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2010-03-24 10:01:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has signed a contract with SK Energy to construct a hydrogen fueling station for a novel energy project to be based in World Cup Park in Seoul, South Korea. The hydrogen fueling station to be onstream in July 2010 will supply hydrogen produced solely from landfill gas to fuel a fleet of vehicles. The project is part of Seoul's push to use alternative supply means to generate 10 percent of its...

2010-01-06 04:30:00

LAFAYETTE, La., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PetroQuest Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PQ) announced today that the Company completed four operated horizontal wells in the Woodford Shale during the fourth quarter of 2009. The following is a summary of the results: Initial Sales Lateral Length Maximum Hourly Gross Well Number NRI Date (ft.) Rate (Mcf/d) ----------- --- ------------- --------------...

2009-11-23 12:24:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Biofuels Markets and Technologies http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165345/Biofuels-Markets-and-Technologies.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Biofuels Markets and Technologies Ethanol and Biodiesel Demand Drivers, Policy Issues, Emerging Technologies, Key Players, and Forecasts Driven by a quest for energy security,...

2009-11-17 11:30:00

WALLINGFORD, Conn., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Global hydrogen energy leader Proton Energy Systems announced today it is launching a $1 million scholarship program aimed at high school seniors across the nation. The Proton Energy Scholarship will recognize and award high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement, excellence and promise in the field of science or technology, and who plan to pursue higher education in this field. The scholarship program is supported and funded by...

2009-07-08 09:16:17

Could the cars and laptops of the future be fueled by old chip fat?Engineers at the University of Leeds believe so, and are developing an energy efficient, environmentally-friendly hydrogen production system. The system enables hydrogen to be extracted from waste materials, such as vegetable oil and the glycerol by-product of bio-diesel. The aim is to create the high purity hydrogen-based fuel necessary not only for large-scale power production, but also for smaller portable fuel cells.Dr...

2009-06-26 17:11:08

Food and energy demand will soar in the coming years because of population growth, says a U.S. report that urges more investment in global agriculture. The report, by Deutsche Bank and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, says the population growth will sharply increase demand for food, fiber and fuel. We are at a crossroads in terms of our investments in agriculture and what we will need to do to feed the world's population by 2050, wrote...

2009-04-21 12:42:00

WASHINGTON, DC, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - A leading proponent for energy efficiency Christianne Carin said that US must take advantage of the vast pool of readily available and useful energy obtainable through energy efficiency since nearly 60 per cent of the energy used is wasted through inefficiencies. Speaking at a national energy symposium - Reforming American Energy: Encouraging Innovation, Producing Solutions - convened by The Reform Institute (www.reforminstitute.org) here...

2009-04-09 06:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), a global leader in hydrogen fueling and infrastructure, today announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Nestle Waters North America, Inc. to supply hydrogen and hydrogen fueling station technology for Nestle's Dallas, Tex. facility, where it will be used to fuel a fleet of approximately 32 Class I hydrogen fuel cell powered forklifts to be used in daily operations. Nestle Waters is in the process of...

2009-04-01 08:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), a global leader in hydrogen fueling and infrastructure, has installed its hydrogen fueling station technology at the Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna Pennsylvania (DDSP) in New Cumberland, Pa. and today is powering an overall fleet of 40 hydrogen fuel cell powered forklifts being used in daily warehouse operations. Air Products is the lead contractor for the two year Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) research...

2009-03-12 10:00:00

INOX Air Products to Support On-Site Work in New Delhi LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that it will supply hydrogen fueling equipment for a hydrogen transportation demonstration project in New Delhi, India. The project, being financially and technically supported by The International Centre for Hydrogen Energy Technologies (ICHET) of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will be conducted over two years...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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