Codexis and Shell in biofuel move

Codexis and Shell Oil Products have agreed to explore ways of producing second generation biofuels, according to PR Newswire.

David Sexton, President, Shell Oil Products US, says

“Shell is committed to leading the development of second-generation bio- fuels that offer lower well-to-wheel CO2 production and enhanced performance. We are exploring the application of Codexis’ proprietary technologies to produce alternative fuels from renewable, sustainable sources.”

While Alan Shaw, Ph.D., Codexis President and Chief Executive Officer, says

“Our proven biocatalytic approach should provide the critical pathway to developing economically feasible alternative transportation fuels from renewable resources,”

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