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Biobutanol breakout: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Butamax

Biobutanol breakout: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Butamax

August 25, 2015 |

A BP joint venture with DuPont, Butamax Advanced Biofuels is developing the isobutanol, which 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 facilitate the adoption of biofuels into the fuel supply chain at a […]

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Gevo and Butamax bury the hatchet at last and parter on isobutanol

Gevo and Butamax bury the hatchet at last and parter on isobutanol

August 24, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo and Butamax Advanced Biofuels, a joint venture between BP and DuPont, announced that they have entered into worldwide patent cross-license and settlement agreements, ending a patent dispute related to technologies for the production of bio-based isobutanol. This settlement ends all of the lawsuits and creates a new relationship between the companies, aimed […]

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PEACE! Butamax and Gevo make love, not war, agree to co-operate to foster biobutanol

PEACE! Butamax and Gevo make love, not war, agree to co-operate to foster biobutanol

August 24, 2015 |

Biofuels’ Montagues and Capulets call a day to the multi-year legal fracas. In Delaware and Colorado, Gevo and Butamax have entered into worldwide patent cross-license and settlement agreements, ending a patent dispute related to technologies for the production of bio-based isobutanol. This settlement ends all of the lawsuits and creates a new relationship between the […]

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Butamax wins another patent round against Gevo

Butamax wins another patent round against Gevo

March 17, 2015 |

In New York state, Butamax has won another patent round against Gevo when the Patent Trial and Appeal Board rules that Butamax has demonstrated a Gevo patent for aviation biofuel was in fact not patentable, saying it was either “anticipated or obvious” compared to other patents.

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Butamax: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Butamax: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 1, 2015 |

A BP joint venture with DuPont, Butamax Advanced Biofuels is developing the isobutanol, which 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 facilitate the adoption of biofuels into the fuel supply chain at a […]

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And now, strangest of all wonders, more on Butamax vs Gevo

And now, strangest of all wonders, more on Butamax vs Gevo

September 10, 2014 |

It’s like the selling of Ginsu knives, the legal dispute between these two companies. No matter how much you hear….but wait, there’s more! This week, we heard from Butamax that the District Court of Delaware has issued an order scheduling two further rounds of patent infringement actions pending between Butamax and Gevo for resolution. The […]

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Butamax will pay attorneys’ fees for Gevo litigation

Butamax will pay attorneys’ fees for Gevo litigation

August 28, 2014 |

In Delaware, Butamax’s victory in Gevo’s lawsuit for copyright infringement will still cost the company, as the judge in the case refused to award attorneys’ fees to Butamax. According to US District Court Judge Sue Robinson, Gevo hadn’t pointlessly filed suit against Butamax, leaving the latter financially responsible for its attorneys’ fees. The lawsuit, which […]

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Butamax officially completes phase 1 of installation at Highwater Ethanol

Butamax officially completes phase 1 of installation at Highwater Ethanol

August 21, 2014 |

In Minnesota, Butamax Advanced Biofuels announced the official completion of Phase 1 of a Butamax technology installation at Highwater Ethanol, including the installation of a novel corn oil separation technology. Butamax and Highwater Ethanol are happy to announce that the construction is complete and the facility is now in full operation. On October 2nd last […]

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Butamax opens (phase 1) biobutanol project in Minnesota, with Highwater Ethanol

Butamax opens (phase 1) biobutanol project in Minnesota, with Highwater Ethanol

August 20, 2014 |

Includes Installation of a Corn Oil Separation Technology with “50% higher than the normal” yields We’ve learned that Butamax Advanced Biofuels and Highwater Ethanol have completed, successfully commissioned and begun production (at Highwater’s ethanol plant in Lamberton, Minnesota) a first phase of Butamax’s biobutanol retrofit that includes a novel corn oil separation technology delivering 50% […]

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Butamax: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Butamax: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 11, 2014 |

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 […]

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