Effects of Recent Fossil Energy Market Developments on U.S. Ethanol

After several months of increases, fossil fuel prices decreased substantially in August and September of 2006. • Crude oil prices directly affect gasoline prices, which are an important determinant of ethanol demand. Natural gas prices are an important cost of ethanol production. • This briefing paper provides projections of ethanol and corn prices, production, and use, given recent developments in fossil fuel markets.


Issue Date:
2006-09
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/42093
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
Briefing Paper
06-5




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