Tag: biocrude

Norwegian researchers producing biocrude from kelp

Norwegian researchers producing biocrude from kelp

October 23, 2014 |

In Norway, the sea has long been a source of the country’s riches, whether from cod, farmed salmon or oil. Now one researcher from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) researcher hopes to add seaweed to this list as he refines a way to produce “biocrude” from common kelp. Using small quartz tube […]

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Gusher! KiOR starts production of US cellulosic biofuels at scale

Gusher! KiOR starts production of US cellulosic biofuels at scale

November 9, 2012 |

500 ton per day wood biomass to biocrude plant commences oil production – the long wait for cellulosic biofuels at scale is over. “With a roar like a hundred express trains racing across the countryside, the well blew out, spewing oil in all directions.” Well, the startup of biocrude production at KiOR’s Columbus plant arrived […]

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Sustainable Power CEO, board member resign

Sustainable Power CEO, board member resign

[ 0 ] August 12, 2010 |

In Texas, management mayhem erupted at Sustainable Power with the resignation of CEO Richard Cutler and board member Scott Hoerr. Cutler, who will remain a securities counsel for the company, said in a letter to shareholders that “ongoing litigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission against the founder of SSTP has made funding of […]

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KiOR raises $40 million for biocrude technology

KiOR raises $40 million for biocrude technology

[ 0 ] May 5, 2010 |

In California, KiOR filed Regulation D papers with the SEC detailing that it has raised $39.99 million from 13 investors, to date, in a total offering of $95 million in securities. The company named as its principals company president Fred Cannon (formerly of Akzo Nobel); Samir Kaul, a founding general partner at Khosla Ventures who […]

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