Business

August 27, 2015

RFA to host 3 ethanol safety seminars in Oregon

BY Holly JessenFound In:Operations, BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association, the Oregon State Police’s Office of State Fire Marshal and the Roseburg Fire Department will co-host three free Ethanol Safety Seminars Aug. 31–Sept. 2 in Roseburg, Oregon. READ MORE

August 27, 2015

Plymouth Energy adds remote rail loading capacity

BY Ann BaileyFound In:BusinessMerrill, Iowa-based Plymouth Energy is building a rail spur and ethanol holding capacity six miles away at Le Mars, providing better access to eastern markets. READ MORE

August 26, 2015

ACE honors ethanol contributors with 2015 awards

BY ACE, Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol honored a select group of individuals and companies for their substantial efforts to advance the U.S. ethanol industry during ACE’s annual conference in Omaha, Nebraska, last week. READ MORE

August 25, 2015

GAIN releases report on Australian ethanol industry

BY Ann BaileyFound In:BusinessAustralia will produce 70 million gallons this year, about 60 percent of capacity, according to GAIN report. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Commodities: Stock market steals the show

BY Rick Kment, Telvent DTN Found In:Markets, BusinessOver the last month, the Dow Jones Index posted significant losses nearing 3000 points, with over 2,000 of those erased last week. Concerns about the devaluing of China's currency and distress in other global economies have created market pressure. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Butamax, Gevo settle, will work together on market development

BY Gevo, Butamax Found In:Markets, BusinessGevo Inc. and Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC, a joint venture between BP and DuPont, announced that they have entered into worldwide patent cross-license and settlement agreements, ending a patent dispute. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

EPA solicits comments on Agricultural Science Committee nominees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA is inviting public comments on the list of candidates being considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board Agricultural Science Committee, which provides advice on matters related to farming and agriculture-related industries. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

U.K. DECC: Ethanol consumption down slightly during first quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessThe U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change has published updated renewable energy statistics, reporting a 19 percent decrease in liquid biofuels consumption. Biodiesel consumption fell 36 percent while ethanol consumption fell only 1.6 percent. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

E15, E85 at retail gas stations highlighted at ACE conference

BY Holly JessenFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe argument that consumers don’t want E15 because they aren’t asking for it doesn’t ring true with Ron Lamberty, senior vice president for the American Coalition for Ethanol, he said at the ACE conference, held Aug. 19-21 in Omaha. READ MORE