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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2009
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Life Cycle Analysis of Camelina-based Renewable Jet Fuel Shows 84% CO2 Emissions Reduction Compared to Petroleum Fuel

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Renewable fuels company Sustainable Oils today announced the results of a life cycle analysis (LCA) of jet fuel created from camelina seeds developed by the company, which shows that the renewable fuel reduces carbon emissions by 84 percent compared to petroleum jet fuel. The research, in collaboration with UOP, a Honeywell company, was conducted at Michigan Tech University, a leading research university. The study was based on camelina grown in Montana and processed into biojet fuel using UOP hydroprocessing technology.

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