Tag: Gevo

Biobutanol breakout: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Gevo

Biobutanol breakout: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Gevo

August 25, 2015 |

Gevo has two proprietary technologies that combine to make it possible to retrofit existing ethanol plants to produce isobutanol, a four carbon alcohol which serves as a hydrocarbon platform molecule. They have developed an industrial scale yeast biocatalyst to produce isobutanol without typical byproducts operating at parameters equivalent to commercial ethanol producers. The second piece […]

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Gevo and Butamax bury the hatchet at last and parter on isobutanol

Gevo and Butamax bury the hatchet at last and parter on isobutanol

August 24, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo and Butamax Advanced Biofuels, a joint venture between BP and DuPont, announced that they have entered into worldwide patent cross-license and settlement agreements, ending a patent dispute related to technologies for the production of bio-based isobutanol. This settlement ends all of the lawsuits and creates a new relationship between the companies, aimed […]

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Gevo’s losses narrow, revenue up 15% as courts issue favorable ruling in Betamax vs Gevo patent cases

Gevo’s losses narrow, revenue up 15% as courts issue favorable ruling in Betamax vs Gevo patent cases

August 4, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo reported Q2 2015 revenues of $8.9M compared with $7.7M for Q2 2014, and Q2 loss of $6.5 million, compared with $9.0 million in Q2 2014. The increase in revenue during 2015 is primarily a result of the production and sale of approximately $8.0 million of ethanol, isobutanol and distiller’s grains at the Luverne plant. Hydrocarbon revenues were $0.8 […]

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Marine-friendly image finds Gevo’s isobutanol pumping from its first retail station

Marine-friendly image finds Gevo’s isobutanol pumping from its first retail station

July 30, 2015 |

In Texas, Express Lube of Fredericksburg has become the first U.S. service station to sell gasoline blended with Gevo’s renewable isobutanol at the pump. The company said that this is anticipated to be the first of many retail locations to offer Gevo’s product as the company rolls out its isobutanol to the marina, outdoor equipment and […]

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Marine Manufacturers OK 16 percent biobutanol blends for recreational marine engines

Marine Manufacturers OK 16 percent biobutanol blends for recreational marine engines

June 17, 2015 |

In Washington, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced support of the use of fuels blended with up to 16 percent biobutanol in recreational marine engines. This decision follows five years of evaluation performed by NMMA with the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), under the direction and guidance of the U.S. Department of Energy […]

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Renewable Isobutanol: It’s Time for a Truce

Renewable Isobutanol: It’s Time for a Truce

May 18, 2015 |

By James Evangelow & Sam Nejame, Special to the Digest If an advertising professional were writing the copy, renewable isobutanol would be called “The new and improved ethanol”. It overcomes essentially all the major deficiencies of ethanol as a fuel and can be produced in an ethanol plant. However, relentless litigation, waning interest in biofuels […]

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Gevo raises $17.2M in share offering

Gevo raises $17.2M in share offering

May 18, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has priced its underwritten public offering of common stock units, and agreed to sell 4,300,000 common stock units consisting of one share of common stock and one-tenth of a Series C warrant to purchase one share of common stock at a public offering price of $4.00 per common stock […]

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Gevo prices public offering of 4.3 million common units at $4 per share

Gevo prices public offering of 4.3 million common units at $4 per share

May 14, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has priced its underwritten public offering of common stock units. Gevo announced that it has agreed to sell 4,300,000 common stock units. Each common stock unit consists of one share of common stock and one-tenth of a Series C warrant to purchase one share of common stock at a public […]

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Thrive, survive, jive or take five: Who is weathering the $50 oil storm in biofuels, and how?

Thrive, survive, jive or take five: Who is weathering the $50 oil storm in biofuels, and how?

May 13, 2015 |

A period of lower-cost oil has, famously, descended on the market, reminding us that business models should always take into account “black swan” economic events such as the battle between OPEC and unconventional oil producers over some 10% of global market share, which has tumbled oil prices some 20% down, with US currency strength causing […]

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Gevo reports loss of $7.3M for Q1 3015 as revenues improve

Gevo reports loss of $7.3M for Q1 3015 as revenues improve

May 13, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced a net loss of $7.3 million for Q1 2015 compared to $12.0 million in Q1 2014. The company ended the first quarter with cash and cash equivalents of $4.4 million, and the exercise of warrants since the beginning of April 2015 is expected to result in net proceeds of $6.2 million. […]

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