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2010-09-01 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its technology was selected for use in Rentech, Inc.'s Rialto Renewable Energy Center for the conversion of biomass to transportation fuels. The renewable energy center, to be built in Rialto, Calif., will convert biomass, such as yard and tree trimmings, into renewable, ultra-clean diesel fuel and renewable electricity. The new facility will use UOP hydroprocessing technology, which...

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2010-06-16 14:34:53

Putting a tree "“ figuratively speaking "“ into your car's gas tank may be the way of the future. Dr. In-Gyu Choi, associate professor in the department of forest science at Seoul National University, will coordinate a session at the 2010 IUFRO World Congress that will look at the future of forest biomass as raw materials for the development of green biofuels and chemicals. Forest biomass is renewable, abundant and carbon-neutral. Its importance as a future source of green energy...

2010-06-07 10:38:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the onset of the global economic crisis, Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL ) made the decision to conserve cash and strengthen its balance sheet. Following a substantial drop in earnings in the 2009 financial year and a bleak, uncertain economic outlook, the group decided to reduce the 2009 dividend in line with the reduction in earnings. Taking into consideration overall improved market and economic conditions, the strength of its balance sheet...

2010-03-24 09:44:00

CINCINNATI, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina oil and domestic coal will soon be blended to create clean biojet fuel using coal-biomass-to-liquids technology (CBTL), thanks to an agreement between Accelergy Corporation and Great Plains - The Camelina Company. "This will be a great plus for Montana, and is another step on our way to energy independence," said Governor Brian Schweitzer. Montana has the potential for hundreds of thousands of acres of Camelina and the State has a coal...

2010-03-23 20:43:00

CINCINNATI, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina oil and domestic coal will soon be blended to create clean biojet fuel using coal-biomass-to-liquid technology (CBTL), thanks to an agreement between Accelergy Corporation and Great Plains Oil & Exploration - The Camelina Company. "This teaming gives Great Plains the ability to significantly impact the jet fuel market with domestically sourced biojet fuel...and do it today," said Sam Huttenbauer, CEO of Great Plains - The Camelina Company....

2010-03-18 10:21:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gregory Arthur (Greg) Lewin as a non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect. Between 2003 and 2009, Mr Lewin held the position of President, Shell Global Solutions and served as an Executive Vice President on Shell's Downstream Leadership team with activities in more than 100 countries. He previously served in various countries as, amongst other positions, Vice President:...

2010-02-24 10:34:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI): CMAI's Chemical Company Analysis (CCA) on Sasol, the fifth company report of the 2009 Edition, is now available. The report features comprehensive overviews of the chemical businesses of Sasol, including strategic direction and corporate structure; global chemical operations, and business positions of Sasol and its competitors within major product markets; manufacturing site flowcharts and descriptions; as well as...

2010-02-12 03:59:00

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In a trading statement released on 3 December 2009, Sasol (NYSE: SSL) advised shareholders that earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") of the group for the six months ended 31 December 2009 were expected to decrease by at least 45% compared to the prior comparable period. As previously stated, HEPS for the first half of the 2009 financial year were at a record high. It was reported that the expected decrease in earnings...

2010-01-12 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today it has been selected for negotiation of a $25 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to build a demonstration unit in Hawaii to convert cellulosic biomass into green transportation fuels. As part of the DOE's effort to help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, spur the creation of the domestic bio-industry and create new jobs, this project will use cellulosic...

2009-12-10 07:15:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroAlgae Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PALG) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Foster Wheeler AG's (Nasdaq: FWLT) Global Engineering and Construction Group for engineering services to be performed in conjunction with PetroAlgae's micro-crop technology, which allows for the production of dry biomass at an unprecedented scale. PetroAlgae intends to work with Foster Wheeler to develop commercial solutions that will...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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