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2014-03-20 04:20:42

HOUSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a recognized leader in providing compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions is excited to announce a contract award for the delivery of CNG to Argos USA, one of the largest cement and concrete manufacturer and supplier in the United States, for fueling stations in two concrete plant locations in Houston and Dallas, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO Argos USA, with headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia,...

Global Warming Could Increase Methane Emissions From Freshwater Ecosystems
2014-03-19 17:22:42

University of Exeter New research led by the University of Exeter suggests that rising global temperatures will increase the quantity of the key greenhouse gas methane emitted from freshwater ecosystems to the Earth's atmosphere – which could in turn lead to further warming. The collaborative study, led by Dr Gabriel Yvon-Durocher from the University of Exeter, collated data from hundreds of laboratory experiments and field surveys to demonstrate that the speed at which methane fluxes...

2014-03-19 16:20:11

On-Site and Mobile Fueling Division Counsels Businesses on Fuel Efficiency TAYLOR, Mich., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After debilitating winter weather this year, it has become increasingly important for fleet managers everywhere to maintain and optimize their most precious commodities: employee time and money. With individual truck fueling costing an additional $3,250 per truck each year according to Trucking Info, on-site fleet fueling is emerging as an efficient and effective...

New Way To Make Biodiesel Using Fat From Alligators And Other Animals
2014-03-18 10:10:25

American Chemical Society Chicken fat, pork fat or beef fat –– none is the cornerstone of a healthful diet –– but animal fats, including those from alligators, could give an economical, ecofriendly boost to the biofuel industry, according to researchers who reported a new method for biofuel production here today. The report, following up on their earlier study on the potential use of gator fat as a source of biodiesel fuel, was part of the 247th National Meeting of the American...

2014-03-14 16:21:01

JUPITER, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the United States continues to lead the world in the production of natural gas, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a new and more efficient method with the potential to convert the major components found in natural gas into useable fuels and chemicals--opening the door to cheaper, more abundant energy and materials with much lower emissions. The research, which was led...

2014-03-13 08:24:07

$45 Million Free Cash Flow and 23% Increase in Oil Sales CALGARY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bankers Petroleum Ltd. ("Bankers" or the "Company") (TSX: BNK) (AIM: BNK) is pleased to provide its 2013 financial results. In 2013, Bankers attained several key accomplishments including its first year of free cash flow, record oil production and sales. The Company invested $234 million in capital expenditures during 2013. All amounts listed below are in US dollars unless...

2014-03-12 23:22:45

Digital Oil Field market report categorizes the global market on the basis of applications, service types, process types, and geography. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/digital-oilfield-market-904.html) (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The report "Global Digital Oil Field Market By Services (Automation and Instrumentation, Information Technology) and Geography - Forecasts To 2022" defines and segments the global digital oil field market with analysis and forecasting of...

2014-03-12 04:20:20

DENVER, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy is pleased to announce the grand opening of the City of Denver's first compressed natural gas fueling station - a large time-fill / fast-fill CNG fueling station that will provide fuel to Denver's current fleet of seven CNG garbage trucks. The City plans over the next several years to significantly increase the number of CNG vehicles, which will fuel at the station. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO "This...

2014-03-11 12:22:09

In response to proposed updates to the California Air Resources Board's Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Leticia Phillips, North America Representative for the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (known by the acronym "UNICA"), issued the following statement: WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian sugarcane producers applaud the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for once again declaring that sugarcane ethanol is one of the most environmentally friendly biofuels...

2014-03-10 08:22:52

WALNUT, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that it has shipped 2,200 pounds of Giant King Grass planting stock to Pakistan under the contract signed with WINERGY Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, who are the representatives of VIASPACE in Pakistan. This consignment was airlifted in a temperature controlled container for establishing a propagation nursery in Karachi, Pakistan. VIASPACE Director, Mr. Khurram Irshad, flew to Karachi to personally...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.