Tag: Algae

ExxonMobil expands algae biofuel and carbon capture research facility

ExxonMobil expands algae biofuel and carbon capture research facility

Expansion of ExxonMobil research center expected to be completed by 2019 ExxonMobil announced today that it has broken ground on the expansion of its research facility in Clinton, N.J., a key center of innovation that supports research and development programs, according to a press release. “The expansion of our New Jersey research and engineering center will […]

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ExxonMobil doubled oil production from algae in biofuel breakthrough

ExxonMobil doubled oil production from algae in biofuel breakthrough

Previous attempts to increase algae oil production volume were hindered due to slow growth ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. announced a breakthrough into advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain that more than doubled its oil content without significantly inhibiting the strain’s growth, according to a press release. Using advanced cell engineering technologies […]

From green slime to jet fuel: algae offers airlines a cleaner future

From green slime to jet fuel: algae offers airlines a cleaner future

Airlines struggle to find cleaner ways to power jets OTTOBRUN, Germany, June 15 (Reuters) – As airlines struggle to find cleaner ways to power jets and with an industry-wide meeting on CO2 emissions just months away, scientists are busy growing algae in vast open tanks at an Airbus site at Ottobrun, near Munich. The European […]