Keyword: Bioethanol


Clariant Closes Its Sunliquid Bioethanol Plant in Romania

06.12.2023 -

Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant has decided to shut down its Sunliquid bioethanol production in Podari, Romania, and to downsize related activities of the...


Clariant Books Impairment Charge on Sunliquid Plant

14.12.2022 -

Specialty chemicals producer Clariant is taking an impairment charge of around 225 million Swiss francs on its sun-liquid branded bioethanol plant that started up at...


Europe Calls for Duty Free Bioethanol

18.12.2017 - In the ongoing trade negotiations between the EU and the Mercosur bloc representing South American countries, excessive duties on bioethanol have become a key issue for the...


Mitsubishi and Taiyo Nippon Sanso to Market Zeolite Membranes in US

08.12.2015 - Japanese firms Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (MCC) and Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. (TNSC) plan to jointly market a dehydration system for bioethanol production processes in the US. The...


Shell JV in Brazil Invests Heavily in Ethanol

07.01.2015 - Raízen, a joint venture of oil and petrochemicals group Shell with Brazil's Cosan, will spend nearly $1 billion on building eight second generation bioethanol plants for the...


Technip Wins Cargill Ethanol Contract in Germany

15.04.2014 - France's Technip has won a contract for engineering, procurement and construction (EPD) from U.S. agriculture giant Cargill for the new €60 million bioethanol plant scheduled to go...


British Bioethanol Firm Vireol picks U.S. for New Plant

14.04.2014 - British biofuels producer Vireol has decided to locate its planned bioethanol plant at Hopewell, Virginian in the U.S., rather than in the UK as originally envisaged. The company...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Novozymes: Producing More with Fewer Resources

11.09.2013 - Transition - The world is moving toward more sustainable solutions for almost all aspects of daily life, be it with effective detergents that clean clothes at low temperatures or...