News tagged with oil

Offshore exploration ban in Belize

On 1 December 2016, the government of Belize announced a policy intended to ban offshore oil exploration within the seven marine parks that make up the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage site. This should effectively ...

dateDec 03, 2015 in Environment
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Strong odour challenge of mercaptans

Mercaptans or thiols are a special class of organic compounds that contain sulfur functional group RSH. Various sulfur compounds are sought for the formation of new materials in photonics, optics, the pharmaceutical industry, ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Materials Science
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Increasing production of seed oils

Plant-derived oils are widely used all over the world both for food and for industrial purposes. In recent years they have also attracted attention as raw materials for potential bio-fuels and bio-plastics that are friendly ...

dateNov 09, 2015 in Biotechnology
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