Ethanol contributes to record Q2 earnings for The Andersons

In an earnings report released Aug. 3, The Anderson's ethanol and grain segment showed particularly strong performance over the past three months, ending the quarter with a record operating income of $45.3 million.

Technique measures ethanol isotopes from vehicle, plant emissions

Florida researchers developed a technique to measure ethanol isotopes and discovered that the ethanol found in urban air and vehicle exhaust has a distinct isotopic signature.

Aventine restarting 45 MMgy plant after fermentation improvements

Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc. is currently in the process of restarting its 45 MMgy ethanol plant located in Aurora, Neb., is working to bring another to full capacity and wants to restart an idled plant it purchased in 2010.

Ethanol groups plan E15, blender pump label campaigns

Ethanol organizations prepare for E15 roll out with a free label offer from RFA and station kits being planned by Growth Energy for those receiving USDA REAP grants.

Higher ethanol prices boost ADM's profits in bioproducts division

Bioproducts was one of the bright spots in Archer Daniel Midland Co.'s fourth quarter report, released Aug. 2. Profit was up by $88 million to $109 million thanks, in part, to higher ethanol prices, the company said.

Feinstein says ethanol credit reform at an impasse

The good news is Congress has finally reached a deal to raise the debt ceiling. The bad news for ethanol producers is that it failed to include the ethanol tax credit repeal compromise brought forth in July.

BCAP helps Abengoa solve chicken-and-egg feedstock issue

With help from BCAP, Abengoa will begin signing up farmers starting next week to grow switchgrass with a goal of 20,000 acres to help supply its planned 25 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kan.

Breakthrough in Saudi subsidy list opens door for US DDGS imports

Saudi Arabia has added DDGS and corn gluten feed to its import feed ingredient subsidy list, creating a strong incentive for sales. It could quickly build its DDGS purchases to a half-million metric tons and could reach one million tons in time.

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