Tom Bryan is President of BBI International. BBI International produces globally recognized bioenergy events, trade magazines and ancillary products including maps, directories, and online industry resources. Tom joined BBI in early 2001 as Managing Editor of the publication that is now Ethanol Producer Magazine. In 2004, Tom became BBI’s Editorial Director and helped the company launch Biodiesel Magazine and, in 2007, Biomass Magazine. Today, Tom continues to direct the overarching course of activities related to BBI’s conference and magazine content as Editor in Chief. Tom started his career in 1998 as a reporter for The Bismarck (N.D.) Tribune and the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald. Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of North Dakota.
Aug 16, 2023
The ethanol industry is acknowledging and participating in the low-carbon energy transition. Higher blends of ethanol can lower GHG emissions from traditional vehicles right now and can be paired with EV hybrids in the future.
Jul 24, 2023
The August issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine addresses industry opportunities related to CO2 utilization, the benefits of multi-plant executive management, the contributions of the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center, and the future of cellulosic ethanol production.
Jun 20, 2023
The ethanol industry has a role to play in the emerging SAF indsutry through both ethanol-to-jet technologies and the supply of distillers corn oil feedstock.
EPM Editor Tom Bryan reflects on the relative profitability of 2022 while previewing the publication's May content, which includes articles on production margins, diversification, multi-biofuel strategies and recent corn ethanol plant upgrades.
Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor reflects on the trajectory of ethanol-based SAF while offering a preview of the publication's April issue, which includes stories on alcohol-to-jet, industry M&A activity, and near-site ethanol plant CCS.
Feb 15, 2023
Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews the feature articles in the publication's March issue, including stories about carbon capture and sequestration on the High Plains, energy-neutral dehydration and efforts to validate broader use of E30.
Urging the EPA to meet its mid-June deadline for a final rule, and voicing some concerns, trade groups mostly praised the EPA's proposal, which has an implied conventional biofuel requirement over 15 billion gallons, a multi-year Set rule and more.
Jan 22, 2023
Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews the articles in the publication's March edition. The latest issue includes stories about turning ethanol into low-carbon shipping fuel, the state of U.S. rail, pet food and aquaculture markets, and more.
Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor points out that CI reduction is a recurring thread that keeps showing up in the publication's coverage, which this month includes enzymes and yeast innovation, CHP and a timely profile of an emergent SAF producer.