Biodiesel

Description

The vegetable oil or animal fat based diesel fuel made by lipids reacting with alcohols.

Alternative labels

biodiesel fuel

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Biodiesel is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Liquid fuel engineer: Liquid fuel engineers evaluate liquid fuel extraction sites. They design and develop methods for extracting liquid fuels from underneath the earth’s surface, these fuels include petroleums, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, non-petroleum fossil fuels, biodiesel and alcohols. They maximise the recovery of hydrocarbon at a minimum cost, pursuing minimal impact on the environment.

Optional knowledge

Biodiesel is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Biodiesel – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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