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Indian Oil, HPCL 1Q FY 2015 Profits Improve Y-o-Y

State-owned Indian Oil Co. announced August 12 that its first-quarter (1Q) fiscal year (FY) 2015 net profit rose to Rs. 2,523 crore (US$411 million), up from a net loss of Rs. 3,093 crore (US$504 million) in 1Q FY 2014.

Transportation & Logistics

Virent Earns EPA Certification for Biogasoline Blend

Madison, Wis.-based biorefining-technology developer Virent Energy Systems recently announced it received Part 79 fuel registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its trademarked “BioForm Gasoline” in blends of up to 45%.

Fuels & Processing

A New Dawn in Industrial Photosynthesis

Bedford, Mass.-based Joule has effectively re-channeled photosynthesis and improved its overall energy-capture efficiency by nearly 100% in outdoor testing at its biofuel demonstration facility in Hobbs, N.M.

Fuels & Processing

Hydrogen Unit Idled at Neste Porvoo Refinery

Neste Oil Corp. has idled a hydrogen-production unit for repairs at its 205,000 barrel-per-day Porvoo refinery in the Kilpilahti Industrial Area, about 20 miles east of Helsinki, Finland.

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