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2013-03-01 12:20:54

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers have begun a series of flights using the agency's DC-8 flying laboratory to study the effects of alternate biofuel on engine performance, emissions and aircraft-generated contrails at altitude. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS) research involves flying the DC-8 as high as 40,000 feet while an instrumented NASA Falcon HU-25...

2013-02-28 12:23:23

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) lauds proposed legislation recently introduced by Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) that would effectively halt the sale of gasoline blends containing more than 10 percent ethanol. The bill (H.R. 875) would prohibit the sale of so called "mid-level ethanol blends" - fuels containing more than 10 percent and up to 20 percent ethanol - into the general fuel supply pending a...

2013-02-05 08:24:30

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that accelerates commercialization of its STG+ gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology, Primus Green Energy Inc., an alternative fuel company based in Hillsborough, N.J., today announced the addition of John Doyle as Chief Infrastructure Officer. Doyle joins Primus from BP Biofuels, where he was the Head of Applied Engineering, in charge of developing and maintaining the core commercial process design of BP Biofuels' large-scale commercial...

2013-01-13 17:01:46

“World Fuel Additives to 2016” and “Fuel Additives Market - By Diesel, Gasoline & Aviation Applications, Types (Deposit control, Antioxidant, Corrosion inhibitor, Lubricity and Cetane improvers) — Global Trends & Forecast to 2017” are new reports added to the ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 Worldwide demand for fuel additives are expected to increase 4.7% per year to 26.5 billion kilograms in 2016, with demand in value...

Synthetic Fuel Could End US Reliance On Crude Oil
2012-12-06 09:22:03

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States has been relying on crude oil for more than a century. While it has played a vital role in driving modern innovation–transportation, plastics, detergents and even clothing–crude oil has also contributed to dangerous global warming. With the burgeoning threat of climate change, researchers from Princeton have outlined how the US could end reliance on petroleum and move to synthetic fuels. The US could...

2012-11-16 12:21:39

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna responded to today's decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to reject a request by seven governors for a Renewable Fuel Standard waiver for 2013: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "The governors' request, and the Environmental Production Agency's rejection of an ethanol mandate waiver, serves to underscore the...

2012-10-29 11:20:32

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel(TM) produced using Honeywell's UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process powered demonstration flights by Gulfstream Aerospace to this year's National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention. Five Gulfstream aircraft traveled on October 27 and 28 from Gulfstream's headquarters in Savannah, Ga., to Orlando, Fla., for the NBAA convention, the world's largest...

2012-10-23 07:21:13

BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly formed technology center created by Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) has announced that Hangzhou Energy Engineering & Technology, Co., Ltd., (HEET) will conduct the center's first research project. HEET, a company with experience developing alternative energy technologies, will focus on ways to convert discarded cooking oil into a component of sustainable aviation biofuel at the Boeing-COMAC Aviation Energy...

2012-09-10 06:20:41

MUMBAI, India, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has enabled Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, to more accurately calculate, track and report aircraft emissions. Realizing this significant milestone as a part of the Strategic Outsourcing construct allows Jet Airways to use advanced analytics to map the carrier's carbon emissions, optimizing its fuel usage by detailed analysis of each flight. (Logo:...

2012-09-07 02:20:47

LONDON, September 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights - Group selected to supply FT technology for 1,000 bpd commercial GTL plant for Calumet at its Karns City, Pennsylvania site - Majority / all project funding will be supplied by Calumet - Plant design to be complete by end 2012 - Final 'decision to proceed' expected in H1 2013; revenues to the Group of: - $10 million during 2013 and 2014 - Over $30...