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New Technique Turns Plant Waste Into Biogasoline
2014-02-04 07:17:39

University of California, Davis Gasoline-like fuels can be made from cellulosic materials such as farm and forestry waste using a new process invented by chemists at the University of California, Davis. The process could open up new markets for plant-based fuels, beyond existing diesel substitutes. "What's exciting is that there are lots of processes to make linear hydrocarbons, but until now nobody has been able to make branched hydrocarbons with volatility in the gasoline range," said...

2014-01-17 08:22:39

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company") today announced that Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF") has recently received International Sustainability and Carbon Certification ("ISCC") and US Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") approval as a Renewable Identification Number ("RIN")-generating foreign producer for its Darwin biodiesel plant, paving the way for exports to markets in Europe and the US. "These approvals are...

2014-01-16 12:33:32

Technology Leader in Fuels - First to Commercialize Enzymatic Process at Large Scale SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sun Energy announced today the implementation of its enzymatic biodiesel processing technology, making the Blue Sun St. Joe Refinery the most advanced biodiesel production facility in the world. "We have fully commercialized the enzymatic process technology and the plant is operating at full commercial scale. This process gives Blue Sun a clear...

2014-01-13 08:26:07

VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding and issued ordinary shares of Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF") and thereby increase its ownership of TBF from 55% to 100%. TBF owns the largest biodiesel plant in Australia with an annual capacity of 140 million liters with plans to re-start operations in the second half of 2014. LEC's offer to acquire all of the 4,771,367 outstanding...

2013-12-19 04:20:58

VANCOUVER, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sectors, announced that further to its press releases dated September 30, 2013 and November 6, 2013, it has completed a A$1,488,000 subscription for secured convertible notes (the "Notes") in Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF"). The Notes convert at 5 or 15 cents (Australian dollars) per ordinary TBF share...

2013-12-11 08:20:35

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Senior Vice President James C. Collins will testify today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works (EPW) regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would fundamentally alter the volumes of biofuels required to be blended into the transportation fuel supply. Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., DuPont is a leader in the research and development...

2013-12-11 00:20:50

VANCOUVER, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or "the Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sector, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the three months and six months ended October 31, 2013 (all figures in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise noted). During the quarter, LEC secured an increase in its credit facility to $12.5 million and made further steps to consolidate...

2013-12-10 08:24:56

Agreement to Co-Process Algae Crude Oil with Conventional Crude Oil and Complete Fuel Certifications SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapphire Energy, Inc., one of the world leaders in algae-based Green Crude oil production, and Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), an integrated energy manufacturing and logistics company, announced a strategic joint development agreement aimed at taking production of algae crude oil a significant step toward commercialization. The companies will work...

2013-12-05 04:21:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lignol Innovations Ltd. ("LIL"), has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Sichuan Xilin IM/EX Co. Ltd. of Chengdu, China ("Xilin"). The LOI was signed on December 3(rd), 2013 in Guangzhou in the presence of the Honourable Teresa Wat, British Columbia's Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific...

2013-12-03 12:22:32

MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem (www.enerkem.com) announced today that commissioning is gradually beginning at its full-scale municipal waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facility in Edmonton. This update was shared by Enerkem's CEO at the Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit currently being held in Montreal, Canada. "Beginning the commissioning of front-end components at Enerkem Alberta Biofuels is a major milestone and we are proud of all the work accomplished to date",...