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Biosurfactants Highlighted as A Top Technology in S&P Global Energy Awards

Biosurfactants Highlighted as A Top Technology in S&P Global Energy Awards

As operators search for new oilfield chemistries, S&P Global Platts is recognizing biosurfactants as a top green technology that can improve sustainability, increase profitability of current well operations and minimize new drilling. The solutions were developed by Locus Bio-Energy Solutions® (Locus BE), which has been named a finalist in the 2020 S&P Global Energy Awards for two categories: “Rising Star Company” and “Emerging Technology of the Year”.

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Why ICIS Highlighted Biosurfactant Technology from Locus FS in the World Surfactants Awards

newcomer finalist for surfactant awards 2020

A technology breakthrough is making it possible to cost-effectively reduce worldwide chemical surfactant reliance for the first time. Production methods developed by Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS) are driving a global shift to the use of high-performing biosurfactants customized to directly replace surfactants in key global industries—with a 37% lower carbon footprint.

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Locus Bio-Energy Solutions Receives ISO 9001 Accreditation for Biosurfactant Production Process

ISO 9001

Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™ (Locus BE) has received ISO 9001 accreditation for the proprietary fermentation processes used to produce its award-winning biosurfactants for oilfield applications. The accreditation confirms Locus BE operates with quality management systems that ensure the oil innovation company can consistently meet customer demands, and validates the quality and consistency of its patented technology and green EOR well treatments—which outperform synthetic chemicals in recovering oil at a fraction of the dosage rate and cost.

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Before You Shut-In: Be Prepared

Before You Shut-In: Be Prepared

With extensive budget cuts, an oil surplus and lack of storage, shut-ins are inevitable—but they come with some BIG risks. Don’t risk formation damage and production loss with shut-ins. An AssurEOR biosurfactant pill can help safely prepare wells and help to ensure performance when returning online.  

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Texas RRC Approves 10-Year Oil Tax Credit for Use of Green EOR Technology

Texas RRC Tax Credit

As operators scramble to cut costs, the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC)—which oversees all oil & gas operations in the state, including the top U.S. oil producing Permian Basin—voted to approve a new 10-year H13 tax credit for use of a green EOR technology. Known as the AssurEOR program and developed by Houston-based oil innovation start-up Locus Bio-Energy Solutions, the biosurfactant treatments are the first cost-effective and environmentally friendly products proven to sustainably increase oil production by 40% or more and extend the lifespan of declining wells—boosting revenue and financial stability.

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