Tag: Rentech

Rentech vs Codexis: Who's the Best?

Rentech vs Codexis: Who's the Best?

August 20, 2011 |

Background: This is a second round, West Regional match-up between #2 seed Codexis and #7 seed Rentech, in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to the Sweet […]

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Rentech vs BlueFire Renewables: Who's the Best?

Rentech vs BlueFire Renewables: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, West Regional match-up between #7 seed Rentech and #10 seed BlueFire Renewables in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to […]

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Rentech revenues jump 47 percent

Rentech revenues jump 47 percent

August 10, 2011 |

In California, Rentech reported a 47 percent jump in Q3 revenue, to $74.4 million on higher prices for nitrogen fertilizer and higher sales volume of urea ammonium nitrate. The company reported net income of $7.9 million, or $0.04 per basic share, for the quarter, up from a net loss of $1.7 million in Q3 2010. […]

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Ontario backs Rentech for biggest renewable jet fuel project yet; can the US catch up?

Ontario backs Rentech for biggest renewable jet fuel project yet; can the US catch up?

[ 1 ] May 9, 2011 |

“Crown support, First Nations, town and provincial support, all coming together. They’ve shown everyone how you get this done.” says Rentech CEO Hunt Ramsbottom, noting contrast between US, Canadian organization on biofuels commercialization. Can the US catch up? In Canada, Ontario has selected Rentech’s Olympiad Project in the Township of White River for proposed supply […]

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Rentech settles suits steming from restated 2008/09 financials

Rentech settles suits steming from restated 2008/09 financials

[ 0 ] March 28, 2011 |

In California, Rentech reports that it has reached agreements to settle all of the class action lawsuits pending in federal court and all of the shareholder derivative lawsuits pending in state and federal court against the Company and a number of its current and former directors and officers. The lawsuits relate to the Company’s restatement […]

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The New Economics of Next-Gen Gasification: ClearFuels Technology

The New Economics of Next-Gen Gasification: ClearFuels Technology

[ 0 ] January 10, 2011 |

Those who have been drilled in Santayana’s dictum: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” and who take an interest in the history of engineering will not need a reminder that the problems of high cost and fuel yield plagued the development of the steam engine. Just as they have plagued […]

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Biofuels developers get a taste for waste

Biofuels developers get a taste for waste

[ 0 ] January 4, 2011 |

Yesterday’s story on the partnership between Solena and Qantas — which will investigate the prospects for a waste-based Fischer-Tropsch processing plant in Australia to produce aviation jet fuel — elicited a lot of strong commentary from the readership on the potential for Fischer-Tropsch technologies. And brought out some very strong feelings about waste. On F-T, […]

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RJ affirms Rentech rating, projects 2013 opening for Rialto

RJ affirms Rentech rating, projects 2013 opening for Rialto

[ 0 ] December 17, 2010 |

In California, Raymond James analyst Pavel Molchanov affirmed Rentech’s Market Perform rating after Rentech reported a fiscal 4Q10 net loss of $0.04 per share, below consensus of $(0.02) and our EPS estimate of $0.01.  “Revenue of $34.5 million was 37% lower than our estimate of $54.6 million, while gross margin of 23.6% was also weaker […]

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Bunge, SG Biofuels, Rentech, in major announcements at Advanced Biofuels Markets

Bunge, SG Biofuels, Rentech, in major announcements at Advanced Biofuels Markets

[ 0 ] November 10, 2010 |

In California, major announcements from Rentech, SG Biofuels and Bunge were among the highlights as the second day of Advanced Biofuels Markets gets underway in San Francisco. Day one at ABM On the first day, the morning session on scale-up issues, as well as renewable chemicals and other co-products featured major addresses from Codexis, Solazyme, […]

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