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New ASTM standards for Biofuels

The ASTM has produced its ASTM D6751 standard for biodiesel fuels that could help their acceptance in a wider range of engines, and give engine builders something to go on. Co-evolution helped the chicken and egg and the same process could help biofuels and biofuel-compatible diesel engines. ASTM D6751 is the standard for B100. The […]

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Award winner

BioMCN won the innovation award at the World Refining Association’s Bio-fuels 2007 conference in Vienna Austria from 29-31 October. The award was for finding a way to convert glycerol from biodiesel production into bio methanol.

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Could methanol be the new ethanol?

Could methanol be the new ethanol in a couple of years time. I ask the question because my good pal, John Richardson, over on the Asian Chemicals Connection blog has an interesting post about a surfeit of methanol due from about 2012, on current reckoning. Now methanol and ethanol, apart from having a carbon difference […]

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