What is in Diesel and How is Diesel Made from Crude Oil

“What is in diesel?” is a question with two answers, one very short and the other very long. The short answer is hydrocarbons. Hydrocarbons, as the name implies, are molecules made of hydrogen and carbon atom bonds. Hydrocarbons are the components of every fossil fuel — and biofuel — that ma

Biofuels May Not Be the Answer, Turns Out

First, Second, and Third Generation Biofuels All Hamstrung by Insurmountable Issues The name itself, biofuel, implies a clean-burning fuel. Made from crop fats and oils; biomass; or algae, the name makes biofuel sound like it would pollute less. The assumption has been — in relation to fossil fuel