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December 07, 2016

Trump nominates Pruitt to lead the EPA

BY Erin VoegelePresident-elect Donald Trump has nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to serve as administrator of the U.S. EPA. His nomination is subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate. READ MORE

December 07, 2016

Economists: Gas price has tightest correlation to ethanol price

BY Susanne Retka SchillWhen it comes to price relationships, a recent analysis found statistically significant relationships between ethanol, corn and gasoline prices and ethanol ending stocks. Gasoline price matters most, followed by corn price and ethanol ending stocks. READ MORE

December 07, 2016

Leaf Resources, Novozymes launch biomass-to-sugars collaboration

BY Leaf Resources Leaf Resources recently announced a collaboration with Novozymes, the world’s largest producer of industrial enzymes, to further increase the yields and efficiency associated with Leaf Resources’ innovative biomass conversion technology. READ MORE

December 06, 2016

EPA holds hearing on REGS rule

BY Erin VoegeleOn Dec. 6, the U.S. EPA held a hearing on its proposed Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support rule in Chicago. Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association were among the organizations that testified at the event. READ MORE

December 06, 2016

Senate committee hearing focuses on GAO’s RFS reports

BY Erin VoegeleOn Dec. 1, the Senate Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management held a hearing to discuss the U.S. EPA’s management of the renewable fuel standard (RFS) and two Government Accountability Office reports released on Nov. 28. READ MORE

December 06, 2016

FTC grants Gilbarco petition on flex fuel labeling requirements

BY Erin VoegeleOn Nov. 29, the Federal Trade Commission announced it has granted Gilbarco Inc. and other ethanol flex fuel retailers a partial exemption to its Fuel Rating Rule labeling requirements. READ MORE

December 05, 2016

EPA sets cellulosic waiver credit price for 2017 at $2.00

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA recently published a notice to its website setting the cellulosic waiver credit (CWC) price for 2017 at $2.00. The CWC price for 2016 was set in at $1.33 in November 2015. READ MORE

December 05, 2016

Green Biologics certified under USDA BioPreferred program

BY Green Biologics Inc. Green Biologics Inc. recently announced that its high purity biobased n-butanol and acetone have received official certification under the USDA BioPreferred program. The products are marketed under the BioPure brand. READ MORE

December 05, 2016

Research could make ethanol production more efficient, economic

BY University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign New research at the Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus could significantly change ethanol production by lowering operating costs and simplifying the dry grind process. READ MORE

December 02, 2016

Export Exchange results in $460M grain, coproduct sales

BY U.S. Grains Council Buyers at this fall's Export Exchange struck deals to purchase an amount of DDGS equivalent to roughly 8 percent of last year’s total U.S. DDGS exports. READ MORE

December 02, 2016

Corn consumption for fuel alcohol higher in October

BY Ann BaileyThe total amount of corn used for ethanol and other industrial uses during October was 5 percent higher than it was in September and 3 percent more than was used in October 2015, according to the Dec. 1 USDA grain crushings and coproducts report. READ MORE

December 02, 2016

Queensland RFA: Mandate shouldn’t result in higher pump prices

BY Queensland Renewable Fuels Association Queensland motorists should not expect to pay more at the pump due to the state’s ethanol mandate, said Larissa Rose, Queensland Renewable Fuels Association managing director. READ MORE

December 01, 2016

Letter to EPA: Don't change RFS point of obligation

BY Ann Bailey Several associations sent a letter this week to Gina McCarthy, EPA administrator, expressing their unified support for keeping the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program’s point of obligation unchanged. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

Court accepts $48.5M bid for Abengoa Hugoton from Synata Bio

BY Susanne Retka SchillStartup Synata Bio outbid Shell Oil Co. in the bankruptcy auction for Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas at Hugoton, Kansas. Shell's stalking horse bid of $26 million was nearly doubled in the winning bid. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

