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US ethanol production slips to 15.10 billion gallon annual rate

US ethanol production slips to 15.10 billion gallon annual rate

June 26, 2016 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 962,000 barrels per day—or 40.40 million gallons daily. That is down 51,000 b/d from the all-time high of 1.013 million b/d the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 985,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 15.10 […]

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Digest Bioeconomy Index jumps 2.59 percent to 4.97 as ethanol equities rally

Digest Bioeconomy Index jumps 2.59 percent to 4.97 as ethanol equities rally

June 23, 2016 |

The Digest Bioeconomy Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks, jumped 2.59 percent to 4.97 as ethanol equities rallied. For the day, Metabolix (MBLX) surged 8.25 percent to $0.80, while Green Plains (GPRE) jumped 7.83 percent to $19.41. Among other equities, Gevo (GEVO) soared 15.53 percent to $0.58. Overall, advances led declines by […]

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Corn Plus ethanol plant agrees to several steps to correct several environmental violations

Corn Plus ethanol plant agrees to several steps to correct several environmental violations

June 22, 2016 |

In Minnesota, the Corn Plus ethanol plant in Winnebago in southern Minnesota has again agreed to take steps to correct several environmental violations and pay a $39,450 penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). Agency inspections and records reviews found several violations of the plant’s stormwater permit that sets conditions to ensure runoff from […]

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POET’s CEO says boost in global ethanol consumption needed to avoid agri crisis

POET’s CEO says boost in global ethanol consumption needed to avoid agri crisis

June 22, 2016 |

In Wisconsin, POET’s CEO says a boost in ethanol consumption around the world is necessary to avoid a global agricultural crisis. Earlier this year, stagnant demand for ethanol led to higher production costs that translated to thin or negative margins for producers. Ensuring that demand increases over time will help to stabilize grain prices overall, […]

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Tongaat Hullet to boost ethanol production to 28 million liters

Tongaat Hullet to boost ethanol production to 28 million liters

June 22, 2016 |

In Zimbabwe, Tongaat Hullet plans to boost its ethanol production to 70% of installed capacity at its Hippo Valley sugar mill, up from the 50% it has been running at for several years. That will boost annual production to about 28 million liters from the 20 million to 21 million liters it has averaged. The […]

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Belgian consortium pacts deal to buy Abengoa’s Rotterdam ethanol plant

Belgian consortium pacts deal to buy Abengoa’s Rotterdam ethanol plant

June 22, 2016 |

In the Netherlands, Abengoa has reached a deal to sell its Rotterdam ethanol plant to a consortium led by Alcogroup including Vanden Avenne Commodities and Vandema which is expected to close in the next few weeks, a move that has helped to stabilize supply fears in the market. The plant has been closed since May […]

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Maine governor hits back at higher ethanol blends with executive order

Maine governor hits back at higher ethanol blends with executive order

June 22, 2016 |

In Maine, Governor Paul R. LePage has issued an Executive Order in an effort to better understand the human health risks and effects of emissions produced by the combustion of ethanol containing gasoline and the effect of increasing ethanol blends on emissions. The Executive Order follows federal mandates, which have resulted in increased domestic production […]

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NSW regulator looking for perfect pricing structure for ethanol

NSW regulator looking for perfect pricing structure for ethanol

June 21, 2016 |

In Australia, New South Wales’ pricing regulator, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal, has opened a public comment period to seek input on wholesale pricing of ethanol ahead of a transition to 6% ethanol blending from the current 2.5%. The regulator will also consult directly with producers, blenders, retailers and government agency to find the […]

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Global Partners may begin transloading ethanol later this month

Global Partners may begin transloading ethanol later this month

June 20, 2016 |

In Oregon, Global Partners may begin transloading ethanol later this month at the Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery at Port Westward. The company wound up its crude oil transloading operations in January to prepare for the switch to ethanol transport, while 107 inspections from federal and state agencies along with the Coast Guard have taken place to […]

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ICM has short list for its Gen 1.5 Cellulosic Ethanol

ICM has short list for its Gen 1.5 Cellulosic Ethanol

June 18, 2016 |

In Kansas, ICM said it is is currently in discussion with a short list of those interested in being selected as an early adopter of its Gen 1.5 technology, and they anticipate construction of the first commercial cellulosic plant of its kind built next to an existing grain ethanol plant in the near future. ICM’s […]

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