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REG Biodiesel from Sugars with Exxon

February 2, 2016 in Biodiesel, Biofuels, Companies, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Cellulosic Feedstocks Could Come from Agricultural Waste

ExxonMobil and Iowa’s Renewable Energy Group said they’ll collaborate on the development of biodiesel made “by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste.”

Kior Ships First Cellulosic Diesel

March 18, 2013 in Biodiesel, Biofuels, Synthetic gasoline by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Mississippi Facility Uses Pine Wood Chips – No Food

Pasadena, Texas-based Kior, Inc. reports initial shipments of the world’s first cellulosic biodiesel from its first commercial-scale facility in Columbus, Miss. Kior uses pine wood chips previously that previously fed a now-shuttered Columbus paper mill. Kior’s gasoline and diesel are “the first renewable hydrocarbon fuels in the U.S. manufactured at commercial scale and derived solely from non-food feedstocks to avoid competition with human food needs,” the company says.

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