Forge Hydrocarbons unveils new process for transforming waste oil and animal parts into fuel.

Forge Hydrocarbons, a spin-out of the University of Alberta, has revealed a new method for turning waste oils and animal parts from agriculture into hydrocarbons.

The process heats feedstock such as animal fat or crop seed oil and breaks them down into fatty acids and water. Once separated, the fatty acids are then heated to release oxygen and leave a hydrocarbon that can be processed into gasoline, kerosene, natural gas, and diesel.

The Canada based process essentially removes the 50…

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