Dr. Kent Moors is an internationally recognized expert in oil and natural gas policy, risk management, emerging market economic development, and market risk assessment. His… And the latter has one decisive advantage over solar or wind (or geothermal for that matter)… Biomass remains the only renewable source that can be turned directly into liquid fuel. That makes biofuels the only “renewable” power source that can directly fuel today’s cars, planes, and ships. But how that translates into what we see in the marketplace has been a source of friction for years. This involves the system created 12 years ago that mandates how much ethanol must be mixed in the gasoline sold at retail nationwide. That policy has been a political football, pitting oil-producing states – who want as much petroleum-based product in gasoline as possible – against agricultural states – who want as much biofuel as possible to be […]