CHAIR / Policy Implementation
Head of Public Affairs, Technology & Innovation, CLARIANT
BTG is private consultancy, project development and research & technology development company specialized in bioenergy, advanced biofuels and biobased materials. BTG is a SME and based in the Netherlands. Through its’ spin-off company BTG-BTL (www.btg-btl.com) the flash pyrolysis technology is rolled-out. Pyrolysis oil production plants have been sold in The Netherlands, Finland and Sweden. BTG-BTL is, in partnership with TechnipFMC, focusing at co-processing of crude pyrolysis oil in existing refineries, while new BTG-companies will focus at the development of new stand-alone biorefineries producing advanced biofuels based on pyrolysis oil.
EU affairs manager, ENVIEN Group
ENVIRAL Slovakia, the first bioethanol producer in Slovakia is part of ENVIEN group – the leading CEE biofuels holding with 9 companies in 4 countries producing both conventional biodiesel and bioethanol. Since 2007 ENVIRAL operates production plant in Leopoldov Slovakia with current annual production capacity of 145.000 m3 of bioethanol. ENVIRAL is actively looking at the development of advanced biofuels production.
Head of Industrial Strategy, Global Bioenergies
Global Bioenergies is the only company in the world to have developed a conversion process for renewable resources (residual sugars, agricultural and forestry waste) into isobutene, one of the petrochemical building blocks that can be converted into ingredients for cosmetics, petrol, kerosene, LPG and plastics. Global Bioenergies continues to improve the performance of its process, conducts trials on its demo plant in Germany and is preparing the first full-sized plant in a Joint‐Venture with Cristal Union. Global Bioenergies is listed on Euronext Growth in Paris.
NEOT North European Oil Trade
Senior Manager Technology Strategy, IP & RA Bioenergy & Thermal Power, Ørsted
The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants, innovative waste-to-energy solutions and provides smart energy products to its customers. Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted employs 6,080 people. Ørsted’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (Orsted). In 2018, the group’s revenue was EUR 10.7 billion.
Executive Vice President Business Development
SEKAB is a producer of bio-based Chemicals and Biofuels in Sweden. ED95 and advanced forest bioethanol are key biofuels. We contribute with CELLUAPP® technology, transforming forest- and agricultural waste into biobased sugars, biogas and lignin, in many value chain projects in the EU.
Director in Public Affairs and Communications, ST1 Nordic Oy
St1 is a Nordic energy Group whose vision is to be the leading producer and seller of CO2-aware energy. St1 focuses on fuels marketing, oil refining, advanced biofuels, industrial wind power and geothermal heat. St1 also operates waste to bioethanol plants in the Nordics. Based on St1’s proprietary technology, a first of a kind Cellunolix® unit that produces advanced ethanol from saw dust, is in operation in Kajaani, Finland. Company’s turnover in 2018 came to 6,9 billion euros.
TechnipFMC is a global engineering and construction company in subsea, onshore, offshore and surface technologies contributing to the energy transition. TechnipFMC supports companies to grow and implement their sustainable technology which contributes to an improved global environment. Together with BTG-BTL we offer full service implementation of their Fast Pyrolysis technology and recently have been awarded two turn-key EPC projects in Finland and Sweden. With TechnipFMC’s complementary FCC technology knowledge we can offer a complete Biomass-to-Fuel value chain to our clients.
Director, Public Affairs, UPM