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2011-08-16 11:45:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), the leader in hydrogen fueling technology, today officially opened its newest California hydrogen fueling station drawing its feedstock from a very novel and sustainable source. Air Products is pumping hydrogen into fuel cell vehicles that is generated from the municipal wastewater treatment plant at the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) in Fountain Valley. In addition to generating hydrogen, the project...

2011-07-13 14:45:00

HENDERSON, Nev., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune Oil and Gas, Inc. (FOGC; http://www.fortuneoilandgascorp.com) and its subsidiary Alta Mining, driven by the latest compilation report based on the previous exploration work and significant geological potential (contoured by geologists who had worked on the property in the past), are entering final stages of the negotiation process which could result in significant enhancement of the company's presence in the region. Alta Mining is in...

2011-06-28 20:30:06

Tiny metallic particles produced by University of Adelaide chemistry researchers are bringing new hope for the production of cheap, efficient and clean hydrogen energy. Led by Associate Professor Greg Metha, Head of Chemistry, the researchers are exploring how the metal nanoparticles act as highly efficient catalysts in using solar radiation to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. "Efficient and direct production of hydrogen from solar radiation provides a renewable energy source that is the...

2011-06-06 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CCM News -- The seventeenth edition of Eco-Trek - one of the first ever syndicated green online news magazine presented by German actress Anita Anthonj is now available for download and re- publishing for websites, newspapers, and magazines. The video can be watched at CCM-News homepage: ccm-news.com (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110606/NY14233 ) For the last four months Eco-Trek had the opportunity to drive around the world with the...

2011-05-03 14:22:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), the leader in hydrogen fueling technology, today announced it has signed a contract with Sorensen Gross Construction Services to build a hydrogen fueling station in Flint, Michigan to fuel a hydrogen fuel cell bus owned by Flint's Mass Transportation Authority (MTA). The station, which will be part of the MTA's alternative fuels test program, is to be onstream in April 2012. "This agreement continues to reinforce our...

2011-04-12 13:56:00

SAN DIEGO, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Royale Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROYL) today announced that it has placed the Goddard 3 and Magnum wells into production. Magnum was drilled and tested in 4th quarter 2010 in its deepest objective, while the main zone remains "behind pipe" to be produced at a later time. Following the completion of a pipeline extension, the well was placed online and began selling gas at a rate of 330 MCF per day. It will be systematically raised toward a target rate...

2011-03-21 12:55:12

Researchers make advances in rechargeable solid hydrogen fuel storage tanks Researchers have revealed a new single-stage method for recharging the hydrogen storage compound ammonia borane. The breakthrough makes hydrogen a more attractive fuel for vehicles and other transportation modes. In an article appearing today in Science magazine, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and University of Alabama researchers working within the U.S. Department of Energy's Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center...

2011-02-15 09:44:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products' (NYSE: APD) mobile hydrogen fueling technology is helping Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) achieve its strategy of an energy sustainable future and a cleaner environment. At the Livermore, Calif. based national security laboratory, Air Products technology and equipment is fueling two hydrogen powered shuttle buses used to transport employees and visitors at LLNL's main site. "This laboratory does cutting edge...

2011-02-10 11:01:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products' (NYSE: APD) introduces another novel fueling supply concept as the industry leader in hydrogen fueling technology tomorrow when it officially begins commercial fueling of a fleet of 25 hydrogen-powered forklifts at Kimberly-Clark Corporation's (NYSE: KMB) 450,000-square-foot distribution facility in Graniteville, S.C. The facility, located in Sage Mill Industrial Park, is managed by GENCO ATC, North America's second largest...

2010-12-21 10:24:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) is using its diverse portfolio of hydrogen fueling technologies to fill five new hydrogen fuel cell powered buses that transport riders daily on the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) bus system in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. AC Transit looked to Air Products for solutions to provide hydrogen and infrastructure technology to get the newest generation of zero emission buses on the road...


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