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Jatropha Couple Oil Crop Cultivation Technology Commercially Released

The years of continuous research, experiments and trials have given Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) a big breakthrough in the search for a viable alternative feedstock for biodiesel in combination with Jatropha in December 2007. After having a number of successful field trials...

Plenish™ High Oleic Soybean Oil Offers Trans Fat Solution with Superior Performance

DuPont Scientist Outlines Oil Testing Results, Industry Opportunities at Major Food Conference Anaheim, Calif. (Vocus) June 7, 2009 -- The next generation of healthy soybean products from DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred will provide nutritionally enhanced oil with t...

Solazyme Testing BlueFire Ethanol Cellulosic Sugars in Its Microalgae Renewable Oil Production Process

IRVINE, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BFRE), a company changing the world's transportation fuel paradigm through the production of ethanol from non-food cellulosic wastes, announced that Solazyme, Inc., a renewable oil production company...

New Danish research shows how oil gets stuck underground

Now, new Danish research may have come up with an explanation as to where and how North Sea oil clings to underground rocks. This explanation could turn out to be the first step on the way to developing improved oil production techniques with the intent of increasing oil production from Danish oil...

VAP Test Demonstrates Value of Fish Oil in Reducing Heart Risk for Super Bowl Champs

Advanced cholesterol test helps usher in new era of specialized test for cardiac risk assessment BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- For the Pittsburgh Steelers, adding a heart-healthy supplement to their diet may have given them the boost to win Super Bowl XLIII. That's according t...

Human clinical study demonstrates superior Neptune Krill Oil NKO(R) pharmacokinetic profile

- Marine omega-3 phospholipids in NKO(R) outperform established nutraceutical and pharmaceutical omega-3 formulations - - Study results used to direct Acasti Pharma's prescription drug program - LAVAL, QC, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-F...

SRNL's microbes useful for for environmental cleanup and oil recovery

A unique, patent-pending collection of microbes that can be used both for cleaning up the environment and addressing our energy needs has earned the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory kudos from a newsletter covering the rapidly expanding field of nanotechnology. N...

Explosion Proof Fluorescent Lights Keep Paint Spray Booths and Oil Rig Workers Safe

OSHA requirements mandate that workers exposed to flammable vapors or dusts be protected by UL certified lights that have an explosion proof class rating, and Magnalight.com now has a significant offering of these lights available for oil rig workers and paint spray booth operators. ...

MIT develops a 'paper towel' for oil spills

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--A mat of nanowires with the touch and feel of paper could be an important new tool in the cleanup of oil and other organic pollutants, MIT researchers and colleagues report in the May 30 online issue of Nature Nanotechnology. The scientists say they have created a membrane tha...

Botaneco signs feasibility agreement with Croda to develop specialty crop oil formulation

Program will focus on evaluation of Botaneco's technology to add functionality to Echium oil TSX symbol: SBS CALGARY, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Botaneco, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SemBioSys Genetics Inc., today announced that it ha...

Research Confirms Better Oil from New DuPont High Oleic Soybean Trait

Bunge, DuPont Alliance on Track to Deliver First Biotech Product with Direct Consumer Benefits DES MOINES, Iowa, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New oil testing results confirm a new, improved soybean oil trait from DuPont (NYSE: DD ) will deliver increased nutritio...

Energy, Biotechnology and Agribusiness Veterans Form SG Biofuels to Develop Jatropha as Low-Cost, Sustainable Oil

SG Biofuels assembles world's largest library of Jatropha genetic material SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Following three years of research, a team of energy, biotechnology and agribusiness veterans today announced the formation of SG Biofuels , a San Diego, CA-based plant oil company spe...

SemBioSys' GLA Partner Enters Strategic Alliance for the Sales and Marketing of GLA-Rich Safflower Oil

TSX symbol: SBS CALGARY, March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SemBioSys Genetics Inc. (TSX: SBS), a biotechnology company developing a portfolio of therapeutic proteins for metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, today announced that Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., made an i...

