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July 13, 2006: Supermarkets and Service Stations Now Competing for Grain
As the price of oil climbs, it becomes increasingly profitable to convert farm commodities into automotive fuel, either ethanol or biodiesel. In ... in additional palm oil plantations and in new biodiesel refineries. Within the last year or so, Malaysia has approved 32 biodiesel refineries, but recently has suspended further licensing while it ...
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UNEP/GRID-Arendal - Publications - The Last Stand of the Orangutan - Summary
New estimates suggest that 98% of the forest may be ...
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UNEP/GRID-Arendal - Publications - The Last Stand of the Orangutan - Conclusions and Recommendations: State of Emergency for Orangutans and National Parks
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NREL: Learning - Biomass Energy Basics
For biomass fuels, the feedstocks are corn (for ethanol) and soybeans (for biodiesel), both surplus crops. In the near future—and with NREL-developed technology—agricultural residues ... biomass into a range of valuable fuels, chemicals, materials, and products—much like oil refineries and petrochemical plants do. (PDF 664 KB) Download Adobe Reader. NREL performs research to ...
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EIA Energy Kids Page - Gasoline
How is Gasoline Produced? Gasoline is a nonrenewable fuel made from petroleum. Refineries in the U.S. can only produce about 20 gallons of ... about 34 percent of the crude oil used by U.S. refineries is produced in the U.S. and the rest is imported ... of alternative fuels such as propane, compressed natural gas, ethanol, and biodiesel. Gasoline has to be transported very carefully because it is highly ...
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EIA Energy Kids Page - Diesel Fuel
DIESEL FUEL REFINED FROM OIL Diesel is a petroleum fuel that contains energy. At refineries, crude oil is separated into different fuels including gasoline, jet fuel/kerosene, lubricating oil, heating ... designed the diesel engine to use coal dust as fuel, then experimented with vegetable oil (biodiesel) before the petroleum industry came out with the product now known as diesel fuel. The ...
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Biodiesel India: Biodiesel Project
Indian Refineries. Bio-diesel meets these two important specifications and would help in improving the lubricity of ... compensate for lubricity loss due to sulfur removal from diesel fuel. FOR MORE DETAILS ON BIODIESEL PROJECT CONTACT Business Brains Consultancy Phone:91-231-2659813 Cell: 91-098231 39883 What is ...
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What is petroleum fuel?
When oil refineries first began to make product (mid-1850's), it was to ... Of course, there are legal specifications that these fuels must meet but refineries have quite a lot of latitude in how they meet those specifications. ... Gasoline will change from liquid to a gas and ignite at - 45F (biodiesel does this at +300F). I've heard it said that if we ...
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In Business, Creating Sustainable Enterprises & Communities
Minnesota also became the first state to require that 2 percent biodiesel be added ... instant market for 16-18 million gallons of biodiesel. But producer-owned energy isn't limited to transportation fuels like ethanol or biodiesel. A multitude of opportunities for producing electricity ...
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Greenergy International Ltd - Biodiesel Production
Both biodiesel plants are located on a brown-field site at Immingham West Terminal which has existing sea, rail and road access as well as pipeline links to local petroleum oil refineries. Its sea-fed location enables effective logistics and trading with the UK and European vegetable oil and biodiesel markets as well as the wider ...
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