French biotech outfit Deinove recently announced that it has completed conclusive proof-of-concept for the production of bio-based muconic acid by a Deinococcus bacterium and has decided to launch a new research and development platform in this field.
Fort Worth, Texas-based UMED Holdings Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Greenway Innovative Energy Inc., recently announced that it has begun the process of constructing a fully operational scaled model for a gas-to-liquids conversion unit.
In an effort of accelerating environmental goals caused by diesel emissions, the city of San Francisco plans to phase out the use of petroleum-diesel in its municipal fleet and replace it with renewable hydrocarbon diesel by the end of the year.
In announcing a second-quarter 2015 loss of $6.3 million earlier today, BP plc warned that low crude oil prices will continue for some time.
Lloyd’s Register North America Inc. said it teamed up with LNG fuel solutions developer Penn Oak Energy Corp. to help companies raise needed capital and mitigate the technical risks associated with retrofitting ships fueled by LNG.
Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC) awarded 3.48 billion dinars (US$11.5 billion) worth of contracts on Tuesday to build the al-Zour oil refinery, which would be one of the largest in the Middle East, Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA reported.
U.S. independent refiners this week will reveal just how much unseasonably strong domestic-gasoline demand drove second-quarter 2015 profits.