SG Biofuels Partners with Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels for Jatropha Initiative

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SG Biofuels, a sustainable plant oil company specializing in the development of Jatropha as a low-cost, sustainable source of oil, has developed the first large-scale Jatropha community-farming initiative in Central America and entered into the first project with the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) to test and enhance sustainability standards for Jatropha cultivation.

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SG Biofuels Launches Elite Jatropha Cultivar; Claims 100% Increase in Yield

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SG Biofuels, a sustainable plant oil company specializing in the development of Jatropha as a low-cost, sustainable source of oil, has launched JMax 100, a proprietary cultivar of Jatropha optimized for growing conditions in Guatemala with yields 100% greater than existing varieties. Its seeds contain high amounts of oil that can be refined using existing technology to produce diesel fuel, jet fuel, and specialty chemicals.

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SG Biofuels and Bunge form strategic alliance on Jatropha for biofuel feedstock

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Bunge, a global leader in oilseed processing, joins an industry-leading team of partners, including Flint Hills Resources, a refining and petrochemical company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries; Life Technologies Corporation, a global biotechnology tools company; and others that are collaborating with SG Biofuels to develop Jatropha as a viable source for cost-effective, sustainable crude plant oil.

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SG Biofuels Develops Jatropha Hybrid Seed Production Technology

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Its seeds contain high amounts of oil that is used as a high quality energy feedstock, and a variety of bio-based materials. Earlier this year SG Biofuels introduced JMax 100, its first elite cultivar optimized for Guatemala with projected yields 100% greater than existing commercial varieties, resulting in a 300% increase in profits.

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California ARB considering four new low-carbon fuel pathways; Neste renewable diesel and sugarcane molasses ethanol

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Among the new pathways to be considered is the production of renewable diesel from Australian tallow at Neste Oil’s Singapore plant. Others are sugarcane molasses ethanol from Guatemala; mixed feedstock to biodiesel from Texas; and a new ARB-staff-developed pathway for North American landfill gas. Neste Oil renewable diesel: 33.46 Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd. ARB staff has recommended that Neste Oil’s application for a pathway be approved.

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Expert predictions about where oil and gas prices are headed vary widely. In July of 2008, oil futures hit their record high of more than $145 per barrel and several areas of the country neared $5/gal. While many others agreed (including executives at several auto makers) it is unlikely that higher taxes would be a popular approach to reducing our dependence on oil. Guatemala.

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