Lisa Gibson

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November 30, 2017

Ontario proposes increased blend mandate

Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has released a proposal to update the province’s Ethanol in Gasoline Regulation, increasing the blending mandate from 5 to 10 percent by 2020. READ MORE

November 20, 2017

Injury Inventory

FROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Insurance claim data show certain incidents occur more often than others in the ethanol industry. Policies, culture and rapid emergency response can help prevent serious injuries. READ MORE

November 15, 2017

Business Briefs

FROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Lallemand acquires bacteria developer, Henderson re-elected as RFA board chairman, Bioenergy Australia appoints new CEO, and more. READ MORE

November 07, 2017

Expansion of sugarcane ethanol in Brazil could cut GHG emissions

A massive expansion of land use for sugar cane growth in Brazil, and a subsequent increase in ethanol production with the feedstock could reduce global carbon dioxide emissions in the transportation sector by up to 86 percent of 2014 levels. READ MORE

November 07, 2017

Jury rules in favor of U.S. Water in patent infringement suit

A federal jury in the Western District of Wisconsin unanimously found in favor of U.S. Water Services in a patent infringement lawsuit against Novozymes A/S and Novozymes North America Inc. READ MORE

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