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Yeast Cells And Sugar Converted Into ‘Sweet Crude’ Biofuel
2014-01-22 12:12:28

The University of Texas at Austin Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a new source of renewable energy, a biofuel, from genetically engineered yeast cells and ordinary table sugar. This yeast produces oils and fats, known as lipids, that can be used in place of petroleum-derived products. Assistant professor Hal Alper, in the Cockrell School’s McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, along with his team of students,...

2014-01-22 08:23:07

WALNUT, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has signed a Giant King Grass Supply Contract with Winergy Pakistan Private Limited of Karachi Pakistan. VIASPACE has received the contract payment. VIASPACE Director Khurram Irshad, a Pakistani American, is also a director of Winergy, and Winergy will represent VIASPACE in Pakistan. Mr. Khurram Irshad stated, "Winergy is setting up its own commercial Giant King Grass farms...

2014-01-17 23:23:30

Alternative Fuel Receiving Project to enhance PureEnergy, providing a new source of biogas to maximize the production of renewable energy at Encina Wastewater Authority facilities. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Today, the Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) announced the award of a contract to J.R. Filanc Construction and partnership with Liquid Environmental Solutions to build an Alternative Fuel Receiving Facility that will recycle waste cooking oil and other food wastes. These...

Thousands Of Natural Gas Leaks Under The Streets Of DC
2014-01-16 13:23:20

[ Watch the Video: More Than Hot Air - Explosive Find Under Washington DC ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, there are nearly 6,000 natural gas leaks under the streets of Washington, DC. Scientists from Duke University and Boston University say that they have discovered more than 5,893 leaks from aging natural gas pipelines under DC. The team also said that dozens of these leaks...

2014-01-16 12:33:32

Technology Leader in Fuels - First to Commercialize Enzymatic Process at Large Scale SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sun Energy announced today the implementation of its enzymatic biodiesel processing technology, making the Blue Sun St. Joe Refinery the most advanced biodiesel production facility in the world. "We have fully commercialized the enzymatic process technology and the plant is operating at full commercial scale. This process gives Blue Sun a clear...

2014-01-15 08:22:18

WALNUT, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the January 2014 issue of "Hay and Forage Grower" Magazine features a full page article entitled "Energy Crop As A Livestock Feed" which describes Giant King Grass being commercially established in Arizona by VIASPACE business partner, Maricopa Bio Crops, LLC of Scottsdale, Arizona. The article starts by revealing that: "In the Arizona desert, the first US commercial plantings of Giant...

2014-01-13 08:26:07

VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding and issued ordinary shares of Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF") and thereby increase its ownership of TBF from 55% to 100%. TBF owns the largest biodiesel plant in Australia with an annual capacity of 140 million liters with plans to re-start operations in the second half of 2014. LEC's offer to acquire all of the 4,771,367 outstanding...

2014-01-10 23:03:33

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Rod Lifts. Market for Rod Lifts is projected to witness strong growth driven by increased investments in petroleum exploration and drilling activities worldwide. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Beam pumps or sucker rod pumps, also known as rod lift systems, use positive displacement pumps for lifting the oil in the well. The displacement pump is installed or inserted into the tubing at the base of the...

2014-01-09 16:20:20

DUBLIN, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nlw93d/bitumen_market) has announced the addition of the "Bitumen Market For Roadways, Roofing, Adhesives And Insulation - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nlw93d/bitumen_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...

2014-01-09 08:22:06

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) announced today that it has reopened the open season to solicit capacity commitments from shippers to transport refined petroleum products to Little Rock, Arkansas. Binding commitments are now due by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Jan. 16, 2014. As previously announced, Magellan is assessing customer interest to transport up to 75,000 barrels per day of gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel to Little...


Latest Fuels Reference Libraries

45_991d17f127678cf072d28cd12a38cf15
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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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