PERFORMANCE APPLICATIONS IN TOP INDUSTRIES

Locus FS has commercialized microbial, metabolite and biosurfactant solutions for performance applications in the agriculture, oil and gas, industrial and consumer product markets, with established IP and efficacy in many other industries.

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Fresh “probiotic” products that are tailored to regional challenges and crop differences. The treatments enhance root and soil health, increase yields and optimize profits, while combating climate change by maximizing carbon sequestration.

Agriculture

Product Line

Rhizolizer and Terradigm: high-potency, fresh soil amendments customized to increase productivity and sustainability across more than two dozen crops

Results

Up to 100% increases in root mass and better nutrient uptake, leading to yield increases of 40% or more, reductions in time to harvest and fertilizer usage, and up to 8.6 additional tons of carbon sequestered per acre annually.

Growth

  • Treatments on more than 40,000 acres by leading growers of citrus, sod, fruit, vegetables and more
  • Registrations in 41+ states 
  • OIM, OMRI and B Corporation Certified
  • 2019 finalist for Best Biological of the Year in the global Crop Science Awards
  • Over 150 field trials conducted with consistent positive results
“Productive crops are built from the ground up, and start with healthy soil.”

Oil & Gas

Product Line

Award-winning AssurEOR biosurfactant treatment program, including AssurEOR FLOW™ for paraffin remediation and wellbore cleaning, and AssurEOR STIM™ for well stimulation and enhanced oil recovery

Results

Better than toluene and hot-oiling at cleaning rods, tubing, pumps, flowlines and solidified storage tank bottoms. Up to 400% increases in oil production, reduced lease operating expenses and qualification for tax credits.

Growth

  • Proven in the Permian, Appalachian and Powder River basins
  • Demand from many of the largest E&P companies
  • Successful treatments in hundreds of wells
  • 2019 New Technology Development of the Year in the Oil & Gas Awards
“Our non-bacterial treatments are the industry’s most effective alternatives 
to harsh chemicals, with extremely impressive results.”

Award-winning, non-toxic, customized biosurfactant solutions for use in upstream applications that are proven to increase oil production in declining wells.

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Positioned to be the largest global producer of high-performance biosurfactants in a capacity-constrained market, with tailored solutions for industrial and consumer product applications.

Industrial and Consumer Product Biosurfactants

Product Line

High-purity and high-activity solutions tailored to each application, and molecules with no impurities used for precision calibration standards.

Results

Produces 20X more material in 3X shorter cycle times with industry-low CMC, better surface tension reduction, improved foaming performance, higher grease removal efficacy and lower cost and toxicity than chemical and competitive surfactants.

Growth

Solutions in development for applications as:

  • Detergents
  • Grease cutting agents
  • Solvents
  • Disinfectants
  • Softeners
  • Emulsion agents
  • Foaming agents
  • Soap
“Productive crops are built from the ground up, and start with healthy soil.”

R&D On The Way To Being Operating Companies

We’re accelerating technologies that will ultimately be spun into new operating companies, providing solutions to unmet challenges, including:

  • Aquaculture
  • Bio-Fuel
  • Bio-Mining
  • Food Ingredients
  • Lawn Care
  • Livestock
  • Pest Control
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Remediation
  • Skin Care
  • Supplements
  • …and more

Updates From Our Operating Companies

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"Our fermentation technology and microbial expertise are creating endless opportunities for more cost-effective and safer alternatives to chemicals."

-Andy Lefkowitz, Chairman & CEO of Locus Fermentation Solutions