gas http://kbia.org en Gas politics in Eastern Europe http://kbia.org/post/gas-politics-eastern-europe <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, we're looking at the increasingly complex state of energy politics in Eastern Europe. Conflicts between Russia, which supplies much of the region's natural gas, and its neighbors are escalating. The United States government has increased sanctions on the Russian energy sector in response to the country's actions in Crimea and the Ukraine. How have markets been reacting to this? What does it mean for the area's balance of power?</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joining us this week:</span></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 14:43:54 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 52264 at http://kbia.org Gas politics in Eastern Europe Field Notes: What does the future of ethanol hold? http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-what-does-future-ethanol-hold <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 46980 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: What does the future of ethanol hold? Up against blend wall, ethanol at a crossroads http://kbia.org/post/against-blend-wall-ethanol-crossroads <p>A steady stream of semi-trailers rolls across the scales at the E Energy ethanol plant near the town of Adams in southeast Nebraska. The smokestack behind the scale house sends up a tall plume of white steam. The sweet smell of fermenting corn is in the air.</p><p>E Energy buys 65 million bushels of corn each day from area farmers and turns it into 65 million gallons of ethanol each year.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Grant Gerlock 46981 at http://kbia.org Up against blend wall, ethanol at a crossroads Sale of E-15 gas rejected -- for now http://kbia.org/post/sale-e-15-gas-rejected-now <p>Missouri gas stations will not be selling E-15 anytime soon.</p><p>A joint House-Senate committee voted Wednesday to reject a rule change sought by the State Agriculture Department that would have allowed sales of fuel containing 15 percent ethanol. Republican Senator Eric Schmitt of St. Louis County chairs the committee and said its vote had nothing to do with its opinion on increasing ethanol use in Missouri.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:18:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin 41870 at http://kbia.org Sale of E-15 gas rejected -- for now