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AgOil International and Georgia Alternative Fuels Partners to Produce Biodiesel from Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release: A St. Petersburg, FL company, AgOil International, LLC, has teamed up with a Pendergrass, GA company, Georgia Alternative Fuels, LLC (GAF), to generate a start-to-finish renewable fuel production system. By undertaking this joint effort, they can link together their processes in sequence and deliver home-grown biodiesel that meets […]

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[ More ] September 4th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Aquacarotene Reinvents Itself as Algae Bio-processing company

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Aquacarotene is looking to reinvent itself as a bio-processing company based on algaeand other complementary bio-processing projects that produce energy and/or nutraceuticals.Aquacarotene has a potentially excellent site for the production of biodiesel through the growing of algae in open raceway ponds. The company claims to have · 380 hectares of […]

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[ More ] September 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Kirsten Heimann at James Cook Univ to Develop Algae Technology

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Australia is preparing to introduce technology that allows algae to capture half or more of the greenhouse gases emitted by a power station. The micro-algae thrive on carbon dioxide, producing food for livestock as well as biofuels and material for plastics. The idea is to pump emissions from power stations […]

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[ More ] September 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT) Tries Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Eastern officially announced its partnership with General Atomics, an energy-related company based in San Diego, in December 2008. The partnership was formed in order to undertake a new project known as the Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies, or CRAFT. CRAFT is developing processes of converting biomass into a […]

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[ More ] September 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Sapphire Energy Plans a Journey in Algaeus plug-in hybrid

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In an effort to drum up attention and support for their algae-based biofuel, Sapphire Energy has announced that they will conduct a coast-to-coast journey in their “Algaeus” plug-in hybrid. Part electric hybrid, part biofuel vehicle, Sapphire claimes the Algaeus will get 150 miles per gallon from its hybrid/biofuel drivetrain. The […]

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National Algae Association Conference

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release: BUILDING THE NEW EXCITING ALGAE BIOFUEL AND BIOMASS INDUSTRY ONE COMPANY AT A TIME September 17-18, 2009 Sheraton North Houston  Register Now – Filling up fast!!!  Algae has been researched in the U.S. for over 35 years. Algae is renewable fuel, does not affect the food channel and consumes CO2. The […]

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[ More ] September 2nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Fuel Company BioCentric Announces Shareholder Information Updates

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release BioCentric Energy Holdings, Inc. today announced the following shareholder information updates: The company released this week the harvesting video which showed the final dried ALGAE product which is now ready for conversion to Bio-Diesel fuel and animal nutritional products. The harvest is now a daily event at the […]

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[ More ] September 2nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae May Play Key Role on Vermont farms

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A pilot project is underway in Vermont. Testing whether algae along with milfoil, an invasive water weed, can generate energy on farms. This system builds on cow power- recycling even more of the waste to grow the algae. Mark Hoffman is busy growing the farm’s newest crop inside a small […]

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National Algae Association Conference to Address All Aspects of Algae as a Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release:  September 17-18, 2009 Sheraton North Houston   THE WOODLANDS, Texas (August 25, 2009) In support of its recent Response to The Department of Energy’s National Algal Biofuels Technology Roadmap, the National Algae Association’s next conference, Algae: The New Oil, will cover a full range of subjects focusing on the […]

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[ More ] August 27th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Aquentium Inc,US enters Algae Business

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Aquentium, Inc., a publicly traded company in the United States of America announced that the company has secured 475 acres in the State of New Mexico for the development of an algae bio-fuel production facility. “As we enter this Green Era, by getting ahead of the curve, Aquentium can produce […]

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[ More ] August 25th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Energy-Companies |

The Number of Algae Company will Double in a Year or Two

You are at: Oilgae Blog. CNN news says, three years ago many would have dismissed the notion that a significant supply of the world’s automotive fuel could come from algae. But today the idea, while still an adventurous one, is getting much harder to ignore. Back then there were only a handful of companies seriously […]

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[ More ] August 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae waste water treatment in Bourne

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Algae-based biofuel developer Plankton Power and the Regional Technology Development Corp. of Cape Cod, Mass., announced a collaboration to construct a pilot-scale algae-based biodiesel production facility as a part of their energy from waste efforts in Bourne, Mass.The Cape Cod Algae Biorefinery will be located on five acres on the […]

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PetroAlgae Expects Initial Revenues This Year

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Algae business potential is growing rapidly. PetroAlgae does not make fuel from algae, but sells licenses — blueprints for how to make oil from algae, one of the oldest life forms on the planet. PetroAlgae says its process of maximizing the flow of light to organisms pushes algae to grow […]

