Butamax CEO Paul Beckwith to Discuss Biobutanol as a Drop-in Biofuel at the
BIO Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy
WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 11, 2012
WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Butamax™ Advanced Biofuels,
the leading global biobutanol technology development company, announced today
that CEO Paul Beckwith is participating in "The Move to Drop-In Fuels" panel
at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Pacific Rim Summit on
Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, in Vancouver, Canada. Beckwith's
panel is scheduled for October 11 at 2:00 p.m. PT.
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"Biobutanol is an excellent 'drop-in' biofuel that is both compatible with
existing vehicles and refueling infrastructure, while also being suitable for
very rapid scale-up," said Paul Beckwith, Butamax CEO. "Biobutanol's
properties provide a route to fully meeting the renewable fuel standard, while
also improving economics for both refiners and current ethanol producers. We
look forward to discussing how biobutanol will accelerate the move to
renewable transportation fuels."
The seventh annual Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and
Bioenergy is dedicated to the growth of the industrial biotechnology and
bioenergy sectors in North America and the Asia-Pacific region. Programs will
address the latest in advanced biofuels, algae, biomass
production,biopolymers, bioplastics, dedicated energy crops, renewable
chemicals, marine bio-resources andsynthetic biology.
Butamax™ Advanced Biofuels, LLC, a joint venture between BP and DuPont, was
formed to develop and commercialize biobutanol as a next generation renewable
biofuel for the transport market. The company benefits from the synergy of
DuPont's proven industrial biotechnology experience and BP's global fuels
market knowledge. Butamax's proprietary technology offers a cost-advantaged
manufacturing process for isobutanol with value from field to pump. For more
information, visit www.butamax.com.
Butamax™ is a trademark of Butamax™ Advanced Biofuels, LLC.
Media Contact: Pam Schools
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