KiOR Inc

Type: Company
Name: KiOR Inc
Nationality: United States
Web Address: http://www.kior.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for KiOR Inc
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

University of Twente researchers develop new biofuel catalyst

Oil produced from biomass, such as wood chips or plant residues, seldom has the same quality and energy content as “classical” crude oil. A new, simple catalyst, developed at the University of Twente, improves the quality of this oil before it is even ... [Published Biomass Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Energy From Biofuels Can Match Crude Oil Levels

First, biofuel, an oil made from plant tissues, doesn’t generate as much energy as an equal amount of crude oil. And the oil is difficult to refine because it contains too much water and is acidic.That’s about to change. Researchers at the University ... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Upgrading Bio Oil With a Catalyst

Researchers at the University of Twente have developed a simple new catalyst that improves the quality of bio oil. The bio oil they have in mind comes from wood chips or plant residues, which seldom has the same quality and energy content as fossil ... [Published New Energy and Fuel - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Biofuel Energy Content Boosted to Crude Oil Level

Today, biofuel comes largely from plant residues, wood chips and pruned waste. While transportation gets easier, the lower energy content of the derived oil has been a concern.REUTERSAmong the many challenges that biofuels face has been that quality and ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Genetic analysis of Iranian saffron

Iranian suggests new methodfor getting more energyA new, simple catalyst, developed at the University of Twente, improves the quality of this oil before it is even transported to the refinery.This technology was selected from dozens of projects for the ... [Published Iran Daily - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

More energy from a litre of biofuel

(Nanowerk News) Oil produced from biomass - such as wood chips or plant residues - seldom has the same quality and energy content as ‘classical’ crude oil. A new, simple catalyst, developed at the University of Twente, improves the quality of this oil ... [Published Nanowerk - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

KiOR on the Block?

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (left) meets with KiOR CEO Fred Cannon at a 2013 biofuels conference.Fully cashing in on the green energy revolution continues to elude Mississippi as a company that state officials, including former Gov. Haley Barbour, ... [Published Jackson Free Press - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Pasadena-based biofuels producer might sell itself

More trouble at Kior Inc. (Nasdaq: KIOR).The after missing a $1.88 million loan payment to the Mississippi Development Authority.In an SEC filing, Kior said its board of directors hired Guggenheim Sercurities LLC to help the company evaluate "various ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 8 reports

KiOR hires investment bank to explore sale

JACKSON, Miss. — Struggling biofuel maker KiOR, deeply in debt to the state of Mississippi and others, has hired an investment bank to try to sell or restructure the company.KiOR, based in Pasadena, Texas, announced it had hired Guggenheim Partners in ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

Energy Sector Equities at a Glance -- Research on KiOR, Cloud Peak Energy, Hercules Offshore, and Precision Drilling

LONDONThe US markets on Wednesday, July 09, 2014http://www.investor-edge.comSOURCE Investor-Edge ... [Published Stock Nod - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

KiOR misses scheduled loan payment to state

The Mississippi Development Authority confirmed Thursday that KiOR, an alternative fuel company that in 2011 built a $218 million facility in Columbus, did not make its latest scheduled loan payment to the state.MDA loaned the Texas-based business $75 ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 4 reports

Biofuel company Kior starts layoffs

One of Kior’s facilities. Image courtesy of Kior.Local media around Columbus, Mississippi are reporting that biofuel company Kior has started laying off workers at its Columbus-based plant, which hasn’t been in operation for more than six months. The ... [Published GigaOM - Jun 20 2014]
Entities: KiOR Inc, Biofuels, Layoffs

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"Two or three people that I've seen in public have asked me what we're going to do with all this money in reserve," he said. "I'm not painting a doom-and-gloom picture here, but if anything, we're low when it comes to reserves. I'm not saying, by any means, that we're in financial trouble, but everybody needs to understand where we are. We need to be very frugal."
On July 9, in a filing with the Security and Exchange Commission, Pasadena, Texas-based KiOR said it retained Guggenheim Securities, LLC to "assist the company in reviewing and evaluating various financing, transactional and strategic alternatives, including a possible merger, restructuring or sale" of the four-year-old company
In an SEC filing, Kior said its board of directors hired Guggenheim Sercurities LLC to help the company evaluate "various financing, transactional and strategic alternatives, including a possible merger, restructuring or sale of the company."
On Wednesday, KiOR Inc. "s stock recorded a trading volume of 0.70 million shares close to its three months average volume of 0.68 million shares. The company's stock ended the day 0.49% lower at $0.37 , and registered an intraday range of $0.34 and $0.37 . KiOR Inc." s stock has lost 0.54% in the previous three trading sessions, 14.91% in the last one month, and 78.10% on YTD basis...

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Energy From Biofuels Can Match Crude Oil Levels [Published Nasdaq - Jul 23 2014]
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Biofuel Energy Content Boosted to Crude Oil Level [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 20 2014]
Genetic analysis of Iranian saffron [Published Iran Daily - Jul 20 2014]
More energy from a litre of biofuel [Published Nanowerk - Jul 18 2014]
KiOR on the Block? [Published Jackson Free Press - Jul 16 2014]
Pasadena-based biofuels producer might sell itself [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 11 2014]
KiOR hires investment bank to explore sale [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 10 2014]
KiOR hires investment bank to explore sale [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 10 2014]
KiOR exploring sale, hires firm to assist [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 10 2014]
KiOR hires investment bank to explore sale [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 10 2014]
Kior could be sold [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Jul 10 2014]
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Video: Columbus KIOR Plant may be Going up for ... [Published WCBI - Jul 10 2014]
KiOR enters forbearance agreement, considers sa... [Published Biomass Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
KiOR explores merger, sale [Published Argus Media - Jul 09 2014]
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KiOR misses scheduled loan payment to state [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 04 2014]
Port authority director Hardy retires [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 03 2014]
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How Energy from Biofuels Can Match Crude Oil Le... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
Source: Thinkstock The beauty of biofuels is that they don’t pollute. After that, things can get ugly. First, biofuel, an oil made from plant tissues, doesn’t generate as much energy as an equal amount of crude oil. And the oil is difficult to refine ...
Upgrading Bio Oil With a Catalyst [Published New Energy and Fuel - Jul 22 2014]
Researchers at the University of Twente have developed a simple new catalyst that improves the quality of bio oil. The bio oil they have in mind comes from wood chips or plant residues, which seldom has the same quality and energy content as fossil ...
Kior could be sold [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Jul 10 2014]
US next generation renewable fuels producer Kior may put itself on the block after failing to make a repayment.... ...
Biofuel company Kior starts layoffs [Published Earth2Tech - Jun 20 2014]
One of Kior’s facilities. Image courtesy of Kior. Local media around Columbus, Mississippi are reporting that biofuel company Kior has started laying off workers at its Columbus-based plant, which hasn’t been in operation for more than six months. ...
Biofuel company Kior starts layoffs [Published GigaOM - Jun 20 2014]
One of Kior’s facilities. Image courtesy of Kior. Local media around Columbus, Mississippi are reporting that biofuel company Kior has started laying off workers at its Columbus-based plant, which hasn’t been in operation for more than six months. ...
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KiOR Cancels Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Call ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 12 2014]
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