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Superior Oil granted corn oil extraction patent

BY Superior Oil Found In:Coproducts, BusinessSuperior Oil, a national full line manufacturer and distributor of chemical and solvents, was awarded a U.S. patent for its innovative approach to extracting corn oil from the ethanol production processes. READ MORE

February 25, 2015

Aventine installs corn oil system at Nebraska plant

BY Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessAventine Renewable Energy Inc. has announced the successful installation of a $2.4 million Valicor corn-oil separation system at its Nebraska Energy LLC plant in Aurora, Nebraska. The system began operations in early January. READ MORE

February 25, 2015

Report provides overview of European biobased economy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA report published by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Information Network provides an overview of the EU biobased economy and estimated biomass requirements for the production of biofuels, bioplastics, biochemicals and other products. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

All eyes on China for DDGS market impacts

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Inc. Found In:Markets, CoproductsThe DDGS market is still waiting to see what China is going to do in the container markets. As many as 35 boats having been reported as traded for the upcoming March through September time frame. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

Abengoa reports top year for biofuel business

BY Anna Simet Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAbengoa's biofuels segment experienced the best year in its history in 2014 due, in part, to high margins and increased ethanol production and sales, company CEO Manuel Sanchez Ortega reported during the company's 2014 fiscal year financial results. READ MORE

February 19, 2015

Successes, challenges outlined at annual RFA ethanol conference

BY Holly JessenFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyIn 2014, the U.S. ethanol industry had its most profitable year in history, Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, said Feb. 19. "Critics may be legion but we will prevail," he said. "We are here to stay." READ MORE

February 19, 2015

USDA releases first monthly corn crush and coproducts report

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe first monthly survey of industrial grain crush and coproducts was released Feb. 19 by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Survey, showing corn and sorghum consumption data for fuel ethanol, beverage alcohol and other uses. READ MORE

February 19, 2015

RFA: Study reveals wide-ranging economic impact of ethanol

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyAt this year's National Ethanol Conference, the Renewable Fuels Association released a new ABF Economics study titled "Contribution of the Ethanol Industry to the Economy of the United States in 2014." READ MORE

February 19, 2015

Wisconsin ethanol industry helps drive record high export totals

BY Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessExport numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Trade, Agriculture and Consumer Protection show an 18 percent increase in ethanol exports from Wisconsin, totaling an export value of over $250 million. READ MORE