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Old 04-23-2007, 08:40 AM  
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Gasoline at $4 Coming to a Pump Near You, Unfazed by Rising Tab

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?p...d=afOlUzd30YOo

Pretty alarmist, IMO, but possible.

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Old 05-13-2008, 11:38 AM   #601
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How bout you Anwar bitches. Are you ready to drill yet?
Won't make a dime's worth of difference.

The only difference maker now is conservation and alternatives. We use 25% of the world's oil - until that number changes we should expect very high gas prices.
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Old 05-13-2008, 11:43 AM   #602
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Old 05-13-2008, 11:52 AM   #603
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Question...are the Chinese and India squealing like us over gas prices? I mean, they are paying for it at the pump as well...
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Old 05-13-2008, 12:01 PM   #604
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Will the ethanol fools give up now? I mean, how expensive is it to cook a gallon of eth from 6 dollar a bushel corn?
how many 6 dollar bushels of corn does it take to make a gallon of usable ethanol.

Seriously, what is the ratio of bushels of corn to gallons of ethanol?
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Old 05-13-2008, 12:06 PM   #605
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Old 05-13-2008, 12:08 PM   #606
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how many 6 dollar bushels of corn does it take to make a gallon of usable ethanol.

Seriously, what is the ratio of bushels of corn to gallons of ethanol?
This source says it takes 26.1 lbs of corn to make 1 gallon:

http://auto.howstuffworks.com/question707.htm
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Old 05-13-2008, 12:12 PM   #607
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Old 05-13-2008, 12:45 PM   #608
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Question...are the Chinese and India squealing like us over gas prices? I mean, they are paying for it at the pump as well...
I don't know the answer to that, but I have to wonder about their logic in becoming as oil dependent as we are. One would think they'd learn from us and find a different road to go down.
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Old 05-13-2008, 01:29 PM   #609
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I don't see ethanol being sold in my area. What's the current price for a gallon of E85?
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Old 05-13-2008, 01:53 PM   #610
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Perhaps this is now an idea who's time has finally come:

http://www.mindfully.org/Energy/2003...-Oil1may03.htm

I saw this a couple of years ago, and I keep wondering what the hell the problem is with getting this on-line...

...anyone live in Carthage MO? Seems they have one of these plants up and running. Why can't we have one of these at every damn landfill in the country!! Kill two birds with one stone, stop wasting so much, recycle, and get out of dependence on foreign oil...
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Old 05-13-2008, 02:11 PM   #611
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I don't see ethanol being sold in my area. What's the current price for a gallon of E85?
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Old 05-13-2008, 02:17 PM   #612
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Which is ~$4.37 per gallon when compared to using gasoline.
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Old 05-19-2008, 08:03 AM   #613
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According to WBBM radio, Chicago now has the highest gas prices in the nation. There are stations downtown charging over $4.50 for regular unleaded.
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According to WBBM radio, Chicago now has the highest gas prices in the nation. There are stations downtown charging over $4.50 for regular unleaded.
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