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2008-10-28 12:00:34

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced today that it was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop economically viable technology to stabilize pyrolysis oil from second generation biomass feedstocks for use as a renewable fuel source. Biomass pyrolysis oil is made from second-generation feedstocks like the residuals from agricultural and forestry industries or wood-based construction and demolition...

2008-10-27 09:00:34

Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that its subsidiaries, Foster Wheeler Energy Limited and Foster Wheeler International Engineering & Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., together with its consortium partner, Wuhuan Engineering Company, have been awarded contracts by Sasol Synfuels International (Proprietary) Limited (Sasol) and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Company Ltd. (Shenhua) to perform a feasibility study for an 80,000 barrels per day coal-to-liquids (CTL) plant in...

2008-10-14 09:00:31

Accelergy Corporation, a leading alternative energy technology company, today announced the launch of its commercial integrated coal to liquids (ICTL) fuels program aimed at producing cleaner fuels and chemical products from abundant coal resources. "Accelergy is revolutionizing the alternative fuel debate," said Vic Sprenger, CEO of Accelergy. "Bypassing entirely feedstocks that compete with food, Accelergy combines novel catalytic materials and process technologies with abundant supplies...

2008-10-13 03:00:27

By Anonymous KENTUCKY Congressmen Geoff Davis and Hal Rogers have unveiled more than $1.4 million in federal funding that will support research at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) on refining coal into liquid transportation fuels. The funding will help advance ongoing research into the Fischer- Tropsch method of converting coal into liquid fuels by allowing the center to build a "mini-refinery." The new allocation provides for the mini-refinery...

2008-10-06 12:00:36

GEISMAR, La., Oct. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Producing high quality diesel and jet fuels from animal fats and greases will be the mission of a unique, new plant being constructed by Dynamic Fuels, a joint venture of Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) and Syntroleum Corporation (Nasdaq:SYNM), in Geismar, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge. A special groundbreaking ceremony for the plant was held in Geismar today and featured comments from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, as well as Tyson and Syntroleum...

2008-10-06 12:00:36

Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into gasoline and other fuels, today commented on the application of its CO2-to-Fuel technology in the production of gasoline by existing oil refineries. With global population projected to increase from 6.5 billion in 2006 to 8.5 billion by 2030, the Energy Information Administration projected that worldwide energy consumption will increase by 50% in the same period....

2008-10-06 03:00:19

By Williams, Walt BRIDGEPORT - Coal and natural gas may be fueling the cars of the future, but fueling the industries that supply those natural resources will be water. In some cases it will be a lot of water. One relatively new technique used to get natural gas out of the ground may use as much as 50 or more times the amount of water as traditional drilling. Also, a much-hyped process used to convert coal into liquid fuel has the potential to eat up thousands of gallons of water every...

2008-10-03 18:00:29

Rentech, Inc. (AMEX:RTK) today announced that the Company believes the enactment of the Emergency Stabilization Act is a positive step toward creating financial stability in the marketplace. The inclusion of several tax provisions in the Act will greatly benefit Rentech's efforts in domestic alternative fuels production. Rentech has a commercial pipeline of both biomass and fossil based projects utilizing the Rentech Process, a patented and proprietary technology that converts synthesis...

2008-09-24 09:00:41

HOUSTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- KBC Advanced Technology plc (KBC) announces the introduction of an Alternative Fuels and Feedstocks service (AFFS). In response to market demands, KBC now offers an Alternative Fuels and Feedstocks service. Several factors contribute to the quickly growing and complex market for AFFS including the high price of crude oil, challenges of crude supply, pressures to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions -- both political and public, and the increased...

2008-09-22 12:00:21

Industry, government, and academic participants in the 35-member Alberta Saline Aquifer Project (ASAP) announced today that five companies have been awarded contracts for the engineering, design and environmental-related work that is needed to support the first phase of ASAP's initiative to store carbon dioxide in deep underground saline aquifers. With this work now underway, the project is on track to complete Phase I - the identification of specific aquifer locations and application for...


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