Locus Bio-Energy Solutions News
Andrew Lefkowitz, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of biotech startup Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS), has been named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® for the East Central region. The social responsibility-focused Cleveland leader joined finalists from Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Winners were unveiled at a special black-tie gala in Cincinnati on June 13.
The oil technology firm whose unique methods to substantially increase oil well performance continue to gain industry notice, is opening a new headquarters and lab in the Houston area, and has recruited another top industry executive to drive technology for the rapidly growing company.
A Solon company has found a way to make crops — and oil wells — more productive. How? Microorganisms. And Locus Fermentation Solutions doesn’t plan to stop with agriculture and energy. The company is doing research in a lot of areas, and it’s already filed for about 150 patents, said Andy Lefkowitz, co-founder, chairman and CEO. He sees potential in areas as varied as skin care and wastewater treatment.
Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™ (Locus Bio-Energy), the biotech company whose AssurEOR line of biochemical treatments for oil wells has substantially improved production in the Appalachian and Permian Basins, received the New Technology Development of the Year Award in the 2019 Northeast Oil & Gas Awards. The announcement was made at the Northeast region’s finalist gala in Pittsburgh.
Martin Shumway and Tim Knobloch are artists with numbers. They used an array of drilling data to paint pictures of Ohio’s Utica Shale and the entire Appalachian Basin in twin presentations Thursday at the 72nd annual Ohio Oil and Gas annual meeting, sponsored by the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. Kallanish Energy was in attendance at the conference, along with roughly 700 other attendees, all together in Ohio’s capital city.
Jon Rogers, a global oilfield executive who served in senior roles at BP and Clariant, has been named CEO of Locus Bio-Energy Solutions, a disruptive technology company.
Ohio-based Locus Bio-Energy Solutions, which creates production and drilling fluid technologies using by-products of non-GMO microorganisms, is coming to Houston. The company recently named Jon Rogers as its CEO, and his initial efforts will focus on opening and staffing new facilities in the Houston area, according to a Jan. 21 press release.
Locus Bio-Energy Solutions, an oil field biochemical startup, announced Monday that Jonathan Rogers will lead the company as its first CEO. His first order of business will be to move the company’s headquarters to Houston by year’s end. Rogers, who previously worked at Clariant as a global head of BL Oil Services and BP as the global technology director, will guide the company through its planned expansion in oil basins.