Tag: LanzaTech

LanzaTech appoints Gregg Clevenger as CFO

In Illinois, LanzaTech has appointed Gregg Clevenger as Chief Financial Officer. Clevenger joins LanzaTech as the company is set to commercialize its ground-breaking technology that recycles carbon into sustainable, valuable products. Its patented process uses a microbe to convert waste gas containing carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide (from industrial sources like steel mills and processing […]

August 27, 2014 More

Heard on the Floor at the DOE’s Biomass 2014 conference: US Navy, Abengoa, INEOS Bio, LanzaTech in the newsmix

Captain James C. Goudreau, Director, Navy Energy Coordination Office Stay the course. There is always risk, always naysayers. When we moved from sail to coal, coal to oil, oil to nuclear, there were always people who said we had the wrong idea, or there was no need. Nothing more difficult more perilous than to take […]

July 30, 2014 More

On the Move in Biofuels: Lovley joins LanzaTech advisory board

Dr. Derek Lovley, Distinguished Professor and Director of Environmental Biotechnology at the University of Massachusetts has joined the advisory board of LanzaTech. Initially focussed on using carbon monoxide (CO) streams from industry, LanzaTech’s ‘microbe factories’ are also able to recycle carbon from carbon dioxide (CO2) gas streams, through the application of microbial electrosynthesis, as pioneered by Dr. Lovley and his […]

July 10, 2014 More

Branson: “We’re killing the world”

Branson at BIO. Branson on bio. And some of Branson’s bio. Sir Richard Branson joined BIO CEO Jim Greenwood on stage at the BIO International Convention for a talk on enterprises, the entrepreneurial spirit, a spirit of adventure. And the founder of brands ranging from Virgin Records to Virgin Galactic shared his views on the […]

June 25, 2014 More

LanzaTech, INVISTA aim for waste-CO2-to-chemicals in new pact

The Spandex, Lycra kings aim to make product from those invidious, insidious, nefarious greenhouse gases. Addressing the anarchy of petroleum pricing. Partnering with the advanced bioeconomy’s #2 Hot company. What’s not to like except waiting until 2018 for products for markets? In Kansas, INVISTA and LanzaTech signed a research and development agreement focused on the […]

May 13, 2014 More

LanzaTech moves HQ to Illinois Science and Technology Park

In Illinois, LanzaTech will be establishing its global headquarters in Skokie, Governor Pat Quinn announced. The new location will also house the company’s research and development center, which recently received a $17 million investment. The new corporate headquarters, which will include proprietary synthetic biology and gas fermentation science, will be at the Illinois Science and […]

April 7, 2014 More

Cool Planet surges into leads in Transformative Technologies 2014 early voting

Fresh faces and major players among the early leaders as voting gets underway. In Florida, The Digest announced that Cool Planet is now leading in two categories in early-voting for Transformative Technologies 2014. The Colorado-based early stage company is ahead for Conversion technology (liquid) and Transformative biomased material. DuPont continues to lead for Organic Catalyst […]

March 18, 2014 More

LanzaTech: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Company description: LanzaTech has developed a fully sustainable integrative gas to fuels and chemicals platform that has no impact on food, water security or high biodiversity land use. The proprietary gas-to-liquid platform produces fuels and high value chemicals such as 2,3-butanediol (2,3 BDO) and acetic acid from a variety of waste gas resources. The production […]

February 13, 2014 More

LanzaTech, Sapphire Energy, Gevo, Enerkem CEOs commit to ABLC 2014

Holmgren, Warner, Gruber, Chornet to address “Hot Companies: The Global Growth Perspective” on opening morning of ABLC 2014. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren, Sapphire Energy CEO Cynthia “CJ ” Warner, Gevo CEO Pat Grubner and Enerkem CEO Vincent Chornet will present addresses on ABLC 2014′s opening morning — under the […]

January 9, 2014 More

Special Asia Biofuels Report: The Top 10 Stories of the Year, and More

Asia looks at petroleum reserves and exploration and concludes: our future is in biomass. As we wrote in 2012: “There’s only one complete region for biofuels where abundant feedstock, lack of oil & gas production, rising energy demand and supportive government policy come together — and that is Asia.” The feedstock comes in three flavors. […]

December 24, 2013 More