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Cost of BP Verenuim Biofuels Facility

The BP-Verenium facility will cost between $250 million and $300 million to build and create 140 fulltime jobs in the refinery and farm. That?s pretty pricey ? about $7 to $8 to build each gallon of capacity, more than three times the cost of ethanol refineries.It will also take 20,000 acres to grow enough plants to turn out 36 million gallons of ethanol. - Read More

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Topics : Bioenergy

Super Major Energy Companies in 1999 and 2000

1999 and 2000 saw super major energy companies - BP merged with Amoco and Arco; Exxon Mobil; Total with Elf; Chevron with Texaco; These mergers put them on level field with state-owned companies - Saudi Aramco, Petroleos de Venezuela, Iran's NIOC, Mexico's Pemex (The former is downstream, latter is upstream)

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BP, DuPont in Biobutanol venture

In 2006, BP announced a big JV with DuPont, to produce commercial quantities of biobutanol - something that can be blended into the gasoline infrastructure more easily than can be ethanol

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Topics : Bioenergy

BP has solar, wind and hydrogen divisions

BP now has divisions devoted to wind, solar and hydrogen energy

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Topics : Solar Energy

BP has solar, wind and hydrogen divisions

BP now has divisions devoted to wind, solar and hydrogen energy

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Topics : Solar Energy

BP has solar powered gasoline stations

BP now powers many of its gasoline stations worldwide using solar panels - 2006 data

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Topics : Solar Energy

BP, Shell leading low carbon efforts

BP & Shell are among the forefront from among the Big Oil companies that are having a good focus on alternative energy sources

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Topics : Oil Oil and Gas

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