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

Artificial Life is Only Months Away, Says Craig Venter

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Craig Venter, who led a private project to sequence the human genome, told The Times that his team had cleared a critical hurdle to creating man-made organisms in a laboratory.  “Assuming we don’t make any errors, I think it should work and we should have the first synthetic species by […]

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[ More ] August 21st, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae Based CO2 Sequestration advancing

You are at: Oilgae Blog Here is yet another effort of Algae Co2 Sequestration. Aurora Biofuels, says it has cultivated algae that doubles production of biodiesel by absorbing more than twice as much carbon dioxide as conventional strains.According to Robert Walsh, the chief executive of the company, Aurora’s breakthrough was to develop algae mutations that […]

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[ More ] August 21st, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Department of Commerce allocates $2.2 Million Fund for the construction of a Renewable Energy Resource Center

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono today announced the awarding of $2,264,000 in U.S. Department of Commerce grant funding for the construction of a Renewable Energy Resource Center and the design of a municipal parking lot on the island of Maui. The federal funding will be distributed through the DOC’s Economic Development […]

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[ More ] August 20th, 2009 | 2 Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

Algae Research Advances in ExxonMobil & NASA Glenn Research Center

You are at: Oilgae Blog. “Under a Space Act Agreement, NASA is partnering with Seambiotic USA to model growth processes for microalgae for use as aviation biofuel feedstock,” said Ami Ben-Amotz, chief scientific adviser to Israeli-based Seambiotic Ltd. One of SGI’s achievements has been in engineering algal strains that produce lipids in a continuous process […]

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[ More ] August 20th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

A Short Film on Algae Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. PSB NOVA Science features algae fuel  See: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/0406/02.html It brings authoritative, innovative, and entertaining science documentaries to television.  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?

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[ More ] August 19th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Exxon Leading in Algae Investment

You are at: Oilgae Blog. BP recently announced an investment of $10 million in a new initiative to develop sugar to biodiesal methodologies. Essentially that means figuring out a way to convert sugar into fuel efficiently using microbial organisms like algae.When it comes to algae though, Exxon has taken a strong lead with its investment […]

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[ More ] August 19th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

Aurora Biofuels Tries to Double Oil Production from Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Aurora Biofuels says it has a species of algae that breeds like a rabbit. The Alameda, Calif.-based company has identified and optimized a genetic pathway in a species of wild algae that effectively turbocharges the growth and breeding cycle of the single-celled creature. As a result, the company says it […]

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Heathgate Resources Held Talks about Algae Fuels with the State Government in South Australia

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Premier Mike Rann met for an hour yesterday with Neal Blue, the chief executive officer of General Atomics, which owns the Beverley uranium deposits in SA’s Far North. Mr Rann said SA was now poised to become a national leader in refining biosynthetic fuels, with the potential to create thousands […]

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Benemann Calls LiveFuels ‘Biofuel-from-Fish’ Approach Possible

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Dr. John Benemann, one of the authors of a seminal U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory report from 1998 on biofuel from algae and an internationally-recognized bioenergy expert said he thinks LiveFuels is “in as good of shape as anybody” to make its R&D happen. Morgenthaler-Jones said LiveFuels has been taking […]

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[ More ] August 18th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Harvesting |

MBD Energy Plans to Expand its Facility

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Managing director Andrew Lawson says testing at James Cook University in Townsville suggests for every two tonnes of carbon captured, the MBD technology can produce almost 1 tonne of algae, of which one-third can be made into oil products and two-thirds into meal. With meal sales about $400/tonne (rival soymeal […]

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[ More ] August 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

The Southern Utes – A major investor in Solix Biofuels

You are at: Oilgae Blog. With the twin goals of making fuel from algae and reducing emissions  of heat-trapping gases, a start-up company Solix, co-founded by a Colorado State University professor Bryan wilson recently introduced a strain of algae that loves carbon dioxide into a water tank next to a natural gas processing plant. The […]

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[ More ] August 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

LiveFuels Hopes its Algae Biofuel Ready for Launch by 2010

You are at: Oilgae Blog. LiveFuels CEO Lissa Morgenthaler-Jones describes her San Carlos, Calif.-based company’s process as ‘we cook them and squeeze them’ for turning algae-fed fish into oil for fuel using heat and high pressure. It’s a gruesome way of harvesting pond scum than the mechanical equipment employed by other startups working on algal […]

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