Tag: Saudi Arabia

Kenana, Sudanese sugar producer, to triple ethanol efforts

Kenana, Sudanese sugar producer, to triple ethanol efforts

April 29, 2013 |

In Sudan, Kenana, already Sudan’s largest sugar producer, will nearly triple its ethanol output in the next two years to reach 1 million tonnes and plans to make a stock market offering in South Africa. The company expects to receive $500M this year from primary shareholders to cover the expansion, as well as an additional […]

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Biomax to build JV $40 million biodiesel plant in Saudi Arabia

Biomax to build JV $40 million biodiesel plant in Saudi Arabia

December 11, 2012 |

In Saudi Arabia, Indian biofuel producer Biomax will jointly invest with a local company to develop a $40 million biodiesel plant that will use used cooking oil as feedstock. Up to 2.5 million metric tons of oil will be available for the plant, which can also use acid oil, crude palm oil and sunflower oil […]

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Biomax and MEEP team up for Saudi Arabia’s first biofuel plant

Biomax and MEEP team up for Saudi Arabia’s first biofuel plant

December 10, 2012 |

In Saudi Arabia, Biomax Fuels and the Middle East Environment Protection Co (MEEP) have entered into a 50/50 joint venture to build the first biofuel plant in Saudi Arabia. The $40m plant will use cooking oil as a feedstock and is expected to be commissioned by the end of 2013. The chairman of MEEP has […]

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Texas A&M presentation points to southeast as “Saudi Arabia” of energy crops

Texas A&M presentation points to southeast as “Saudi Arabia” of energy crops

October 22, 2012 |

In Texas, Texas A&M executive associate director of AgriLife Research Bill McCutchen, made a presentation indicating that the southeast has the potential to become the “Saudi Arabia” of energy crops. He emphasized the importance of the Texas Gulf Coast as the “sweet spot” for growing energy crops that are drought tolerant and for production biofuels. […]

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Saudi Arabia OK's imported US dried distillers grains

Saudi Arabia OK's imported US dried distillers grains

August 9, 2011 |

In Washington, the US Grains Council has successfully lobbied the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to include ethanol byproducts corn gluten feed (CGF) and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to its subsidized animal feed import list, with the potential of 500,000 tons of imports in the near future. Imports could eventually reach a million tons, […]

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Easy Energy Systems debut $6M waste-to-ethanol system in Saudi Arabia

Easy Energy Systems debut $6M waste-to-ethanol system in Saudi Arabia

[ 0 ] January 12, 2011 |

In Saudi Arabia, Minnesota’s Easy Energy Systems is preparing to introduce its pre-fabricated, fully self-contained, fully automatic ethanol production system that will use waste paper and whey as feedstocks. The facilities cost $6 million for 1 million gallons of ethanol production annually. More on the story.

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