Joint venture plans big UK biofuel facility

June 2007
Farmers Weekly;6/29/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 26, p18
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The article reports that the Associated British Foods has formed a joint venture with petrochemical giant BP and biotechnology firm DuPont to build a £200m biofuels facility at BP's site in Hull, England. Head of BP Biofuels Phil New said that the laboratory research work on the production of biobutanol is progressing well which will be the first advanced biofuel that the partnership will bring into market. Managing director of Frontier Grain Mark Aitchison said that the biofuel project was more likely to get built as compared to others.


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