Omani researchers produce biodiesel from date seeds

July 16, 2020 |

In Oman, the Times of Oman newspaper reports that researchers from Sultan Qaboos University have successfully produced biodiesel and glycerol from date seeds. From the press cake a substance was derived a possible alternative substance to plastics. The research follows up from work the team published in 2018 from a pilot study funded by Petroleum Development Oman. The original lab work produced just 100 ml of biodiesel from 10-15kg of waste seeds but was the foundation for further work.

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