BP to invest $9 mn in jatropha project

February 2006
Chemical Business;Feb2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p84
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of British Petroleum to invest in the production feasibility study of jatropha curcas planting to produce biodiesel by the Energy and Resources Institute (ERI) in Andhra Pradesh, India in February 2006. Goal of the project; Responsibilities of the ERI; Benefits of biodiesel to the environment.


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