Erin Voegele

Erin Voegele currently serves as an Associate Editor for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biomass Magazineand Pellet Mill Magazine, and has written for several other BBI International publications in the past. She aims to provide members of the biorefining industry with accurate, timely, and relevant information that is vital to operating their businesses. Voegele has been with BBI International since 2008. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from North Dakota State University.

Latest Posts by Erin Voegele

August 01, 2014

Pacific Ethanol sets quarterly record for gallons sold

Pacific Ethanol Inc. has released financial results for the second quarter of 2014, reporting net sales of $321.1 million, a 37.4 percent increase over the $233.8 million in net sales reported for the same period of last year. READ MORE

August 01, 2014

EPA releases June RIN data

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for June, reporting that more than 1.46 billion RINs were generated during the month across all biofuel categories. READ MORE

July 31, 2014

Valero reports strong Q2 results for ethanol segment

Valero Energy Corp. has released financial results for the second quarter, reporting strong results for its ethanol segment. Overall, the company reported net income from continuing operations attributable to Valero stockholders of $651 million. READ MORE

July 30, 2014

Green Plains announces near-record quarterly results

Green Plains Inc. has released second quarter financial results, reporting its second best quarter in history. Net income for the three-month period was $32.3 million, or 82 cents per diluted share. Revenues were $837.9 million. READ MORE

July 29, 2014

Joint venture formed to develop cellulosic biorefinery in China

A joint venture of an M&G Chemicals subsidiary and China-based Anhui Guozhen Co. Ltd. has been created to develop a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Fuyang City, Anhui Province, China. The project was first announced in late 2013. READ MORE

July 28, 2014

USGC asks USDA to intervene in China's MIR-162 trade requirements

On July 27, U.S. Grains Council Chairman Julius Schaaf asked Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to personally intervene with his counterpart in China to halt the "current regulatory sabotage of the DDGS trade with China." READ MORE

July 25, 2014

Report discusses future of European ethanol industry

The European Union has filed its annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Agricultural Information Network, reporting that the European Commission aims to reach an agreement on future biofuel policy by October. READ MORE

July 23, 2014

DOT proposes new standards for ethanol, crude oil rail shipments

On July 23, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released proposed rulemaking that aims to improve the safety of rail transportation of flammable materials, particularly crude oil and ethanol. READ MORE

July 22, 2014

Bill would benefit manufacturers of alternatively fueled vehicles

Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would provide automakers an option to reduce their corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards by warranting at least half the vehicles they manufacture for alternative fuels. READ MORE

July 22, 2014

DOE opens funding opportunity for alternative fuel vehicles

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced it will award up to $4.5 million in funding to expand the use of alternative fuels through the Clean Cities program, which works to decrease the use of petroleum in transportation. READ MORE