Gas prices higher than diesel/biodiesel today

| April 26, 2007

Filled up as usual at the exit 151 Mt. Gilead I-71 renewable fuel Sunoco station (B-20 = $2.83) after noticing quite the jump in gasoline prices today. Many of the stations along the Interstate were at $2.99 for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline as reports of low US gasoline inventories frightened futures traders. I […]

Commercial aviation and biofuel development

| April 26, 2007

Boeing and Virgin Atlantic made an announcement that Virgin Atlantic would purchase 15 of the new 787-9 “Dreamliner” aircraft and form a new environmental partnership to develop aviation jet biofuel. The first 787 should be available later this year and offers a twenty percent improvement in the fuel efficiency compared to existing aircraft. The engines […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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