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In Brazil, Platts Kingsman says that any increase in the ethanol blending mandate would stretch the country’s production capacity, likely impacting its ethanol trade flows with the US. Talk is that the 25% ethanol blend could rise to 27.5% as soon as next month. Platts Kingsman says ethanol demand would increase by 95 million liters […]
In India, implementing the 5% ethanol blend remains a challenge due to the oil companies having only contracted 620 million liters from sugar mills, compared to the 1.05 billion liters needed. Of the contracted volume, 300 million liters remains in storage in the depots. Mills are stuck because once the volume is offered to the […]
In the Philippines, there is a short window for ethanol imports from Thai and Vietnamese producers following higher US ethanol prices. Ethanol prices in the US are starting to slip however, meaning that the opportunities for regional trade into the Philippines aren’t likely to last long.
In Texas, Vireol Bio Energy, LLC has selected Murex LLC as their marketing partner for the bioethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Vireol recently announced their plans to bring the 63 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Hopewell, Virginia online in April of 2014. Vireol originally planned to transfer the plant to the UK, but […]
In India, Rasoya Proteins is set to invest US$65.7 million in a corn-based ethanol plant with feedstock sourced locally in Nagpur and surrounding regions in Maharashtra. The facility will complement the company’s other food processing facilities including rice, wheat and soy.
In Nebraska, using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The findings by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln team of researchers cast doubt on whether corn residue can be used to meet federal […]
On Friday April 18, 2014, American Process shipped its second commercial ethanol cargo and sold the first cellulosic ethanol RINs from its Alpena Biorefinery. These are the first cellulosic ethanol RINs generated since the beginning of 2013. These are also the first ever commercial cellulosic ethanol RINS generated from woody biomass in in the US. […]
In Minnesota, the state’s pollution control agency says the new owners of the ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake, Buffalo Lake Advanced Biofuels, must pay the $10,000 fine for the 2012 wastewater violation. At the time, the plant was owned by Purified Renewable Energy but that company has since gone bankrupt.
In Illinois, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comment on a proposed permit that would allow Archer Daniels Midland to inject carbon dioxide deep underground at a facility in Decatur, Illinois. This process – known as “carbon sequestration” – is a means of storing carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that contributes to climate […]
The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, climbed 0.68 percent to 78.10 as ethanol equities rallied. For the day, Biofuel Energy (BIOF) soared 27.39 percent to $7.72, while Gevo (GEVO) rebounded 12.45 percent to $0.93. Among other equities, Ceres (CERE) slumped 10/15 percent to $0.61. Overall, advances led declines 7 to […]