Tag: ADM

ADM seeking federal permission for CCS at Illinois ethanol plant

In Illinois, ADM is seeking federal permission to install a second carbon storage well at its ethanol plant in Decatur. The EPA is responsible for analyzing the permit to make sure that the captured CO2 that is then turned into a liquid when pressurized into the ground doesn’t get into the groundwater. A public hearing […]

May 22, 2014 More

“But I won’t cry for yesterday”: The re-making of the US ethanol industry

The migration from first-gen to next-gen biofuels is becoming less ‘Invisible’ — and the new landscape is not, by anyone’s estimation, an ‘Ordinary World’. If Aemetis’ latest earnings hadn’t rocked your world quite enough, here are 10 hot strategies being pursued right now to morph the old into new. If you remained glued to the television […]

May 21, 2014 More

ADM pays $20,000 settlement for air quality violations at Nebraska ethanol plant

In Nebraska, ADM has to pay $20,000 for air quality violations at the company’s ethanol plant in Columbus. The plant surpassed various emissions levels several times in 2010. ADM settled with the state’s Dept. of Environmental Quality in local court last week.

April 7, 2014 More

ADM invests $25M in Rennovia: the complete story

20% lower capital, 30% lower raw materials, 15% lower utilities, 30% lower manufacturing – vs petroleum. Plus a multi-billion dollar market, a big partner in ADM, and big ambitions in adipic, glucaric and gluconic acids.  What’s not to love about Rennovia? In Illinois, Archer Daniels Midland Company and Rennovia, Inc. announced today that ADM has […]

February 12, 2014 More

Solazyme jumps 12% after Iowa projects come online

In California, Solazyme jumped 12% after two commercial operations in Iowa came online last Friday. The plants, one owned by Archer Daniel Midland and the other by American Natural Products, will be producing tailored oils including lubricants and personal-care oils using Solazyme’s technology. The plants are expected to scale up to 20,000 metric tons within […]

February 3, 2014 More

Industrial Biotech’s 2013 Santa Claus Rally: What happened?

Santa Claus rallies typically occur between Christmas and New Year’s. But industrial biotech’s rally came early this year. Who is up, and why? The Digest investigates. If you’ve been following The Digest’s Equity Index in recent weeks, you’ll note that it has rallied just on 8 percent in the past two weeks, after hitting a […]

December 25, 2013 More

ADM says ethanol margins good enough to boost production despite RFS

In Illinois, ADM’s CEO says that domestic ethanol production could reach 14 billion gallons thanks to good margins, regardless of the fate of the RFS. Thanks to growing corn inventories, ethanol margins are at their highest since 2009. She said that cheaper corn and ethanol prices will also likely show fuel retailers that financial viability […]

November 14, 2013 More

“ADM warns against cut in biofuels mandate.”

Today on Twitter: anujasaw Green Chemistry Community at Google+ SugarcaneBlog ADM warns against cut in biofuels mandate – Financial Times lizasteinhoff The Biodiesel Tide Is Going Out: Neste Oil Is Swimming Naked, 75% Downside

October 29, 2013 More

ADM joins with CIC Holdings and Chemanex to produce bio-based superabsorbent polymers

In Sri Lanka, Archer Daniels Midland Company has joined with CIC Holdings and Chemanex PLC in a joint venture to build and operate a processing facility near Colombo, Sri Lanka, to manufacture bio-based superabsorbent polymers. These products are commonly used in food packaging, personal-care products and various industrial applications. ADM will be the majority owner […]

August 28, 2013 More

ADM optimistic about ethanol margins in 2014 and 2015

In Minnesota, ADM says that a record corn crop leading to a 43% drop in corn prices on the Chicago markets has made the company optimistic about higher ethanol margins in 2014 and 2015. That dynamic in turn will lead to more blending, the company says. It says it is very confident the Renewable Fuel […]

August 7, 2013 More