26 Oct '14, 3pm

Boeing Turning Waste Oil into Jet Fuel in China

Boeing Turning Waste Oil into Jet Fuel in China

HANGZHOU, China, 22OCT2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as “gutter oil” in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million gallons (1.8 billion liters) of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil. “Strong and continuing teamwork between Boeing and COMAC is helping our industry make progress on environmental challenges that no single company or country can solve alone,” said Ian Thomas, President, Boeing China. “By working together for mutual benefit, we’re finding innovative ways to support China’s aviation industry and build a sustainable future.” Boeing and COMAC are sponsoring the facility, which is called the China-U.S. Aviation Biofuel Pilot Project. It will use a technology develo...

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gas2.org 26 Oct '14, 7pm

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gas2.org 26 Oct '14, 6pm

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gas2.org 26 Oct '14, 1pm

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gas2.org 25 Oct '14, 3pm

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gas2.org 25 Oct '14, 3pm

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gas2.org 27 Oct '14, 6pm

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gas2.org 27 Oct '14, 9pm

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gas2.org 24 Oct '14, 11pm

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gas2.org 27 Oct '14, 4pm

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gas2.org 24 Oct '14, 5pm

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gas2.org 21 Oct '14, 10pm

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pddnet.com 26 Oct '14, 11pm

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gas2.org 01 Nov '14, 7pm

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gas2.org 23 Oct '14, 8pm

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