|Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:47:52 PM.
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Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Jatropha Biodiesel Energy Crops - D1 Oils: Company pursing Jatropha bean production in many developing countries, for biodiesel production. Listed in late 2004 on the London Stock Exchange, raising about $20m. "D1 Oils will produce biodiesel and supply crude vegetable oil used in the production of biodiesel. .. The Groupís strategy is to control and manage its operations on a regional basis by securing plantation rights and establishing refinery operations using its own refinery technology. .. The Jatropha tree has been selected as the Groupís primary energy crop due to the main benefits of its high productivity, durability and longevity. To date, the Group has established operations and strategic and commercial relationships in four regions: Europe (Teesside and London, UK), Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa), Asia Pacific (Manila, The Philippines) and India (New Delhi). " Joint ventures or operations underway in China, Saudi Arabia, and (with Rolls Royce) in South Africa. 3:44:25 PM
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