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ABLC buzzes about finance, government actions, chemicals, carbon, and technology advances

As ABLC completes its second day, companies, agencies, financiers step forward to detail advances toward scale, new programs. In Washington, more than 35 companies came under the microscope as delegates at ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference which continues through Wednesday with more than 100 speakers on the agenda, moved from policy considerations to a […]

April 23, 2014 More

10 Bellwether Biofuels & Biobased Projects for 2014

Advanced biofuels – are plans turning into reality? Are development plans realistic? When these 10 projects open for business (or not) in 2014, you’ll know for sure. We wrote in 2012: “If, by this time next year, we have all of these projects completed and in operation, it will go a long way towards substantiating […]

April 14, 2014 More

Solazyme launches drilling fluid product, Encapso, and embarks on $150M debt/equity raise

Enters oil & gas drilling market with world’s first encapsulated lubricant. Solazyme: “Targeted delivery technology provides improved performance and sustainability.” In California, Solazyme announced its entry into the oil and gas drilling fluids additive market. Building upon its proprietary platform of high performance, sustainable Tailored oils, Solazyme has introduced Encapso, the world’s first encapsulated biodegradable […]

March 26, 2014 More

Solazyme and the Year of Living Dangerously

So, Solazyme steps up to slay the scale-up dragon. Will the company stay on its scale-up schedule, at the final step where Amyris, Gevo and KiOR ran into crushing delays? In California, Solazyme announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. The Results Q4 Revenue (vs Q4 2012): $11.3M (+34%) […]

March 3, 2014 More

Cowen predicts Solazyme stock to rise as Moema comes online

In New York, Cowen has predicted that Solazyme stock may be headed upwards, as Moema’s confirmation of production, expected to come later this quarter from Brazil, will be an important trigger for their stock. Moema represents an opportunity for a successful startup with strong operations metrics. Once the source is proven to be reliable, Cowen […]

February 24, 2014 More

Solazyme: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Company description: Solazyme, Inc. is a renewable oil and bioproducts company that transforms a range of low-cost plant-based sugars into high-value oils. Headquartered in South San Francisco, Solazyme’s renewable products can replace or enhance oils derived from the world’s three existing sources – petroleum, plants and animal fats. Initially, Solazyme is focused on commercializing its […]

February 17, 2014 More

Solazyme jumps 12% after Iowa projects come online

In California, Solazyme jumped 12% after two commercial operations in Iowa came online last Friday. The plants, one owned by Archer Daniel Midland and the other by American Natural Products, will be producing tailored oils including lubricants and personal-care oils using Solazyme’s technology. The plants are expected to scale up to 20,000 metric tons within […]

February 3, 2014 More

Solazyme opens for business in Iowa: The bioeconomy’s Nike takes it to the next level

In an on-time arrival, Solazyme starts up at 500,000 liter scale in Clinton, Iowa. Now, Express Yourself in the oils you choose. In California, Solazyme announced that commercial operations have commenced at both Archer Daniels Midland Company’s Clinton, Iowa facility, and the downstream companion facility operated by American Natural Products in Galva, Iowa. Highlighting the […]

January 30, 2014 More

On the move in biofuels: Solazyme

In California, Solazyme announced that COO Jean-Marc Rotsaert has resigned and his duties will be assumed by newly-appoimnted President David Cole. “I want to thank Jean-Marc for helping to build a strong and deep sales organization at Solazyme and we wish him great success in his future endeavors,” said Mr. Wolfson.

January 15, 2014 More

The Four Horsemen of the Financials: Gevo, Solazyme, Amyris report for Q3

SZYM, AMRS, GEVO check in with Q3 results. What’s heavenly, what’s hellish? Yep, what’s up at the crossroads of advanced fermentation, synthetic biology, and the markets in big-league fuels, chemicals, fragrances and flavorings — as the three reach for scale? In years gone by, it was not too hard to write up a summary of […]

November 6, 2013 More