British Engineers Produce Amazing ‘Petrol From Air’ Technology

Published On: October 20, 2012, 7:01 am
Author: franel
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«§» 20 October 2012

A small company in the north of England has developed the “air capture” technology to create synthetic petrol using only air and electricity. Experts last night hailed the astonishing breakthrough as a potential “game-changer” in the battle against climate change and a saviour for the world’s energy crisis.



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The technology, presented to a London engineering conference this week, removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
The “petrol from air” technology involves taking sodium hydroxide and mixing it with carbon dioxide before "electrolysing" the sodium carbonate that it produces to form pure carbon dioxide.
Hydrogen is then produced by electrolysing water vapour captured with a dehumidifier.
The company, Air Fuel Synthesis, then uses the carbon dioxide and hydrogen to produce methanol which in turn is passed through a gasoline fuel reactor, creating petrol.


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Company officials say they had produced five litres of petrol in less than three months from a small refinery in Stockton-on-Tees, Teesside.



-- proly (f) at 20-10-2012 09:05AM
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ok
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-- lanudja (f) at 20-10-2012 09:12AM
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Ok
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-- kelvin500 (m) at 20-10-2012 09:33AM
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what about the plants???
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-- athena (f) at 20-10-2012 09:53AM
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Okay
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-- frank_f (m) at 20-10-2012 10:07AM
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Make them be careful ooo
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-- zeigbo (m) at 20-10-2012 10:08AM
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Ohooooo

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-- winace (f) at 20-10-2012 12:12PM
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Well done. Very soon our oil will be valueless, lets if corruption will reduce.
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-- mary11 (m) at 20-10-2012 12:30PM
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Orisirisi

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-- PidginMOUTH (m) at 20-10-2012 04:26PM
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good news for naija  Grin Grin Grin nobody come buy our petrol corruption go finish our leaders no go see money thief again
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-- Solidstonez (f) at 20-10-2012 05:48PM
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OK

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-- Senegal (m) at 20-10-2012 06:36PM
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good news
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-- pheleaz (m) at 20-10-2012 08:27PM
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No more do or die election, cos petro price don fall
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-- zoe61 (f) at 20-10-2012 09:08PM
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nice move we are getting there
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-- denmal (m) at 20-10-2012 11:18PM
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lol
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-- dlimelite (f) at 20-10-2012 11:35PM
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OK
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-- EmekaBlue (m) at 21-10-2012 01:11AM
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OYIBO
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-- analyzation (m) at 21-10-2012 06:02AM
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laudable
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-- chicco77 (f) at 21-10-2012 07:09AM
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ok
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-- moriztuos (m) at 21-10-2012 10:14AM
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 Cool
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