Operations

November 20, 2014

EPA November RIN data shows increased cellulosic production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that more than 1.4 billion RINs were generated during the month across all five categories, including more than 7 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

November 20, 2014

In Depth: Cultivating a Culture of Safety

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, BusinessCompanies should take steps to improve safety, compliance and loss control because it's the right thing to do, rather than simply to avoid citations. READ MORE

November 19, 2014

In Depth: ‘Welcome to the Future’

BY Holly JessenFound In:Operations, CellulosicConstruction on Abengoa’s self-powered cellulosic ethanol facility is complete. But that doesn’t mean efforts to innovate are over. READ MORE

November 19, 2014

Opinion: New Food Safety Rules Mean Big Changes

BY Andrew Anderson Found In:Operations, Business, PolicyAlthough several new requirements in the FSMA may impact ethanol plants, writes Andrew Anderson of Faegre Baker Daniels, the preventative control rule is likely the one that will have the most significant impact on day-to-day operations. READ MORE

November 18, 2014

Dyadic reports increase in product-related revenue

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessDyadic International has released third quarter financial results, reporting increases in net product revenue and gross profit. "The past quarter continues to be an extremely exciting time at Dyadic," said Dyadic CEO Mark Emalfarb. READ MORE

November 18, 2014

Abengoa releases Q3 results, highlights Hugoton plant startup

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAbengoa recently released third quarter financial results, reporting positive performance for the company's biofuels business. For the first nine months of the year, the company reported overall revenues in line with those achieved in 2013. READ MORE

November 18, 2014

In Depth: Proper Grounding Reduces Static Electricity Hazard

BY Mike O’Brien Found In:Operations, BusinessCodes of practice outline best practices for reducing risks when loading ethanol tank cars. READ MORE

November 14, 2014

EIA predicts increased ethanol production in 2015

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has published the November issue of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that ethanol production will average 934,000 barrels per day next year. READ MORE

November 14, 2014

Class I railroads file status reports for week ending Nov. 8

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyClass I railroads have filed their fourth weekly status reports with the Surface Transportation Board. The reports provide an overview of operational performance for the week ending Nov. 8. READ MORE