Visit to New Choren BTL Plant

Figure 1. Choren BTL Production Process. (Source: Choren) Introduction I had to dig way back in my Gmail archives to figure out how it was that I first interacted with Choren. I had written several […]

Any Biomass into Oil

I have mentioned LS9 here on several occasions, because I think what they are trying to do is pretty cool. They are trying to engineer bacteria that can consume biomass and excrete hydrocarbons. I have […]

Cellulosic Ethanol Reality Check

I firmly believe we should be aggressively researching the potential of cellulosic ethanol. This was after all the topic of my graduate school work at Texas A&M. But I think the hype has gotten way […]

Cellulosic Ethanol vs. Biomass Gasification

Introduction I have this neat new cellulose conversion process. I am looking for funding and working on a patent application. The invention is a personal cellulosic biomass reactor. In the first reaction step, the cellulose […]