TITLE

INVISTA seeks bio-butadiene

AUTHOR(S)
GUZMAN, DORIS DE
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;8/27/2012, Vol. 282 Issue 5, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a partnership between nylon producer INVISTA and biotechnology firm LanzaTech to develop bio-based 1,3 butadiene (BD) as an alternative to petroleum-based nylon feedstock. Topics include long-term plans to produce BD with gas fermentation, the possible commercialization of bio-BD, and the use of carbon monoxide (CO) feedstock in the production of BD.
ACCESSION #
79424314

 

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