News Center Maine spoke with Hemant Pendse, director of the University of Maine Forest Bioproducts Research Institute and a professor of chemical and biomedical engineering, about a process that converts sawdust, wood pulp or any other wood biomass into crude oil. The FBRI, located in Old Town, operates a fee-for-service pilot plant where new startups read more News Center Maine speaks with Pendse about wood-based biofuel manufacturing