On March 31st, 2017 our facility was acquired by Butamax, a joint venture between BP and DuPont. Butamax is planning to retrofit our existing ethanol process to then produce bio-isobutanol at commercial scale. Nesika will continue to produce ethanol during and after adding the bio-isobutanol process. Butamax will offer the technology package for license, providing current ethanol producers an opportunity to diversify and grow their current business.
Bio-Isobutanol production at Nesika will: