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New Way To Make Biodiesel Using Fat From Alligators And Other Animals
2014-03-18 10:10:25

American Chemical Society Chicken fat, pork fat or beef fat –– none is the cornerstone of a healthful diet –– but animal fats, including those from alligators, could give an economical, ecofriendly boost to the biofuel industry, according to researchers who reported a new method for biofuel production here today. The report, following up on their earlier study on the potential use of gator fat as a source of biodiesel fuel, was part of the 247th National Meeting of the American...

2012-11-27 12:24:06

HOUSTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BenchMark Energy Corporation, (OTC:BMRK) a Nevada corporation ("BenchMark" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Energy Partners LLC ("Energy Partners"), and Kingdom Bio Solutions Inc., have executed a General Agreement of Goods and Services. Energy Partners will provide and Kingdom Bio Solutions have agreed to purchase 2,300 metric tons, equivalent to 5,060,000 pounds of glycerin. The Agreement calls for the...

2011-10-10 15:07:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BenchMark Energy Corporation (OTC: BMRKD). BenchMark Energy Corporation is pleased to announce today that it has completed the merger and plan of reorganization with Optical Systems, Inc. BenchMark Energy and Optical Systems, Inc. effected a merger by and between the two corporations on Sept 14, 2011, whereby leaving BenchMark Energy Corporation as the surviving entity. Optical Systems, Inc., now Benchmark Energy Corporation is trading with a temporary...

2010-10-08 02:29:40

Two chemists at Brown University have streamlined the conversion of waste vegetable oil into biodiesel, eliminating the need for corrosive chemicals to perform the reactions. Writing in the journal Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry,  the chemists were able to pull off the waste vegetable oil-to-biodiesel conversion in a single reaction vessel using environmentally friendly catalysts and making the conversion six times faster than current methods. As the United States seeks to lessen...