Energy
Oil Boom and Crime
6/13/2018
Tackling crime problems in rural boomtowns requires policies and strategies that respond to communit...
President Trump Rejects Changes to Renewable Fuel Standard
6/8/2018
Trump’s decision not to sign off on the changes had biofuels producers and their Capitol Hill allie...
New Fermentation Technology Improves Bioethanol Production
2/12/2018
Research at the University of Illinois continues to improve the dry-grind process used to produce et...
Oil Production in the North Dakota Bakken is on the Rise
1/29/2018
North Dakota oil production was up 1 percent in November of 2017 to 1.19 million barrels per day.
Still Another Wrinkle in the RFS
12/27/2017
New ideas about how to "fix" the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) seem to appear weekly.
USDA Trade Mission Spurs Record Ethanol Exports to China
12/28/2015
The USDA has announced a significant jump in ethanol exports to China this year, following a USDA-le...
Assessing Corn Demand for Domestic Ethanol Blending
6/9/2015
Corn consumption for ethanol and co-product production is driven almost entirely by ethanol demand, ...
Gasoline Prices Could Continue to Fall
12/17/2014
Plummeting gasoline prices over the past couple of months are expected to remain low through at leas...
Dropping Oil Prices: Will it End the Boom in North Dakota’s Oil Patch?
11/25/2014
Lowering oil prices may slow down oil production in North Dakota's Bakken.
Sustainability Taking Shape, One French Fry at a Time
11/24/2014
Converting cooking oil into fuel – the Biodiesel Initiative at Kansas State University allows for co...