Two pieces of news from Chevron today. First, Chevron Corporation and the Texas A&M Agriculture and Engineering BioEnergy Alliance have initiated a "strategic research agreement" to accelerate the production of biofuels from cellulose to the consumer. These groups thereby enters into a four-year partnership that will endeavor to:
Readers will likely remember at least some of the biofuel progress that Chevron has been a part of in the recent past (see links below for refreshers), but a new group called Oil Watchdog says that the oil giant is stopping biofuels where they're needed most: at the pump.
Chevron seems to just love working in joint partnerships to perfect the next generation of biofuels. So far, we've seen Chevron work with Georgia Tech, a private biodiesel company and then its own subsidiary, Chevron Technology Venture (CTV).