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2008-08-27 12:01:19

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Niels Henriksen, president and CEO of Inbicon, a biotech spin-off owned by Danish energy giant DONG Energy (dongenergy.com), today announced the next step in its marketing strategy of partnering with North American biofuels companies and licensing its second-generation cellulosic technology for commercial-scale production of ethanol and livestock feed. "By partnering with Thomas Corle and his U.S.-based G-team," says Inbicon's Henriksen, "we're...

2008-08-15 06:00:35

VeraSun Energy, a US-based ethanol producer, has announced the startup of its 110 million gallon per year ethanol biorefinery located near Hartley, Iowa. The Hartley production facility marks the 13th VeraSun biorefinery in operation, increasing the company's annual production capacity to more than 1.3 billion gallons. Located on a 350-acre site west of Hartley, construction on the facility began in November 2006. The biorefinery will annually process approximately 39 million bushels of...

2008-08-14 18:00:39

BROOKINGS, S.D., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VeraSun Energy Corp. , one of the nation's largest ethanol producers, today announced the startup of its 110 million gallon per year ethanol biorefinery located near Hartley, Iowa. The Hartley production facility marks the 13th VeraSun biorefinery in operation, increasing the company's annual production capacity to more than 1.3 billion gallons. "We are pleased to bring our Hartley ethanol biorefinery into production," VeraSun CEO Don...

2008-07-31 09:01:16

Green Star Products, Inc. (OTC:GSPI) today announced that EcoAlgae USA, LLC, has received a signed resolution from Saline County Missouri commissioners to construct a commercial Algae Production Facility in conjunction with an Integrated Biorefinery Complex. EcoAlgae USA will contract with Green Star's Associated Consortium of Companies to construct the Algae-to-Biodiesel and Next Generation Waste-to-Energy Complex. EcoAlgae USA received from the Saline County commissioners the...

2008-07-22 09:01:05

BROOKINGS, S.D., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VeraSun Energy Corp. , one of the nation's largest ethanol producers, today announced the startup of its 110 million gallon per year ethanol biorefinery located near Hankinson, N.D. The Hankinson production facility marks the 12th VeraSun biorefinery in operation, increasing the company's annual operating capacity to 1.2 billion gallons. "We are pleased to be bringing our Hankinson facility into operation, adding production to our fleet and...

2008-07-22 03:00:00

By Winandy, Jerrold E Rudie, Alan W; Williams, R Sam; Wegner, Theodore H Abstract Exciting new opportunities are emerging for sustainably meeting many global energy needs and simultaneously creating high- value bio-based consumer and construction products frorn wood, forest and agricultural residues, and other bio-based materials. In addition to traditional value-added bio-based products, such as lumber, paper, paperboard, and composites, opportunities are now on the horizon for biorefining...

2008-07-15 09:01:22

PARK FALLS, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Flambeau River BioFuels is pleased to announce that it has received approval of its $30 million grant request from the U.S. Department of Energy to construct and operate a first- in-class biorefinery at an existing pulp and paper mill in Park Falls, Wisconsin. The final award value will be subject to final negotiation with the Department of Energy. When in full operation, the biorefinery will produce at least 6 million gallons of liquid fuels per...

2008-07-15 03:00:28

By Joel Dresang and Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 15--After missing out twice before, a northern Wisconsin biofuels project got word Monday that it will receive federal funding, which one expert called historic for the state's emerging renewable energy industry. The U.S. Department of Energy said it would provide up to $30 million for the $84 million biorefinery proposed at the Flambeau River Papers mill in Park Falls. Executives for Flambeau River BioFuels said...

2008-06-26 06:02:55

By Rodden, Graeme Although there is still a long road to travel, progress is being made in the development of biofuels and a new generation of leaders should help It's time to look at the development of biofuels/ biorefineries not as projects but as a transformation of the pulp and paper industry. A transformation that may, in many cases, allow forest products companies not only survive and remain competitive, but have interesting bottom lines. This means looking at other products in...

2008-06-25 09:03:19

BROOKINGS, S.D., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VeraSun Energy Corp. , one of the nation's largest ethanol producers, today announced that it will delay the startup of its 110 million-gallon-per-year (MMGY) ethanol production facility in Hankinson, N.D. The Hankinson biorefinery marks the third VeraSun facility that has delayed startup operations this month due to market conditions, joining other 110MMGY plants in Welcome, Minn., and Hartley, Iowa. "Given the current volatility in the...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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