The Top 10 Advanced biofuels and biorefining companies in Asia

As the US and Canada take a day off, we look at the hottest advanced technologies developing in Asia

he US and Canada are celebrating Labor Day, but hard work goes on throughout Asia. Advanced biorefineries have a special place in that region’s growth plans, owing to a shortage of fossil fuels, and abundance of biomass, a tradition of public-private partnership in financing, and robust economies that are highly dependent on agriculture and manufacturing.

While the economic growth in China has been drawing virtually all the headlines in recent years, the “Tiger” economies of Southeast and South Asia have been fast-growing for a long time, and with resources including palm and cassava waste and sugarcane bagasse – not to mention industrial off-gases and municipal waste, there’s good reason for any company developing integrated biorefineries to have thought through its Asian strategy. Many companies are already in place developing at an accelerated pace.

Three themes have emerged that define the top companies.

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Tags: biotechnologies, biobutanol, gas fermentation, enzym, biofuel, cellulosic ethanol, oil, aviation fuel, cooking oil, glycerin, oilseeds, jatropha


BiofuelsDigest, 2012-09-03.


Air China
Bankchak Petroleum
ButylFuel LLC
China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation SINOPEC
Commercial Aircraft Corp.
Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency
Dialog Group
Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
Green Biologics
Guangxi Jinyuan Biochemical
LanzaTech Ltd.
Lianyungang Union of Chemicals
Mitsubishi Chemical
Myriant Technologies LLC
NatureWorks LLC
PetroChina Company Ltd.
Praj Industries Ltd.
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding
Shengquan Group
Songyuan Laihe Chemical
TMO Renewables
Toyo Engineering Corporation
Wilmar International Limited


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