TITLE

The Next PETROLEUM

AUTHOR(S)
Theil, Stefan; Margolis, Mac; Overdorf, Jason; Schafer, Sarah
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);8/8/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 146 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the use of biofuels, or fuel that comes from plants, such as ethanol, to reduce the use and reliance on fossil fuels. Description of the process of producing biofuels; Discussion of Brazil's use of biofuels and how it is a leading producer and exporter of ethanol; How Shell Oil Co. and British Petroleum are investing in research and production facilities for ethanol; Comments from Paris-based biofuels consultant Christian Delahoulieàre about the politics involved in biofuel production; View that biofuels may improve hydrogen and other fuel alternatives.
ACCESSION #
17906708

 

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