A central location and well-developed infrastructure make Illinois a key transportation hub for crude oil and natural gas moving throughout North America. The state features more than a dozen interstate natural gas pipelines, two natural gas market centers, several petroleum and petroleum product pipelines and an oil port.
Illinois has fossil fuel resources that include substantial coal reserves under nearly two-thirds of the state and modest crude oil reserves in the southern half of the state.
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Requires that all investor-owned electric utilities and retail electricity suppliers obtain 25% of their retail sales from renewable resources by 2026.
Requires the use of reformulated gasoline with ethanol in the area around Chicago and in the southwest corner of the state near St. Louis, Missouri.
Requires permits and compliance bonds for drilling oil and gas wells. Permit fees are $100. Bonds begin at $1,500 a well and increase for deeper wells.
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