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Bio-Derived Isobutanol Production and Uses

September 2017 Section Meeting
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 5:30pm-8:00pm MDT
Event format: 
In-Person / Local
Posted by Laura Moes
345 Inverness Dr South
Englewood, CO 80112
United States

Date:  Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Time: 5:30 Networking; 6:00 Dinner; 6:30 Presentation; 7:15 Q&A

Presentation:  Bio-Derived Isobutanol Production and Uses

Gevo is a leading renewable chemicals and advanced biofuels company. This presentation will discuss Gevo's overall process for converting bio-feedstock to isobutanol with bio-reactions along with the potential uses of isobutanol for creating plastics, gasoline, and jet fuel. Topics to be covered include:

  • Advantages of isobutanol versus ethanol in gasoline
  • Isobutanol derived Iso-octane & Iso-octene as a gasoline blending component in USA and Europe
  • Isobutanol derived Jetfuel
  • The Laverne facility
  • The South Hampton Resources facility
  • Are the feedstocks food or non food (corn stover, MOG)

Location: Gevo Inc. at 345 Inverness Dr South, Englewood, CO 80112. Gevo's office is located in a business park.  After turning off Inverses Drive South, head east to third and last building to find Gevo's office. Meeting will take place in the conference room

Menu: Illegal Pete's or Qdoba  

RSVP REQUIRED by Friday, September 22 (early RSVPs are greatly appreciated!) You may RSVP via email at rockyaiche@yahoo.com indicating your name, phone number, and number of attendees and pay at the meeting. Or you may RSVP and pay online by selecting your membership level in the Paypal drop down box and clicking on the "Buy Now" button below to pay by credit card.

Cost: Members $20; Non-members $25, Unemployed & Students $10;  Add $5 for attending meeting without RSVP

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