Kevin Quon
Insider ownership, small-cap, long-term horizon, dividend investing

Solazyme: Why This Green Company Looked To The Oil Fields

When it comes to oil & gas exploration, it is often difficult to find green companies that are advancing a sustainable business in this industry. Yet for renewable oils and bioproducts producer, Solazyme (SZYM), the mission of sustainability goes far beyond merely finding an alternative to crude oil. Solazyme has utilized its algae-based technology platform to develop solutions for oil drillers. With the launch of its encapsulated biodegradable drilling lubricant, the company is now able to improve upon the efficiency of a drilling operation by reducing both the costs associated and the subsequent environmental impact.

Solazyme is a developing company now in the initial phases of commercial production. In my last article, I wrote about how Solazyme...

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