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2011-08-18 09:30:00

VERO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INEOS Bio announced that its joint venture project closed private financing on a $75m loan backed by a Loan Guarantee from the USDA for its new Indian River BioEnergy Center located near Vero Beach, Florida. Slated to start production in 2nd Quarter 2012, the BioEnergy Center will produce eight million gallons of bioethanol and six megawatts (gross) of renewable power annually from local yard, vegetative and household wastes. "We want to...

2011-08-16 11:15:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabine Biofuels LLC announced today that Robert J. Squires has joined the Company in the newly-created position of President. Mr. Squires brings to Sabine more than 30 years of experience in executive leadership and operational management in the petroleum, chemical and oleochemical industries in Canada, the United States, Germany and Malaysia. Prior to joining the Company, he served as President, North American Region, for Cognis Oleochemicals, and...

2011-07-06 08:05:00

VISALIA, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EdeniQ, Inc. and IKA® Works, Inc., a Delaware corporation and subsidiary of the German firm IKA® Werke GmbH Co. KG announced today their mutually exclusive global agreement for the supply of biomass mixing and milling technology for the biofuels and biochemical markets and for ongoing development of biomass milling process technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/SF19106LOGO After...

2011-07-01 00:06:23

The facility, which recycles all waste and produces natural specialty chemicals from renewable resources, is one of a kind. Missoula, MT (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 The first zero-waste chemical biorefinery in the U.S. is now operational. The biorefinery was launched by Blue Marble Biomaterials, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Marble Energy Corp. and is located in Missoula, Montana. The company uses a mix of proprietary clean technologies to produce natural, bio-based specialty chemicals used...

2011-06-30 17:22:06

In order to realize the full potential of advanced biofuels that are derived from non-food sources of lignocellulosic biomass"”e.g., agricultural, forestry, and municipal waste, and crops such as poplar, switchgrass and miscanthus"”new technologies that can efficiently and cost-effectively break down this biomass into simple sugars are required. Existing biomass pretreatment technologies are typically derived from the pulp and paper industry and rely on dilute acids and bases to...

2011-05-24 08:15:00

HOUSTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endicott Biofuels, LLC (EBF) and Holly Biofuels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dallas-based petroleum refiner Holly Corporation (NYSE-HOC), announced today their formation of Sabine Biofuels LLC to partner on a 30 million-gallon-per-year biorefinery currently under construction in Port Arthur, Texas. Sabine Biofuels will employ Davy technology which is proven, patent-protected and licensed to EBF in North America. The Port Arthur facility, using this...

2011-04-19 06:10:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and ATLANTA, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt Technologies, a leader in commercializing biobutanol as a renewable chemical and fuel, and American Process Inc. (API), a leader in development and commercialization of lignocellulosic sugar production and bioenergy process technologies, today announced an agreement to build the world's first industrial-scale cellulosic biorefinery to produce biobutanol. Additionally, the companies agreed to jointly market a...

2011-02-16 11:46:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuels company, was named one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2011 by Fast Company Magazine, in a list that includes Apple, Twitter and Google. "To create the Most Innovative Companies list, Fast Company's editorial team analyzed information on thousands of businesses across the globe," said Robert Safian, Fast Company's Editor. "The result is a package unlike that of any other business media. It's not...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

VERO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INEOS New Planet BioEnergy (INPB), a joint venture between INEOS Bio and New Planet Energy, today broke ground on the first U.S. facility to produce advanced biofuels from waste on a commercial scale. The $130 million Indian River BioEnergy Center in Vero Beach, Florida, will convert yard, vegetative and household wastes into cellulosic ethanol and renewable power for the local community. This new facility represents an important step...

2011-01-24 10:26:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endicott Biofuels, LLC (EBF) has signed an agreement with KMTEX Ltd. (KMTEX) to construct a 30-million gallon-per-year biorefinery in Port Arthur, Texas, that will employ EBF's proprietary technology for the production of high-purity G2 Clear(TM) biodiesel. KMTEX will host EBF as well as provide certain construction and operational services. Equity funding will come from Haddington Ventures, LLC, and construction is expected to begin in late January...


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