December 09, 2013
Amyris and Total have formed Total Amyris BioSolutions B.V., a 50/50 joint venture that now holds exclusive rights and a license under Amyris' intellectual property to produce and market renewable diesel and jet fuel from Amyris' renewable farnesene.
December 03, 2013
U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel in September nearly doubled August volumes, according to the latest figures from the Energy Information Administration. U.S. exports of biomass-based diesel, however, fell significantly in September from August.
December 02, 2013
A team of researchers from the University of Southern Denmark along with researchers from Brazil have succeeded in mapping proteins of the bean, but the researchers' work shows altering the bean's structure to get more out of it may not be easy.
November 21, 2013
As of Nov. 27, the EU will impose definitive antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia. The antidumping measures consist of an additional duty of on average 24.6 percent for Argentina and 18.9 percent for Indonesia.
October 30, 2013
Amyris and GOL linhas Aereas Inteligentes announced the signing of a MOU that could pave the way for GOL commercial flights to use biojet fuel in 2014. The deal was announced during the first commercial flight with biojet in Brazil by the airline.
October 24, 2013
Argentina's Foreign Ministry said duties were imposed "without a justified legal and factual basis," and are "clearly protectionist." The duties "leave no option for Argentina than immediate action" under WTO's dispute settlement understanding (DSU).
October 21, 2013
With annual capacity of 60,000-plus metric tons, the plant will supply alkoxides as catalysts for biodiesel production. It will serve primarily the Argentine and Brazilian markets, and it is located near a large Terminal 6 S.A. biodiesel plant.
October 16, 2013
Evogene and DuPont Pioneer have extended and expanded their multiyear research collaboration for developing soybean varieties resistant to Asian Soybean Rust, a major disease that strikes the crop in prime growing regions of North and South America.
October 15, 2013
The Brazilian refinery where Desmet will install Cavitation Technologies' Nano Neutralization Reactor System processes approximately 500 tons of soybean oil daily. Desmet projects that system installation will be completed and operational by June 30.