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Elevance and Genting partner to produce biobased chemicals from palm oil [Registered]

Elevance Renewable Sciences is collaborating with Genting Plantations Berhad through Genting Integrated Biorefinery Sdn Bhd (GIB) to produce biobased chemicals. The biorefinery will be located in the Palm Oil Industrial Cluster in Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia. Elevance is a specialty chemicals company that creates novel specialty chemicals from natural oils. The 25:75 collaboration between Elevance and Genting Plantations Berhad will build a 240,000 MT metathesis biorefinery based on Elevance’s proprietary metathesis technology, and will produce renewable, high-performance olefins and specialty chemicals that can be used in multiple end-product applications, including lubricants, surfactants and detergents. As part of the collaboration agreement,…

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