Lisa Gibson

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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

July 13, 2018

Policy, Production, Potential

FROM THE AUGUST ISSUE: A recap the events at the 2018 FEW in Omaha, Nebraska, including an opening speech from Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor; panels focused on efficiency, compliance, finance and more; and a tour of Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy READ MORE

June 25, 2018

Gallons Gained

FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Energy efficiency projects in distillation, dryers and centrifuges are reducing expenses and natural gas usage, but also boosting plants’ capacities. READ MORE

June 25, 2018

Energy, Enzymes and Eco-Friendly Efforts

FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Managing editor previews this issue of the magazine including features about energy efficiency-boosting methods for plants, energy efficiency improvement data, how far combined-heat-and-power applications have come and more. READ MORE

June 13, 2018

FSMA at FEW: Panelists share experiences, advice

The Food Safety Modernization Act requires plants to develop and implement procedures they previously hadn’t had to consider, according to Brian Schasel, environmental/technical manager for Big River Resources LLC. READ MORE