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DALLAS, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Market 2014-2018" research report of 64 pages, published in August 2014, to its store. This research forecasts the Global GTL (Gas-to-Liquid) market to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% over the period 2013-2018. The Global Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Market 2014-2018 research report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of industry. A GTL is the refinery process of converting natural gas into long chain hydrocarbon products such as GTL diesel and GTL gasoline. Natural gases are converted into liquid fuels either via direct conversion or by using syngas as an intermediate. Commenting on the report, an analyst said: "One of the key emerging trends in the market is increased investment in the market to improve GTL technology. Many market vendors are investing in different equipment... (more)

Gas-to-Liquid Market (GTL) Set to Grow at 7.8% CAGR : 2013-2018 Worldwide Forecasts

DALLAS, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Market 2014-2018" research report of 64 pages, published in August 2014, to its store. This research forecasts the Global GTL (Gas-to-Liquid) market to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% over the period 2013-2018. The Global Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Market 2014-2018 research report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of industry. A GTL is the refinery process of converting natural gas into long chain hydrocarbon products such as GTL diesel and GTL gasoline. Natural gases are converted into liquid fuels either via direct conversion or by using syngas as an intermediate. Commenting on the report, an analyst said: "One of the key emerging trends in the market is increased investment in the market to improve GTL technology. Many market vendors are investing in different equipment... (more)

Bravo, Google!

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 205 1171 Farata 9 2 1438 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false Many years ago when I wanted to leave computer business and purchase a gas station, a friend of mine who was in fuel business said, “You know nothing about gasoline. Stay where you are. Keep doing what you’re doing, just do it a little better than others”. Believe it or not – this simple advice really works, and I had a chance to see it in action today. Let me ask you this, “Can you come up with any innovation for the time interval between the moment you pressed the button Send in your email client and the moment when the send process actually begins”? No? And Microsoft couldn’t, even though MS Outlook is probably still the most popular email client. But Google found a way to use this time interval “a little better than others”. Today, I was sending an email using my gmail acc... (more)

Western Voters Overwhelmingly Concerned About Future Gas Prices Support Immediate Action to Reduce Oil Dependency and Global Warming Emissions, Survey Finds

SAN DIEGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of voters in seven Western states are concerned that gas prices will continue to rise unless urgent action is taken to reduce oil consumption and global warming emissions, according to a survey released by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) presented today at the last public stakeholder meeting of the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) in San Diego, CA. The poll results reveal strong voter demand for aggressive policies by the WCI to reduce transportation emissions. Large majorities support state action to reduce global warming pollution by requiring automakers to produce more efficient cars that pollute less and use less gasoline (88 percent) and oil companies to make cleaner fuels (81 percent). Even if the price of gasoline drops in the short term, 95 percent of voters surveyed in Arizona, C... (more)

Buckeye Partners, L.P. Reports 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Results; Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution

HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 02/10/12 -- Buckeye Partners, L.P. ("Buckeye") (NYSE: BPL) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011. For 2011, Buckeye reported net income attributable to Buckeye's unitholders of $108.5 million, or $1.20 per unit, Adjusted EBITDA (as defined below) of $487.9 million, and distributable cash flow (as defined below) of $318.7 million. These results were driven largely by the impact of approximately $2 billion in acquisitions during the year, highlighted by the acquisition of Bahamas Oil Refining Company International ("BORCO") in the first quarter of 2011 and the acquisition of pipeline and terminal assets from BP North America, Inc. and its affiliates in the second quarter of 2011. Full year 2011 results include $17.1 million in transition expenses related to acquisition and integration activities. ... (more)

Final Report from West Virginia University’s Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions Confirms Rampmaster’s Engine Management System (EMS) Delivers Up to 78% Diesel Fuel Savings

Rampmaster, the premier manufacturer of aircraft refuelers for the worldwide aviation market, has received the final testing report from West Virginia University’s Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (CAFEE) confirming that an aircraft refueling vehicle outfitted with the company’s patented Engine Management System (EMS) consumes up to 78% less diesel fuel while pumping its jet fuel – a worldwide first in diesel fuel savings and greenhouse gas emissions. EMS is the first project released from Rampmaster's Center for Innovation, perfected over two years of R&D and field testing to provide refueling operators with ability to achieve unparalleled savings for every gallon of jet fuel delivered. The technology was developed by Rampmaster’s vice president of Engineering and Production, Owen Watkins, to combat the excessive inefficiencies of traditional pu... (more)

