Markets

August 29, 2014

IEA releases mid-term forecast for biofuels, renewable energy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe International Energy Agency has released its third annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report, which includes forecasts for global biofuel and renewable energy growth. For the first time, the report also includes an investment outlook. READ MORE

August 29, 2014

Cold winter could mean return to high regional basis prices

BY Ben Straus, U.S. Energy Services Found In:MarketsOnly the October futures contract remains to be settled before the end of summer. With winter looming around the corner, sparing some time to learn a few lessons from the prior year and plan for the upcoming heating season is a prudent course. READ MORE

August 28, 2014

New contract lows hit in nearby corn futures

BY Jason Sagebiel, FCStone Found In:Markets, FeedstocksAugust is proving to be a month of making new contract lows in nearby corn futures. Soybeans had the same type of trade but the contract lows were for new crop. Mild temperatures and scattered moisture despite a dry July triggered some sell-off. READ MORE

August 27, 2014

EurOberv'ER releases annual Biofuels Barometer report

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, PolicyThe EurObserv'ER has released its annual Biofuel Barometer, reporting that last year was the first time the consumption of biofuels in Europe decreased. The report notes the decline is essentially related to Spain and Germany. READ MORE

August 27, 2014

Cenex Tank Program assists retailers offering E15

BY CHS Inc. Found In:Markets, BusinessCHS Inc.has announced a new program to better enable some of the 1,400 Cenex branded locations to meet consumer demand for E15. The Cenex Tank Program will cover a significant portion of the cost to purchase and install E15 storage tanks. READ MORE

August 27, 2014

China is still the big story in DDGS market

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Found In:Markets, CoproductsWith no approval to admit DDGS into China with Syngenta's MIR 162 trait it's still the big story in the coproduct market. Shippers have been working to find resolutions for tons of product on contract but not yet shipped. READ MORE

August 27, 2014

Ethanol prices supported by stable corn prices

BY Rick Kment, DTN Found In:Markets, FeedstocksDespite the focus on potential record corn production this growing season, corn futures are showing an amazing sense of stability at the end of August. This is creating the potential for light to moderate buyer support. READ MORE

August 22, 2014

Despite current issues, China 'hit for the cycle' in 2014

BY USGC Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, CoproductsDespite challenges surrounding imports, China has accomplished a feat never before seen. According to Chinese and USDA data, China has imported more than 3 million metric tons each of corn, sorghum and DDGS this marketing year, which ends Aug. 31. READ MORE

August 20, 2014

Abengoa reports strong quarter for biofuels, bioenergy

BY Anna Simet Found In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessAbengoa's biofuels and bioenergy business saw a strong second quarter in the Americas, Abengoa CEO Manuel Sanchez Ortega said during the company's first half of 2014 earnings call on Aug. 12. READ MORE