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ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Report Breakthrough in Algae Biofuel Research

IRVING, Texas and LA JOLLA, Calif. June 19th, 2017 – ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. today announced a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain that more than doubled its oil content without significantly [...]

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Gevo’s Isobutanol Cleared for Use in On-Road Vehicles in Arizona

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), announced today that a bill recently signed by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey will let gas stations sell isobutanol-blended gasoline for on-road vehicles, enabling higher performing finished fuels with renewable content [...]

Argonne National Laboratory and National Renewable Energy Laboratory Receive Funding to Support the Blending of Gevo’s Isobutanol with Gasoline

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) announced today that it was selected to collaborate with researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of DOE’s Small Business Vouchers (SBV) program. The SBV program provides [...]

Huvepharma to Utilize Intrexon’s Proprietary Fungal Expression Platform to Produce Key Animal Feed Enzyme

SOFIA, Bulgaria and BUDAPEST, Hungary, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Huvepharma EOOD, a global pharmaceutical company with a focus on developing, manufacturing, and marketing human and animal health products, and Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in the engineering and [...]

Amyris Announces Much Better Than Expected Sales Of Farnesene To Meet Accelerated Demand For Liquid Farnesene Rubber By Global Tire Brands

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that its partner's success in developing high performance liquid farnesene rubber (LFR) for use in winter tire applications has led to accelerated adoption [...]

Renewable Energy Group Closes Financing on $24 Million Upgrade to Ralston Biorefinery

(Ralston, Iowa) May 1, 2017 – Renewable Energy Group, Inc.  (NASDAQ: REGI) announced today it has secured financing of up to $20 million from First Midwest Bank for the $24 million capacity-expansion project at the company’s Ralston, Iowa biodiesel refinery. [...]