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2011-06-16 11:30:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarking on a new "world first" in alternative energy use, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Green Jet Fuel is powering the first-ever transatlantic biofuel flight for the Paris Air Show. When it lands in Paris, the Honeywell-owned Gulfstream G450 will become the first aircraft to fly from North America to Europe with a 50/50 blend of camelina-derived biofuel and petroleum-based...

2011-06-16 08:30:00

SEATTLE, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) will fly the new 747-8 Freighter to its international air show debut in a doubly historic fashion, flying the airplane across the Atlantic Ocean to the Paris Air Show using a renewable aviation jet fuel - the world's first transatlantic crossing of a commercial jetliner using biologically derived fuel. Boeing pilots Capt. Keith Otsuka and Capt. Rick Braun and Cargolux Capt. Sten Rossby will fly the airplane with each of the 747-8...

2011-05-02 15:10:00

BARBADOS and MONTEREY, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioJet International Ltd. and Abundant Biofuels Corporation announced their merger today. Abundant will become a wholly owned subsidiary of BioJet. Abundant and its affiliates (Abundant Habitats and Abundant Harvests) will continue to operate under the Abundant name and corporate identity. BioJet is a leading international supply chain integrator in renewable (bio) jet fuel and related co-products which include green diesel, etc....

2011-02-03 18:23:42

Pacific Northwest farmers could someday be filling up their machinery's tanks with fuels produced from their own fields, according to ongoing research by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Since 2003, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) microbiologist Hal Collins and agronomist Rick Boydston have been studying safflower, camelina, soybeans, mustard, canola, wheat, corn and switchgrass to assess their potential for bioenergy production. ARS is USDA's chief intramural scientific...

2010-12-23 15:00:00

REGINA, Saskatchewan, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Power Concepts Inc. ('Clean Power' or the 'Company'), (OTC Bulletin Board: CPOW), announced today its Spirit of Health line has launched production of Omega 3 100% Virgin Camelina Oil ('Virgin Camelina Oil'). Clean Power's CEO Michael Shenher commented, "The Spirit of Health Virgin Camelina Oil is a gourmet consumer product which is an excellent 'health conscious' substitute for other salad dressings and cooking oils. We produce...

2010-12-22 15:46:00

REGINA, Saskatchewan, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Power Concepts Inc. ('Clean Power' or the 'Company') (OTC Bulletin Board: CPOW), announced today it has created the 'Spirit of Health' brand under which it will launch a new line of natural consumer products. "The creation of the 'Spirit of Health' brand is another step in our diversification into consumer driven environmentally friendly health products," said CEO Michael Shenher. "The 'Spirit of Health' brand will include a line...

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2010-11-04 11:40:55

By Ann Perry, ARS A common roadside plant could have the right stuff to become a new source of biofuel, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies. Scientists with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA's principal intramural scientific research agency, have found that field pennycress yields impressive quantities of seeds whose oil could be used in biodiesel production. Field pennycress belongs to the Brassicaceae family, along with canola, camelina and mustard-other...

2010-09-09 10:01:00

BOZEMAN, Mont., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina growers across Montana, North Dakota and southern Canada are wrapping up the 2010 camelina harvest. Growers who planted proprietary seed varieties developed by Sustainable Oils are seeing strong yields and good harvest conditions. "We're seeing good product performance across all of our growing areas, with consistent yields from Sustainable Oils camelina varieties across the entire region," said Mike Waring, sales representative for...

2010-08-18 14:25:00

GREAT FALLS, Mont., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Camelina Trade Association (NACTA) today announced the achievement of yet another milestone in its efforts to build camelina production and marketing opportunities for growers. The industry received a letter of no objection from the Center for Veterinary Medicine, a department of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, for the use of camelina meal in the diets of laying hens for up to 10 percent of the weight of the total...

2010-06-14 12:00:00

BOZEMAN, Mont., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, larger camelina research facility in Bozeman will allow Sustainable Oils to deliver improved camelina varieties to growers even more quickly. Sustainable Oils' research team moved into the new location in March and has already planted its 2010 research and breeding crop in the adjacent research fields. Sustainable Oils will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, June 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the new location, 214 W. Shepherd Trail...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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