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Meet the Texas startup that wants to decarbonize the chemical industry

Jonathan Shieber
Meet the Texas startup that wants to decarbonize the chemical industry

Solugen, a startup that has set itself up with no less lofty a goal than the decarbonization of a massive chunk of the petrochemical industry, may be the first legitimate multi-million-dollar company to start out in a meth lab. Chakrabarti, who now jokingly calls himself "the Heisenberg of hydrogen peroxide," says that the lab spaces they looked at initially were all too pricey, so through a friend of a friend of a friend, he and Hunt wound up leasing lab space in a facility near the Houston airport for $150 per month.