Blogs written by Lee Enterprises Consulting Bioeconomy Expert(s)

Fischer Tropsch Expert

What does a Fischer Tropsch Expert do?   The Fischer–Tropsch process (or Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis or FT) is a set of chemical reactions converts a mixture of carbon monoxide gas and hydrogen gas into liquid hydrocarbons (like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel).   It is highly feedstock flexible and makes it possible to prepare high-quality drop-in fuels, high-value…

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Bioeconomy Project Management

Bioeconomy project management is the use of one’s knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques in a specific bioeconomy project to project all activities and meet the project’s requirements, timeline, and budget. All projects are temporary in that they have defined beginnings and endings, scope, and resources. Further, all projects are unique, especially in the bioeconomy. Project…

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Biochemicals Expert

What does a biochemicals expert or biochemicals consultant do?  First, let’s define biochemicals.  Biochemicals are any materials that are derived from renewable biological resources such as plants or plant or animal wastes.  Familiar examples include ethanol produced by fermentation, and acetic acid (vinegar), but also include a wide range of specialty chemicals such as pharmaceuticals…

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Renewable Energy Companies

Renewable Energy Companies have a future, notwithstanding the temporary setbacks that every industry encounters from time to time.  The International Energy Agency predicted a sunny renewable energy future. The expansion of clean energy technologies, coupled with falling costs and other factors, means that as the demand for energy worldwide grows by 30 percent between today…

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Synthesis Gas Consultant

What do syngas consultants or syngas experts do? First, let’s define Syngas.  Synthesis Gas, or Syngas, is used to describe a range of gas mixtures used to make – synthesize – a desired chemical, fuel, etc.  Usually, syngas is a hydrogen based mixture, but could well be a mixture of other gases from which an…

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Hydro-Processing Consultant

What does a hydro-processing consultant or hydroprocessing expert do?  Hydroprocessing is the term used for a number of chemical reactions that take place as part of oil refining.  These include hydrogenation, hydrocracking, and hydrotreating.  Hydroprocessing consultants and experts can design processes using hydrogen to upgrade biofuels and renewable chemicals.   Hydroprocessing is used to remove oxygen,…

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Front End Loading or Pre-Project Planning (PPP)

Biofuels Project Planning involves an initial step called front end loading or pre project planning (PPP).  This is a formal process for the process for conceptual development of processes in the up-stream, biotechnology, petrochemical, refining and specialty chemical areas.    It involves developing sufficient strategic information which the owners can determine risks and make decisions. It…

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FSMA Compliance

What does FSMA Compliance entail? Though the Food Safety Modernization Act (or “FSMA”) was signed into law on January 04, 2011, it has taken many years for all the rules to be written and implemented.  There are many reasons for this, but it mostly boils down to three:  (1) this was a sweeping piece of…

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