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Second state biofuel conference scheduled


Rod Lott October 4th, 2007

More than 35 speakers from across the nation are scheduled to present at the second annual Oklahoma Biofuels Conference, to be held Oct. 16-17 at The Sheraton, 1 N. Broadway. Among the topics to be d...

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More than 35 speakers from across the nation are scheduled to present at the second annual Oklahoma Biofuels Conference, to be held Oct. 16-17 at The Sheraton, 1 N. Broadway.

Among the topics to be discussed include:
" the $40 million research and development initiative for the Oklahoma Bioenergy Center,
" an update on new farm and energy bills in Washington, D.C.,
" biofuel feedstock developments and
" water supply management.

BENEFITS
Gov. Brad Henry said Oklahoma is well-positioned to become a player in the biorefinery sector because of the state's:
" plentiful native grasses,
" operating petroleum refineries, and
" significant research commitments to biofuel feedstocks.

"For reasons of national security, economic well-being, protection of our environment and concern for our finite oil and gas resources, our nation has embarked on a policy to develop alternative transportation fuels and free ourselves from dependence on imported foreign oil," he said in a press release.

Speakers will include James Woolsey, former director of the CIA, and John E. Ferrell from the U.S. Department of Energy.

For more information, call (800) 203-5494 or visit their site. "Rod Lott

 
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