September 2007

Special Report: Refining Developments

Is bottomless-barrel refining possible?

Future energy demand will involve innovative methods that can upgrade residual products

Runyan, J., Genoil Inc.

With 193 countries worldwide, no nation is totally energy independent. Some nations are net energy exporters and export more energy than they import. Most countries rely on the few energy-producing nations that control abundant hydrocarbon reserves. And yet, even regions with vast raw resources import some form of energy. So if energy independence is an unachievable goal, how does everyone get the fuel they need, especially in a world of rising demand, supply disruptions, natural disasters and unstable regimes? Global energy security can result through cooperation and engagement across the entire energy spectrum, from petroleum products to renewable energy such as biofuels. If we are willi

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