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2008-10-13 12:00:36

On May 22, 2008, Green Star Products, Inc. (OTC:GSPI) announced that a major breakthrough had been achieved, which substantially increases the algae production rate of certain strains of microalgae. This all natural growth formula is now being studied on five continents. The first preliminary tests of the growth formula have come from John A. Lednicky PhD, principal scientist at Midwest Research Institute (MRI). The Midwest Research Institute is a prestigious non-profit organization,...

2008-10-12 09:00:21

By DAN SULLIVAN GILA BEND - In dozens of simple ponds in Gila Bend, something is happening that could help ease the nation's dependency on foreign oil. The project is not controlled by an army of scientists or funded with millions of dollars worth of government research grants - it's a desert shrimp farm that is changing with the times to produce biodiesel from algae, using some of the same algae that feed the shrimp. "Shrimp farmers don't raise shrimp, they raise algae," said Gary Wood,...

2008-10-01 12:00:27

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Oil industry is available in its catalogue. World Biodiesel Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092460/World-Biodiesel-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biodiesel in Million of Gallons. The major end-use segments discussed are Automobile, Marine, and Mining. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each...

2008-10-01 06:00:45

OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB: OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced that a prominent algae scientist, Professor Emeritus Takaaki Maekawa, has made a positive evaluation of the company's technology. Takaaki Maekawa is professor emeritus at the University of Tsukuba's Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences in Japan. His recent research themes have included...

2008-09-30 09:00:50

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cbf208/analyzing_algae_as) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Algae as a Source of Fuel" report to their offering. Algae are a large and diverse group of simple, typically autotrophic organisms, ranging from unicellular to multicellular forms. The largest and most complex marine forms are called seaweeds. Though the prokaryotic cyanobacteria (commonly referred to as blue-green algae) were traditionally included as...

2008-09-24 03:00:26

By Hiserodt, Ed Ethanol production from corn and soybeans is pummeling the world's hungry, and biodiesel is following the same track. Will crude oil from algae result in a third failure or lead to biofuel's Shangri-La? You decide. A modern society such as that in the United States requires personal transportation - cargo trucks, planes, and cars - to make a market economy work. Any serious effort to move our country to mass transportation, such i as trains and buses, for everyone and...

2008-09-23 06:00:29

OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB: OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced that the fine tuning of the Helix BioReactor(TM) subsystems has yielded positive results. In its original May 2008 patent filing for the Enhanced Algae Growth System, the company reported initial algae production metrics based on its first prototype of February 2008. Since that time, the engineering...

2008-09-21 03:00:26

By Anonymous Sustainable production of bioenergy is in the spotlight. It is estimated that one billion tons of biomass are needed to replace 30 percent of current annual petroleum consumption in the United States alone. Meeting the global challenges to reduce dependence on fossil fuels requires the expertise of AS ABE's agricultural and biological engineers. Tons of biomass must be collected, stored, transported, and processed in a timely and economical fashion into competitively priced...

2008-09-17 09:00:52

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapphire Energy took another step closer to bringing Green Crude Production to commercial scale today by announcing it has raised substantial additional financing from existing and new investors. Sapphire Energy's Series B round of investment brings the company's total funding to substantially more than $100 million, and Sapphire is now financed to scale up its production facilities to full commercial feasibility. Sapphire anticipates relying on existing...

2008-09-16 06:00:25

OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB:OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced that Beacon Equity Research has initiated coverage of the company with a "Speculative Buy" rating. The OriginOil Beacon Equity Research report is available at http://www.beaconequity.com/adpages/OOIL. "OriginOil is well-positioned in the emerging biofuels market because of the advantages of its...


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