Category: 5-Minute Guide

BIOeCON: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

BIOeCON: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 26, 2015 |

BIOeCON is a Dutch start-up R&D Company, founded in 2005, with the vision and goal of developing cost-effective technologies to convert lignocellulosic biomass into fuels and/or chemicals. Within 5 years BIOeCON invented and patented 2 novel breakthrough technologies: Biomass Catalytic Cracking (BCC) a gas phase catalytic pyrolysis process which is the basis for the KiOR […]

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

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

April 21, 2015 |

Newlight, founded in 2003, is harnessing methane-based carbon emissions as a resource to replace oil and reduce the cost of plastics production–fundamentally changing both the economics and environmental impact of the plastics industry. The AirCarbon production process begins with concentrated methane-based carbon emissions that would otherwise become a part of the air, rather than fossil […]

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Byogy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Byogy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 20, 2015 |

Byogy has developed a catalytic platform that converts any source of ethanol, butanol, mixed alcohols, or related olefins, into full replacement, and cost competitive biofuels including gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. Byogy’s jet fuel is not an additive, but instead, a full replacement standalone fuel, and hence can be used at any blend ratio up […]

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DuPont Industrial Biosciences: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

DuPont Industrial Biosciences: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 19, 2015 |

Several years ago, DuPont purchased Danisco and its Genencor unit and added their expertise into a new unit: DuPont Industrial Biosciences. This integration allows DuPont to optimize its bioscience technology and commercialization capabilities with Genencor’s biofuel enzyme technology. DuPont has developed a three-part strategy to deliver these new technologies to the growing biofuels market to […]

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NexSteppe: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

NexSteppe: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 16, 2015 |

NexSteppe is dedicated to pioneering the next generation of scalable, reliable, cost-effective feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries. Using advanced breeding techniques and cutting-edge analytical technologies, NexSteppe is developing Malibu sweet sorghum and Palo Alto high biomass sorghum to produce feedstocks tailored for these biobased industries. Named for the city where […]

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GeoSynFuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

GeoSynFuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 15, 2015 |

GeoSynFuels is a private, U.S. based company that has developed an economic method for the production of biofuels and biochemicals (including cellulosic ethanol and acetic acid). This technology “bolts-on” to existing sugar cane processing facilities (or other biomass facilities) and enables the production of significant incremental ethanol from the xylose fraction at low cost. The […]

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POET: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

POET: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 14, 2015 |

POET, the largest ethanol producer in the world, is a leader in biorefining through its efficient, vertically integrated approach to production. Founded in 1987, the company produces more than 1.7 billion gallons of ethanol and 10 billion pounds of high-protein animal feed annually from 27 production facilities nationwide. POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels, LLC, is a 50/50 joint […]

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Oberon Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Oberon Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 13, 2015 |

Oberon Fuels is launching DME (dimethyl ether) in North America as a clean-burning, alternative to diesel. Using various, domestic feedstocks such as food and green waste and natural gas, Oberon has developed a modular, small-scale process that cost-effectively converts a variety of methane DME is a clean-burning, non-toxic fuel that can be derived from renewable […]

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