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Right Idea, Wrong Time: Biofuel Pioneer Defects In Face Of Shale Gas Windfall

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The idea of advanced biofuels is based on using bioengineered micro-organisms to digest organic materials to produce hydrocarbons. One example of this is methanotroph, a bacteria which eats biomaterial and coverts it into carbon gas which is fermented ...

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David C. (25)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 7:19 am
"" carbon gas ""
i prefer fairy dust


Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 4:52 pm
"Shaw’s change of mind is disappointing news to investors who have poured $3 billion into biofuel companies since 2008, as is the reality that none of the startups in the industry has yet been able to produce commercially viable biofuel or turn a profit."

WOW! The end of a fantastic dream for one man.

Thanks Frans.

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 4:06 am
Timing is everything.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 10:18 am
Noted; got to go where the money is and all ideology and scruples be damned.

Justin M. (2)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 1:40 pm

Roger Garin-michaud (134)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 5:43 pm
noted, thanks
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