October 25, 2020

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Clariant partners with Ineratec to develop renewable fuels, chemicals

Clariant has entered into a partnership with Ineratec to develop and commercialize novel technologies for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. Clariant will provide its extensive catalysis expertise and broad portfolio of syngas conditioning and upgrading catalysts to support Ineratec’s groundbreaking gas-to-liquid (GTL) technology. Ineratec, a spin-off of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), […]

July 13, 2020
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Braskem begins operation in Boston to strengthen its renewable chemicals strategy

Brazil’s Braskem announced its expanded focus on the research, development and commercialization of chemicals and materials sourced from renewable feedstocks. Braskem started a new operation in Boston, Mass., U.S.A., focused on leveraging groundbreaking developments in biotechnology and advanced materials. The activities will include biotechnology and material science R&D, business and market development as well as […]

April 23, 2018
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Biosynthetic Technologies announces progress in securing USDA loan guarantee for base oil plant

Biosynthetic Technologies, LLC has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on its Phase One application for a loan guarantee under the USDA’s Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (the “9003 Program”), the company announced. The loan guarantee funding is worth more than USD 100 million. By advancing Biosynthetic Technologies’ […]

February 2, 2016
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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