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 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

October 17, 2014

UNICA: Sugarcane mills continue to prioritize ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:MarketsUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced the south-central region of Brazil experienced a smaller than average crush during the second half of September. However, more than 60 percent of the processed cane went to ethanol. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

Chempolis signs agreement for bamboo ethanol project in India

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Oct. 15, Finland-based Chempolis Ltd. announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Numaligarh Refinery Ltd., an enterprise of the Indian government, to build a cellulosic ethanol and chemical production facility in Assam, India. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

RFA hammers CARB on lack of ILUC transparency

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, recently submitted a letter to the California Air Resources Board outlining serious concerns regarding the staff's new indirect land use analysis. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

CRFA member brings E30 ethanol to Niagara region

BY Canadian Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Canadian Renewable Fuels Association congratulates Gale's Gas Bars on its debut of E30 gasoline in Ontario. Gale's has 16 sites throughout Niagara and E30 will be offered at 143 Welland Avenue, in St. Catharines, beginning Oct. 16. READ MORE