Biofuels from the Oil & Gas Perspective

The origins of biofuels can be found in the cellulose ethanol efforts of WW2 and even before early automakers learned that remote farmers might even divert some of the family’s moonshine to keep the car running.  But, in today’s world, how do oil and gas companies look at biofuels?  To answer this, we must first…

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Biofuels Co-Products: From the Other Side

By Matthew L. Gibson, Ph.D., Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. “I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now” – Joni Mitchell I’ve been in the ethanol industry, directly, for about half of my career.  The other half has been on “the other side”; that is, in the production of human food – either indirectly (i.e., livestock production),…

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