Tom Bryan

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.

Latest Posts by Tom Bryan

November 16, 2022

Ethanol is Ready to Truly Get Off the Ground

Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews the feature articles in the publication's December edition while reflecting on the rise of EVs, the promise of higher-level ethanol blends and the enormity of the industry's burgeoning SAF opportunity. READ MORE

August 22, 2022

Looking Back at What Lies Ahead

Industry leaders had plenty to laud at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo in June. The show, back in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was once again focused on technology, services and solutions in the context of current marketplace dynamics. READ MORE

July 20, 2022

Getting More from Corn—Kernel to Stalk

Ethanol Producer Magazine editor Tom Bryan reflects on the top articles from the publication's August issue, including the quest to maximize distillers corn oil recovery and the grand opening of Verbio's RNG and soon-to-be corn biorefinery in Iowa. READ MORE

June 09, 2022

Capturing Carbon, Market Opportunities and Moments

Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews and contextualizes the feature articles in the publication's July issue, including stories on the merchant CO2 market, onsite carbon sequestration, Homeland Energy's 2-billion-gallon milestone and more. READ MORE

May 22, 2022

Go Time for E15, Wheels Up for SAF

Ethanol Producer Magazine editor Tom Bryan previews the articles in the June issue, including stories on ethanol-based SAF, current production margins, grain ethanol production in Brazil, President Biden's visit to an Iowa ethanol plant and more. READ MORE

April 19, 2022

Cleaning Up In California

In the lower Central Valley, Calgren Renewable Fuels makes three biofuels—ethanol, biodiesel and renewable natural gas—and the latter operation just keeps growing. READ MORE

February 24, 2022

In Search of E15’s Next Summertime Solution

Previewing a feature article in the April issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine, editor Tom Bryan explains how the industry is in a crunch to find a quick and permanent solution to E15's summertime ban in areas of the country using conventional gas. READ MORE

February 21, 2022

Performing Under Pressure

With a strong focus on quality and safety, a northern Minnesota-based industrial cleaning company with service locations throughout the Corn Belt has grown with, and near, ethanol producers. READ MORE

February 17, 2022

The Quest to Stop E15’s Summertime Shutdown

For years, E15 has been restricted in the summer. A Trump-era rule changed that but was legally invalidated last July, leaving the industry scrambling for another solution. READ MORE

January 27, 2022

Older Plants Give Us New Stories

Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews the publication's February issue, which includes stories about Greenfield Global's refurbishment of an idled Minnesota plant, Green Plains' ongoing transformation, and the industry's increasing use of data. READ MORE