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Chicago Argo ethanol prices edge towards six-month high thanks to shrinking stocks and exports

Chicago Argo ethanol prices edge towards six-month high thanks to shrinking stocks and exports

December 6, 2016 |

In Illinois, Chicago Argo ethanol is edging close to a six month high at $1.71/gal on Monday thanks to robust exports mixed with falling stocks, down by more than half a million barrels on the week last week. Corn futures prices have rallied recently to $3.4950/bushel on Monday, providing further support to prices. Ethanol exports […]

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China seeks to double ethanol production by 2020

China seeks to double ethanol production by 2020

December 5, 2016 |

In China, the country is looking to double ethanol production to 4 million metric tons by 2020 as it aims to work through its untenable grain stocks. The country had aimed for 4 million tons of ethanol production by 2015 but its tight hold on grain kept that from happening. Second-generation from crop waste associated […]

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Thai ethanol market facing shortage

Thai ethanol market facing shortage

December 5, 2016 |

In Thailand, for the first time in several years a shortage of ethanol supplies are expected this month. Fuel retailers have already asked the government to dip into reserves to meet demand but those are only sufficient for 3.5 days due to daily consumption of 3.8 million liters on average. The shortage could last between […]

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University of Manchester students win Cargill challenge to solve ethanol production problem

University of Manchester students win Cargill challenge to solve ethanol production problem

December 5, 2016 |

In the UK, students Rachana Halasabele and Alessia Xu from The University of Manchester in the UK recently triumphed with their innovative and practical winning solution to a real-life industry problem set by Cargill’s ethanol experts at their starches and sweeteners plant in Trafford Park, Manchester. The UK-wide competition, open to all Universities, is the […]

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Philippines cracking down on methanol blending

Philippines cracking down on methanol blending

December 5, 2016 |

In the Philippines, the Department of Energy has been monitoring gas stations to make sure they comply with the ethanol-blending mandate and found several locations where methanol is blended into gasoline contrary to the biofuel law. Most of those found to be blending methanol are independent retailers with just a single station. The Independent Philippine […]

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Digest Bioeconomy Index edges up 0.44 percent to 56.96 as ethanol equities gain

Digest Bioeconomy Index edges up 0.44 percent to 56.96 as ethanol equities gain

December 5, 2016 |

The Digest Bioeconomy Index, an index of publicly traded advanced bioeconomy stocks, edged up 0.44 percent to 56.96 as ethanol equities gained. For the day, Aemetis (AMTX) jumped 4.35 percent to $1.68, while Biox (BX.T) gained 7.14 percent to $0.75. Among other stocks, Amyris (AMRS) fell 4.03 percent to $0.81. Overall, advances led declines by […]

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Bolting chemicals onto ethanol plants: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Greenyug

Bolting chemicals onto ethanol plants: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Greenyug

December 5, 2016 |

Greenyug is a privately held technology development company with a mission to research, develop and commercialize production of commodity chemicals, specialty chemicals, polymers and fuels derived from renewable sources. The laboratory facility is based in Santa Barbara and the scale-up and process development facility is based in India. Capabilities include all aspects of technology development […]

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US ethanol production dips to 15.50B gallon rate

US ethanol production dips to 15.50B gallon rate

December 4, 2016 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.012 million barrels per day —or 42.50 million gallons daily. That is down just 2,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 1.011 million b/d for an annualized rate of 15.50 billion gallons. […]

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Brazilian hydrous ethanol sales slip 20% during H1 November

Brazilian hydrous ethanol sales slip 20% during H1 November

December 1, 2016 |

In Brazil, hydrous ethanol sales dropped more than 20% during the first half of November at 503.18 million liters compared to the two weeks prior. Anhydrous sales fell a little more than 3% to 411.11 million liter. Of the total, only 28.71 million liters were exported, leaving the vast majority for the domestic market. About 920 […]

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Tight supplies mixed with unseasonal demand lifts T2 ethanol to four-month high

Tight supplies mixed with unseasonal demand lifts T2 ethanol to four-month high

December 1, 2016 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices hit a four-month high on Wednesday following several weeks of gains thanks to a tight market and a bullish mood in the European market heading into the last stretch of the year.  Imports from Central America typically enter the European market during this period but they are missing at […]

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