Refiners worry lack of E15 stations will cause RFS non-compliance

The American Petroleum Institute continues to stress the potential for compatibility issues between retail station infrastructure and E15 and says refiners could face RFS non-compliance fines if issues aren't resolved.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Peru oil producer, Maple Energy, brings ethanol plant online

Peru oil producer and refiner, Maple Energy, is now also an ethanol producer, beginning production at its 35 MMgy ethanol plant in April. The $275 million sugarcane-ethanol project includes a 7,000 hectare (11,000 acre) drip-irrigated plantation.
READ MORE   SHARE    


Study finds RFS likely to require modification

Persistently lagging sugarcane ethanol production in Brazil could make it very expensive for obligated parties to meet biofuels volume requirements in the U.S. as early as this year, according to energy consulting firm Hart Energy.
READ MORE   SHARE    

ADM reports reduced Q3 earnings, points to weak ethanol market

Archer Daniels Midland Co.'s third quarter financial results showed net earnings of $399 million, a 31 percent decrease from the same time period last year.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry execs stress importance of RFS

Executives from BP Biofuels, Novozymes, and DuPont Industrial Biosciences held a conference call May 1 to reiterate the importance of the renewable fuel standard to the developing cellulosic biofuel industry.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Iogen, Shell announce layoffs, won't build cellulosic plant

An April 30 Shell and Iogen announcement revealed that 150 employees were laid off at Iogen's headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, and a Shell-led proposed project to build a 10 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant in Manitoba has been suspended.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Iowa ethanol plants signal intent to produce butanol

Less a month after inking a deal with Fagen Inc. to serve as the EPC firm for butanol production facilities, two more ethanol plants have joined butanol technology developer Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC's Early Adopters Group.
READ MORE   SHARE    

NDSU professor, ethanol expert dies in farm accident

Cole Gustafson was killed April 28 in a farm accident on his family's farm in Minnesota. He was an NDSU professor who was working with Green Vision Group on a project to build multiple 20 MMgy dedicated energy beet-to-ethanol plants in North Dakota.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Enerkem abandons IPO effort, points to 'better options'

Despite interest from "key potential investors," Enerkem Inc. won't proceed with an IPO, but the company, with the support of its current investors and partners, is still planning to move forward with several MSW-to-biofuels commercial projects.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Fagen to build DuPont’s first commercial-scale cellulosic plant

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has selected Fagen Inc. to build its first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant, a 28 MMgy corn stover-fed facility to be located adjacent to Lincolnway Energy LLC in Nevada, Iowa.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry Events

International Fuel Ethanol
Workshop & Expo

June 4-7, 2012
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ethanol Industry 101

June 4-4, 2012
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Algae Biomass Summit

September 24-27, 2012
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
Denver, Colorado

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

November 27-29, 2012
Hilton Americas - Houston
Houston, Texas

International Biomass
Conference & Expo

April 8-10, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Industry Jobs

Employer: Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits
Employer: Corn Plus

View all Ethanol Jobs






308 Second Ave. N., Suite 304 | Grand Forks, ND 58203 | ethanolproducer.com | 701-746-8385

© BBI International 2017