Kansas and the changing energy markets

When it comes to energy sources, Kansas isn’t the luckiest of states. But it’s pretty lucky. The state has oil, natural gas and wind. It also has crops, such as corn and milo, that can be used to produce fuels such as ethanol.

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November 6, 2020 - 3:45 PM

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When it comes to energy sources, Kansas isn’t the luckiest of states. But it’s pretty lucky.

The state has oil, natural gas and wind. It also has crops, such as corn and milo, that can be used to produce fuels such as ethanol.

When it comes to fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas, Kansas is an also-ran. Its production is tiny compared to Texas and several other states.

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