/construction phases in […]

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European Court of Justice rejects BP bid to avoid biodiesel duties on US imports

European Court of Justice rejects BP bid to avoid biodiesel duties on US imports

January 20, 2014 |

In Luxembourg, the European Court of Justice has rejected BP’s request to be exempted from anti-circumvention duties levied on biodiesel imports coming from the US. The court said it denied the request because it says the company played a significant role in trying to circumvent EU rules that in part led to the anti- circumvention […]

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Valmet to supply pre hydrolysis system for BPF

Valmet to supply pre hydrolysis system for BPF

January 20, 2014 |

In the Netherlands, Valmet Corp will be supplying a pre hydrolysis system to Bioprocess Pilot Facility BV’s pilot plant, led by Delft University of Technology. The system has the capacity to handle 88 pounds of straw biomass per hour, although the plant is designed to handle a variety of biomass sources. The system is scheduled […]

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Nature’s Reward line of bags receives BPI certification

Nature’s Reward line of bags receives BPI certification

December 11, 2013 |

In California, Lindamar Industries’ Nature’s Reward, a new line of compostable bags, recently received the Biodegradable Products Institute ASTM-D6400 certification, proving 100% biodegradability. BPI’s granted the certification for its compostable products, which includes trash bags, lawn and leaf bags, toddler potty chair liners and shopping/merchandise bags. The line is made from PSM Bioplastics raw material […]

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