butylfuel™ LLC is a biorefining and industrial biotechnology company focused on producing high value C4 chemicals, fuels and energy from renewable carbon resources.

We have a long history in bio-based chemistry. We are recognized as the pioneer in biobutanol, dating back to 1991 when our founder, David Ramey, began his efforts to publicize the potential of biobutanol as an alternative fuel. From our patented intellectual property and proprietary know-how, to our breakthrough process technology and state-of-the-art pilot facility near Columbus, Ohio . . . butylfuel™ LLC has been leading the way on bio-based value added products.

We still are.

With over a century of combined experience in industrial biotechnology and biochemistry, our leadership team has a proven track record of results.


We will be a leading provider of technology to the biorefining industry in producing low-cost bio-based chemicals and biofuels.


We are only as successful as our collaborations, and we understand that the sum is greater than the parts . We are looking for partners.



"Pi-o-neer" - Among the first to explore a new area; the first to research or develop a new area of knowledge or activity.