Tag Archives: isobutanol

Settlement clears the way for isobutanol development

Great news on the ethanol-alternative front this week as a multi-year legal battle has been settled. Gevo and Butamax agreed Monday to cross-license their technologies for producing isobutanol (also known as biobutanol). Isobutanol is a corn-based fuel that has been championed by the marine industry and others as a better alternative to ethanol. In June, the National Marine Manufacturers Association ...

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Gevo announces first pump sales of isobutanol-blended gasoline at Express Lube Service Station

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), has announced that Express Lube of Fredericksburg, Texas, is the first U.S. service station to sell gasoline blended with Gevo’s renewable isobutanol at the pump. This is anticipated to be the first of many retail locations to offer Gevo’s product as the company rolls out its isobutanol to the marina, outdoor equipment and off-road ...

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EPA Proposes 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards

In what will be viewed as a significant yet temporary victory for the agricultural, petroleum, marine and powersports industries, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would cut the amount of ethanol that is federally required to be blended in American gasoline and diesel as required by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Many industry and ...

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