Tag: Chemtex

Beta Renewables in cellulosic ethanol crisis, as Grupo M&G parent files for restructuring

Beta Renewables in cellulosic ethanol crisis, as Grupo M&G parent files for restructuring

October 30, 2017 |

From Italy comes an industry shocker: “Italian newspapers reported over the weekend that cellulosic ethanol developer Mossi & Ghisolfi shuts down this week,” reported a source from Europe. “227 people of whom 121 from the Crescentino ethanol refinery are to stay at home. The Crescentino operation has 60 days to present a new survival plan. […]

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Chemtex to benefit from new grant for city water and sewer infrastructure

Chemtex to benefit from new grant for city water and sewer infrastructure

June 9, 2014 |

In Washington, U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced today that the City of Clinton has received $1,758,150 to construct water and sewer infrastructure to support the new Chemtex cellulosic biofuel plant in the City of Clinton, North Carolina. McIntyre stated that Congress has appropriated, and the United States Economic Development Administration has awarded, a grant of […]

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North Carolina welcomes Chemtex’s $200 million investment

North Carolina welcomes Chemtex’s $200 million investment

December 2, 2013 |

In North Carolina, Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced that Chemtex will be locating its new cellulosic biofuels production operations in Sampson County. The company and its partners plan to create 65 new jobs and invest approximately $200 million over the next three years. Chemtex will operate in North Carolina […]

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North Carolina budget cuts to hit nitrogen research, Chemtex?

North Carolina budget cuts to hit nitrogen research, Chemtex?

September 2, 2013 |

In North Carolina, state budget cuts continue to shut down research opportunities as the North Carolina Biofuels Center prepares to close by October 1. The North Carolina Department of Energy will take over some of the responsibilities of the research center, but more than two dozen projects stand to lose funding, including a project to […]

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Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide to Loan Guarantees: who got ’em, what’re they doing?

Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide to Loan Guarantees: who got ’em, what’re they doing?

July 29, 2013 |

The Landscape   In today’s Digest – visit our 5-Minute Guide to Loan Guarantees — INEOS Bio, Myriant, Sapphire Energy, Abengoa, Chemtex, Enerkem, Fiberight, Fulcrum, ZeaChem – Plus POET-DSM, Diamond Green Diesel, Coskata and Range Fuels – by following the page links below.

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Chemtex and Murphy-Brown Announce Long Term Biomass Supply Agreement

Chemtex and Murphy-Brown Announce Long Term Biomass Supply Agreement

July 18, 2013 |

In North Carolina, Chemtex and Murphy Brown signed a long term agreement for the supply of purpose grown energy crops and residues to be used as cellulosic feedstock in Project Alpha, Chemtex’s Cellulosic Ethanol facility planned for Clinton, North Carolina. The agreement covers a number of feedstocks to be grown on approximately six thousand acres […]

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Around 45 square miles of giant reed needed to supply Chemtex’s NC plant

Around 45 square miles of giant reed needed to supply Chemtex’s NC plant

July 17, 2013 |

In North Carolina, the potential ethanol plant in Sampson County that Chemtex is exploring developing would require 45 square miles, or roughly 30,000 acres, of giant reed. Most local research on the crop has been on nitrogen and phosphorus uptake rather than on its invasiveness. It hasn’t been listed on the state’s noxious weed list, […]

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FDA approves Arundo donax, Chemtex plant gets green light

FDA approves Arundo donax, Chemtex plant gets green light

July 8, 2013 |

In North Carolina, the FDA has signed off on the use of Arundo donax as a biofuel crop, which is the crop utilized by a $200 million Chemtex plant expected to be operational by mid-2015. The feedstock, which will be used to create cellulosic fuel, is a perennial cane that is prized for its fast […]

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Chemtex and Codexis announce milestone reaching in developing detergent alchohols technology

Chemtex and Codexis announce milestone reaching in developing detergent alchohols technology

June 18, 2013 |

In Italy, Chemtex and Codexis announced the successful scale-up in the production of CodeXol detergent alcohols using cellulosic sugars. The scale-up was achieved at a 1,500 liter demonstration facility at Chemtex’s R&D complex in Tortona, Italy and is a key milestone in the ongoing effort initiated by the two companies to develop a fully integrated […]

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Hot Partners voting underway: Harris Group, Coca-Cola, Chemtex, Novozymes, Waste Management, Propel, NREL among the leaders

Hot Partners voting underway: Harris Group, Coca-Cola, Chemtex, Novozymes, Waste Management, Propel, NREL among the leaders

May 22, 2013 |

In Florida, voting is now underway in the 2013 Hot Partners competition, and will continue through Friday June 14 at 5pm EDT. In the bio-based world, that means partners, and plenty of them. Who are the best? Who’s the hottest? That’s what the Hottest Partners in Bioenergy and Bio-based Products rankings are all about. Voting is open to all […]

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