Microorganisms have been used for making ethanol for centuries. The yeast has a long history. Biology has blessed or cursed humanity with bacteria that makes methane and methanol, an alarm for global warming as ruminates like cows pass methane in prodigious quantities – and people do too. The old garbage piled up and buried is […]

Shale gas is usually one of the best forms of natural gas. Richer in methane than many natural gas sources that have more ethane and propane it’s a desirable fuel. The reason its making news in petroleum circles is that the past few years have seen prices high enough to push the technology for the […]