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Really really crude oil?

Following on from the Ferret’s strong belief that the world is being pushed away from a reliance on mid-eastern oil supplies, comes this report on a new technology to convert waste products into oil.

Changing World Technologies of West Hempstead, New York has come up with a process it calls thermal depolymerization process, or TDP which uses precise levels of heat and pressure (mimicking Mother Nature) to convert waste glup into petroleum hydrocarbons. Sounds very neat, don’t it? [via metafilter]

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