Gov. Brown removes sunset date from Oregon Clean Fuels Standard

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed S.B. 324 into law. The bill removes the Dec. 31, 2015 sunset date from the state's Clean Fuels Program. By signing S.B. 324, Brown has allowed the program to be implemented past the end of this year.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Brazil to increase ethanol blend to 27 percent

Brazil has announced plans to increase the ethanol blend in gasoline from 25 percent to 27 percent, effective March 16. UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, called the government's announcement a positive decision.
READ MORE   SHARE    


EIA increases 2015, 2016 ethanol production forecasts

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has published the March issue of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, increasing its forecasts for both 2015 and 2016 ethanol production. The U.S. is now expected to produce 947,000 barrels per day this year.
READ MORE   SHARE    

2015 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo agenda released

The 2015 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, the ethanol industry's largest conference, has released its highly anticipated agenda featuring more than 140 speakers and four comprehensive tracks. The event takes place June 1-4 in Minneapolis.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Ergon to restart plant, enters service agreement with Gavilon

Ergon BioFuels LLC recently announced that it has entered into a comprehensive services arrangement with Gavilon to originate and market grain at the company's Vicksburg, Mississippi, facility, which is expected to restart operations in May.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Green Plains partnership subsidiary files IPO

Green Plains Inc. has announced that its newly formed subsidiary, Green Plains Partners LP, has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Aemetis reports record revenues in 2014 results

Aemetis Inc. has released 2014 financial results, reporting record revenues of $208 million, up from $178 million in 2013. Record adjusted EBITDA was $30 million in 2014, up from $10 million in the prior year. Gross profit was $37 million last year.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Fuels America responds to anti-RFS claims from API, others

Fuels America recently hosted a media event featuring leaders in the U.S. ethanol industry responding to a call from the American Petroleum Institute, the Environmental Working Group and ActionAid to dismantle the renewable fuels standard (RFS).
READ MORE   SHARE    

Economists examine DDGS price risk for ethanol profitability

In the current tight ethanol margin environment, strong distillers grains markets have partially offset some of the pressures of the energy market. Economists examine factors influencing distillers grains pricing in a recent FarmDoc Daily post.
READ MORE   SHARE    

E2 report highlights 2014 biofuel, bioenergy job announcements

Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) recently released its fourth quarter and year-end 2014 jobs report, which shows continued growth of clean energy and clean transportation jobs in the U.S.
READ MORE   SHARE    

USDA lowers corn ending stocks based on new ethanol crush report

USDA lowered the projected corn ending stocks in the March World Agriculture Supply and Demand report by 50 million bushels. Corn use for ethanol production is now project to be 5.20 billion bushels for the current marketing year.
READ MORE   SHARE    

USGC explores Cuban market on industry learning journey

Although most U.S. trade with Cuba has been severely restricted since the 1960s, Cuba does buy limited amounts of agricultural products from the United States, including corn and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS).
READ MORE   SHARE    

JBEI researchers use proteomics to profile switchgrass

Joint BioEnergy Institute researchers have used advanced proteomic techniques to identify 1,750 unique proteins in shoots of switchgrass, a North American native prairie grass that is widely viewed as one of the most promising fuel crop candidates.
READ MORE   SHARE    

ISU, Cedar Rapids partner on agricultural bioprocessing

A partnership between Iowa State University and the City of Cedar Rapids will explore opportunities for expanding the success of the region's agricultural and bioprocessing industries.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Gevo sells renewable jet fuel to NASA

Gevo Inc. has announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has purchased Gevo's renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) for aviation use at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
READ MORE   SHARE    

USGC rapid response program in Canada yields immediate results

In January, Canada experienced a market hindrance related to the pelletization of feeds containing distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), which affected the sale of the product into Ontario. The U.S. Grains Council responded immediately.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Gov. Deal recognizes Hydro Dynamics with GLOBE Award

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has recognized Hydro Dynamics Inc., headquartered in Rome, Gerogia, with a GLOBE Award for entering one or more new international markets in 2014. Hydro Dynamics entered markets in Argentina and China last year.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry Events

International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 20-22, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases

May 3-6, 2015
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, Florida

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 1-4, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 26-28, 2015
Hilton Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

Industry Jobs

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

View all Ethanol Jobs






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

© BBI International 2017