Tag Archives: Synthetic fuels

Future Automotive Fuel Options

What if the long term forecasts for our domestic crude production turn out to be wrong and foreign suppliers, such as OPEC, beome unreliable suppliers or, worst case, refuse to sell us oil for political reasons . Suppose, in other words, … Continue reading

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Ethanol from Natural Gas: An obvious move

With corn prices hitting new highs every day because of the nationwide drought and natural gas prices lower than anyone thought they could go and slated to stay low, there is a good reason for the government to change current legislation regarding … Continue reading

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Synthetic Fuels Puzzle

There is an interesting question regarding the contribution that so-called “synthetic fuels” (i.e. those made from raw materials other than crude oil) could make to our motor fuels supply. Technology for several of these fuels has been commercialized, with substantial … Continue reading

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