"The purpose was to help free the US from imported oil.
Seems like it would be a better investment or use of our tax dollars to put all the subsidy money into building access to Natural Gas. Of course that would upset Monsanto though, huh?"
"Yes, total special-interest motivated folly! Like The Baron says, cane sugar apparently at least makes "environmental" sense, in that the renewable energy yield is not bad; with corn, you really have to question a practice that gives you…"
"at least making ethanol w/cane makes sense. Best estimate I have seen shows ethanol from corn produces 1.3 BTUs/per BTU in, while sugar can is 8:1. Cellose, which is not yet been successfully scaled up from a lab could as much as 32:1."
I am interested in anything in Louisiana...as it is my home state, Union Parish..as I own land there and anything Political ...as I am trying to understand what's going on in this world... I am a liberal, conservative, independent Rebublican..love Ron Paul. I am in my mid life..kiddos in LSU..what the heck is happening with the USA.
I see where you left me a comment on my profile, but I am so damn dumb I don't know how to retrieve it. When I get my poop together, I will start a discussion that will have my question in it. Thanks for your time.
hey, please repost that in the political forum. it mentioned a politicians name. thanks for your patience as we switch to the new format. your posts are always enjoyed. I hope the new political forum will blossom into a hopping forum.
I am Charley Billingsley, your neighbor on the Oxford Road. i have an undivided half interest with my late brother's widow, Lynn, in 326 acres there.
i just signed a lease extension (primary term expires 3/31) for 90 days with EOG. they want to drill in 34 & 35 soon. We are negotiating a surface agreement because they want a well on our land.
if you want more info, contact me at email@example.com.
I live in Houston too.
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As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More