Lisa Gibson

Latest Posts by Lisa Gibson

January 22, 2019

Out of Harm’s Way

FROM THE FEBRUARY ISSUE: A fatal fire at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy in 2016 prompted the facility to make changes and encourage other plants to do the same. READ MORE

December 28, 2018

For Safety and Security's Sake

FROM THE JANUARY ISSUE: Camera system technologies are updated continuously, and plants stay up to date to protect personnel and property. READ MORE

December 20, 2018

Welcome, 2019

FROM THE JANUARY ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about Iowa's importance to ethanol, an update on two corn kernel fiber-to-ethanol plants, a look at plant safety and security, and more. READ MORE

November 26, 2018

At the Mercy of the Markets

FROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about how tariffs are affecting ethanol exports, a look at potential railroad congestion, year-round E15 sales, and more. READ MORE

October 18, 2018

Into November and Welcoming Winter

FROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about technologies used for producing coproducts, plant expansions, current ethanol construction projects, and more. READ MORE

October 17, 2018

Perfectly Planned

FROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: With proper planning, expansions can go relatively smoothly. Without it, large, unforeseen obstacles can increase costs, delay startups and derail projects. READ MORE

September 07, 2018

On-Site, Automated and Efficient

FROM THE OCTOBER ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard, automation, plant morale and more. READ MORE

August 22, 2018

Red River Biorefinery breaks ground in North Dakota

An ethanol plant that will process sugar beet tailings, as well as potato and pasta processing waste held a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 22, despite the fact that construction already has begun on the 11-acre site. READ MORE

August 13, 2018

Business Briefs

FROM THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE: ACE announces scholarship winners, Poet plans a new plant, NCGA names interim CEO and more. READ MORE

July 17, 2018

Everything Comes Back to the FEW

FROM THE AUGUST ISSUE: Ethanol Producer Magazine Editor Lisa Gibson previews this issue of the magazine, including a recap of the 2018 FEW, features on membrane technologies, the potential of a high-octane fuel standard and more READ MORE