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Air Force Set To Certify Waste Oil & Plant Fuel 3YRS Ahead Of Schedule

The Air Force along with the Army, Navy and Marines have been increasingly interested in the use of plant fuel and waste oils to power their fuel hungry operations.  The continued instability of the Middle East has accelerated the concern that skyrocketing oil prices is a major security concern.  Hence the need to begin to look at alternatives such as oil waste and plant derived fuel.  A variety of alternative could be used. 

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Darling International (DAR) In Renewable Diesel Partnership With Valero Energy (VLO)

Darling International just announced that it is partnering with Valero Energy to form a joint venture that will manufacture renewable diesel fuel. The plant that the two companies plan to build together, which will be located near Norco, Louisiana, will be able to produce 10,0000 barrels a day or 135 million gallons per year.

The biodiesel plant will use mainly waste grease and fats supplied by Darling as feedstock. The two companies plan to seek … Read the rest