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Science & Hi Tech: Neste, Total plan

Posted on 16.07.2005 - 03:33 EDT in SCIENCE & TECH NEWS by ginamc

Europe's Finland's Neste Oil Corp. and Total S.A. have agreed to jointly study how best to mass produce Europe's "next generation" of biodiesel fuel.

A plant will set up at Total refinery for production that targets a 2008 start.

Neste's own NExBTL fuel recipe will form the core of studies aimed at getting the best from burning vegetable oils and animal fats.

Neste said in a statement that it's biofuel was top-notch, and was lauded by engine-makers.

Euro tax relief is helping to drive this oil company collaboration.


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