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2009-10-16 08:49:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. http://www.reportlinker.com/p0154635/Reportlinker-Adds-Special-Report-on-Chinas-Rapeseed-Oil-Market.html As a newly listed futures variety, rapeseed oil obtained great attention in the futures exchange market. Based on the overall survey, this report is a precious special research report for vegoil processing enterprises, vegoil spot futures merchants,...

2008-10-13 03:00:31

By McLean, Mike The giant oil company ExxonMobil Corp. has obtained a permit to assemble a $3 million biodiesel blending project in Spokane Valley, and a young company based in Arlington, Wash., separately plans to extend to Eastern Washington the distribution network for biodiesel it makes. ExxonMobil, which is based in Irving, Texas, has obtained a mechanical permit for a biodiesel blending project at its Spokane Valley facility at 6311 E. Sharp, city records show. Big diesel, ethanol,...

2008-08-05 09:01:21

By Aaron Brachfeld One liquid fuel in particular is not only less expensive than gasoline but less toxic to the environment: straight vegetable oil.* Having provided a ready source of liquid fuel to humanity for millennia, vegetable oil in the 21st century can legally power all diesel engines and can be produced by Colorado farmers (even with the high price of oil crops) for less than $2 per gallon.* SVO fuel enjoys negative carbon gains and is easy to produce.* Originally published by...

2008-07-18 12:01:08

By Darrin Youker, Reading Eagle, Pa. Jul. 18--It's the middle of a blazing hot July, but John T. Bailey is already thinking about winter. Unlike many people fretting over the rising cost of home heating oil, Bailey is well insulated from the price of a barrel of crude. For three years now, Bailey has heated his Centre Township house with a home brew of biodiesel he makes in a workshop on his property. Bailey has figured out how to do it using leftover cooking oil and he wants...

2008-07-16 09:01:11

By Cathy Dyson, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 16--French fries and hush puppies keep Erik Whittington going on his daily commute from Locust Grove to Stafford County. The 38-year-old doesn't eat them by the pound. He uses the oil they're cooked in to fuel his 2002 Volkswagen Jetta, which has a diesel engine. He gets used cooking oil from Virginia Barbeque in Spotsylvania County, then filters it several times to remove goo left behind after deep-frying. Then, he...

2008-07-15 21:00:27

By Sandra Emerson Fast-food restaurants may one day be more than just a quick stop to fill your stomach. They could be a source for filling your gas tank, too. Vegetable oil left over from fried food is a main ingredient in biodiesel, a renewable and more environment-friendly version of diesel fuel. The Solar Living Institute and John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies' Sustainable Workshop series at Cal Poly Pomona provided the basics Monday for those looking to produce their...

2008-07-15 03:00:34

By Sandra Emerson Fast food restaurants may be more than just a quick stop to fill your stomach. They could be a source for filling your gas tank, too. Vegetable oil left over from fried food is a main ingredient in biodiesel, a renewable and more environment-friendly version of diesel fuel. The Solar Living Institute and John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies' Sustainable Workshop series at Cal Poly Pomona provided the basics Monday for those looking to produce their own...

2008-07-13 03:00:23

By Jim Mackinnon, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 13--In the near future, when Dan Fister needs to fill up his 1994 GMC Yukon truck, pretty much all the Medina-area resident has to do is drive to a nearby restaurant. The truck soon will run primarily on vegetable oil that restaurants fried food in and otherwise would need to throw out. Fister, following in the footsteps of his aircraft mechanic dad, will collect the oil -- either for free or at a nominal cost -- filter it at home,...

2008-06-28 09:02:38

By Jeff Salway From insulation to smoother driving, we can all cut our costs THE bosses of the UK's six main energy suppliers confirmed this week that gas and electricity bills are set to rise again. And in a grilling by a committee of MPs over high energy bills, they refused to contradict economist predictions of price hikes of up to 40 per cent, citing rising wholesale gas prices. A hike of this magnitude would take the average household's energy bill to GBP 1,467, more than double the...

2008-06-18 12:00:50

W2 Energy Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) (FRANKFURT: WJD), a waste-to-energy and renewable energy company, is pleased to announce its entry into the biodiesel market. W2 Energy builds waste-to-energy plants which convert municipal solid waste, tires, agricultural waste, human waste and coal into electricity and syndiesel. "We can take our syndiesel, mix it with biodiesel, and make high quality diesel with excellent lubricity and temperature specifications," says Mike McLaren, CEO of W2 Energy....


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