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Tweet Company description: (includes Oxford Catalysts Ltd, based near Oxford, UK and Velocys, Inc., based in Plain City, Ohio). The Oxford Catalyst Group Develops of catalysts and microchannel reactor technology for the generation of clean fuels from both conventional fossil fuels and biomass Address: 115e Milton Park, Oxford OX14 4RZ, UK Year founded: 2001: Velocys, […]
Tweet Locations: Rapid City – SD and Upton – WY, United States São Paulo – SP, Brazil Company description: Converting sugarcane bagasse into lignin Blue Sugars is now commercializing its process technology to companies in the global sugarcane industry. In April 2012, Blue Sugars licensed its technology to Petrobras SA, Brazil’s largest company and one […]
Tweet In Brazil, Petrobras’ decision to pull out of its ethanol pipeline project is being seen by some analysts as proof that the Brazilian government is preferring to focus on it’s pre-salt oil discoveries rather than put its investment in ethanol. Transportation by pipeline could reduce the cost of ethanol by 7 centavos per liter […]
Tweet In Mozambique, Petrobras expects to begin ethanol production as soon as 2014 with construction of the $20 million distillery set to begin in early 2013. The 20 million liter per year molasses-based facility will be built via Guarani, Petrobras’ local sugarcane partner.
Tweet Dozens of deals – what are the hottest paths to $$$? Who’s forming capital in bioenergy this year, and when, where, why and how? In the old days, the process seemed simple: seed round to fund some lab work at the bench level, series A for proof of concept, series B for the pilot, […]
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 / […]