News tagged with oil

Biodiesel in a caustic flash

Biodiesel represents a potentially cleaner and more sustainable fuel than those derived from crude oil. Now, scientists have developed a high-speed conversion that turns waste cooking oil into fuel using ultrasound and caustic ...

dateFeb 29, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Why we will still need oil and gas in the future

Worldwide, total oil demand keeps growing. Low prices are fueling this trend. To remain competitive, oil companies need to reduce their production costs. Siemens is supporting their efforts with a comprehensive portfolio ...

dateFeb 29, 2016 in Environment
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New scrubber does not pollute sea water

Fresh-water gas exhaust scrubbers produce so little effluent that, in the future, it will be possible to build ships with zero effluent discharge into the sea, reveals a new study from the University of Vaasa, Finland.

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Environment
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