Grassley seeks answers from McCarthy on RIN market oversight

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, requesting that the agency take action to increase transparency in the renewable identification number (RIN) market.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Stabenow requests RIN market investigation

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., has issued a letter to Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, requesting an investigation of possible manipulation of the markets for renewable identification numbers (RINs).
READ MORE   SHARE    


The Effect of Ethanol Plant Siting on Corn Basis

Online exclusive contribution: Employing a spatial econometric model illustrates and quantifies the impact of an ethanol plant on the area corn market.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Report finds biofuels offer economic means to meet GHG goals

U.K.-based Element Energy recently published a report finding that biofuels offer a more cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next 17 years, when compared to electric vehicles. The report was commissioned by BP.
READ MORE   SHARE    

USGC improves Japanese confidence in low oil DDGS

The U.S. Grains Council is helping Japanese DDGS importers determine how to adapt to the low-oil distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in their livestock rations and still maintain their current level of nutrient availability in their rations.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Biofuels, biomass projects among latest round of REAP funding

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced funding for projects in 22 states to help reduce energy consumption and cost as well as for increasing the use of renewable technologies, including a handful of biofuels- and biomass-related projects.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Brazil predicts increased ethanol production, exports

Brazil's Agricultural Trade Office has filed its annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Agricultural Information Network, providing ethanol production, supply and demand forecasts for 2013 and 2014.
READ MORE   SHARE    

First look at sorghum genome may usher in new uses for food, fuel

Sorghum lines underwent adaptation to be grown in temperate climates decades ago. Now, a University of Illinois researcher and his team have completed the first comprehensive genomic analysis of the molecular changes behind that adaptation.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Greenbelt Resources funds ethanol feedstock study

Greenbelt Resources Corp. and its subsidiary Diversified Ethanol Corp. have announced their investment in a research effort with California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo focused on fermentation testing related to ethanol feedstocks.
READ MORE   SHARE    

New analysis: Ethanol cutting crude oil, gasoline prices

Consumers are saving 50 cents to $1.50 per gallon on gasoline as a result of increased ethanol production under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), according to a new analysis by renowned energy economist Philip K. Verleger.
READ MORE   SHARE    

GRFA releases annual ethanol production, GHG reduction forecasts

The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance, along with F.O. Licht and (S&T)2 Consultants Inc. released their Global Annual Ethanol Production and Global Green House Gas Emission Reduction Forecasts, predicting ethanol production to reach 85 billion liters.
READ MORE   SHARE    

RFA announces 2014 leadership roles

The Renewable Fuels Association has announced the election of officers to the board of directors at their annual membership meeting held in Minneapolis, Minn. The RFA re-elected Neill McKinstray as chairman of the RFA board of directors.
READ MORE   SHARE    

EPA publishes RIN data for August

The U.S. EPA has published renewable fuels standard (RFS) compliance data for August, reporting that more than nearly 2.89 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated during the month.
READ MORE   SHARE    

New E85 stations open, study discusses role of E85 in meeting RFS

Twenty-four new stations began offering E85 in the last week. News of these new E85 stations come on the heels of a study that finds expanded E85 consumption could meet future 2014 and 2015 renewable fuel standard (RFS) mandates.
READ MORE   SHARE    

ICM to supply SMT system to Lincolnway Energy

ICM Inc. has announced that Lincolnway Energy LLC of Nevada, Iowa, has purchased its patent-pending Selective Milling Technology, which is a value-added ICM platform technology that increases ethanol yield and increases oil recovery.
READ MORE   SHARE    

N.D. ninth state to offer E15, six stations now offer the fuel

Six gas stations in North Dakota now offer consumers E15, making it ninth in line among the states that offer the higher ethanol blend. "We are committed to offering our customers choice at the pump," says Kent Satrang, CEO of Petro Serve USA.
READ MORE   SHARE    

USDA offers additional sugar to bioenergy producers under FFP

The USDA's Farm Service Agency has made a second solicitation under the Feedstock Flexibility Program for Bioenergy Producers. Approximately 830 million pounds of sugar are being offered for sale under the program. Bids are due Sept. 26.
READ MORE   SHARE    

E85 is increasingly price competitive in areas of the Midwest

While ethanol has been cheaper than gasoline on a per-gallon basis for several years, ethanol's lower energy content often meant that consumers paid more per mile when using E85. However, recent price drops have brought E85 close to parity with gas.
READ MORE   SHARE    

DuPont Pioneer warns of potential for corn ear molds this year

DuPont Pioneer experts warn that the environment will become increasingly ideal for ear molds if the weather brings cooler temperatures and periodic rains as we head into harvest.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry Events

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 24-26, 2014
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 13-15, 2014
Hyatt Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Industry Jobs

Employer: GROUP II, LLC
Employer: Mist Chemical & Supply Co.
Employer: Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC

View all Ethanol Jobs






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

© BBI International 2017