Future fuel quest takes a step forward…..

A team of Scottish-based scientists has developed a new technique for creating hydrogen fuel. Working at Heriot-Watt University, they’ve created a system that uses sunlight to create hydrogen more cheaply and efficiently than before. Hydrogen is the lightest element in the Universe. A gas ...

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UNDERSTANDING THE TAX IMPLICATIONS OF RED DIESEL THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

Fuel is reported to be a limited resource. Furthermore, it is a non-renewable resource on a human time scale. As such, once these fuel sources run out, there will be no means for replacing them. The items and activities that were once reliant upon these things will have to be greatly ...

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Exxon-partnered biotech group confident of boom in algae fuel

Production of advanced bio-fuels made from algae could grow rapidly in the near future, according to Synthetic Genomics, the biotech company that has partnered with ExxonMobil to develop the fuel. The two companies said last week that by 2025 they were aiming to set up one or more demonstration ...

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The Importance Of Waste Fuel Removal And Recycling

If you have fuel on your site that you want to dispose of, then you should always get in touch with waste fuel removal and recycling experts. After all, getting in touch with fuel recycling experts is a considerably better option than allowing your waste fuel to sit unused in your tank. Why ...

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6 ways your life would be different without oil and gas…

You probably already know that oil and gas products fuel cars and heat homes but in what other ways are crude oil and natural gas products part of your everyday life? We’ve combined some ideas with examples to create this list of six ways your life could be different without the energy moved by ...

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Is this the end of the petrol station?

A 24-hour Deliveroo-style app that fills your car up with fuel while you sleep is coming to a street near you. Drivers can order fuel via the Zebra Fuel app any time of day or night and have someone top up their tank within minutes. Backed by the founders of Zoopla, Lastminute.com and Amazon ...

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Hyundai Tests First Autonomous Fuel Cell Cars

South Korean car maker Hyundai has successfully tested what it claims are the world’s first self-driven fuel cell electric vehicles. A fleet of the cars completed a self-driven, high-speed, 190-kilometre test drive from Seoul to Pyeongchang. The firm said this is the first time that “level 4 ...

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Men Vs Women- Who Is More Likely To Misfuel?

Misfuel numbers point to around 150,000 incidents a year in the UK alone, that is one every three and a half minutes. If it has just happened to you, you are certainly not alone. Diesel misfuelling is easily done. An unleaded pump nozzle is smaller in diameter than a diesel nozzle and so fits ...

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Are You Disposing Of Your Waste Fuels Safely?

All hazardous materials pose a risk to both people and the environment. Diesel fuels and other petroleum-based materials are particularly dangerous and, since they are among the most widely transported hazardous materials, special attention ought to be given to their treatment. Here are some ...

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A History Of Petrol

The modern history of petroleum began in the 19th century with the refining of paraffin from crude oil. The Scottish chemist James Young in 1847 noticed a natural petroleum seepage in the Riddings Colliery at Alfreton from which he distilled a light thin oil suitable for use as lamp oil, at the ...

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