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How Algal Biofuels Lost a Decade in the Race to Replace Oil

You are at: Oilgae Blog. An interesting article entitled How Algal Biofuels Lost a Decade in the Race to Replace Oil in Wired.com By the way, have you subscribed to the Oilgae Blog?; How about joining the Oilgae mailing list?; and our forum to discuss on with others?

[ More ] December 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

Workshop on Advanced Research Techniques

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria (NFMC) (Sponsored by DBT, Govt. of India) , Department of Marine Biotechnology, School of Marine Sciences, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu is organizing workshop entitled SHORT-TERM TRAINING ON ADVANCED RESEARCH TECHNIQUES (START) from 8th to 19th February 2010. Download Brochure Here  By the way, have […]

[ More ] December 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Baylor Professor Turning Cow Manure into Fuel-grade Ethanol

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The project will be designed to turn the manure from the dairy’s 400 cows into pure ethanol that can be blended with gasoline as fuel. Unlike conventional ethanol, it would require no fossil fuels to produce. The distillery would run on methane from a manure digester.  The byproduct of the […]

[ More ] December 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Ethanol |

Plant to Produce Bio-diesel Oil from Plastic Cellophane

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The proposed Bio-Ethanol plant in the municipality of Murcia will have a complementary bio-diesel oil production out of plastic cellophane and bio-mass.  Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry, MBCCI, External Affairs Vice President Jose Ma. Zayco said the 61 Barangays of Bacolod City will be providing the Bio-Fuels International […]

[ More ] December 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Aquentium Announces Expansion into Central and South America for Algal Fuels Operations

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Aquentium, Inc, a publicly traded company in the United States with a strategy to bring green technologies to the global marketplace is pleased to announce the company’s expansion into Central and South America with the appointment of Mr. Manfredo Ferrada as Managing Director of Central and South America business and […]

[ More ] December 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Cereplast Sees Algae as Viable Raw Material for Plastics

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Frederic Scheer, the owner of cereplast talks about bioplastics made from algae. Cereplast is a company that designs and makes sustainable plastics from starches found in tapioca, corn, wheat and potatoes  The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more Cereplast hopes to offer a plastic […]

Algae Biofuel Project in Carlsbad

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The New Mexico Environment Department has reached a settlement with Marathon Oil Corp. under which the Houston company will pay $5.1 million in environmental projects and penalties to resolve air quality violations alleged by the state at Marathon’s Indian Basin Gas Plant near Carlsbad. The environmental projects include $3.75 million […]

[ More ] December 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Beckons to Set up Bio-diesel Plant in Punjab

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Punjab-based Beckons Industries is planning to set up a bio-diesel plant using algae as a feedstock at Derabassi (Punjab) at an investment of Rs 600 million. The plant will be the first of its kind in this part of the region. For the purpose, the company has technological collaborative agreement […]

[ More ] December 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Blue Marble Energy Produces Perfume from Brewery Waste

You are at: Oilgae Blog. At Seattle’s Blue Marble Energy, chemists are cooking up a perfume made from the waste products of a local organic brewery, including rancid beer grains, green algae and a “sludge” consisting of 50,000 different kinds of bacteria. The grains replace petroleum in the production process making the perfume, called Eos, […]

[ More ] December 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Sapphire Energy Receives $54.5 million Through the Biorefinery Assistance Program

You are at: Oilgae Blog. U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack have announced the selection of 19 integrated bio-refinery projects to receive up to $564 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. California-based Sapphire Energy will receive a non-ARRA loan guarantee for up to $54.5 million through the […]

[ More ] December 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae in China: For CO2 Capture and Food

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Seambiotic, one of the oldest companies in algae, has signed a deal with China Guodian Corp. to build algae farms near power plants in that country. The first farm, opening in 2010 in Penglai, will cover 12 hectares and cost about $10 million. Seambiotic specializes in open “racetrack” ponds. In […]

[ More ] December 16th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Carbon-Capture, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Foster Wheeler to Help Adapt PetroAlgae Strains to Refineries

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Foster Wheeler will provide engineering services to help PetroAlgae develop commercial solutions that will allow existing oil refineries to convert micro-crop biomass into green fuels, according to a memorandum of understanding signed by the companies. PetroAlgae believes the partnership will fully advance processes that will transform large quantities of biomass […]

[ More ] December 16th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

WSU Gets Algae Research Funds

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A researcher at Washington State University recently received a $2 million federal appropriation to improve the process of turning algae into energy. The money came through the 2010 Senate Energy and Water Development bill and will go to the Washington State Algae Alliance.  Shulin Chen is a professor of biological […]

