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Vol. 14, No. 32 Week of August 09, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Algae: a fuel source for the future?

Entrepreneurs seek ways to commercialize the use of tiny organisms that devour carbon dioxide to produce feedstock for biofuels

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

A July 14 announcement by oil giant ExxonMobil that it plans to form an alliance with biotech company Synthetic Genomics, to invest more than $600 million in biofuel generation from algae, has turned the spotlight on a technology that had perhaps until then remained somewhat in the shadow of more de....

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High yields

Carbon dioxide

Three issues

Ethanol or oil


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