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2008-06-27 09:02:54

FUQING, China, June 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Clean Energy Inc.

2008-06-16 09:00:56

Finland-based Neste Oil has announced plans to build a E670 million, 800,000 ton-per-annum plant to produce its proprietary NExBTL renewable diesel in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. Construction will start immediately and the facility is scheduled to be completed in 2011.

2008-03-21 12:00:00

Shrimp ponds have become the most recognizable symbol of coastal degradation in Trang, a southwestern Thai province bordering the Andaman Sea. Shrimp thrive in brackish waters that are also home to mangroves, or "rainforests by the sea."

2008-03-04 12:20:07

Latin American nations could become important suppliers of ethanol for world markets in coming decades, according to an Oak Ridge National Laboratory study released recently.

2008-03-04 12:00:00

By Faizal Ramli RISING oil and natural gas prices have created tension globally, creating concern that their continued increase may disrupt economies and create political vulnerability.

2007-07-15 21:08:02

By Jaswinder Kaur KINABATANGAN: Stop planting oil palm trees on river banks or risk getting your licence revoked by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities.

2007-04-26 05:27:57

On Friday, a Dutch committee will unveil stringent criteria for growing biofuels in ways that don't damage the environment or release more greenhouse gases than they save.

2007-04-02 00:40:00

Only a few years ago, oil from palm trees was viewed as an ideal biofuel: a cheap, renewable alternative to petroleum that would fight global warming. Energy companies began converting generators and production soared.

2006-08-17 00:05:00

Singapore, Asia's largest oil-refining center, is taking a rising interest in the potentially lucrative biofuels industry in the face of rising conventional fuel prices.

2006-02-28 15:48:26

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - A small North Carolina-based specialty crops company is trying to turn a humble wildflower into a major new oilseed crop that could produce an alternative to coconut and palm oils.

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