EPA to release 2023 RFS proposed rule by Nov. 30


The U.S. EPA and Growth Energy filed a notice with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Nov. 4 agreeing to extend the Nov. 16 deadline for the release of a proposed rule to set 2023 RFS RVOs. That deadline is now set for Nov. 30.
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Biofuel groups call GAO report on SREs shoddy, obsolete


Representatives of the biofuels industry are slamming a report on the Renewable Fuel Standard’s small refinery exemption (SRE) program released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on Nov. 3, calling the report shoddy and obsolete.
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USDA: US ethanol exports up in September


The U.S. exported 100.4 million gallons of ethanol and 877,745 metric tons of distillers grains in September, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Nov. 3. Exports of both products were up from September 2021.
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Shell and Raízen sign large cellulosic ethanol deal


Shell has agreed to buy a total of 3.25 billion liters of sugar-cane cellulosic ethanol under a long-term agreement with Brazil’s Raízen. The low-carbon fuel is expected to be produced by five plants that Raízen plans to build in Brazil.
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Green Plains reports progress with MSC, clean sugar projects


Green Plains Inc. reported a challenging Q3, with a consolidated crush margin of negative 9 cents per gallon. Moving into the fourth quarter, however, margins are positive and the company is continuing to benefit from coproduct developments.
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Aemetis discusses progress with ethanol, biogas projects


Aemetis Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 3, reporting a 44 percent increase in revenue. During an earnings call, company officials discussed progress with the company’s ethanol, biogas, SAF and biobased diesel projects.
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RFA, allies urge Congress to act swiftly to avoid rail shutdown


The Renewable Fuels Association and nearly 200 other organizations representing a broad swath of the agricultural value chain have urged Congress to act quickly to prevent a rail strike and service shutdown on Nov. 19.
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OPINION: E15 retailer reports customer interest, satisfaction


RFA Director of Market Development Cassie Mullen and Sheetz Sentior Petroleum Scheduler Joshua Jadlocki discuss what the fuel retailer has experienced with its adoption of higher level ethanol blends, including E15.
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The Andersons reports profitable Q3 for renewables segment


The Andersons Inc. on Nov. 1 reported a profitable third quarter for its renewables segment despite declining ethanol margins and planned maintenance shutdowns. Further margin declines, however, are expected during the fourth quarter.
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Novozymes reports 32% increase in bioenergy sales in Q3


Novozymes released Q3 financial results on Nov. 3, reporting that bioenergy sales were up 32 percent for the three-month period and 26 percent for the first nine months of the year. Overall sales were up 6 percent for the quarter.
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EIA: Ethanol production up 1%, stocks down slightly


U.S. fuel ethanol production was up nearly 1 percent the week ending Oct. 28, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Nov. 2. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were down slightly.
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IEA report outlines growth potential for liquid biofuels


The International Energy Agency on Oct. 27 released its World Energy Outlook 2022. The report, in part, predicts global biofuel consumption could more than double by 2030 and continue to increase through 2050.
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