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Butamax: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

A BP joint venture with DuPont, Butamax Advanced Biofuels is developing the advanced biofuel biobutanol and commissioning a technology demonstration facility in the UK. Biobutanol has a higher energy content that ethanol, can be blended at higher rates into fuel that can be used by vehicles on the road today and may be able to […]

March 11, 2014 More

Butamax: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative molecule (biofuels)”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Butamax, nominated in the “Transformative molecule (biofuels)” category for its isobutanol technology. 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 will count for […]

March 10, 2014 More

Federal judge sends Butamax/Gevo spat back to district court

In New York state, a federal judge has reversed an earlier appeals court ruling saying that Gevo has not infringed Butamax’s patents. The case has been remanded by to district court, where Butamax says it is looking forward to the trial. Delaware district court and the Federal Circuit courts disagreed on the value of a […]

February 20, 2014 More

Federal Circuit changes claim construction in Butamax v Gevo

In Delaware, Butamax Advanced Biofuels announced that a US Federal Circuit panel ruled that the District Court’s narrow interpretation of Butamax’s patents “was in error in the Butamax v Gevo fight.” The Delaware district court’s claim construction of Butamax’s KARI was “an enzyme known by the EC number that catalyzes the conversion of acetolactate […]

February 20, 2014 More

Butamax, Iogen, OPX Bio, Green Biologics C-Level execs commit to ABLC 2014

Addressing Building Fermentation Technologies into great companies. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that Butamax CEO Paul Beckwith, Iogen CEO Brian Foody, Green Biologics President Joel Stone and OPX Bio CTO David Hogsett will present addresses on ABLC 2014′s opening morning — addressing the topic of Building fermentation technologies into great companies “Three hot Bs in […]

January 15, 2014 More

Butamax to retrofit Highwater Ethanol for corn oil recovery; isobutanol next?

In Delaware, Butamax and Highwater Ethanol have begun to retrofit Highwater’s ethanol plant in Lamberton, Minnesota with installation of corn oil separation technology. Highwater Ethanol CEO Brian Kletscher stated, “We investigated other options for corn oil recovery, but we had the advantage of seeing the Butamax system first-hand and we were impressed with what we saw. Not […]

October 2, 2013 More

Hottest Companies: Butamax

Voting for Butamax in the Hot 50 or Hot 30 Rankings You can vote on the web for this company in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy or the 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials — by clicking on the icons above to “Like” or “Tweet” this page. Any web votes you record […]

August 25, 2013 More

The Biobased Montagues and Capulets now starring in The Battle for Biobutanol: latest round to Butamax

Think the Hatfields and McCoys, Cain and Abel, the Montagues and the Capulets, Alabama and Auburn, Army and Navy are among the the fiercest rivalries in history? Mere wannabees, mere pretenders. Just warm up acts for our friends at Gevo and Butamax. In Delaware, Butamax announced that Judge Sue Robinson granted Butamax’s summary judgment motions […]

July 30, 2013 More

Setting the record straight: Gevo and Butamax

Biofuels’s Montagues and Capulets were at it again last week — with a flurry of press releases about court decisions and commercial timelines regarding their respective isbutanol technologies. At the heart of it — a dispute over the significance of last week’s dismissal of a lawsuit brought by Gevo against Butamax for patent infringement. Here’s […]

May 13, 2013 More

Gevo temporarily agrees to dismiss lawsuit against Butamax

In Colorado, Gevo has agreed to temporarily dismiss its lawsuit against Butamax because Butamax doesn’t have a chemical plant in which infringement is possible, asserted Gevo Executive Vice President Brett Lund. Butamax’s CEO Paul Beckwith continued to deny that the company used the patented technology. While other cases continue, Gevo cannot refile the complaint against […]

May 13, 2013 More