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PNNL publication Identifies Promising Locales for Algae Projects

The Algae Biomass Organization, the trade association for the algae industry, lauded a new publication from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in partnership with Sapphire Energy, “Siting Algae Cultivation Facilities for Biofuel Production in the United States: Trade-Offs between Growth Rate, Site Constructability, Water Availability, and Infrastructure,” in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. The publication […]

Norway to coordinate European marine biotechnology research

Much of the resources in the oceans are underutilised or not yet discovered. Now Norway has been given the responsibility for coordinating important European research on marine biotechnology. The ERA-NET on marine biotechnology (ERA-MarineBiotech) was recently launched. Special Adviser Steinar Bergseth of the Research Council of Norway is the coordinator for the new network, which […]

Are you in the Algae Industry? Have you Read Oilgae’s Algae Fuels Report?

If you are in the algae fuel industry the Oilgae comprehensive report comprising of the processes, technologies, challenges persisting in the algae fuels industry is a must read guide for you. The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more Oilgae comprehensive report has been designed for entrepreneurs and investors keen […]

Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick – One-stop Destination for All about Algae Fuels!

CleanTick is an online cleantech community from the promoters of Oilgae. Cleantick has  recently launched  an online algae fuels community which aims to bring about all the algae fuel professionals, researchers and enthusiasts at one place for focussed discussions, and interactions on  specific topics pertaining to algae fuels. Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick provides you […]

DuPont & Bio Architecture Lab Researching Third Generation Biofuels

DuPont and Bio Architecture Lab (http://www.ba-lab.com/) recently were awarded a $9 million matching grant from ARPA-E for a third generation biofuels research program to determine if sugars from macroalgae — or seaweed — can be efficiently converted to biobutanol. The project will complement the efforts under way in the Butamax™ joint venture to commercialize a […]

[ More ] February 15th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Energy-Products |

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 |

Growing Algae in Acre-sized Platforms in Ocean

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Kansas State University engineer Wenquiao Yuan and his colleague think that growing algae on floating, acre-sized platforms in the ocean could dramatically reduce expenses associated with algae oil production by providing free sources of sunlight, nutrients, controlled temperature and water. Unless the platform can grow algae several millimeters thick, it […]

[ More ] November 19th, 2009 | 2 Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Australian Soil Becomes Food for Marine Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The storms that engulfed Sydney in orange and yellow clouds last week may be a boon for sea life and lower carbon dioxide levels after as much as a million tons of dust were dumped into Australia’s oceans, providing a rich supply of food for algae.  The gale-force winds that […]

[ More ] October 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

Universities Conduct Joint Studies into Water Purification and Algae Harvesting

You are at: Oilgae Blog. UJ chemical technology professor Bhekie Mamba will lead the South African research teams while Professor Sammy Boussiba and Professor Yoram Oren will head up the projects in Israel.They will be assisted by Professor Eric Hoek, of UCLA, a renowned expert in the fields of water purification and microalgal biotechnology. Mamba […]

Anti-methane Feed for Cattle: Marine Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. That started JCU nutritionist Dr Tony Parker and marine scientist Professor Rocky de Nys thinking about the potential of seaweed as a low-methane fodder source—in particular the fast-growing “green tide” of algae that can be used to soak up excess nutrient in treatment of water used by aquaculture. Some of […]

[ More ] September 11th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Methane |

Pakistans has Potential to Produce Oil from Algae – Dr Ehsan Ali

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Dr Ehsan Ali, a researcher at the Mie University of Japan, said that Pakistan had about 27 million acre of saline lands without any remarkable output that could prove a cheaper medium to produce biofuel from algae during a seminar. He also said that Pakistan is depending on fossil fuel […]

[ More ] August 4th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Fuel-Research |

An Interesting Article on Kelp

You are at: Oilgae Blog. I came across an interesting article on a commonly found macroalgae – kelp on the Epoch Times. Kelp—the Wonder Plant – This article highlights the various application of kelp.  By the way, have you subscribed to the Oilgae Blog?; How about joining the Oilgae mailing list?; and our forum to […]

[ More ] August 1st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Strains |

Method of Production of Biofuel from The Surface of the Open Ocean

You are at: Oilgae Blog. This interesting patent is about using sargassum seaweed for biofuel production – Method of Production of Biofuel from the Surface of the Open Ocean by Michael Markels What is claimed is: A method of producing biofuel from the surface of the ocean waters comprising the following steps: (1) testing a […]

