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2013-09-01 23:01:56

N-Butanol Market research report categorizes the global market for N-Butanol on the basis of applications and geography; forecasting volumes and revenues and analyzing trends in each of the sub-markets. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/n-butanol-market-1089.html (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 The report "N-Butanol Market By Applications (Butyl Acrylate, Butyl Acetate, Glycol Ethers, and Others) & Geography-Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" defines and...

2013-04-22 08:23:47

DALLAS, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "N-Butanol Market By Applications (Butyl Acrylate, Butyl Acetate, Glycol Ethers, and Others) & Geography-Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" defines and segments the global n-butanol market with analysis and forecasting of the global demand and revenue for n-butanol. Browse 70  market data tables 34  figures 223  pages and an in-depth Table of Content on "N-Butanol Market"...

2012-08-01 02:23:43

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SAO PAULO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt Technologies, a leading developer of next generation bio-based chemicals and specialty chemical company Rhodia, member of the Solvay Group, today announced they will begin joint development and operation of a biobutanol demonstration facility in Brazil. This is one more step by the two companies toward the construction of commercial-scale biorefineries using Cobalt's technology to convert Brazilian bagasse and...

2012-03-20 02:21:30

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD), China Lake announced a contract award to Albemarle Corporation, a leading specialty chemicals company, to complete its first biojet fuel production run based on bio n-butanol provided by Cobalt Technologies, a leading developer of next generation bio n-butanol. For this production run, Albemarle will use NAWCWD technologies to process Cobalt's bio n-butanol into...

2012-03-08 07:50:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cobalt Technologies, a leading developer of next generation technology for the production of n-butanol, announced the successful demonstration of one of its advanced biocatalyst. Partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Cobalt completed multiple fermentation campaigns in a 9,000 liter fermenter, exceeding the target yield and other performance metrics for a commercial scale...

2012-03-07 07:50:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cobalt Technologies, a leading developer of next generation n-butanol, announced the achievement of major progress toward commercial scale by successfully demonstrating its biomass pretreatment process. Cobalt in cooperation with ANDRITZ, a globally leading supplier of technologies, equipment and plants for the pulp and paper industry, tested its dilute acid hydrolysis pretreatment process, the first step of Cobalt's process...

2011-11-29 06:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cobalt Technologies, a leading developer of next generation bio n-butanol, appointed Bob Mayer as chairman of its Board of Directors and chief executive officer (CEO). With over 30 years of experience in the chemicals and biotech sectors, Mayer joins Cobalt to lead the company as it focuses on developing commercial facilities globally. As Chairman and CEO, Mayer will be responsible for setting strategic direction,...

2011-10-19 06:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SAO PAULO, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt Technologies, a leading developer of next generation bio-based chemicals and Rhodia, a specialty chemical company, today announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding setting the basis for a strategic alliance to develop bio n-butanol refineries throughout Latin America. Under the terms of the alliance, Cobalt and Rhodia will work together to deploy Cobalt's technology for the conversion of sugar cane...

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2011-08-25 10:53:55

  Tulane scientists have found a way to convert newspaper and other plant based material into car fuel Here's one way that old-fashioned newsprint beats the Internet. Tulane University scientists have discovered a novel bacterial strain, dubbed "TU-103," that can use paper to produce butanol, a biofuel that can serve as a substitute for gasoline. They are currently experimenting with old editions of the Times Picayune, New Orleans' venerable daily newspaper, with great success....

2011-05-02 14:56:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt Technologies, a leader in commercializing biobutanol as a renewable chemical and fuel, announced today that it has closed a $20M Series D funding round. The round was led by The Whittemore Collection Ltd., the investment vehicle of Parsons & Whittemore, formerly one of the world's largest manufacturers of market pulp and builder of some 60 pulp mills in 28 countries. All of Cobalt's current venture investors also...