Tag: Licella

Licella, Canfor’s Arbios Biotech JV form alliance with Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Licella, Canfor’s Arbios Biotech JV form alliance with Shell Catalysts & Technologies

May 10, 2021 |

Breaking news came in today from the wonders down under, Australia-based Licella, in their joint venture with Canfor (Arbios Biotech) – a just inked a new global alliance with Shell Catalysts & Technologies that aims to create low-carbon, circular economy focused biorefinery, with Licella’s Cat-HTR (Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor) technology at the core. In today’s Digest, […]

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Dow invests in Mura Technology, using Licella tech at its core

Dow invests in Mura Technology, using Licella tech at its core

April 25, 2021 |

In the United Kingdom, materials science company Dow and Mura Technology, a developer and licensee of Licella’s Cat-HTR platform, partnered together to scale up Mura’s new HydroPRS (Hydrothermal Plastic Recycling Solution) process to play pivotal role in Mura’s global rollout of 1 million tons of recycling capacity by 2025. Cat-HTR technology can recycle all forms […]

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Gimme a piece of that!  Licella, Nestlé, others have sweet news on plastic waste to plastic resource

Gimme a piece of that! Licella, Nestlé, others have sweet news on plastic waste to plastic resource

March 21, 2021 |

It was a big week of news for Licella and their Cat-HTR platform in Australia with two soft plastic project announcements. First, Licella joined forces with a group of high-profile companies like Nestlé and LyondellBasell, who have collaborated to produce Australia’s first soft plastic food wrapper made with food-grade recycled content. Second, Licella launched a […]

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Licella and Unnmukt Urja sign MOU to explore rice straw residues to biofuel opportunity in India

Licella and Unnmukt Urja sign MOU to explore rice straw residues to biofuel opportunity in India

May 31, 2020 |

In Australia, Licella Holdings signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work with Indian based company Unnmukt Urja Private Limited, to explore the opportunity for utilising Licella’s innovative Cat-HTR (‘Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor’) technology as a more sustainable and higher value solution for rice straw residues in India. India generates approximately 683 million tons of dry agricultural […]

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Licella, BioLogiQ, Mura in two deals to accelerate Cat-HTR technology deployment for post-consumption plastic recycling

Licella, BioLogiQ, Mura in two deals to accelerate Cat-HTR technology deployment for post-consumption plastic recycling

January 8, 2020 |

In Australia, Licella and bioplastic innovators BioLogiQ agreed a deal to accelerate the commercialization of Licella’s Cat-HTR (‘Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor’) chemical recycling solution. The Cat-HTR technology is able to recycle End-of-Life Plastics, which would otherwise be sent to landfill, back to the chemicals they originally came from. These chemicals can then be used to make […]

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The Wonder from Down Under, and Canada’ll fund ‘er: Canfor picks up $13M for Licella biofuels project

The Wonder from Down Under, and Canada’ll fund ‘er: Canfor picks up $13M for Licella biofuels project

March 14, 2017 |

In Ottawa, the Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, pledged  a $13M  non-repayable contribution through Sustainable Development Technology Canada that will enable Canfor to further develop and demonstrate Licella’s technology — it will take what is a currently a waste product from its production processes and develop it into a low-cost biofuels […]

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The Wonder from Down Under goes to Canada: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Licella

The Wonder from Down Under goes to Canada: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Licella

March 14, 2017 |

Licella produces drop-in biofuels from a wide range of biomass and uses a supercritical water-based technology and catalysts to break up biomass and reform it into a drop-in fuel hydrocarbon. The compelling features of supercritical are several: 1. It uses all of the biomass, including lignin. So, higher yields, fewer discussions on how to monetize […]

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Licella, Canfor form JV for low-cost, drop-in biofuels from wood residues and biomass

Licella, Canfor form JV for low-cost, drop-in biofuels from wood residues and biomass

May 29, 2016 |

Licella and Canfor will form a joint-venture under the name “Licella Pulp Joint Venture” to integrate Licella’s unique Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor upgrading platform into Canfor Pulp’s kraft and mechanical pulp mills to economically convert biomass, including wood residues from Canfor Pulp’s kraft pulping processes, into biocrude oil, to produce next generation biofuels and biochemicals. This […]

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The Wonder from Down Under: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Licella

The Wonder from Down Under: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Licella

May 29, 2016 |

Licella produces drop-in biofuels from a wide range of biomass and uses a supercritical water-based technology and catalysts to break up biomass and reform it into a drop-in fuel hydrocarbon. The compelling features of supercritical are several: 1. It uses all of the biomass, including lignin. So, higher yields, fewer discussions on how to monetize […]

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Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

January 12, 2015 |

Oil prices continue to show incredible volatility. $106 in June, $50 today. Which biofuels ventures have the pro-formas to make money in a tough market?  The Digest investigates. We have written it elsewhere that “good companies make money in good markets, but great companies make money in tough markets,” and by most accounts, the $50 oil […]

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