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First gas extraction from methane hydrate

A Japanese energy explorer said on Tuesday it extracted gas from offshore methane hydrate deposits for the first time in the world, as part of an attempt to achieve commercial production within six years. (Reuters) Methan hydrate is an interesting source of energy, due to its high energy density: one cubic meter of combustible ice …

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Transatlantic biofuel test flight

KLM Dutch Airlines is flying partially on used cooking oil between NY and Amsterdam over the next 25 weeks, Reuters reports. The pilot is a partnership between KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Delta Air Lines, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Schiphol Group, which operates airports. ¬†The purpose of the pilot is …

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