Big Oil Fights Big Ag

By John Addison (2/8/10)   Americans are spending 20 percent of their income on transportation. In the average two-car household the percentage is often higher. Big Oil and Big Ag are fighting for their share of that money. Petroleum use has started to drop in the United States as we have fewer cars  and more ... Read More...

Biomethane for Energy and Fuel

By John Addison (7/24/09) OK. I admit it. I am writing this article from a Summit about cow poop. No, this isn’t a joke to get 8-year olds rolling on the floor with laughter. This is serious. I am reporting from the inaugural National Biomethane Summit, in Sacramento, California, where over ... Read More...

Biofuel Industry – No Money, No Respect

By John Addison (5/8/09). For the moment, the price at the pump is reasonable. A spike in demand or a terrorist disruption, however, will quickly remind us that we are desperately dependent on oil as we continue to consume 140 billion gallons of gasoline per year. Even in these recessionary times ... Read More...