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Old 08-02-2005, 09:42 AM
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MB- Biodiesel studies and Jathropa Plantations

MB testing first round

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Rumor is MB is also investing in plantations in Inida (along with others) to plant high oil producing crops (Jathropa)
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Old 08-02-2005, 10:22 AM
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Great....I'm very pro-biodiesel ...as long as its economicly competitive with the dino-diesel. I'll pay a small premium at most...but not a large one.
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Old 08-02-2005, 11:39 AM
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Jathropa fuel is currently sold at little less than half the price of diesel here,and this is at its infancy, who knows, when things pick up with MB getting into the act, it would be a cheaper and better alternative.

From the feedback I have got on this test, the lubricity is far superior than regular diesel thereby eliminating IP problems.
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