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Nov 2021
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Cellulosic Feedstocks (2021 Program)

This report provides an analysis of cellulosic biofeedstocks and the costs of producing them.  A capacity analysis including regional and feedstock specific potentials for production are included. Impacts on the conventional industries includes comparisons to the scale of petroleum based energy and chemicals, costs, and carbon intensity.
Dec 2020
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Bio-naphtha as a Chemical Feedstock (2020 Program)

This report analyzes the technoeconomic developments in bio-naphtha technologies. Commercial hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids (HEFA), Fischer-Tropsch (FT), and pyrolysis based processes and high level economics are presented.  Upcoming biorefining project (that include bio-naphtha units) are analyzed. Impacts on the conventional industry, trends and drivers are also discussed.
Dec 2020
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Renewable Power (2020 Program)

This report analyzes the technoeconomic developments in the renewable power industry. Relevant technologies processes and construction are described and their comparative economics presented and analyzed.  Impacts on the conventional power industry, trends and drivers are also discussed.
Nov 2020
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Biocoal and BioCrude (2020 Program)

This report analyzes the various technical and commercial developments regarding biocoal and biocrude to supplement conventional fossil sources. Analyses included technical and economic, as well as potential for impacts on the conventional industry.
Nov 2019
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Oil, Gas and Refined Products
Petrochemicals
C1 Chemicals and Fertilizers

Market Insights: Natural Gas as a C1 Chemical Feedstock - 2019

Market Insights: Natural Gas as a C1 Chemical Feedstock - 2019 considers the availability, now and in the future, of natural gas as a C1 chemicals feedstock both for the key existing markets and potential future markets.  Gas prices are projected through to 2040 based on the global gas outlook and the current and prospective pricing is then used to consider the comparative economics for the key chemicals  (methanol, ammonia and urea) for the different country markets.
Oct 2018
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Biorenewable Insights: Glycerin as a Platform Chemical (2018 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze technologies available and commercial developments for technologies that convert glycerin to other chemical products.  Bio-renewable glycerin-to-chemical technologies are currently being developed for the production of bio-monomers, bio-polymers, biofuels, and chemical intermediates.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing several different products from glycerin, including: propylene, propylene glycol, propylene oxide, acrylic acid, epichlorohydrin, glycerin carbonate, glycidol, and PHAs.
Oct 2018
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Biorenewable Insights: Ethanol as a Platform Chemical (2018 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze technologies available and commercial developments for technologies that ethanol to other value added chemical and fuel products.  Bio-renewable ethanol-to-chemical technologies are currently being developed for the production of bio-monomers, bio-polymers, biofuels, and chemical intermediates.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing several different products from ethanol, including: ethylene (and derivatives), butadiene, isobutylene, butanol, and gasoline among other possible products.
Jun 2016
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) (2016 Program)

This report analyzes developments in municipal solid waste (MSW) technologies.  MSW used as a feedstock for bio-based technologies can improve the GHG profile of the process.  This study assesses the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing RDF from MSW, and assesses supplies and compositions.