Boeing, Honeywell Sponsor Biofuel Project In Abu Dhabi

Law360, New York (February 3, 2014, 5:13 PM EST) -- The Boeing Co., Etihad Airways and Honeywell Inc. are backing a project in Abu Dhabi to create jet engine biofuels from hardy little plants that grow in sand and tolerate seawater, as part of an effort to create the most environmentally safe type of fuel possible.

The companies have poured an undisclosed amount of funds into the Abu Dhabi-based Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium, hosted by the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. Its main project, the Integrated Seawater Energy and Agriculture System, works with halophytes, plants...
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