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ADM Fact Sheet: Biodiesel Technical Information

In 1912, Rudolph Diesel had been using peanut oil to operate his new engines. During a demonstration at the World’s Fair, he said, “The use of vegetable oils for engine fuels may seem insignificant today, but such oils may
become, in the course of time, as important as petroleum andmthe coal tar products of the present time.” His words have taken on added significance today.

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Date Of Record Release 2008-08-15 17:43:44
Description In 1912, Rudolph Diesel had been using peanut oil to operate his new engines. During a demonstration at the World’s Fair, he said, “The use of vegetable oils for engine fuels may seem insignificant today, but such oils may
become, in the course of time, as important as petroleum andmthe coal tar products of the present time.” His words have taken on added significance today.
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Source National Biodiesel Board
Keyword Biodiesel
Selector Offley
Date Of Record Creation 2008-08-15 17:41:19
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Date Last Modified 2010-06-19 17:04:31
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2008-08-15 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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