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2010-03-25 07:10:00

MIAMI, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Biofuels market researchers at Biomass Advisors projected today that one billion gallons of Camelina biofuel would be produced for the aviation and biodiesel sectors by 2025, creating 25,000 new jobs - producing over $5.5 billion in new revenues and $3.5 billion in new agricultural income for U.S. and Canadian farmers. The projections are contained in "Camelina Aviation Biofuels Market Opportunity and Renewable Energy Strategy Report," released today by the...

2010-03-24 09:44:00

CINCINNATI, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina oil and domestic coal will soon be blended to create clean biojet fuel using coal-biomass-to-liquids technology (CBTL), thanks to an agreement between Accelergy Corporation and Great Plains - The Camelina Company. "This will be a great plus for Montana, and is another step on our way to energy independence," said Governor Brian Schweitzer. Montana has the potential for hundreds of thousands of acres of Camelina and the State has a coal...

2010-03-23 20:43:00

CINCINNATI, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina oil and domestic coal will soon be blended to create clean biojet fuel using coal-biomass-to-liquid technology (CBTL), thanks to an agreement between Accelergy Corporation and Great Plains Oil & Exploration - The Camelina Company. "This teaming gives Great Plains the ability to significantly impact the jet fuel market with domestically sourced biojet fuel...and do it today," said Sam Huttenbauer, CEO of Great Plains - The Camelina Company....

2010-01-06 13:43:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. and CINCINNATI, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BioJet Corporation (www.biojetcorp.com) and Great Plains Oil & Exploration (www.camelinacompany.com) announced today that they have executed a Teaming Agreement for the purpose of producing renewable jet fuels. The companies plan to jointly develop integrated Camelina cultivation and associated refinery projects in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia. BioJet will bring its international network and management...

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2009-11-24 13:56:02

The airline KLM claims it has achieved the world's first passenger flight using biofuel, as its Boeing 747 -- with one of four engines powered by a 50-percent biokerosene mix -- circled the Netherlands for an hour on Monday, AFP reported. The 747 took off and landed at Schiphol airport near Amsterdam. KLM chief executive officer Peter Hartman noted after the flight that such a feat was technically feasible. "We have demonstrated that it is possible. Government, industry and society at large...

2009-11-10 11:04:00

GREAT FALLS, Mont., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Camelina Trade Association (NACTA) today announced the achievement of another milestone in its efforts to build camelina production and marketing opportunities for growers. The industry received approval from the Center for Veterinary Medicine, a department of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, for the use of camelina meal in the diets of feedlot beef cattle up to 10 percent of the weight of the total ration. Camelina...

2009-11-09 10:02:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA today approved the inclusion of omega 3-rich Camelina meal in cattle feed. Under the guidelines, the FDA says that up 10 percent of Camelina in cattle feed is satisfactory, providing the potential for omega 3-rich beef for consumer consumption. There are 10.5 million head of cattle in the US and Canada, opening an enormous new market for Camelina. As the world's largest supplier of Camelina meal and oil for biofuel, only Great Plains Oil and...

2009-09-21 19:11:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BioJet Corporation (formerly JatrophaBioJet) (www.biojetcorp.com) and E85 LLC jointly announced today that they have executed a Bio-SPK forward contract for the sale by BioJet and the purchase by E85 of 4 million barrels of aviation bio jet fuel. "Bio-SPK" is now the proper aviation industry term for bio jet fuel and the fuel delivered under this contract will meet ASTM International specifications. Other than quantity, the terms of the...

2009-06-30 14:00:00

Company Leaders Briefed Montana Governor and State Officials about Progress in Developing Sustainable Camelina Industry in North America BOZEMAN, Mont., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable Oils continues to build markets and momentum for the commercial camelina business in Montana, the Pacific Northwest, and southern Canada. The company has secured sales contracts for the camelina oil and camelina meal from its 2008 harvested crop. The harvested camelina seeds are currently being crushed...

2009-03-03 15:13:00

Energy crop growing in prominence as viable vehicle and jet fuel feedstock GREAT FALLS, Mont., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen seed companies, processors and researchers of camelina have formed the first trade association focused on camelina production and processing in North America. The North American Camelina Trade Association (NACTA) will work to promote research, production and the development of new markets for camelina - a relatively new energy crop in North America that has...