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Valero: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. Valero subsidiaries employ approximately 10,500 people, and assets include 16 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3 million barrels per day, 10 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.2 billion […]

April 15, 2014 More

Valero purchases its 11th ethanol plant, hits 1.3 bgy in ethanol production

In Indiana, Valero has purchased a corn ethanol plant in Mount Vernon, Ind. from Aventine Renewable Energy-Mt. Vernon. The Mount Vernon plant is the 11th corn ethanol plant in Valero Renewables’ system and its second in Indiana. With an annual capacity of 110 million gallons, the addition will give Valero more than 1.3 billion gallons […]

March 23, 2014 More

Valero asks EPA to waive RFS requirements now

In Texas, Valero has written to the EPA administrator asking for an immediate waiver of the Renewable Fuel Standard’s ethanol blending requirements because of soaring RIN prices. The company says that lowering the mandate will lower the price of RINs, savings which would be passed on to the consumer.

September 11, 2013 More

Hottest Companies: Valero

Voting for Valero in the Hot 50 or Hot 30 Rankings You can vote on the web for this company in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy or the 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials — by clicking on the icons above to “Like” or “Tweet” this page. Any web votes you record […]

August 25, 2013 More

Valero pulls out of stalled Mascoma wood-to-ethanol facility in Michigan

In Michigan, Valero has confirmed that it has pulled out of a proposed $232 million Mascoma second-generation facility in Kinross Charter Township. The project has received $120 million in public money for the wood-to-ethanol project. The project hasn’t yet broken ground despite construction having meant to start in 2011 with production coming online this year.

August 7, 2013 More

Valero boosts expectation for 2013 RIN spend to $800 million

In Texas, Valero expects to spend more on RINs this year than already thought as the credits continue to rise in price. The company’s latest estimate for its 2013 spend is $600 million to $800 million, up from its previous expectation of $500 million to $750 million. Even though the company is trying to boost […]

July 24, 2013 More

Valero’s CEO says RFS is broken, should be repealed and replaced

In Washington, Valero’s CEO told a Senate hearing that the Renewable Fuel Standard is “broken” and should be repealed and replaced with a better functioning policy. The blend wall has led to soaring RIN prices that oil refiners must pay because they say that ethanol can’t be blended any higher, so their backs are against […]

July 17, 2013 More

Valero may spend triple last year’s buy on RINs

In Texas, Valero is turning back on its ethanol plants because of high ethanol prices that will cost them two to three times as much as it did last year on RINs, perhaps as high as $750,000. The company is calling for either an end to the RFS or to make ethanol blenders responsible for […]

March 20, 2013 More

Valero re-opens Ohio ethanol plant, readies Indiana facility for re-opening

In Ohio, Valero has restarted its ethanol facility in Bloomingburg and will restart its facility in Linden, Indiana now that corn futures have fallen by 16% combined with the fact that ethanol is trading at its highest price since August. Valero mothballed three of its 10 ethanol plants in June due to high corn prices […]

March 18, 2013 More

Valero mothballed three of its 10 ethanol plants during Q4

In Texas, Reuters reports that due to high ethanol inventories mixed with high corn prices, Valero had to idle three of its 10 ethanol plants during the fourth quarter of 2012. The trend follows along with others around the country mothballing due to high corn prices, with the Renewable Fuel Agency reporting that 34 plants […]

January 30, 2013 More