Making gas out of crude oil

An international team that includes University of Calgary scientists has shown how crude oil in oil deposits around the world including in Albertas oil sands are naturally broken down by microbes in the reservoir. Their discovery published in the prestigious science journal Nature could rev...

Probe into gas gouging may educate Americans about pressures on oil supply

Madison, Wis. -- I can't say whether Big Oil, the mom-and-pop gas station on Main Street or an unholy combination gouged consumers in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, but I'm looking forward to the Federal Trade Commission investigation that proposes to find out. My enthusiasm is only par...

Virent enters agreement with Shell Oil unit to make hydrogen with biomass

Madison, Wis . - One of the barriers to introducing the environmental benefits of the hydrogen economy is reducing the CO2 emissions associated with hydrogen production. In an attempt to overcome this barrier, Virent Energy Systems of Madison has entered into a joint agreement with Shell Hyd...

Environmental group works to run cars on Culver's old frying oil

Madison, Wis. The next alternative fuel source for Wisconsin may be where consumers least expect it in the basement of a restaurant. The Wisconsin Department of Administration announced on Monday a $15,000 technological feasibility grant will be awarded to the Madison Environmental Group ...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

... demand grows, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," said Secretary Chu. "Meeting the challenge to reduce our dependence on imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions will require significant scientific ad...

Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP)

...lopment of Sustainable Non-Food Jatropha and other oil Crop Projects, Programmes and Priorities to Feed B...lopment of Sustainable Non-Food Jatropha and other oil Crop Projects, Programmes and Priorities to Feed B...ops. CJP is dedicated to the development of oil seed bearing trees (OSBT) - non-food multiple vege...

NIST scientists study how to stack the deck for organic solar power

...rption measurements to the film interfaces, the team discovered that by changing the nature of the electrode surface, it will repulse fullerenes (like oil repulses water) while attracting the polymer. The electrical properties of the interface also change dramatically. The resultant structure gives the l...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

...s customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. It is the largest oil and gas producer in the U.S. and one of the largest refiners. BP is also a leading player in the global biofuels market. Since 2006, BP has announced ...

Ricardo Launches Consortium to Evaluate Lubricant Challenges of Future Low Carbon Engine Technologies

...uire an integrated approach between automakers, tier 1 equipment providers, oil companies and lubricant additive manufacturers. By bringing together intere...consortium announced today has already generated interest from many leading oil companies, lubricant additive manufactures and automakers, and is currently...

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Adds Two Life Sciences Veterans to its Board of Directors

...orporation. Rein has also held numerous senior level positions across a broad range of industries including tenures at Transaction Systems, Inc., Gulf oil Corporation and Polaroid Corporation. He has served on the boards of directors of over 20 public and private entrepreneurial companies, including Cel...

Prof. Mario Tredici Shared Views on Algae Projects with Algae Business Players at Algae World!

...it. Prof Tredici commented, "We know there is a lot of interest in oil production from algae... so we went outdoors, and tested some microalgae species to get some numbers for improving oil productivity" In the vide, Prof. Tredici shares findings from a st...

EU Committee Approves New Food Applications for Martek's life'sDHA(TM)

...ditional novel food approval of life'sDHA in Europe. This is a significant action that will provide for new uses of Martek's DHA-rich algal oil in bakery products, cereal bars, and beverages, including milk-based and milk analogue drinks, throughout the 27 Member States of the European Union. ...

EU Committee Approves New Food Applications for Martek's life'sDHA™

...additional novel food approval of life'sDHA in Europe. This is a significant action that will provide for new uses of Martek's DHA-rich algal oil in bakery products, cereal bars, and beverages, including milk-based and milk analogue drinks, throughout the 27 Member States of the European Union. ...

Politicians to Drive on Straw-Based Bioethanol at the Climate Change Conference

...atoil supplies around one fifth of Denmark's total oil consumption and operates more than 300 petrol stat...3 brand. The company's Kalundborg refinery refines oil products, which are either exported or sold in Den...se as, for example, transportation fuel or heating oil for private home and commercial property. ...

