Lisa Gibson

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October 13, 2017

Business Briefs

FROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: Pacific Ethanol joins Advanced Biofuels Business Council, Edeniq president joins BIO board, and more. READ MORE

October 09, 2017

USGC sets sights on Kenya for potential ethanol market

The U.S. Grains Council is working to develop ethanol markets in east Africa, which are accessible through the Persian Gulf. Brian Healy, USGC’s vice president of ethanol market development, traveled to Kenya recently in support of that effort. READ MORE

September 28, 2017

Final BFC panel looks to the future

Jamey Cline, business development director for Christianson PLLP, spoke about the immediate future of grant opportunities during the final panel of the Biofuels Financial Conference Sept. 28 in Minneapolis. READ MORE

September 28, 2017

Ethanol industry ideal carbon source for advanced oil recovery

Occidental Petroleum Corp. injects about 1 billion cubic feet per day of carbon dioxide into oil reservoirs for enhanced oil recovery (EOR). That CO2 currently comes mostly from natural sources, but could come from ethanol plants in the future. READ MORE

September 27, 2017

BFC explores employee training, retention

Employers are expecting more from their employees, and it’s crucial to expand training to begin at the basics, Shana McAlexander told the crowd at the 13th annual Christianson Biofuels Financial Conference in Minneapolis Sept. 27. READ MORE

September 27, 2017

BFC keynote addresses policy, technology, economy

Geoff Cooper, senior vice president of the Renewable Fuels Association discussed market trends and their effects on biofuels policies at the Biofuels Financial Conference Sept. 27 in Minneapolis, noting its tough to predict the future. READ MORE

September 17, 2017

Business Briefs

FROM THE OCTOBER ISSUE: The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association has new members, the U.S. Grains Council elects its first chairwoman, and ACE presents its industry awards. READ MORE

August 30, 2017

EPA expands Hurricane Harvey fuel waiver

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has expanded its Reid vapor pressure waiver to avoid fuel supply disruptions in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The waiver is effective immediately. READ MORE

August 23, 2017

Optimized Upgrade

FROM THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE: The ethanol industry is evolving, equipment is aging and integrators are polishing their processes for complete distributed control system replacements. READ MORE

August 17, 2017

ACE conference addresses barriers to blending more ethanol

Fuel consumers and retailers are looking for more options and higher octanes, according to the three speakers on the Aug. 17 general session panel of the American Coalition for Ethanol Annual Conference in Omaha. READ MORE