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Tweet In Argentina, soybean biodiesel regulation may be revised during a meeting today between Argentine authorities, YPF, and Petrobras Argentina. Small and medium sized biodiesel producers want greater incentives to compete with larger companies such as Bunge, Cargill, and Aceitera.
Tweet In Brazil, Petrobras has completed a series of tests looking at B20 blends in two different motors in an attempt to support moves to boost biodiesel blending to 20% from current 5%. The test vehicles, two running on B5 and two running on B20, have completed more than 100,000 kilometers in the past year [...]
Tweet Biofuels Digest has released the next wave of its 5-Minute Guides – a “news you can use” digest on the leading companies in biofuels. Each 5-Minute Guide provides a company description, 3 top milestones for 2010-12 and projected for 2012-14, description of the business model; plus project info (location, feedstocks, product set, processing technology, [...]
Tweet Based in: Brazil Business: Oil and gas producer with sugarcane ethanol and biodiesel operations. Model: State-owned operator. Announced that it was not seeking to acquire distressed ethanol companies but would establish partnerships where appropriate to support development of the national ethanol industry. According to Petrobras management, the state oil giant would offer a guaranteed [...]
Tweet In Florida, Biofuels Digest released the top 150 rankings in its 2012-13 “50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy” polls. 1 Solazyme 2 KiOR 3 LanzaTech 4 Novozymes 5 POET 6 DuPont Industrial Biosciences (Genencor) 7 Gevo 8 Sapphire Energy 9 Joule Unlimited 10 ZeaChem 11 Honeywell’s UOP 12 BP Biofuels 13 LS9 14 Chemtex / [...]
Tweet In California, Renewable oils developer Solazyme took the #1 spot in the 2012-13 “50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy” rankings, announced today by Biofuels Digest at Advanced Biofuels Markets in San Francisco. KiOR (#2), LanzaTech (#3), Novozymes (#4), POET (#5), DuPont Industrial Biosciences (#6), Gevo (#7), Sapphire Energy (#8), Joule Unlimited (#9), and ZeaChem (#10) [...]
Tweet In Brazil, Cosan says that Petrobras has pulled out of the $3.45 billion, 1,300km ethanol pipeline connecting Goias to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro states that the two companies along with four others have been building. Both Cosan and Petrobras have 20% shares in Logum Logistica, the JV company that owns the project.
Tweet 2:25 pm: Todd Taylor, of Fredrickson & Byron, takes the stage to moderate. 2:27 pm: Charles Lucius, VP for Energy, Environment, and Materials Sciences at Battelle, takes the stage. 2:28 pm: Battelle is open to partnerships. 2:31 pm: Battelle has a strong history of developing strategic partnerships within fledgling industry. 2:34 pm: Biomass differs [...]
Tweet In Brazil, Petrobras and the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the production of biodiesel from residual fish oil. Brazil aims for expansion of fishing activity and trade to 2 million tons of fish by 2014. Petrobras is currently in a partnership pilot project conducted with Biopeixe [...]
Tweet Deployment of next-gen bagasse-to-biofuels technologies could expand ethanol production in Brazil, India by 35 percent without land, water intensification. After several years of technology and partnership development — advanced biofuels are coming to Brazil in a big way, and India may not be far behind. The reason? Opportunities with bagasse, the leftover from crushed [...]