Fuel Injection Systems Market worth $72.5 Billion by 2018

DALLAS, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Fuel Injection Systems Market By Technology (Port Fuel, GDI, Direct Diesel), Engine Type (Gasoline, Diesel), Geography, Vehicle Type & Component: Global Trends & Forecast To 2018", defines and segments the automotive fuel injection system market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue. Fuel injection system market is expected to grow from $47,026.0 million in 2012 to $72,507.4 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 7.48% for the same period. During the next six years, diesel fuel injection systems are expected to occupy the major share of the market as against gasoline fuel injection systems. Browse 145 market data tables with 39 figures spread through 402 pages and in-depth TOC on "Fuel Injection Systems Market By Technology (Port Fuel, GDI, Direct Diesel), Engine Type (Gasoline, Diesel), G... (more)

United Refining Company Acquires Biodiesel Facility

WARREN, Pa., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Refining Company, through its subsidiary, United Biofuels, Inc., has acquired a partially completed 50 million gallon per year biodiesel facility in Brooklyn, New York as part of the acquisition by its parent company, United Refining, Inc., of certain assets of Metro Fuel Oil Corp. and its affiliates.  The state-of-the-art facility is estimated to become operational in approximately 12 months and upon completion, will be able to process a variety of feedstocks.  When completed, it will be one of the largest biodiesel facilities on the east coast.  United Refining Company operates a 70,000 bpd refinery in Warren, Pennsylvania.  In addition to its wholesale markets, the Company also operates 360 Kwik Fill® / Red Apple® and Country Fair® retail gasoline and convenience stores located primarily in western New York and w... (more)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: General Motors, Toyota Motor, Honda Motor, Tesla Motors and Nissan

CHICAGO, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include General Motors Company (NYSE:GM-Free Report), Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM-Free Report), Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC-Free Report), Tesla Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSLA-Free Report) and Nissan (OTC:NSANY-Free Report). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Get #1Stock of the Day pick for free. Here are highlights from Tuesday's Analyst Blog: Electric Cars: Too Early? Electrical Vehicles or EVs have created a flurry of activity in the automobiles market. With the Obama Administration setting up a target to roll out 1 ... (more)

Ballast Nedam Narrowly Achieves Operating Profit in First Half

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Operating profit of € 1 million (1st half of 2012: € 4 million) Profit for the period: loss of € 3 million (1st half-year 2012: break-even) Revenue 14% lower at € 496 million (1st half of 2012: € 575 million) Order book of € 1.6 billion (year-end 2012: € 1.8 billion) Operating profit forecast of approximately € 15 million for the full year 2013 upheld Key figures first half year x EUR 1 million 2013 2012 2012 Revenue 496 575 1 296 EBIT 1 4 ( 31) Margin 0.2% 0.7% (2.4%) Profit before income tax ( 3) 1 ( 38) Profit for the period ( 3) - ( 41) Order book 1 567 1 899 1 761 Shareholders' equity 128 163 131 Solvency 18% 23% 17% Financing position ( 124) ( 104) ( 20) Narrow operating profit for first half, and forecast for 2013 upheld Ballast Nedam narrowly achieved an operating profit for the first half in steadil... (more)

What Is Your Formula For Driving Excitement?

HOUSTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's the roar of a very specific engine, the scenery of a particular road, or the company of someone special, every motorist has experienced some part of driving that makes hitting the open road a pulse-pounding experience. So today, Shell, the no. 1 selling brand of gasoline in the U.S, launched the Shell V-Power® "Formula for Excitement" Contest, asking motorists nationwide to share the moments, locations, people and sights –or any other elements that make up their formula for driving excitement. The motorist who showcases the best formula representing their passion for driving will have a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime weekend driving experience. "Americans have had a long love affair with high performance automobiles and at Shell we know driving them is so much more than simply getting from place to place," said... (more)