The Malaysian-flagged MT Bunga Kelana 3 was carrying about 62,000 tons of light crude oil, the country’s coast guard said. Singapore port authorities said the spill measured about 4 kilometers by 1 kilometer and was located 6 kilometers south of Singapore’s southeastern tip.
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British Petroleum has a long record of bold claims and clever slogans. Far too many have proven to be incredibly ironic. BP also has another history, one we are reminded of now more than ever, one they paid top-dollar to cover up. A history of accidents and incidents of epic proportions…
An infographic to help you understand the BP oil spill catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico and the incredible costs that will affect us all.
Renewable energy, it turns out, does grow on trees. The fruit pods plucked from jatropha trees have seeds that produce clean-burning diesel fuel. But unlike corn and other biofuel sources, the jatropha doesn’t have to compete with food crops for arable land. Even in the worst of soils, it grows like weeds. Sound too good […]
There have been more recent developments for Jatropha Curcas oil being used as a biodiesel fuel as more and more interest is being generated for this plant. New Test Date for Jatropha Biodiesel by Air New Zealand. December 30th is the new test date for Air New Zealand test flight using Jatropha Curcas as a […]
Jatropha Curcas Biodiesel will be flying high as Rolls Royce Completes Testing on Jatropha Based Biodiesel before upcoming Air New Zealand Test Flight. 747-400, Picture Credit: The _Skunk_Works 2 Thu 6 Nov 2008 – The jatropha-based jet biofuel to power one of the four engines on the Air New Zealand Boeing 747-400 test flight set […]
In 2007, increased ethanol use was mandated by EPA and U.S. Congress as the fuel of choice to help America cut its appetite for oil. Is ethanol really the answer? There has been a ongoing discussion on whether or not ethanol can meet current EPA emission standards to reduce greenhouse gases. What good are mandates […]
VeraSun files for bankruptcy! News Flash: VeraSun, one of the largest ethanol producers announces filing for bankruptcy protection. From the Los Angles Times: VeraSun Energy Corp., the second-largest U.S. ethanol producer, filed for bankruptcy protection after making bad hedging bets on corn, a raw material used to make the fuel. The petition for Chapter 11 […]