Markets

February 23, 2017

Propel Fuels serves largest US E85 market in California

BY Propel Fuels Found In:Markets, BusinessPropel Fuels describes its innovative strategy to build customer loyalty in the California market for its branded E85. Successfully executive consumer strategies will be worth billions of dollars, CEO Elam says. READ MORE

February 22, 2017

UNICA: REGS could limit US access to advanced biofuels

BY Leticia Phillips, UNICA Found In:Markets, PolicyUNICA asks EPA to clarify the biointermediate definition in its proposed REGS rule that updates several technical aspects of the agency's rules regarding the RFS. As written, the proposed rule would have unintended consquences. READ MORE

February 22, 2017

Retailers, marketers urge EPA to maintain point of obligation

BY NATSO Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyAs the EPA public comment period on the RFS' point of obligation closes today, truck stop owners trade association NATSO reports vast support to keep the program's current compliance structure. The group says most of the sector opposes a shift. READ MORE

February 21, 2017

Trump reiterates support for ethanol, RFS

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIn a letter to National Ethanol Conference attendees, the president reconfirmed his support for biofuels, while making it clear that his focus on reducing regulatory burdens on American businesses supersedes his defense of renewable energy. READ MORE

February 21, 2017

Greenyug signs offtake agreement for ethyl acetate

BY Greenyug Found In:Markets, BusinessGermany-based HELM AG will handle worldwide sales and marketing of ethyl acetate from Greenyug's planned facility to be colocated with ADM in Columbus, Nebraska, using ethanol from the corn-processing facility. READ MORE

February 21, 2017

US drivers to rely on internal combustion for decades to come

BY Fuel Freedom Foundation Found In:Markets, PolicyAt best, alternative vehicles will account for 50 percent of the worldwide fleet by 2015, leaving hundreds of million of cars with internal combustion engines. Fuel Freedom argues all possible solutions must be advanced. READ MORE

February 20, 2017

2017 global ethanol production forecast remains stable

BY Global Renewable Fuels Alliance Found In:Markets, PolicyGRFA and F.O. Licht forecast 97.8 billion liters (25.84 billion gallons) of ethanol production globally, continuing a trend of incremental growth since 2013. READ MORE

February 17, 2017

Ethanol trade groups congratulate, instruct new EPA chief

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Senate has confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the U.S. EPA. While congratulating Pruitt, ethanol trade groups urged him not to alter the Renewable Fuel Standard, especially the program’s point of obligation. READ MORE

February 17, 2017

SIRE reports ‘favorable margins’ in late 2016, early 2017

BY EPM Staff Found In:Markets, BusinessSouthwest Iowa Renewable Energy LLC recently announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016. The 125-MMgy ethanol plant reported net income of $5.6 million, or $422.60 per unit, for the three-month period ending Dec. 31. READ MORE