Markets

October 21, 2014

Bunge analyst: exports outlook 'incredibly strong'

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessA growing world population, urbanization and rising income will continue to drive investment in commodities, and the link between energy and agriculture will stay strong for years to come. But there are still many unknowns about world grain stocks. READ MORE

October 30, 2014

UNCIA publishes sugarcane harvest, ethanol production update

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released a new biweekly report. Since April, the report indicates ethanol sales have totaled 13.11 billion liters, with most of that production, 12.34 billion liters, sold domestically. READ MORE

October 30, 2014

CRFA names new leader following Thurlow's departure

BY Holly JessenFound In:Markets, BusinessThe Canadian Renewable Fuels Association has announced that W. Scott Thurlow has stepped down from his position as president and Andrea Kent, previously vice president of communications, has been appointed to the position. READ MORE

October 29, 2014

Green Plains produced record ethanol, coproduct volumes in Q3

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. has released financial results for the third quarter of 2014, reporting net income of $41.7 million, or $1.03 per diluted share, up from $9.4 million, or 28 cents per diluted share, during the same period of last year. READ MORE

October 28, 2014

Enerkem announces partnerships with 3 Chinese companies

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessEnerkem Inc. announced agreements with three Chinese companies in October. Under each agreement, Enerkem is expected to license its waste-to-biofuel technology. The final business structure and sites for each project have not been disclosed. READ MORE

October 22, 2014

Urban Air Initiative calls new EPA emission models flawed

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyA computer model that states use to assess mobile source emissions is seriously flawed, according to an analysis by Urban Air Initiative and could effectively block access to the market for higher ethanol blends. READ MORE

October 22, 2014

Dinneen: 'Elections matter'

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Cellulosic, PolicyTwo weeks from Election Day, Bob Dinneen told grain and animal feed buyers gathered in Seattle that whichever party controls Congress next year will "have the gavel" on energy and agriculture but lack the power to advance or upset biofuels policy. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

Maple Energy announces strategic investment offer

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessPeru-based Maple Energy plc has announced it has received an offer from two strategic investors. The agreement is expected to provide sufficient capital to support ongoing operations of the company's ethanol business. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

Total supplying racing fuel containing Gevo's biobased isooctane

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. announced that it is selling renewable isooctane to Total for formulation into Formula 1 racing fuel. Gevo's renewable isobutanol from Luverne, Minnesota, is being converted into bio-isooctane at its biorefinery at South Hampton Resources. READ MORE