Tag Archives: gasoline

Gas to Gasoline at $1/gallon? (Call it 25 cents / liter…)

And interesting new catalyst pathway for turning natural gas to gasoline at about a buck a gallon at present natural gas prices. Continue reading

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USA Gasoline “Heat Map”

An interesting price map of gasoline in the USA. Continue reading

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Collection of Stove Links

A collection of links from my resent search into stoves and ovens and lanterns, Oh My! Just a place to find it all again when I cycle back around to this area in the future. May be useful to other folks looking into lanterns and stoves. Continue reading

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Coal, Liquids, and Costs

Some notes on coal to liquids conversions and available technologies, along with links to a couple of papers. We can make gasoline cheaper than the present price, IMHO. Continue reading

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Coleman Lantern Heat Cheaper

When markets are left competitive, they work very well. When markets are “managed” or “regulate” or biased by government mandates, they break. The particular form of the breakage is always a surprise to those who broke them. For California, for example, screwing around with electricity costs means I have cleaned off my Coleman Lantern and I’m digging in the garage for my Aladdin lamp. Continue reading

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