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52 minutes ago

EIA: US ethanol stocks reach record high 24.412 million barrels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyData released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration March 20 indicates weekly U.S. ending stocks of fuel ethanol set a new record the week ending March 15, reaching 24.412 million barrels. READ MORE

54 minutes ago

Rex reports recent improvement in margins

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessOn March 21, Rex American Resources Inc. released fiscal fourth quarter 2018 financial results, reporting its ethanol operations are being impacted by a continuing low margin environment and flooding in the Midwest. READ MORE

March 20, 2019

Opinion: Deploying Plan B

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about an innovative approach to plant cleaning, industry reaction to a high-octane proposal, and a new education effort aimed at mechanics, and more. READ MORE

March 20, 2019

In Depth: Cutting Caustic

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, BusinessFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: In collaboration with Ecolab, Badger State Ethanol has removed caustic soda from its front-end cleaning process. READ MORE

March 18, 2019

Aemetis: Ethanol production, revenues up in 2018

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. has released fourth quarter 2018 financial results, providing an update on the performance of its California-based corn ethanol plant and reporting progress with its biogas and cellulosic ethanol projects. READ MORE

March 15, 2019

Pacific Ethanol explores potential sale of production assets

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyPacific Ethanol Inc. has announced plans to strategically realign its business over the next six months, including the potential sale of production assets. The company has engaged Piper Jaffray to aid it in that sales effort. READ MORE

March 15, 2019

In Depth: Optimal Efficiency

BY Troy Moore Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: While fermenters and evaporators get priority, pipes, pumps and ductwork shouldn’t be overlooked. READ MORE

March 14, 2019

RFA: Small refinery exemptions erode ethanol demand

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyGeoff Cooper, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, said in a media call March 14 that small refinery exemptions eroded demand for ethanol in 2018, and called for those ethanol gallons to be reallocated. READ MORE

March 14, 2019

EPA approves 5 pending 2017 small refinery exemptions

BY Staff Report Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on March 14 approved five more 2017 small refinery exemptions, pushing the number of approved waivers from 2016 and 2017 over 50, and 2.61 billion gallons, according to the American Coalition for Ethanol. READ MORE