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Nestle to buy slightly less palm oil in 2011

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2011

Nestle (NESN.VX) will buy slightly less palm oil in 2011 due to changes in its products, and is confident of hitting its year-end target of buying 50 percent of supplies from sustainable producers, the the world's biggest food maker said on Tuesday.

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Subject Tags: NESTLE , oil

Equatorial Palm Oil JV with India’s Siva Group is now set up

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 6, 2011

Equatorial Palm Oil PLC (LON:PAL) (EPO) said the joint venture agreement with Indian conglomerate, the Siva Group, has been fully implemented. The deal was initially flagged in September 2010.

The JV company has now received US$22.5 million in cash from Biopalm Energy...

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India, China to drive 2% growth in energy demand

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 24, 2011

 World’s largest oil exporter Saudi Arabia said global oil demand could climb by about 2 percent this year mainly on increasing demand by India and China.

According to Saudi Arabia's oil minister Ali Naimi, the growth between 1.5 million to 1.8 million barrels per day...

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Subject Tags: oil , Saudi Arabia

BP: Renewable energy will outpace oil growth in 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 20, 2011

Renewable power sources will outpace oil as global energy demand surges nearly 40% in the next 20 years, according to an industry forecast released Wednesday by energy giant BP.

Most of the expected increased in energy demand will come from emerging economies...

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India calls for global energy hunt

By : Preeti Aggarwal, Nov 2, 2010

Premier Manmohan Singh told India's energy firms on Monday to scour the globe for fuel supplies as he warned the country's demand for fossil fuels was set to soar 40 percent over the next decade.

The country of more than 1.1 billion people already imports nearly 80...

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Subject Tags: energy , oil , Politics

India predicts 40% leap in demand for fossil fuels

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2010

Premier Manmohan Singh told India's energy firms on Monday to scour the globe for fuel supplies as he warned the country's demand for fossil fuels is set to soar 40 percent over the next decade.

The country of more than 1.1 billion people already imports nearly 80...

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Subject Tags: energy , oil , Politics

TERI completes first phase of oil spill clean-up operations

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2010

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on Saturday announced that it has managed to scoop up all the oil sludge, tar balls and oil stained sand from Awas Beach near Alibaug and start the bio-remediation process using its globally acclaimed Oilzapper technology.

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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil

Mangroves in Mumbai will be clean in two weeks, says TERI

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2010

The mangrove stretch along the 70 km coastline of Mumbai, which has been affected by the oil spill, will be cleaned up within two weeks with the use of the oil zapper technology.

Banwari Lal, director of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) who discovered the...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil , Technology

IIT engineer suggests technology to clean up Mumbai beaches.

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 10, 2010

It is time to start cleaning up the beaches when the oil spill is freshly entrapped into the sand and silt using the Sand and Silt Washing Reactors (SSWR), said an environmental expert from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) here.

It is important to...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil , Technology

Algae holds promise to make aviation carbon-neutral.

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 22, 2010

The group, which owns Airbus, is showing off an aircraft powered by algae juice at the Farnborough Airshow this week. EADS (FR:EAD 16.36, -0.03, -0.15%)  is betting that the small aircraft, which completed its first successful flight last month in Germany, can help make air...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil