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4 minutes with… Gjermund Rokke, Consultant, Gjermund Rokke Consult LTD

4 minutes with… Gjermund Rokke, Consultant, Gjermund Rokke Consult LTD

April 23, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Consultant in bioenergy, especially bio jet-fuel, project development, management and administration. Tell us about your role and what you are focused on in the next 12 months. Staying up-dated on the technical and commercial development in biofuels, especially jet fuel. What do you […]

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Biofuels Digest Index rise to 69.39 as chemicals rally

Biofuels Digest Index rise to 69.39 as chemicals rally

April 23, 2015 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, gained 0.89 percent to 69.39 as chemicals rallied. For the day, Solazyme (SZYM) jumped 6.01 percent to $3.91, while Algae.Tec rebounded 14.29 percent to $0.06. Among other equities, Codexis (CDXS) surged again, up 5.46 percent to $5.02. Overall, advances led declines by a 3 […]

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16 “Red Hot Devil” Questions about biofuels, chemicals, bioproducts and the new agriculture, answered

16 “Red Hot Devil” Questions about biofuels, chemicals, bioproducts and the new agriculture, answered

April 23, 2015 |

Your toughest questions, the Red Hot Devils — impossible to ignore, and hot to handle. Here we present 16 of the best, answered. With great sessions at conferences, delegates are usually keen to get a hold of the powerpoint decks. But how do you get a hold of the great Q&A that follows the presentations  — […]

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Cargill: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Cargill: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 23, 2015 |

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 140,000 people in 65 countries, Cargill is one of the world’s largest privately-held companies, in biofuels Cargill is a producer, and has developed a comprehensive package of services and tools from capital […]

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4 minutes with… Parikshit Dhingra, Head – Public Affairs & Communications, Novozymes South Asia

4 minutes with… Parikshit Dhingra, Head – Public Affairs & Communications, Novozymes South Asia

April 22, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. NZ is a global leader in the bio-ethanol revolution which by far, is the most promising technology in terms of benefitting all stakeholders involved. Tell us about your role and what you are focused on in the next 12 months. Our job is […]

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Biofuels Digest Index rises to 68.78 as advanced biofuels surge

Biofuels Digest Index rises to 68.78 as advanced biofuels surge

April 22, 2015 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, gained 0.23 percent to 68.78 as advanced biofuels surged. For the day, Gevo (GEVO) rocketed up 46.07 percent to $2.92 one day after a 1-15 reverse split, while Ceres (CERE) slumped 6.67 percent to $1.76. Among other equities, Codexis (CDXS)( rallied 4.34 percent to […]

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The Catalyst That Refused To Die

The Catalyst That Refused To Die

April 22, 2015 |

Battelle-led group succeeds in US Department of Energy challenge — 1,000 hours of continuous biomass hydrotreating on a single catalyst charge. The undefeated champ hits 1200 hours before being retired from the ring. Next stop, 4000 hours? In Ohio, we hear from Battelle that they have succeeded at the United States Department of Energy challenge to […]

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Siluria Technologies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Siluria Technologies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 22, 2015 |

Siluria’s catalytic process transforms methane into transportation fuels and commodity chemicals in an efficient, cost-effective, scalable manner using processes that can be seamlessly integrated into existing industry infrastructure. Siluria’s oxidative coupling of methane (OCM) technology, catalytically converts methane (and can co-feed ethane) into ethylene and water. Ethylene is the world’s largest petrochemical building block used in the […]

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China Steel green-lights commercial-scale LanzaTech advanced biofuels project

China Steel green-lights commercial-scale LanzaTech advanced biofuels project

April 22, 2015 |

Phase 1 will produce 17M gallons/year of gasoline blendstock and ethanol; in Phase 2, a 34M gallon facility. In Taiwan, China Steel Corporation announced formal Board approval of a $46M capital investment in a LanzaTech commercial ethanol facility. This follows the successful demonstration of the revolutionary carbon recycling platform at the White Biotech Demonstration Plant in […]

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4 minutes with… Christian Delahouliere, Business Development and Quality Director, Raizen Trading Geneva Branch

4 minutes with… Christian Delahouliere, Business Development and Quality Director, Raizen Trading Geneva Branch

April 21, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Raizen is the world largest sugar cane processor. We produce 2 million tons of ethanol and consume more than 4 millions in our petrol stations. WIt include a 2G cane residue plant of 32 000 tons of yearly production capacity. Tell us about […]

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