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ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group research project converts sugars from biomass to biodiesel

ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) announced that the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability to convert sugars from a variety of non-edible biomass sources into biodiesel by utilizing REG’s patented fermentation technology. “Our first challenge during the initial research was to determine technical feasibility and potential environmental benefits,” said Vijay Swarup, vice […]

November 3, 2017
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Renewable Energy Group announces agreement with ExxonMobil for research on biodiesel production

Renewable Energy Group, Inc., (REG) based in Ames, Iowa, U.S.A.,  announced an agreement with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company to study the production of biodiesel by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. REG has developed a patented technology that uses microbes to convert sugars to biodiesel in a one-step […]

January 27, 2016