[ More ] December 16th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Biofields turns Algae to Ethanol

You are at: Oilgae Blog. BioFields will produce biofuel from algae on an industrial scale as of 2014 in a plant located in Puerto Libertad, Sonara state.  This large-scale pilot programme will be set up 300 km from the United States, which will be their main client. According to Sergio Ramirez, director of Corporative Affairs […]

[ More ] December 15th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Ethanol |

Second Annual Bioenergy Conference Held

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Truman State University held its 2nd Annual Bioenergy Conference earlier today. The conference addressed production and handling of bio-mass feedstock’s, algae oil production and utilization, as well as developments in bio-energy. Throughout the afternoon, several presentations were going on including hands on bio-energy demonstrations and exhibits at the University Farm. […]

[ More ] December 14th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Events |

Biofertilizer from Microalgae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Bioalgal Marine, an Almeria University spin-off company specialised in cultivating and integral usage of microalgae has developed a new fertiliser manufactured from a microalga called Spirulina, called Algafert. This natural fertiliser visibly enhances plants’ roots and resistance The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more […]

Cyanotech Corp Identified Vitamin K12 in Spirulina

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Big Island-based microalgae producer Cyanotech Corp. said the presence of Vitamin K2 has been identified in one of its primary products, spirulina.   The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more The company has sold spirulina for more than a decade as a food supplement […]

BioCentric Holdings Shareholder Update

You are at: Oilgae Blog. According to the press release, Dennis Shen and team have completed the scaled down version of BioCentric’s commercialized Closed-Loop Photobioreactor System, The Algae Culturing Station, The Wall and The BioCentric Eye Monitoring System. These products will be available for purchase and posted on both the BioCentric Energy website and the […]

[ More ] December 14th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Cyanobacterium to Transform Carbon dioxide to Biofuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Researchers from the University of California in Los Angeles found a way to create genetically modified bacteria called cyanobacterium, which consume carbon dioxide and produce the liquid fuel isobutanol, reported Science Daily. The research originally published on Wednesday in the journal Nature of Biotechnology states that consumption of carbon dioxide […]

[ More ] December 14th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture |

AEA Works on Ecomics of Seaweed Anaerobic Digestion

You are at: Oilgae Blog. SCOTTISH Enterprise (SE) has announced that leading international energy and environmental consultancy AEA has been awarded the foresighting and economic modelling work for SE’s recently integrated ITI Energy Seaweed Anaerobic Digestion (SAD) programme, to aid and underpin the commercialisation of the technology being developed.  Seaweed (or marine algae) remains an […]

[ More ] December 10th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Methane |

Saudi Arabia to Capture CO2 using Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Saudi Arabia first disclosed plans for the carbon injection project in October, but Mr al Naimi detailed a longer-term strategy noting that the eventual goal was to tie carbon capture with the kingdom’s interest in producing biofuels from algae. “We are looking at capturing carbon dioxide, injecting it in sea […]

[ More ] December 10th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Carbon-Capture, Algae-CO2-Capture |

Biodiesel from Algae Used During United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Conference

You are at: Oilgae Blog. UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced that its Ecofining process technology was used to convert second-generation, renewable feedstocks to green diesel fuel that will power vehicles at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Conference (UNFCCC) in Copenhagen, Denmark.  UOP’s process technology converted oil from algae provided by Solazyme, a […]

Solazymes Builds Algae Biorefinery at Cherokee

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A San Francisco company’s will tap into under-used large vats at Cherokee Pharmaceuticals plant in Riverside to open its first facility to make biodiesel fuel from algae oil.  “Cherokee has under-utilized vats and our company hopes to use them to execute this grant to produce fuel from algae,” said Michael […]

[ More ] December 9th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Products |

Washington State Algae Alliance

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Washington State Algae Alliance, comprised of bioscience firm Targeted Growth, Inc. (TGI), Inventure Chemical (Inventure) and Washington State University (WSU), will benefit from $2 million in funding through WSU as part of the 2010 Senate Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) was instrumental in […]

OriginOil in the Hottest Biofuel Company Listing

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OriginOil Inc. of Los Angeles has been listed as one of the 50 hottest biofuel companies in the world. OriginOil was chosen out of a field of more than 1,400 companies worldwide, working in algae, ethanol, renewable diesel and biobutanol. Biofuels Digest, the most widely read daily biofuels newsletter in […]

[ More ] December 7th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

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