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[Sponsored Video] Shell Presents Lets Go. Putting the “Mix” into energy

Most people will know Shell as the forecourt of choice for refilling your car, but you might be surprised to know that Shell are putting just as much effort into providing alternative and renewal energy as they do to make

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Shell reveals fresh details of Bioethanol Joint Venture

Energy giant Shell and Brazilian sugar producer Cosan have revealed fresh details about their planned $12bn (£7.4bn) biofuel joint venture, confirming the ethanol firm will be called Raizen and will be up and running by the summer. In a joint

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Shell, Codexis to Roll Out Cellulose BiofuelsTechnology

Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s largest oil company, and Codexis Inc. will roll out technology this year to make biofuels from wheat straw and sugar-cane bagasse, the cellulose-rich waste from cane processing. Shell and Codexis have been researching enzymes to

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Ethanol venture gets EU approval

European regulators approved on Tuesday a joint venture between oil giant Shell and Brazil’s top ethanol producer, Cosan. The European Commission said it had cleared under merger regulations a joint venture between Shell Brazil Holding B.V., belonging to Britain’s Shell

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Can ‘algoil’ help to fuel Wales’ prosperity?

POND life or simple seaweed could be the key to creating the fuel of the future, Welsh scientists believe. Experts at Swansea University say they hope a green oil made from algae could avoid the problems of first generation biofuels

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‘Biofuels availability too low, costs not competitive’ Says Shell

The price of jet biofuels is too high to be competitive against traditional fossil jet fuels, according to Gary Woodward, general manager operations/technical and supply at Shell Aviation. He gave the news to the Aviation Fuel Forum in Prague, Czech

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Malaysian start-up fund for biodiesel programmes

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), Shell, BHP, ExxonMobil and Chevron have been allocated with a start-up fund worth RM1mil each by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) to set up infrastructure for B5 biodiesel blending facilities. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister

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