Latest on Algae

Periodically a report surfaces, extolling the virtues of algae as a substitute for oil and gasoline. The latest is about Sapphire Energy, a company that is experimenting with algae. It has an algae farm in New Mexico where it claims Continue reading Latest on Algae

Saudi Arabia’s Changing Oil Equation

For decades since the 1960s, Saudi Arabia has been able to manage the price of oil. It has had the ability, for the most part, to cut production to maintain higher prices, or increase production to maintain lower prices. It Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s Changing Oil Equation

And the Winner is?

There are essentially two methods for replacing “oil-derived” diesel fuel in the United States. The first is to use natural gas in either a compressed form (CNG) or in a liquefied form (LNG). The second is to convert natural gas Continue reading And the Winner is?

Gas to Liquids

With the advent of fracking, there can be no question that the United States has enough natural gas to power our vehicles. Boone Pickens proposed using compressed natural gas (CNG) to power our automobiles so as to cut our use Continue reading Gas to Liquids