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2012-04-01 22:20:03

GUILDFORD, England, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK government has called for motorists to make sensible provision for their vehicle fuel supplies amid concerns over industrial action that could disrupt supply. Allianz Your Cover [http://www.yourcoverinsurance.co.uk/en/products/car_insurance.html ] is urging households to take every precaution in the handling of Petrol and Diesel and avoid dangerous stockpiling. If motorists wish to take extra precautions against the...

2012-03-27 10:21:44

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum is pleased to announce that AGCO, a Fortune 500 agricultural equipment manufacturer, is the newest member to join the Forum. DTF is a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the newest clean diesel technologies in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO) "We are extremely pleased to welcome AGCO as a partner in the Forum's national effort to promote the...

2012-03-27 00:46:14

Joint BioEnergy Institute Researchers Develop Dynamic System for Regulating Metabolic Pathways Significant boosts in the microbial production of clean, green and renewable biodiesel fuel has been achieved with the development of a new technique in synthetic biology by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI). This new technique — dubbed a dynamic sensor-regulator system (DSRS) — can detect metabolic changes in microbes during...

2012-03-21 14:20:34

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Obama begins his four-state "all-of-the-above" energy tour today in Nevada, he is being urged not to continue pursuing energy policies and federal subsidies that favor select energy sources over other sources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO) "We support the concept of President Obama's 'all-of-the-above' energy strategy, but we are also concerned by the Administration's policies and budget...

2012-03-19 02:21:52

ROSARIO, Argentina, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Keclon, an Argentina-based emerging innovator in generating proprietary enzymes that improve the quality, efficiency and cost of biodiesel fuel production, announced today the completion of a Seed round of financing. Major investors participating in the round include internationally respected scientific and technology entrepreneurs and venture investors: Dr. Pablo Valenzuela, Chilean biochemist, industrial biotechnology pioneer, former...

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2012-03-14 16:15:51

A  class of chemical compounds used for flavor and fragrance may one day become a clean, renewable resource with which to fuel our automobiles. U.S. Department of Energy researchers have modified the E. Coli bacteria to create large quantities of methyl ketone from glucose. First tests of this methyl ketone show very high cetane numbers. Cetane is a fuel rating system for diesel fuel, similar to octane ratings for gasoline. This makes the methyl ketones a viable candidate for production...

2012-03-14 15:12:00

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSE Enviro-Tech Corp (OTC: MEVT), (Frankfurt: MEH) announced a 2-year agreement with Wardlaw Fuels for the supply of biodiesel blends to the Transit Commission of the City Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario for its entire fleet of buses. One of the core business lines of the Company (www.sittm.ca) is the sourcing and distribution of biodiesel. The Company establishes collaborative arrangements with distributors of petroleum products to...

2012-03-14 14:00:00

HOUSTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today received the Refining & Energy Company of the Year Award from Hart Energy, recognizing the company's achievements in refining and oxyfuels. Kevin W. Brown, Senior Vice President of Refining for LyondellBasell accepted the award today in San Diego, CA, during the World Refining & Fuels Conference. "We are honored to be recognized as the Refining and Energy Company of the Year by Hart Energy," Brown said....

2012-03-14 13:02:23

JBEI Researchers Develop a New Candidate for a Cleaner, Greener and Renewable Diesel Fuel A class of chemical compounds best known today for fragrance and flavor may one day provide the clean, green and renewable fuel with which truck and auto drivers fill their tanks. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy´s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have engineered Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria to generate significant quantities of methyl ketone compounds from glucose. In...