Wednesday, August 6, 2008
BP and Verenium Announce Significant Partnership
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., -- BP and Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM) today announced the creation of a strategic partnership to accelerate the development and commercialization of cellulosic ethanol. The partnership combines a broad technology platform and operational capabilities in an effort to advance the development of a portfolio of low-cost, environmentally sound cellulosic ethanol production facilities in the United States, and potentially throughout the world. Under the initial phase of the strategic alliance, Verenium is to receive $90 million in total funding from BP over the next 18 months for rights to current and future technology held within the partnership. Link. Chart.
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