Keyword: Biofuels


ExxonMobil Takes Stake in Norwegian Biofuels Business

26.01.2022 -

US multinational energy company ExxonMobil has bought a 49.9% stake in Biojet, a Norwegian biofuels company that plans to convert forestry and wood-based construction...


Repsol Joins Ecoplanta Waste-to-Chemicals Project

03.05.2021 -

Spanish energy group Repsol is joining the Ecoplanta project that will build a waste-to-chemicals plant in Tarragona.

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Moving from a Linear Economy to a Circular Economy

10.06.2020 - We have all heard the adage: one man‘s trash is another man‘s trea­sure. Flea markets, rummage sales and even today’s online materials exchanges are all based on the trash-to...


BP and Bunge Link on Brazilian Biofuels

25.07.2019 - BP and Bunge have agreed to combine their Brazilian biofuel, biopower and sugar businesses into a 50:50 standalone joint venture, BP Bunge Bioenergia. Headquarters are expected to...


Perstorp to Divest BioProducts

26.11.2018 - Swedish specialty chemicals producer Perstorp plans to sell its Perstorp BioProducts arm, a major producer of biodiesel and glycerine in Scandinavia, to a Swedish investor together...


ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Scale up Algae Research

12.03.2018 - Following nearly 10 years of research, ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics are scaling up their joint research into using algae as a biofuel. The companies believe that 10,000 bbl/d...


China’s Sinobioway Invests in Enerkem

25.01.2018 - Chinese bio-industrial conglomerate Sinobioway Group has made an equity investment of Can$125 million into Enerkem, a Canadian manufacturer of biofuels and renewable chemicals from...


M&G Group Companies in Bankruptcy Filing

27.10.2017 - Within a day of each other, Europe and US-headquartered companies belonging to the Tortona, Italy-based M&G Group filed for protection from creditors. The PET specialist...