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Rentech President, CEO, and Director D. Hunt Ramsbottom
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    Good, promising technology, exciting challenge to reduce dependence on foreign oil
    Highly competent staff technically


    As startup company with limited income, financing of company and ability to complete new tasks is uncertain
    Pioneering a new area so many challenges

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    Keep going

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Headquarters Los Angeles, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1981
Type Company - Public (RTK)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Rentech "rents" technology that turns carbon-bearing gases, liquids, and solids into products useful for carbon-based life forms -- humans. Its technology -- called the Rentech Process, its own variation on the Fischer-Tropsch (FT) process -- is licensed to third-party plants for converting biomass, waste, and fossil resources into synthesis gas (syngas) and then into hydrocarbons to be refined into products like diesel fuel, jet fuel, and specialty waxes. Of course, it doesn't make much money doing this. That's why Rentech bought Royster-Clark. That company's nitrogen... More

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