Tag: Ecodiesel

Ecodiesel, Vanguarda do Brasil plan $1.39b merger

Ecodiesel, Vanguarda do Brasil plan $1.39b merger

July 5, 2011 |

In Brazil, one of the country’s largest biodiesel producers Ecodiesel is planning a $1.39 billion merger with agricultural producer Vanguarda do Brasil. Erique Banuelos, who owns 50% of Vanguarda, also owns 22.4% of Ecodiesel, and suggested the merger of the two companies. The transaction, which could be completed in the next 50 days, was re-introduced […]

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Do You Know the Way to São Jose? Total, and its biofuels babies

Do You Know the Way to São Jose? Total, and its biofuels babies

[ 0 ] February 2, 2011 |

Last year, the Digest remarked that it should have opened a Brazilian travel agency for advanced biofuels companies, in addition to operating a news service. The 16-hour flight from SFO to GRU can be GRUelling, not to mention a couple hours in the car driving up to Ribeirão Preto or San Jose dos Campos, but […]

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Airbus, TAM, Curcas, Ecodiesel partner in jatropha jet fuel project in Brazil

Airbus, TAM, Curcas, Ecodiesel partner in jatropha jet fuel project in Brazil

[ 0 ] December 10, 2010 |

In Brazil, Airbus, TAM Airlines, and a group of specialist companies are working to establish a bio-kerosene jet-fuel processing plant in Brazil, aiming to gradually substitute fossil fuel in aviation with biofuel., following a November 22nd TAM Airbus A320 was used for a first biofuel flight in Latin America.  The group of companies is led […]

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