Clariant to collaborate with ExxonMobil and REG
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Clariant says it has signed a joint research agreement with ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG; Ames, Iowa) to evaluate the potential use of cellulosic sugars to produce biofuel. The cellulosic sugars would be obtained from sources such as agricultural waste and residue. The new partnership expands a previously announced agreement for joint research between ExxonMobil and REG. In that partnership the two companies successfully validated the ability of bio-conversion technology from REG Life Sciences to convert sugars from cellulosic biomass into biodiesel by way of a single-step process. The agreement with Clariant allows ExxonMobil and REG to further optimize REG's bio-conversion process using cellulosic sugars created through Clariant's sunliquid process. The ultimate objective is to combine the Clariant and REG processes into a cellulosic biomass-to-biodiesel technology, according to the companies.
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