Elsewhere in the Digest today, we highlight the food waste crisis. Here we highlight an interesting solution to the problem of organic waste. In North Carolina, Maverick Synfuels announced the availability of the Maverick Oasis BG Gas-to-Liquid methanol plant product line. These plants convert biogas from sources such as anaerobic digesters and landfills into higher […]
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In the Philippines, investors from Manila will put up a $385 million million sorghum-based ethanol plant in the island barangays of Limaong and Tumitus. The consortium is currently filing required paperwork with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Local landowners are expected to benefit by supplying feedstock to the project.
In Washington, the Energy Information Agency says ethanol stocks have risen in three out of five regions in the week ending Feb. 20, reaching the highest levels since April 2012 of 21.594 million barrels. Stocks are highest in the East Coast at 7.584 million barrels. Despite the increase in stocks, ethanol production has fallen to […]
The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, slipped 0.12 percent to 65.06 as ethanol equities slid. For the day, Amyris (AMRS) soared 24.98 percent to $2.42, while Metabolix (MBLX) dumped 16.32 percent to $0.48. Among other equities, Biox (BX.T) rallied 10.00 percent to $0.55. Overall, declines led advances 3 to 2 […]
In Washington, a previously unreported analysis from the Dept. of Transport done in July estimates that as many as 10 oil and ethanol train derailments could occur annually during the next 20 years. The damage is seen at more than $4 billion with potentially hundreds of lives lost. During the 20-year period, 10 “higher consequence […]
In South Dakota, Ring-Neck Energy and Feed has succeeded in getting the site it wants for its future ethanol plant near Onida rezoned to allow the facility. The company hopes to have the $65 million, 70 million gallon corn-based facility online by the end of 2016 but expects to still run into opposition from the […]
In India, Maharashtra sugar mills have begun supplying ethanol to Oil Marketing Companies, with about 65% of the total ethanol supplies purchased by OMCs coming from the state, up from 40% typically. Last year the state supplied 750,000 liters of ethanol towards the country’s E5 blend but will supply 210 million liters this year.
In the Netherlands, European crush margins may have at last reached rock bottom and reversed course, reach a three-month high on Friday of negative Eur27.85/cu m for wheat and Eur65.50/cu m for corn. Ethanol prices have risen on news that Ensus will be mothballed for an unknown amount of time.
In the US, ethanol production averaged 964,000 barrels per day (b/d) for the week before last, up 3000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production came in at 963,000 b/d, or 14.76 billion gallons annually. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 370.0 million gallons daily, with ethanol production meeting 10.94% of […]
In Texas, the Renewable Fuels Association released an update to its Ethanol Industry Outlook and Pocket Guide to Ethanol for 2015 at the 20th Annual National Ethanol Conference. The publication touches on every core issue facing the ethanol industry today, providing readers with the up-to-date information including wew data and statistics to give a sense […]