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      04-28-2015, 08:12 AM   #1
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Synthetic Diesel from CO2 and H20

Soot-free, high cetane. Who's in for importing a few barrels!

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      04-28-2015, 05:03 PM   #2
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This topic was posted on here a few months ago, this process is called Fischer-Tropsch and has been around since the early 1900's.
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Oh sorry, missed it.
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The story is also on CNN
http://money.cnn.com/2015/04/28/tech...ter/index.html
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Quote:
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Oh sorry, missed it.
No worries. I work in the biofuels industry and can say that while it is cool that they buit a pilot scale plant of this, the overall efficiency of the path they chose is very low and there are many other ways of achieving this same end product.
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