Axens’ technology portfolio for the production of biofuels and bio-sourced chemicals includes cellulosic ethanol production via the Futurol™ technology. Combining this technology with the Atol® process leads to the production of bio-ethylene through the ethanol dehydration. Also part of the Axens’ offer is the Vegan® technology for the production of renewable jet-fuel and diesel via lipid hydroprocessing. In addition, Axens participates in several projects including BioTfueL for the production of biojet and diesel from cellulosic feedstocks, BioButterfly for the production of biobutadiene and renewable aromatics via the Anellotech partnership.
Axens (www.axens.net) is a group providing a complete range of solutions for the conversion of oil and biomass to cleaner fuels, the production and purification of major petrochemical intermediates as well as all of natural gas’ treatment and conversion options. The offer includes technologies, equipment, furnaces, modular units, catalysts, adsorbents and related services. Axens is ideally positioned to cover the entire value chain, from feasibility study to unit start-up and follow-up throughout the entire unit cycle life. This unique position ensures the highest level of performance with a reduced environmental footprint.