News and Updates

October 2, 2017
A flare at the Frontline pilot facilities.

Frontline continues fully integrated biomass to methanol production.

Frontline continues its successful test campaigns to produce methanol with yields in excess of 125 gallons per ton...
September 9, 2016
Frontline's team participating in the United Day of Caring 2.

United Way of Story County’s Day of Caring

Frontline BioEnergy participated in the United Way of Story County's Day of Caring on September 9, 2016...
May 2, 2016
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Frontline receives patent for its TarFreeGas™ gasifier.

The U.S. Patent and Trade Office issued patent # 9,353,321 to Frontline BioEnergy for its revolutionary advanced gasification technology that produces low tar syngas...
July 15, 2015
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Frontline demonstrates fully integrated biomass to methanol production.

The Frontline team modified its pilot plant to produce renewable methanol from biomass and MSW-derived feedstock...
February 17, 2014

Iowa Energy Center’s Spotlight: Frontline Finds Success at BECON

Ames-based Frontline BioEnergy, LLC has made great strides in developing biomass gasification technologies...
May 1, 2013

Frontline BioEnergy Selected as DOE Grant Recipient

A team led by Frontline BioEnergy has been selected by the US Department of Energy for a grant of up to $4.2 million to demonstrate...
April 23, 2013

Energy Dept Picks Iowa Firms to Develop Biofuels for Military

The U.S. Energy Department said on Monday it would invest more than $10.5 million in two Iowa companies to help spur the development of advanced biofuels...
April 22, 2013

Frontline Selected for DOE Grant to Develop Advanced Drop-in Biofuels for Military Jets and Ships

Frontline has been selected by the DOE to receive up to $4.2 million to build an innovative pilot-scale biorefinery that will produce renewable biofuels meeting military...