Archive | August, 2008

BOOK: ‘Fuel Cell Projects for the Evil Genius’ on how to build practical projects

(EnergyAsia, September 1, Monday) — Publisher McGraw Hill has released a book, ‘Fuel Cell Projects for the Evil Genius’, which teaches readers how to build practical, environmentally conscious projects using the three most popular and widely accessible fuel cells. Author Gavin Harper provides easy-to-follow plans that feature clear diagrams and schematics that would help readers […]

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BOOK: ‘Biofuels: Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Sustainable Development’ by David M. Mousdale

(EnergyAsia, August 29, Friday) — ‘Biofuels: Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Sustainable Development’ by David M. Mousdale. Focusing on those areas where technology meets the marketplace, the book discusses different types of biofuels, the science behind their production, the economics of their introduction to the marketplace, their environmental impacts and their implications for world agriculture.  It also […]

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AUSTRALIA: Oxford Princeton’s oil blending course in Perth from October 6 to 8

(EnergyAsia, August 29, Friday) — The Oxford Princeton Programme will be holding a seminar, ‘Oil Blending – Petroleum products quality, management, control and adjustment’, in Perth, Australia from October 6 to 8. The seminar will introduce participants to fuel blending and other ways to change or adjust product quality. Reformulation of fuels by blending or […]

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FILMS: Interviews with Raritan, Lubrizol, A*Star Singapore, University of Calgary

(EnergyAsia, August 28, Thursday) — EnergyAsia recently filmed interviews with senior executives from IT company Raritan and specialty chemical company Lubrizol, as well as professors from Singapore’s Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*Star) and Canada’s University of Calgary. Recordings of these interviews can be found on www.EnergyAsia.com. Raritan, a provider of green IT infrastructure […]

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SINGAPORE: Oxford Princeton offers course on ‘Tanker Ownership, Chartering and Operations’

(EnergyAsia, August 28, Thursday) — ‘Tanker Ownership, Chartering and Operations’, a course offered by the Oxford Princeton Programme, will be held in Singapore from October 8 to 10. The course, presented in association with maritime economics and business consulting firm Richardson Lawrie Associates, will cover the transportation of crude oil, petroleum products, chemicals and natural […]

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BOOK: McGraw Hill’s ‘Synthetic Fuels Handbook’

(EnergyAsia, August 28, Thursday) — ‘Synthetic Fuels Handbook’ provides a comprehensive guide to the benefits and trade-offs of numerous alternative fuels, presenting expert analyses of the different properties, processes  and performance characteristics of each fuel. It discusses the concept systems and technology involved in the production of fuels on both industrial and individual scales. Written […]

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ASIA: Universities to focus on clean energy, sustainability in Denmark’s COPENMIND from September 1

(EnergyAsia, August 27, Wednesday) — ‘COPENMIND 2008’, a global exhibition and conference dedicated to research, technology and innovation through university-industry partnerships, will be making its debut at The Bella Center  in Copenhagen, Denmark from September 1 to 3. The theme is clean technology, focusing on innovations that aim to help solve environmental and climate challenges. […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: ‘15th Africa Upstream’ in Cape Town from October 8 to 10

(EnergyAsia, August 25, Monday) — The ‘15th Africa Upstream’ will be held at the Imax Theatre in Cape Town, South Africa from October 8 to 10. More than 70 officials and executives from government agencies, state oil companies and private companies will be speaking at the region’s largest exploration and production event. ‘15th Africa Upstream’ […]

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