Tag: Global Bioenergies

In search of lowest cost hydrocarbons: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Global Bioenergies

In search of lowest cost hydrocarbons: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Global Bioenergies

June 26, 2017 |

Global Bioenergies is a pioneer in the development of one-step fermentation processes for the direct and cost-efficient transformation of renewable resources into light olefin hydrocarbons, the key building blocks of the petrochemical industry. Since inception, the company focused its efforts on the production of isobutene, one of the most important petrochemical building blocks that can […]

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Hydrocarbons from cheap renewable carbon: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Global Bioenergies

Hydrocarbons from cheap renewable carbon: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Global Bioenergies

December 22, 2016 |

Global Bioenergies is a pioneer in the development of one-step fermentation processes for the direct and cost-efficient transformation of renewable resources into light olefin hydrocarbons, the key building blocks of the petrochemical industry. Since inception, the company focused its efforts on the production of isobutene, one of the most important petrochemical building blocks that can […]

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Global Bioenergies to acquire gas fermentation start-up Syngip

Global Bioenergies to acquire gas fermentation start-up Syngip

December 22, 2016 |

In France, Global Bioenergies agreed to acquire Netherlands-based gas fermentation company Syngip for €1.02M, with a milestone-based bonus that could boost the acquisition price up to €1.775M. The acquisition price includes assumption of €150K of Syngip’s debt. The deal is subject to shareholder approval. The ultimate goal Syngip talked here about the possibility of producing […]

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Global Bioenergies isobutene demo entering final stages

Global Bioenergies isobutene demo entering final stages

December 19, 2016 |

In France, Global Bioenergies is now entering the final phase of demonstrating its technology for converting renewable carbon into hydrocarbons. The first trials on the demo plant in Leuna were successfully completed, within schedule, in the fall of 2016 and Global Bioenergies today announces that a first production of green isobutene was observed. The demo […]

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Global Bioenergies completes construction of German demo-scale plant

Global Bioenergies completes construction of German demo-scale plant

November 15, 2016 |

In Germany, Global Bioenergies has completed construction of its 100 tons/year demonstration-scale plant, a project which commenced in mid-2015. It is located in the facility owned by the Fraunhofer CBP, on the Leuna refinery platform. It was financed in part by the German federal ministry for research through a grant of €5.7m, and also through a […]

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Global Bioenergies and Clariant announce first isobutene production from wheat straw hydrolysate

Global Bioenergies and Clariant announce first isobutene production from wheat straw hydrolysate

September 28, 2016 |

In France, Global Bioenergies and Clariant are proud to announce the first isobutene production from a wheat straw hydrolysate, in the industrial pilot of Pomacle Bazancourt. This success is the result of a collaboration initiated more than 18 months ago, and has been made possible by combining Clariant’s proprietary process, allowing for the conversion of […]

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Global Bioenergies teams up with Swedish partners for bio-based gasoline project

Global Bioenergies teams up with Swedish partners for bio-based gasoline project

September 27, 2016 |

In Sweden, GLOBAL BIOENERGIES, PREEM, SEKAB and SVEASKOG announced joined forces to develop a high-performance fuel entirely based on forest resources. The consortium has signed a collaboration agreement to carry out a conceptual scope study for a first plant in Sweden. This work will be carried out as part of the “Bio-Based Gasoline Project” with support […]

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Global Bioenergies JV awards engineering contract for isobutene plant to Technip and IPSB

Global Bioenergies JV awards engineering contract for isobutene plant to Technip and IPSB

September 1, 2016 |

In France, IBN-One, a subsidiary of Global Bioenergies and Cristal Union, announced it has awarded the first engineering contract for its bio-isobutene plant to Technip and IPSB. Following a consultation process by IBN-One in spring 2016, the initial engineering work contract has been awarded to a consortium that includes Technip, a global leader in engineering […]

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Global Bioenergies making headway with bio-based isooctane and ETBE

Global Bioenergies making headway with bio-based isooctane and ETBE

August 11, 2016 |

In France, in order to prevent the air-fuel mixture in the gasoline engine from self-igniting prematurely, additives are included with the fuel to increase the knock resistance. In a project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) the French-German company Global Bioenergies now aims to produce two such additives, isooctane and […]

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Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen partner on isooctane

Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen partner on isooctane

July 12, 2016 |

In France, Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen, world market leader in alkylate gasoline for two and four stroke small engines, announce having entered into a partnership on renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications. Aspen is part of the Swedish Lantmännen group, an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food […]

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