Growth Energy: Annual October Pink Out Program a success

BY Growth Energy Growth Energy partnered with major fuel retailers Sheetz, Minnoco, Protec Fuel and Murphy USA for its annual Pink Out program to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer during October. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

RFA: Most manufacturers approve using E15 in MY 2017 vehicles

BY Renewable Fuels Association More than 80 percent of new 2017 model year vehicles are approved by the manufacturer to use E15 , according to an analysis of warranty statements and owner’s manuals conducted by the Renewable Fuels Association. READ MORE

November 30, 2016

ePure: Proposal to phase out conventional biofuels not scientific

BY ePure The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) regrets the European Commission’s intentions to phase out, or significantly reduce, the use of conventional biofuels in Europe. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

Corn market steady

BY Jason Sagebiel, INTL FCStone Nov. 28--Corn production was determined to be 15.226 billion bushels as the national yield was last figured at 175.3 bushels per acre. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

Rex third quarter sales, revenue up from third quarter 2015

BY Ann BaileyRex American Resources released third quarter financial results Nov. 29, reporting net sales and revenue of $116.3 million, up from $110.6 million in the third quarter of 2015. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

New chemical enhances biodiesel, ethanol production

BY Ron Kotrba BASF is introducing a new version of its Lutropur brand of methanesulfonic acid (MSA) with higher active concentration for multiple applications in biodiesel and ethanol processing. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

Natural gas inventories hit record peak

BY Andy Huenefeld, Kinect Energy Group Natural gas inventories hit record peak after starting from a baseline of more than 2.4 Tcf in March, READ MORE

November 29, 2016

Ethanol prices rally on post-election energy uncertainty

BY Rick Kment, DTN The market seemed to be making a delayed shift to seasonal patterns during late October and early November as energy and ethanol prices started to turn lower based on growing supplies. READ MORE

November 29, 2016

Warm fall temperatures delay DDGS seasonal demand

BY Sean Broderick, CHS With Thanksgiving behind us, and the Mississippi ready to close down in the ‘Cities, the winter months are here, but the weather has not yet caught up. READ MORE

November 28, 2016

Canada announces plans for national low-carbon fuel standard

BY Erin VoegeleOn Nov. 25, the government of Canada announced plans to develop a low-carbon fuel standard that would require reductions in the carbon footprint of fuels supplied in the nation based on lifecycle analysis. READ MORE

November 28, 2016

STB seeks nominations to fill vacancy on RETAC

BY Erin VoegeleThe Surface Transportation Board has announced it is seeking nominations to fill a vacancy on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee. The STB is seeking candidates representing private railcar owners, lessors or manufacturers. READ MORE

November 28, 2016

Shell, Cosan revise Raízen joint venture agreement

BY Shell Shell and Cosan have reached an agreement to strengthen the Raízen joint venture in Brazil through a change in its contractual structure that has transformed Raízen from a temporary to a permanent joint venture. READ MORE

November 25, 2016

EPA: Cellulosic RIN generation reaches 17.79 million in October

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that nearly 1.66 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 17.79 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

November 25, 2016

UNICA: Several sugarcane mills wrap up 2016-’17 season

BY Erin VoegeleUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently released a crop update for the second half of October, reporting ethanol production in the south-central region during the period reached 1.3 billion liters (343.42 million gallons). READ MORE

November 23, 2016

EPA finalizes 2017 RFS RVOs, biofuels industry applauds rule

BY Erin VoegeleOn Nov. 23, the U.S. EPA released its final rule to set 2017 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), along with 2018 RVOs for biomass-based diesel. Several of the RVOs represent increases over proposed volumes. READ MORE

November 23, 2016

Ethanol plant in Hungary plans expansion

BY Ethanol Europe Renewables Pannonia Ethanol Zrt. recently announced it hsuccessfully completed a Euro 135 million credit facility agreement with a consortium of Hungarian banks. The facility will support expansion at the company’s Dunafoldvar, Hungary biorefinery. READ MORE

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