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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 […]

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[ 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 […]

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[ 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 […]

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[ 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. […]

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[ 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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[ 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 […]

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[ 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 […]

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[ 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 […]

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[ 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 […]

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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 […]

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[ 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 […]

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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 […]

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

The National Algae Association’s Mid-South Chapter Workshop

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release The National Algae Association’s Mid-South Chapter workshop “Algae: Exploring Open Pond Production Opportunities, ”  which brought top experts in open pond production together with catfish pond owners, investors and algaepreneurs to learn from each other and fast-track commercial-scale algae open pond production for energy, animal feedstock, organic fertilizer and […]

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

US Government Picks 19 Biofuel Projects to Get $564 Million

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The U.S. government on Friday said 19 biofuel refinery projects have been selected to receive up to $564 million to enhance the development of advanced biofuels using biomass feedstocks. The funding includes $25 million to Honeywell’s UOP subsidiary, $24.8 million to Archer Daniels Midland, $21.8 million to Solazyme and $50 […]

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

Key Role for Ancient Protein in Algae Photosynthesis

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Krishna Niyogi, a biologist with Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley, led the discovery that an ancient light harvesting protein, LHCSR, functions as a molecular “dimmer switch” that helps prevent green algae from absorbing too much sunlight during photosynthesis and suffering oxidation damage as a consequence. See more By the way, […]

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[ More ] November 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Strains |

Algae Biofuel Production in Southern Chile

You are at: Oilgae Blog. United States corporation Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) has founded a subsidiary, BAL Chile, through which the company has already begun cultivating 100 hectares of seaweed on the island of Chiloé, with the aim of producing bio-fuel. BAL developed micro-organisms that trigger a fermentation process in the algae, which in turn […]

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[ More ] November 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

NASA Launches with Algae Systems on Eve Of COP 15: Carbon-negative Fuel from Sewage and CO2

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press release As several industrialized nations rush to dampen the expectations of Copenhagen, NASA has launched a new mission. The payload: Algae Systems – a new company started by NASA engineers and seasoned biofuel industry veterans to launch a profitable global solution for reducing greenhouse gases. Algae Systems: Producing Carbon-Negative […]

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Algae Biofuel Firm Solix Raises Funds

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In July, Colorado-based Solix Biofuel raised USD16.8m in a Series A funding round from investors including Shanghai Alliance Investment,I2BF Venture Capital and Valero Energy. Solix is building a pilot facility in partnership with Southern Ute Alternative Energy. The first phase will be completed next year and will include four acres of […]

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[ More ] November 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

SRS’ New Algae Extraction Pilot Plant Placed in Operation

You are at: Oilgae Blog. SRS’ Pilot Plant for algae oil extraction allows SRS to support clients who do not have their own extraction facilities by offering toll processing of large quantities of algae. SRS also has a benchtop system which allows for screening of small samples to identify the true oil (lipid) content of […]

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[ More ] November 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Oil Extraction, Algae-Energy-Companies |

PetroAlgae Collaborates with Indian Oil

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Florida-based PetroAlgae Inc. is collaborating with India’s largest company to develop algae strains and technology to suit Indian conditions. PetroAlgae’s subsidiary PA LLC recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Oil Company Ltd. to build a pilot plant meant to demonstrate the commercial viability of the company’s technology. “A […]

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[ More ] November 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Soley Biotechnology’s Business Briefs from Biodiesel Magazine

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Soley Biotechnology Institute is offering samples of algae oil on its Web site, and offering microalgae oil for sale for $0.418 per liter. The company described the source as heterotrophic microalgae grown in a pyramid photobioreactor. The fatty acid profile offered on the Web site indicates the oil is […]

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[ More ] November 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Solazyme Taps Michael S. Golembieski as Senior Vice President

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Solazyme, Inc., welcomes Michael S. Golembieski to the management team as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Nutritionals. Golembieski will be responsible for growing Solazyme’s global food and feed ingredient business for renewable oils, purified microalgae, and microalgae extracts. Golembieski is a recognized growth and development expert in the […]

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

The Chesapeake Algae Project – ChAP

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The College of William and Mary and its Virginia Institute of Marine Science have formed a collaborative research initiative to investigate a promising new technology to produce biofuel from the algae growing naturally in rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. The enterprise, called ChAP—the Chesapeake Algae Project—is an integrated research approach […]

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[ More ] November 23rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Cultivation-Sewage |

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