Monday, July 30, 2007

LS9 promises 'renewable petroleum'

Interesting idea -- using fatty acid metabolism and separation from water without the need for distillation. The resulting fuel will be able to go in existing engines and distribution pipelines. This will be worth watching. -- Jeff Goettemoeller
LS9 promises 'renewable petroleum' | Gristmill: The environmental news blog | Grist
by David Roberts -- July 30, 2007
"Picture a liquid fuel that is derived from the same feedstocks as cellulosic ethanol (switchgrass, sugar cane, corn stover) but contains 50% more energetic content and is made via a process that uses 65% less energy."

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