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2013-08-27 16:20:50

As Clean Diesel Vehicle Availability Increases in U.S, the Diesel Technology Forum Is Providing Quick & Easy Diesel Fuel Locators WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 20 new clean diesel vehicles entering the U.S. market in the next 18 months, the Diesel Technology Forum has compiled a collection of apps, retailer sites and other search services from a variety of sources to help diesel drivers easily find clean diesel fuel in all 50 states. (Logo:...

2013-08-19 08:23:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Day One the Domestic Fuel Solutions Group (DFSG) has been advocating for reasonable RFS reform. Congress is taking notice. At the end of two days of recent House Energy & Commerce Committee hearings on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Sub-Committee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), frustrated by the lack of flexibility on both sides of the issue, charged a "Congressional gang of four" working group to...

2013-08-19 04:20:41

VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sectors, is pleased to announce that it will invest up to a further A$1,000,000 in Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF"), the owner of the largest biodiesel plant in Australia.  Upon completion, LEC will increase its majority holding to up to approximately 66% of the issued and outstanding shares of TBF and up...

2013-08-15 23:17:30

Complementary Technology and Dedicated Feedstock Supply Enhance Commercial Viability (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Edeniq, a biomaterials and sustainable fuels company, and Pacific Ag, the leader in large-scale agricultural feedstock supply chains, announced today a five-year exclusive collaboration agreement to assist existing corn-based ethanol production facilities to add cellulosic ethanol production, thereby diversifying feedstock sources, enhancing long term production margins, and...

2013-07-31 16:21:56

New fuel-efficient heavy duty diesel trucks have saved 13.3 million barrels and 560 million gallons nationwide from 2010-2012 WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The increasing market acceptance of advanced clean diesel technology in passenger vehicles and heavy duty trucks will play a major role in helping California achieve future fuel savings and climate objectives, according to new research presented today by the Diesel Technology Forum to the California Energy...

2013-07-29 23:25:58

In recent years, major companies from all over the globe, including Exxon Mobile and Itochu Corporation, have merged with research facilities to research algae as a renewable energy source; however, it has been determined that far more research is needed before movement to the commercial production phase of algae biofuel can truly take place. A recent research study published in Phycologia took up this challenge and examined a promising freshwater algal strain for possible genetic...

2013-07-24 23:22:39

The NCERC at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is again reaping the benefits of its partnerships with the private sector in the form of donated equipment that enables the Center to conduct advanced biofuels research. Edwardsville, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The NCERC at SIUE is again reaping the benefits of its partnerships with the private sector in the form of donated equipment that enables the Center to conduct advanced biofuels research. In June, Littleford Day, Inc. provided...

2013-07-16 23:17:57

Chemtex International, Inc. of Wilmington North Carolina and Murphy Brown LLC of Warsaw North Carolina signed today a long term agreement for the supply of purpose grown energy crops and residues to be used as cellulosic feedstock in Project Alpha, Chemtex’s Cellulosic Ethanol facility planned for Clinton, North Carolina. Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Chemtex and Murphy-Brown announce long term biomass supply agreement. Chemtex International, Inc. of Wilmington North...

2013-07-16 12:23:28

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) highlight the testimony of Valero Energy Corporation Chairman of the Board and Chief Operating Officer William R. Klesse who testified before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to examine the effects of oil production, refining and distribution on domestic gas prices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) In his written...

2013-07-16 08:23:33

Companies Partner to Commercialize Hydrothermal Treatment Technology Used to Upgrade Algae into Crude Oil SAN DIEGO and MUNICH, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapphire Energy, Inc., one of the world leaders in algae-based Green Crude oil production, and the technology company The Linde Group today announced they will expand their partnership to commercialize a new industrial scale conversion technology needed to upgrade algae biomass into crude oil. Together, the companies will...