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12 hours ago

Pacific Ethanol reports progress with plant improvements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyPacific Ethanol Inc. has released first quarter financial results, reporting increased net sales, gross profit and adjusted EBITDA. The company also reported progress with improvements it is making to its ethanol plants. READ MORE

12 hours ago

EIA: Almost all US gasoline is blended with 10% ethanol

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyBlends of petroleum-based gasoline with 10 percent ethanol, commonly referred to as E10, account for more than 95 percent of the fuel consumed in motor vehicles with gasoline engines. READ MORE

May 04, 2016

Valero expects improved ethanol margins in second quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessValero Energy Corp. has released first quarter financial results, reporting the ethanol segment posted $9 million of adjusted operating income for the three-month period, down from $12 million during the same period of last year. READ MORE

May 04, 2016

RFA launching boating campaign to combat E10 misinformation

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, BusinessAs Memorial Day weekend approaches later this month and people start heading out to the beaches and on the water, the Renewable Fuels Association is launching an ad campaign today to correct misinformation regarding ethanol usage in marine engines. READ MORE

May 04, 2016

Poet reports Project Liberty in ‘ramp-up’ phase

BY Poet LLC Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessProject Liberty in Emmetsburg, Iowa, has produced and shipped several tank cars of cellulosic ethanol even as the plant is ramping up to its full 20 million gallon-per-year capacity. READ MORE

May 03, 2016

Green Plains reports first quarter loss, expects improvement

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessGreen Plains reported losses of $24 million in the first quarter of 2016, compared to a loss of $3.3 million the same quarter a year ago. Moving forward, the company expects exports to remain strong and domestic demand to improve. READ MORE

May 03, 2016

ADM reports strong Q1 results for sweeteners, bioproducts down

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessIn a tough environment for agribusiness, Archer Daniels Midland Co. reported first quarter earnings per share of 42 cents, down from 78 cents in the same period a year ago. Adjusted segment operating profit was $573 million. READ MORE

April 29, 2016

Biomass Research and Development Board to hold webinar May 5

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn May 5, Biomass Research and Development Board operations committee is expected to hold a listening session, titled “Building a Billion Ton Bioeconomy in the United States.” The two-hour webinar is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. EDT. READ MORE

April 28, 2016

RFA publishes analysis of California LCFS data

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association has released an analysis of recently published data on California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, noting grain ethanol provided nearly half of the greenhouse gas reductions achieved through 2015. READ MORE