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Methes Energies Achieves Record Biodiesel Production in August 2014 and Its Third Quarter

Published Sep 11, 2014

Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ: MEIL), a renewable energy company that offers an array of products and services to biodiesel fuel producers, announced today that it had produced over 412,000 gallons of ASTM quality biodiesel at its Sombra, Ontario facility in August 2014, a record month in terms of gallons produced, surpassing the previous monthly high of 308,000 gallons in November 2013.

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New White Diesel Fuel Can Save Energy, Reduce Emissions

Published Sep 11, 2014

Of course, we know that water doesn’t burn, but diesel fuel does

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Chevron pays fine for selling gas contaminated with water

Published Sep 11, 2014

Chevron has agreed to pay $298,000 in civil penalties and costs for accidentally selling gas contaminated with excess water at Orange County stations in 2011, causing minor damage to at least 44 vehicles.

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A big year at ASTM for biodiesel

Published Sep 11, 2014

Biodiesel Magazine talks with industry expert Steve Howell about the busiest six months in biodiesel's history at ASTM.

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Male drivers more likely to run out of fuel or misfuel

Published Sep 11, 2014

Research from the RAC has revealed that male drivers are more likely than female drivers to run out of fuel, or put the wrong type in the tank.

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Economic Times Government mulling to blend up to 10% green fuels in diesel; move aimed at conserving fossil fuels

Published Sep 07, 2014

NEW DELHI: The government plans to conserve finite fossil fuel by initially announcing blending of up to 10% environment-friendly biofuels in diesel for railways and defence sectors,

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SulNOx slashes cancerous particles

Published Sep 07, 2014

Fuel emulsions are not new technology. Bamford explained, “The benefits of adding water to diesel fuel has been known about since the early 1900s, but the problem has been “stratification” of the emulsion and the excessive cost to the consumer.”

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Legal Liabilities for Sale, Shipment of Off-Spec Biodiesel

Published Sep 04, 2014

There are several steps that producers can take in order to avoid issues related to off-spec fuel and, once a problem has been identified, there are important measures that must be followed to successfully resolve the problem.

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Preview: the Sept/Oct issue of Biodiesel Magazine

Published Sep 04, 2014

The September/October issue of Biodiesel Magazine is now complete, and I would like to share some of its contents with you. The theme is Biodiesel Quality, Testing & Standards, and we’ve got several articles on these important topics.

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Chopper pilot ignores tainted fuel, takes off, crashes

Published Aug 28, 2014

It’s not going to take the National Transportation Safety Board long to figure out why a helicopter crashed in Osage, Minnesota, last month while it was spraying for mosquitoes.

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