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2009-08-18 07:59:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced today that eight of its member airlines have signed an unprecedented agreement with Rentech, Inc. and Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG) to purchase up to 1.5 million gallons per year of renewable synthetic diesel fuel (RenDiesel) for use in ground service equipment at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)...

2009-08-13 09:37:00

LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alkane, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ALKN) announced today the launch of the company's newest product offering, Monster Diesel(TM) for Home Heating Oil. The latest addition to the company's line of alternative synthetic fuel additives is designed to make home heating with oil healthier, cleaner, and more efficient by establishing a more complete burn pattern. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090813/PH61188LOGO ) Monster...

2009-08-06 15:12:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ASTM International's final approval of jet fuel blended with synthetic paraffinic kerosene from the Fischer-Tropsch process marks a critical step on the path to everyday use of alternative jet fuel by commercial, private and military aviation. "AIA is very pleased at the speedy approval of this new jet fuel blend by ASTM," said AIA President and CEO Marion Blakey. "This is another step forward in our industry's efforts to reduce our...

2009-08-05 14:15:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded the ASTM International Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants for passing a new specification that will enable the use of synthetic fuels in aviation. ASTM International is one of the largest standards- development organizations in the world. "ATA is very pleased that the full committee has approved the ASTM...

2009-06-25 16:29:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIA is pleased that the fuels subcommittee of ASTM International approved a new specification for alternative jet fuel from the Fischer-Tropsch process Wednesday. The subcommittee's approval means that this fuel has cleared a significant milestone. Once approved by ASTM, and accepted by the Federal Aviation Administration, synthetic paraffinic kerosene from the Fischer-Tropsch process (FT-SPK) can be blended with conventional fuels and used...

2009-06-25 14:53:00

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded the ASTM International Aviation Fuels Subcommittee for passing a new specification that will enable the use of synthetic fuels in aviation. This step by ASTM, a standards development organization, is a watershed event and sets the stage for the blended fuel to receive full ASTM approval by the fall of this year. "The...

2009-06-24 10:02:00

LUTHERVILLE, Md., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alkane, Inc. "Alkane" (Pink Sheets: ALKN) announced today that it has filed for a U.S. patent on its newly developed high energy synthetic fuel, Syn-Fuel. Syn-Fuel is the operative ingredient in the company's flagship product, diesel fuel additive Monster Diesel(TM), which started shipping earlier this month. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090624/PH37507LOGO ) According to the Energy Information Administration's...

2009-06-19 05:08:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Introduction At the announcement of our interim results on 9 March 2009, we expected a reduction in earnings for the full 2009 financial year compared to the 2008 financial year. It was clear at that stage that the considerably lower prices would far outweigh the positive effects of production volume increases and the crude oil hedge. At the time the volatility and uncertainty of global markets made it difficult to be more...

2009-05-26 12:37:00

Proposal designed to encourage new technologies while adhering to Minnesota's environmental goals MINNEAPOLIS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to preserve Minnesota's access to its most abundant source of baseload power while reducing the environmental impact of coal production, legislation was introduced prior to the conclusion of the 2009 legislative session that creates an exemption in Minnesota Energy Law for new coal baseload power projects located in states actively engaged in...

2009-04-27 06:00:00

Company predicts breakthrough technology will drastically cut oil shale recovery costs and minimize environmental impacts BOSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- General Synfuels International (GSI) - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Earth Search Sciences, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: ESSE) - today announced the company has secured an exploration agreement for lands in Wyoming and rights to a separate oil shale resource opportunity in Colorado. Collectively, the agreements will allow the company to test...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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