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Peter Ricketts on Energy & Oil

Republican Senate Challenger


Pursue the use of ethanol and bio-diesel fuels

"Nebraskans believe in fiscal prudence and they know that agriculture is the backbone of the Nebraska economy," Ricketts said. He supports "promoting and pursuing the use of ethanol and bio-diesel fuels, which can extend oil reserves" which strengthens Nebraska's corn economy.
Source: Ben Thompson, North Platte Telegraph Feb 7, 2006

Explore for oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Reserve

Ricketts supports oil exploration in the Alaska National Wildlife Reserve, where an estimated 10 billion barrels of oil are available in a 2,000-acre area. The reserve covers 19 million acres.
Source: Ben Thompson, North Platte Telegraph Feb 7, 2006

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