Big Oil vs. Ethanol Makers

May 2006
Convenience Store News;5/29/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p30
Trade Publication
The article discusses how the Big Oil industry is responsible for ethanol retailing. Almost all the E85 stations belong to independent retailers. The director of commercialization and business development, National Corn Growers Association, Geoff Cooper, said that the ethanol industry is facing a tough situation from the Big Oil industry. However, Cooper suggested that attitudes are changing towards using ethanol. President and CEO of American Petroleum Institute Red Canvey, said in his speech that the U.S. soon will surpass Brazil as the world's largest consumer of ethanol fuels.


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