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Origin Oil - BIG - Focus on Extraction

The developer of technology that turns algae in to renewable fuel is going down under to do some long-term testing of its process.OriginOil recently announced the successful completion of the first phase of its commercial pilot program with Australian company, MBD Energy, OriginOil’s first customer and pilot partner.

Eckelberry,  the CEO of Origin Oil says that his company’s bread and butter is focusing on extracting all that water from the algae and then extracting the oil by a process that he describes as “shocking” the algae. This testing should take several years with Eckelberry hoping at the end of the day, his technology will prove successful.

The company will help build a new Advanced Algae Center with Sustainable Resources, Incorporated on the site of the original Aquatic Species Program in Roswell, New Mexico, scheduled to start sometime next year

Fri December 31 2010 03:30:36 AM by Lucygreen algae  |  algae fuel-companies  |  wet-extraction  |  direct extraction 1690 views
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