Tag: Laos

Thai palm oil trader looks to produce biodiesel in Laos

Thai palm oil trader looks to produce biodiesel in Laos

January 29, 2018 |

In Laos, the Bangkok Post reports that Thai palm oil trader OPG believes the country has more opportunities for oil palm plantations and biodiesel production than its home turf because of a lack of plantation land available. The company holds 85% shareholding in a local Laotian company that already has run oil palm plantations for […]

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Laotian ethanol plant contaminating rivers fisher communities rely upon

Laotian ethanol plant contaminating rivers fisher communities rely upon

August 3, 2016 |

In Laos, a cassava-based ethanol plant is emitting waste into local waterways that has led to community protests. The runoff is impacting the fish runs that provide livelihood for 400 families in two villages. Although the facility, that was built in 2002, has holding ponds for effluent from the plant some of the effluent still […]

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Earth Gen-Biofuel moves forward with Laos project via Agarwood production

Earth Gen-Biofuel moves forward with Laos project via Agarwood production

May 9, 2016 |

In California, Earth Gen-Biofuel through its 100% owned subsidiary Earth-Eco Agriculture Inc. has completed an agreement with the Phonehong Tree Farms in Laos to purchase the rights to the Agarwood production from a 27-acre plantation in the Laos People’s Democratic Republic containing over 9,000 mature Agarwood trees. First-grade Agarwood is one of the most expensive […]

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Earth Gen-BioFuel to expand castor for biofuels in Laos

Earth Gen-BioFuel to expand castor for biofuels in Laos

April 27, 2016 |

In California, Earth Gen-BioFuel announced that it has finalized plans for expanding castor bean operations in Laos. Import demand for countries processing Castor Beans continues to be very strong. To capitalize on this trend, Earth Gen plans to upgrade the close to 600 acres of castor beans already planted and expand operation to new locations […]

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South Korea invests $34 million in Laos ethanol facility

South Korea invests $34 million in Laos ethanol facility

March 10, 2016 |

In Laos, South Korea’s TN Energy has invested $34 million in a cassava and sugarcane-based ethanol project that should produce 1.2 million liters per month once it is commissioned. The JV with state-owned Laos State Fuel is expected to produce 40% of its feedstock requirements while the remaining volume will come from outgrowers. The project […]

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BioJet, Lao Asia Pacific Agriculture sign aviation biofuels pact for Laos

BioJet, Lao Asia Pacific Agriculture sign aviation biofuels pact for Laos

April 26, 2012 |

In Laos, BioJet today announced formation of a strategic business and project relationship with Lao Asia Pacific Agriculture Promotion Import-Export Sole Company Limited (LAP). The Project involves biofuel production for land and air transport as well as bioenergy coproducts. It is planned to include 100,000 hectares of feedstock production as well as refining/conversion facilities appropriate […]

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Bangchak to invest $64M in Laos, Cambodia ethanol

Bangchak to invest $64M in Laos, Cambodia ethanol

February 15, 2012 |

In Thailand, Bangchak Petroleum plans to invest $32.4 million each in 200,000 liter per day ethanol plants in Cambodia and Laos in order to supply the Asian market. The Asian Economic Community goes into effect in 2015. Domestic ethanol production in Thailand reached 509.6 million liters during 2011, an average of 1.7 million liters per […]

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Hoang Anh Gia Lai starts building sugarcane ethanol project in Laos

Hoang Anh Gia Lai starts building sugarcane ethanol project in Laos

November 30, 2011 |

In Laos, Vietnamese company Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group has started work on its $100 million sugarcane ethanol facility in Attapeu province. The facility is expected to crush 7,000 metric tons of sugarcane per day and will produce 30,000 tons of ethanol annually.

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