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Petroleum and ethanol fuels

United States. General Accounting Office. RCED

Petroleum and ethanol fuels

tax incentives and related GAO work

by United States. General Accounting Office. RCED

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  • Petroleum -- Taxation -- United States,
  • Tax incentives -- United States,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States

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    Other titlesTax incentives and related GAO work, Tax incentives for petroleum and ethanol fuels
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15319464M

      Ethanol companies "believe that they are in a political death match, and that the petroleum industry wants to kill ethanol," Irwin ways. According . Ethanol Production - General Information. Back in Lesson 2, I included a chemistry tutorial on some of the basic constituents of fuels. In Lesson 7, we will be discussing the production of ethanol (CH 3-CH 2-OH) and butanol (CH 3-CH 2-CH 2-CH 2-OH) from starch and l, or ethyl alcohol, is a chemical that is volatile, colorless, and flammable.

    Book Reviews; Common Ground by Jennifer M. Latzke replace or reduce the quantity of petroleum-based transportation fuel, heating oil or jet fuel, the ethanol industry feels under siege. In recent decades, there has been increasing interest in the use of ethanol-blended fuels as alternatives to unblended fossil fuels. These initiatives are targeted at combating CO 2 and particulate matter emissions, as these oxygenates leave behind a lesser carbon footprint. Noble as it may appear, this innovation is not without attendant ugly consequences.

    Sean Szymkowski May 5, Comment Now! For almost a century, many people have blamed oil magnate John D. Rockefeller for the demise of ethanol as a viable fuel for internal-combustion engines.   The nation's petroleum refining industry processes millions of barrels of crude oil per day into products such as gasoline and diesel fuel used to power vehicles and aircraft and provides feedstock for the petrochemical industry. The industry has changed in recent decades to produce cleaner burning fuels and blend increasing amounts of biofuels into gasoline.

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Government via print publications. In broadening the public understanding of government and its work. S.C. Trindade, in Global Bioethanol, Fuel Ethanol in Kenya.

Fuel ethanol, then called power alcohol, was not the priority issue in Kenya’s energy agenda in the early energy problem in Kenya was first and foremost one of supplying adequate firewood to the increasing residential demand derived from the country’s very high population growth rate.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday finalized a controversial rule on ethanol, cementing a proposal that has been heavily criticized by the nation’s ethanol. This chapter aims to explain how bio-ethanol has been drawn to become a successful alternative to partially replace petroleum as a source of liquid fuels in Brazil.

A brief historical analysis about the production of bio-ethanol from sugarcane is presented. The motivation to start the production of the ethanol as biofuel in the s and how the governmental policies have contributed to the Cited by: 2.

The new tax credits for ethanol in gasoline (Energy Policy Act ofH.R. 6) are intended for "bio-ethanol," or "renewable ethanol," and not petroleum-derived ethanol. The issuance of these tax credits will have to require a certification that the ethanol comes from renewable sources.

The recognized scientific test is the ASTM method D Ethanol Benefits and Considerations. Ethanol is a renewable, domestically produced transportation fuel. Whether used in low-level blends, such as E10 (10% ethanol, 90% gasoline), E15 (% to 15% ethanol), or E85 (flex fuel)—a gasoline-ethanol blend containing 51% to 83% ethanol, depending on geography and season—ethanol helps reduce emissions.

Like any alternative Petroleum and ethanol fuels book, the use of. Ethanol has been part of the nation’s fuel supply for almost forty years, and has been helping lower fuel costs, improve air quality, and increase octane, all with an unmatched record of safety.

Ethanol can be used in any vehicle and is covered under warranty by every automaker in the U.S. A biorefinery is a facility (or network of facilities) that integrates biomass conversion processes and equipment to produce transportation biofuels, power, and chemicals from biomass.

The biorefinery concept is analogous to today's petroleum refinery, which produces multiple fuels and products from petroleum. for their support of the Ethanol Fact Book: Agri-Energy Funding Solutions American Coalition for Ethanol Arkenol BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc.

Chief Ethanol Fuels, Inc. Chrysler Clean Fuels Foundation Delta-T Corporation E3 BioFuels ED&F Man Biofuels Inc. Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) Fagen, Inc.

Ford Motor Company General. The most complete manual on alcohol fuel production and use ever written. Not just a very detailed how-to manual but a thorough treatment of all the issues raging in the public debate over ethanol.

Historical, political, ecological, agricultural, and ecological implications of replacing petroleum with farm produced alcohol fuel. The technical sections have been drawn from hands on grassroots 5/5(2). U.S. ethanol producers are feeling the pain as margins on the corn-based fuel slumped this week to an eight-year low for this time of year, weighed by concerns over lower fuel demand from the.

Ethanol has long been mixed into some types of gasoline under the federal fuel-standard mandate, partially as a way to reduce reliance on oil, partially as. Ethanol is made from biomass. Ethanol is a renewable biofuel because it is made from biomass.

Ethanol is a clear, colorless alcohol made from a variety of biomass materials called feedstocks (the raw materials used to make a product). Fuel ethanol feedstocks include grains and crops with high starch and sugar content such as corn, sorghum, barley, sugar cane, and sugar beets.

Up for renewal right now is the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), a federal program born in that requires transportation fuel sold in the U.S. to contain a minimum volume of renewable fuels. Its stated goals back so long ago were to 1) reduce reliance on foreign petroleum products and 2) move industry toward cleaner fuel sources.

The first ethanol blended with gasoline for use as an octane booster occurred in the s and s, and was in high demand during World War II because of fuel shortages. Today’s ethanol industry began in the s when petroleum-based fuel became expensive and environmental concerns involving leaded gasoline created a need for an octane.

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[United States. General Accounting Office. RCED.; United States. General. Lesson 1: Why Alternative Fuels from Biomass. Overview. Not everyone likes the idea of using biomass for energy. From an industrial perspective, it competes with coal and petroleum industries.

There is a great deal of skepticism regarding the production of ethanol or bio-oil. Transparency is also needed. We know more about ethanol than we do about the oil that makes up 90 percent of gasoline. Disclosure laws requiring oil companies to reveal the carbon intensity of their fuels are sorely needed, as are policies to reduce those emissions.

Only California and Oregon have such laws on the books today. Do you think biofuels (ethanol or biodiesel) are sustainable.

Explain using the 3 pillars of sustainability and the precautionary principle. In the coming century, petroleum will become less abundant and more expensive, increasing the cost of liquid fuels such as gasoline. Propose a solution that will meet our need for fuel.

[3] E85 is a high-level gasoline-ethanol blend containing 51% to 83% ethanol, depending on geography and season. Ethanol content is lower in the winter months in cold climates to ensure a vehicle starts.

Based on composition, E85’s lower heating value varies f to 95, Btu/gal. This equates to 73% to the heat content of gasoline.

Oil industry foes are preparing to go to court to fight the Environmental Protection Agency regulation issued Friday that allows year-round sales of higher-ethanol E15 gasoline nationwide.At PSC our unleaded fuel with ethanol gives your engine the oxygenates it needs for max performance.

The use of ethanol in unleaded gasoline is necessary to achieve the higher octane levels that come naturally with leaded formulations. So, if you must use unleaded fuel but want to take advantage of the benefits higher octane fuels bring to your.