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Global Bio-Butanol Market Report 2015-2020 – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts – Key Vendors: Butamax, Gevo & ZeaChem – Research and Markets

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Bio-Butanol Market-Segmented By Application And Geograpgy (2015-2020)” report to their offering.

Bio-butanol is expected to fulfill about 20% of the global domestic gas and diesel requirement. Butanol is being considered as a suitable and safe biofuel alternative to ethanol. Bio-butanol is mixed in various proportions with gasoline to be used as Bio-Fuels, as a gasoline, diesel and jet fuel replacement. It is used in adhesives, paints, personal care products, cleaners and other high end applications – jet fuel, bio based plastics and synthetic rubber, fibres etc.

Butanol is seen as a potential alternative to ethanol as it has 30 percent more energy per gallon than ethanol. The current global demand for butanol is exceeding 1.2 billion gallons per year and it has been valued over $6 billion annually. This high-value market will expand significantly as bio-butanol will make pathways to other chemical derivatives. In other industrial chemical markets it has a global presence of over $5 billion.

North America and Europe are the two major markets for biofuels. Brazil has the largest production of bio-butanol because of the enormous amount of raw material – bagasse. India, China, Brazil, Japan have great potential in adopting this alternative.

The report also gives a comprehensive analysis of the market trends- drivers, challenges and opportunities. Competitive landscape – Mergers and acquisitions landscape, joint ventures and collaborations, strategies adopted by leading players and start up analysis, technological developments, investment opportunities and the future of bio-butanol market.

Companies Mentioned:

  • Butamax
  • Gevo
  • Cobalt Technologies
  • Cathay Industrial Biotech
  • Green Biologics
  • Butyl Fuel LLC.
  • W2 Energy
  • ZeaChem
  • Energy Quest
  • Butalco GmBH
  • METabolic Explorer
  • TetraVitae Biosciences
  • Dow
  • Celanese
  • Eastman
  • BASF

Report Structure:

1. Introduction

2. Technology Overview

3. Bio-Butanol Market Overview

4. Market Segmentation and Analysis

5. Regional Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)

6. Competitive Landscape

7. Company Profiles

8. Disclaimer

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