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Virent Named to 2022 List of Top 50 Hottest Projects in Advanced Bioeconomy

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August 5, 2022, /3BL Media/ - Virent Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum, was recently recognized by biofuels publication The Digest for its innovation and achievements in biobased fuels, chemicals, and materials by emerging companies. At The Digest’s spring 2022 leadership conference, Virent’s demonstration plant was named No.

Virent's Bio-Based Fuel Used in Historic Commercial Passenger Flight Using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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MADISON, Wis., December 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Virent contributed to an aviation industry first, as United Airlines flew an aircraft full of passengers using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in one engine and petroleum-based jet fuel in the other. Virent, a Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary, used its BioForm® process to produce synthesized aromatic kerosene (SAK) – a critical component that made the 100% SAF possible.

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