This tag is associated with 3 posts

Anellotech starts Bio-BTX pilot production tests

Bio-aromatics technology developer, Anellotech, along with its engineering partner, IFPEN/Axens, announced late last month that it has completed a successful continuous performance test of the TCat-8 pilot plant as part of unit commissioning in Silsbee, Texas. The test involved continuous injection of MinFree(tm) woody biomass feedstock and production of BTX and other chemical by-products. The … Continue reading »

Tesoro acquires Virent

And technology acquisitions continue…. Oil refining company, Tesoro Corporation, announced today that it will acquire renewable fuels and chemical company Virent to support its success in bringing biofuels technology to commercial scale. Tesoro’s renewable fuels strategy is to foster the development of high-quality, lower-carbon, renewable feedstocks and blendstocks that can either be co-processed in existing refineries or … Continue reading »

Toyota Tsusho expands bio-PET investments

I am back from a brief mini-vacation and my apologies for those who left emails and messages that I have not yet responded to. I am now working on Tecnon OrbiChem’s Biomaterials newsletter and will probably be able to respond to those by first week of August. Here is one story that I will include … Continue reading »

Confirm if you are currently a subscriber to Tecnon OrbiChem's Bio-Materials newsletter. If not, please contact


Follow me on Twitter