Strategic Partners

CORE Biofuel recognizes that strategic partners and other business stakeholders are needed to successfully commercialize its Green Gasoline process. CORE has been successful in attracting partners that include world industry leaders as well as specialist organizations with niche expertise.

CORE has entered into agreements with partners and service providers for:

  • Performance Guarantee / Risk Management

  • Process Design and Optimization

  • Feedstock Supply and Supply Management




Aon Reed Stenhouse

Aon Reed Stenhouse

Performance Guarantee Insurance


 

CORE’s landmark Service Agreement with Aon Reed Stenhouse, sets a standard for innovative commercialization. Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc., an established provider of performance guarantees for industrial processes, will provide risk mitigation through complete overlapping insurance coverage throughout all stages of construction, commissioning and operations.

This coverage includes a process performance guarantee and is solidly based on the commercial history of each of the suppliers of major equipment in CORE’s process. It is structured specifically to provide loss of revenue coverage and financial security to biorefinery owners and investors.

Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc. provides insurance brokerage services, offering risk management, property and casualty insurance – as well as automobile insurance, retirement planning, estate, tax and succession planning; and life and disability insurance coverage services. Aon also provides change management and claims management services. The company was founded in 1850 and is based in Toronto, Canada with twenty-three additional offices across the country. AON Reed Stenhouse Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Aon Corporation, based in Edmonton, Alberta.

 



EPI

Energy Products of Idaho (now Outotec)

Gasification Reactor Designer and Fabricator
 


CORE BioFuel has partnered with Energy Products of Idaho (now Outotec) and completed feasibility studies for the use of EPI gasification technology in the CORE Green Gasoline process. CORE is working with EPI to design the systems that will be used by CORE facilities to process wood fibre feedstock and produce a synthesis gas suitable for final gasoline production, and provide the gasification components for CORE plants.

EPI was founded in 1973 and is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, nestled in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. Originally located to be in the center of the timber industry, the company has since broadened its technology and market and is now a global supplier of renewable energy systems. EPI is a world leader in proprietary and patented technologies used to convert biomass and other waste fuels into usable forms of energy. EPI invented, patented, and produced the first commercial fluidized bed combustion system to be fired on biomass fuel and this technology has been applied to numerous industrial, commercial and utility operations.  

EPI has now produced nearly 100 systems which utilize more than 200 different varieties of solid and liquid fuels. In addition to pioneering biomass fluidized bed technology, EPI continues to lead the industry and their vast experience has lead to a stable of superior auxiliary and related proprietary technologies

 



AirProducts

Air Products

DME Reactor Designer
 


CORE BioFuel is in the process of finalizing licensing agreements with Air Products (NYSE:APD) to provide designs and specifications for the Syngas to DME reactors for CORE’s Green Gasoline facilities.

Air Products serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment and services. Founded in 1940, Air Products has built leading positions in key growth markets such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, home healthcare services, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. The company is recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. In fiscal 2009, Air Products had revenues of $8.3 billion, operations in over 40 countries, and 18,900 employees around the globe.

 



SCA

Sustainable Chemistry Alliance

Technology/Industry Advisors and Investor
 

The Sustainable Chemistry Alliance [SCA] was established in 2008 to promote growth and prosperity by fostering and supporting innovation, development, commercialization and related business activities and projects in the area of green and sustainable chemistry. SCA is an investor in CORE BioFuel and several members of their Board are providing CORE with insights and advice regarding industry and technology trends and events.

SCA invests in the commercialization of green, sustainable technologies that are beyond initial concept and into the piloting stage, focusing on areas where innovation in science and engineering can bring about major advances in sustainability. SCA has eight equity investments to date. Sustainable chemistry is playing an important role in the development of solutions to the impacts of climate change, peak oil, energy security, the need for safe water, and the use of scarce natural resources. The increasing global demand for green and safer products offers the opportunity to create thousands of new jobs for Canadians and SCA serves this emerging new industry.

SCA’s headquarters are in the Bioindustrial Innovation Centre at the Sarnia-Lambton Campus of the University of Western Ontario Research Park.

 


Aon Reed Stenhouse
Performance Guarantee Insurance

EPI - Energy Products  of Idaho (now Outotec)
Gasification Reactor Designer and Fabricator

Air Products
DME Reactor Designer

Sustainable Chemistry Alliance
Technology / Industry Advisor and Investor