February 27, 2012
Market Adoption of Biofuels Depends on Government, Industry Collaboration
By Eric M. Jamison and Bruce Dale
Energy-related issues are at the forefront of U.S. policy initiatives, industry efforts, and university research. Of particular concern are liquid transportation fuels, a market that is almost completely dominated by petroleum. As economies around the globe develop and mature, there is an increased demand for liquid transportation fuel sources.11 See Zacks Equity Research, Oil & Gas Stock Outlook, Yahoo Finance, Oct. 19, 2011, http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Oil-amp-Gas-Stock-Outlook-Oct-zacks-674697102.htm
Eric M. Jamison is an associate in the Energy, Environmental and Regulatory Group at the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone PLC.Dr. Bruce Dale is professor of chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State University.The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the authors and do not reflect a position of BNA, which welcomes other views.