‘Gutter Oil’ Expected to Fuel Shanghai Buses

One of China’s ongoing food safety scandals involves the illegal recycling, repackaging, and reuse of cooking oil — which after crude processing is known as “gutter oil” (地沟油). In the midst of an ongoing food...

Renewables From The Wok

Dow Jones profiles a Chinese biodiesel company, Gushan Environmental Energy (古杉集团), that appears to be succeeding where its Western counterparts are not. Via Business Spectator: While Gushan has not seen tremendous growth in its...

China pact to develop biodiesel – Malaysia Star

From The Star Online: China’s third largest oil company China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) yesterday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Malaysian firm to develop palm oil-based biodiesel in a shift towards renewable energy sources. The pact was signed between its subsidiary, CNOOC Oil Base Group Ltd, with Bio Sweet Sdn Bhd, […]

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