Synthetic Genomics Inc. and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company Sign Exclusive, Multi-Year Agreement to Develop Next Generation Biofuels Using Photosynthetic Algae

...or more information go to www.syntheticgenomics.com About ExxonMobil ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world's growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resou...

Jesup & Lamont Announces Presenting LifeTech Companies and Former FDA Commissioner at Annual Growth Stock & National Sales Conference

...p & Lamont, Inc. has an extensive history on Wall Street, with its origins encompassing such successes as providing brokerage services to Standard oil and raising capital for the construction of Rockefeller Center. Jesup & Lamont, through its two wholly owned brokerage subsidiaries, offers full s...

DOR BioPharma Announces Issuance of European Patent for its LPM(TM) Oral Drug Delivery Technology

... to water-in-oil emulsions in that the hydrophilic lipid head groups are directed towards the micelle core, with the hydrophobic tails imbedded in the oil phase. This results in a drug- delivery system that is a thermodynamically stable clear dispersion of the water-soluble drug in the lipid phase. But u...

Enerkem Announces World-Class Advanced Energy Research Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

...tration of novel catalytic conversion processes to produce advanced biofuels and green chemicals from non-hazardous industrial waste (generated by the oil and gas, agricultural, forestry and other industrial sectors), as well as from municipal waste. It will be adjacent to the planned commercial waste-to...

China Clean Energy Provides Business Update

... Clean Energy also wishes to reiterate that the implementation in Fujian of the Value-Added-Tax ("VAT") refund for biodiesel made from waste vegetable oil has not been finalized. The Company is monitoring the situation and will proceed to take advantage of this incentive once the provincial government pr...

Seambiotic USA and NASA Glenn Research Center Signed Agreement for Large Scale Microalgae Process Optimization

...eduction." Under the Agreement, NASA Glenn and Seambiotic USA will work together to improve production processes and to study and qualify algae oil from alternative species and production processes as candidate aviation fuel at NASA's test facilities. About NASA Glenn Research Center ...

International Products Corp.'s Lab Offers Filter Membrane Compatibility and Studies

...) A typical cleaning profile using a 2% MICRO-90 (R) Concentrated Cleaning solution was successfully matched to a current UF system. A soluble oil coolant regularly fouled a polymer membrane with a 100,000 molecular weight cut-off threshold. After testing a dozen cleaners, MICRO-90 was the clear...

Government Mandates Create Guaranteed Market for Bio-Fuel, Says Frost & Sullivan

...mulate domestic agriculture; and most importantly, in many cases, to reduce oil imports and improve fuel security. For the latter two reasons, most countri...of consumer awareness regarding bio-diesel and its benefits. In many cases, oil companies remain hesitant about offering bio-diesel blends. Also, unimagina...

Syngenta Acquires Innovative Bio-Control Technology to Improve Usable Crop Yields

... Afla-Guard contains a naturally-occurring, non-toxic fungus that reduces the development of the fungi that produce aflatoxin in grains, nuts and oil seeds through competition. Afla-Guard uses an inert agricultural granule carrier to deploy the spores of the non-toxic fungus. The spores grow and c...

BASF Podcast: The Chemical Reporter - Why Does Your Urine Smell so Different After You've Eaten Asparagus?

...pany: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals as well as oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligen...

Krohne Announces Podcast on Energy Management

...e that when it comes to true Energy Management savings, the OPTISWIRL Flowmeter is ideally suited for a variety of industries, including the chemical, oil and gas industries, and also larger commercial institutions such as central or district heating and cooling facilities, hospitals, and colleges. The O...

Monsanto, BASF Scientists Disclose Discovery of Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants

...pany: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals as well as oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligen...

BASF Sues DuPont for Patent Infringement

...d performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals, as well as oil and gas. As a reliable partner, BASF helps its customers in virtually all i...jects include yield increase in staple crops, higher content of Omega-3s in oil crops for preventing cardiovascular diseases, and potatoes with optimized s...
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