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US ethanol stocks hit five-week high as production soars

US ethanol stocks hit five-week high as production soars

September 18, 2014 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Agency says that ethanol stocks reached 18.81 million barrels during the week ending Sept. 12, up 4.3% and the highest in 18 months. Ethanol production reached 931,000 barrels during the week, the third week in a row where production increased. Cheap corn thanks to a bumper harvest as most production […]

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Biofuels Digest Index drops to 76.78 as ethanol equities continue to fall

Biofuels Digest Index drops to 76.78 as ethanol equities continue to fall

September 18, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, dropped 0.35 percent to 76.78 as ethanol equities continued to fall. For the day, Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) dipped 1.31 percent to $16.61, while Green Plains (GPRE) dumped 3.40 percent to $38.04. Among other equities, Gevo (GEVO) plunged 14.70 percent to $0.35. Overall, declines and […]

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Biofuels Digest Index drops 1.12 to 77.05 as ethanol equities tank anew

Biofuels Digest Index drops 1.12 to 77.05 as ethanol equities tank anew

September 17, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, dropped 1.12 percent to 77.05 as ethanol equities tanked anew. For the day, Aemetis (AMTX) fell 4.69 percent to $8,54, while Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) sank 10.29 percent to $16.83. Among other equities, Green Plains (GPRE) fell back 5.36 percent to $39.38. Overall, declines led […]

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New ethanol plant may be sited in South Dakota

New ethanol plant may be sited in South Dakota

September 17, 2014 |

In South Dakota, a 70 million gallon per year corn-based ethanol plant is being proposed in Onida. Plans are underway for a public hearing for a conditional land use permit at the proposed site. The feasibility study for the facility is being completed, with 10% of the ethanol produced expected to be consumed within the […]

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DuPont chooses Murex to market cellulosic ethanol from Iowa facility

DuPont chooses Murex to market cellulosic ethanol from Iowa facility

September 17, 2014 |

In Iowa, DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced the selection of Murex LLC to market the cellulosic ethanol produced from its 30-million-gallon-per-year plant in Nevada, Iowa. By choosing Murex as its marketing partner, DuPont adds an industry veteran to its team. In addition to Murex’s strong presence in the domestic ethanol market, the company has been the […]

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Illinois Corn Marketing Board leads drive for higher ethanol blends

Illinois Corn Marketing Board leads drive for higher ethanol blends

September 16, 2014 |

In Illinois, Illinois Corn Marketing Board (ICMB) and the American Lung Association (ALA) recently chose Gilbarco Veeder-Root as their partner to help drive the adoption of higher ethanol blend fuel in Illinois. The partnership brings together three industry leaders to provide retailers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to make fuel dispensing equipment compatible with higher blends of […]

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ICM subsidiary signs agreements to manage to ethanol plants

ICM subsidiary signs agreements to manage to ethanol plants

September 16, 2014 |

In Minnesota, Energy Management Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of ICM Inc., announced two new signed plant management agreements with Red River Energy LLC in Rosholt, South Dakota, and Midwest Renewable Energy LLC in Sutherland, Nebraska. The Red River Energy ethanol plant will come back online and into full production this week after sitting idle for […]

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Brazil launches first ethanol-powered rocket

Brazil launches first ethanol-powered rocket

September 16, 2014 |

In Brazil, the country’s first rocket powered by ethanol and oxygen was tested earlier this month at the Alcântara Launch Center in Maranhão. Led by the Institute of Aeronautics and Space, the launch lasted 3 minutes and 34 seconds, collecting data for the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte’s space-based GPS system as well […]

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USDA chief says Obama administration still behind 15 billion gallon ethanol goal

USDA chief says Obama administration still behind 15 billion gallon ethanol goal

September 16, 2014 |

In Washington, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the Obama administration is set on getting ethanol production to the 15 billion gallon mark laid out by Congress, which could only be done with more gas stations offering higher blends. He figures the final RFS for 2014 will be higher than the 13 billion gallons the EPA […]

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Pacific Ethanol to Sell CO2 From Its Boardman, Oregon ethanol plant

Pacific Ethanol to Sell CO2 From Its Boardman, Oregon ethanol plant

September 15, 2014 |

In California, Pacific Ethanol, announced an agreement with Kodiak Carbonic, LLC to sell CO2 from the Pacific Ethanol Columbia plant located in Boardman, Oregon. Kodiak plans to construct a liquefaction and dry ice processing plant adjacent to the Columbia facility and expects to purchase up to 200 tons of CO2 per day to sell to food processing and beverage producers. Neil […]

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