Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mega-investment in bioplant boost for the Northern Netherlands

The promise of a 200 million euro European subsidy has taken the building of a large biofuel plant at Chemiepark in Delfzijl a step closer. The newspaper Dagblad van het Noorden reports that the granting of the subsidy will be announced next week. A total sum of 700 million euros is being invested in the plant. The plant will provide 200 new jobs.

Incas3 achieves a first in Canada

The Assen-based technology institute Incas3 achieved a first at an oil well in Canada. The company supplied microsensors that were inserted into an oil reservoir through an injection pit and then brought back up through an extraction pit.