Seaweed Could Provide the Sustainable ’Green’ Fuel of the Future

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The tripartite BioMara bio-marine energy research project will be spearheaded by marine scientists based in Ireland, the North and Scotland.They will investigate on converting seaweed and other plant algae into fuel as an alternative to the use of food crops to produce bio-fuels. Addressing stakeholders at the Northern Ireland Science […]

[ More ] June 19th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Fuel-Research |

NASA Grows Algae for Wastewater Treatment in Ocean

You are at: Oilgae Blog. NASA is applying space technology for production of algae-based fuel with an inexpensive method of sewage treatment. They grow algae in plastic bags filled with sewage floating in the ocean. Jonathan Trent, the lead researcher on the project at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California, said the effort has three […]

HR BioPetroleum Receives Governor’s Innovation Awards

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Gov. Linda Lingle named three recipients of the Governor’s Innovation Awards including HR BioPetroleum for their commitment to creative thinking and new ideas which result in better products, services and processes. HRBP is a Hawaii-based renewable energy technology company focused on utilizing marine microalgae to produce biofuel feedstocks and other […]

NASA Envisions "Clean Energy" From Algae Grown in Waste Water

You are at: Oilgae Blog. NASA scientists have proposed an ingenious and remarkably resourceful process to produce “clean energy” biofuels, while it cleans waste water, removes carbon dioxide from the air, retains important nutrients, and does not compete with agriculture for land or freshwater. This is an excellent approach wherein clean energy is produced in […]

Indonesia and South Korea to Develop Biofuel from Seaweed

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Indonesia and South Korea have agreed to develop a seaweed-based biofuel as part of the two countries’ commitment to encourage green energies and tackle global warming. The use of seaweed as the raw material for biofuel production is expected to draw support from environmentalists, who recently criticized the use of […]

[ More ] April 1st, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

Using Phytoplankton to Trap Carbondioxide in Ocean Faces a Snag

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The voyage, a joint venture by India’s National Institute of Oceanography and the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany, was controversial from the start. Some environmental groups claimed it was akin to pollution, and thus illegal.Those researchers, led by Wajih Naqvi and Victor Smetacek, created a […]

[ More ] March 27th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

LOHAFEX Gained Crucial Insights Into The Marine Biology

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The LOHAFEX team found that though the algae mass doubled in size after four tonnes of dissolved iron was dropped in a 300 sq km patch of ocean, most of it was quickly eaten away by a crustacean zooplankton species. “This grazing resulted in most of the CO2 trapped by […]

[ More ] March 25th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

Climate Change Affects CO2 sequestration by Diatom

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Tiny creatures at the bottom of the food chain called diatoms suck up nearly a quarter of the atmosphere’s carbon dioxide, yet research by Michigan State University scientists suggests they could become less able to “sequester” that greenhouse gas as the climate warms. Zoology professor Elena Litchman, who works at […]

[ More ] March 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

Dennis Bushnell, Chief Scientist- NASA Quote Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A chief NASA scientist argues that the future is green … and salty. He says “Algae and bacteria are the two most important biofuel technologies of the twenty-first century. As a replacement for oil, algae is extremely practical, utilizes mostly cheap and abundant resources like saltwater and wasteland, and has […]

[ More ] March 5th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae to Assist Plant Powers on the Rise – Research at Sequim Marine Sciences Lab

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Algae and seaweed grown in the open ocean could provide biodiesel and even jet fuel, according to Michael Huesemann, a biochemical engineer at the Sequim Marine Sciences Laboratory. The facility, the only U.S. Department of Energy marine lab in the country, is a center for algal fuel research. — Photo […]

Algae to Ethanol Producer Algenol Bets On New Production Method

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Now, armed with patents, several test facilities around the world, and some $70 million in private backing, Algenol is targeting its first large-scale ethanol production facility with output that may rival that of some of the category’s largest U.S. players. Algenol recently inked a partnership with BioFields, which has committed […]

Algae to Fuel Plant in Holland, Michigan – Sequest LLC

You are at: Oilgae Blog. See the complete list of Oilgae Blog articles. Holland (Michigan) may be in line for a $7 million state-funded pilot project to combine wastewater and carbon dioxide to grow algae for biofuel and animal feed. Lawmakers are expected this month to complete work on grants for targeted industries worth hundreds […]


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