Tag: Aventine

Pacific Ethanol completes merger with Aventine

Pacific Ethanol completes merger with Aventine

July 1, 2015 |

In California, Pacific Ethanol announced it completed its merger with Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. Per the terms of the definitive merger agreement, Aventine stockholders received 1.25 shares of Pacific Ethanol common stock for each share of Aventine common stock owned at closing. As a result, Pacific Ethanol issued approximately 17.76 million shares in the […]

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Who said what: The hottest slides from ABLC 2015

Who said what: The hottest slides from ABLC 2015

March 15, 2015 |

ABLC 2015 has come and gone. Here are new priorities, lessons learned, new advances, and cautionary tales. ABLC 2015 ended last Friday, and from the annual bioeconomy leadership conference in Washington DC., we have selected slides presented by CEOs from Abengoa, Algenol, Amyris, Aventine, Enerkem, Fulcrum, GranBio, Green Biologics, Iogen and LanzaTech — at the top rank in terms of […]

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4 minutes with…Mark Beemer, CEO, Aventine Renewable Energy

4 minutes with…Mark Beemer, CEO, Aventine Renewable Energy

November 11, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Aventine is a $1 billion corn processing company using three different technologies of both corn wet milling and corn dry milling to produce over 320 million gallons of ethanol, yeast, Dried distillers grain, corn gluten feed, corn gluten germ, corn oil, and captured […]

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Valero restarts Indiana ethanol plant production

Valero restarts Indiana ethanol plant production

August 28, 2014 |

In Indiana, Valero Energy has restarted production at its ethanol plant in Indiana, shuttered more than two years ago. Valero purchased the plant in March from Illinois-based Aventine Renewable Energy for $34 million. The plant is expected to raise Valero’s ethanol production to 1.3 billion gallons annually, setting it up third in ethanol production behind […]

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Nebraska’s corn farmers are suing Aventine for using sugar as feedstock

Nebraska’s corn farmers are suing Aventine for using sugar as feedstock

July 16, 2014 |

In Nebraska, the state’s corn growers association is suing Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings to stop the company from using cheap beet sugar as feedstock for ethanol production, saying that the company has broken a contract to use local corn exclusively. The company says it has not broken the terms of the contract and claims no […]

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Aventine to replace coal-fired boilers with natural gas

Aventine to replace coal-fired boilers with natural gas

February 6, 2014 |

In Illinois, Aventine is replacing its two coal-fired boilers with natural gas which will reduce its sulfur emissions by 13,000 pounds per year and improve its overall GHG following EPA guidelines requiring the switch by 2016. The new boilers will be installed by May 19 and cost $3.1 million each with the total upgrade coming […]

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Aventine resumes construction at new Illinois ethanol plant

Aventine resumes construction at new Illinois ethanol plant

February 1, 2012 |

In Illinois, Aventine Renewable Energy announced it is resuming work on its ethanol plant located in Canton. In September 2011, the company announced a delay in starting-up the plant due to uncertainty surrounding its ability to secure critical third-party technical and engineering support. The company has secured the support necessary to move the project forward and […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: Aventine

On the Move in Biofuels: Aventine

November 23, 2011 |

In Illinois, Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings announced that John Castle has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. The Company also announced today the appointment of Calvin Stewart as Chief Financial Officer. Both officers had been serving in an interim capacity since August.

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Aventine delays start-up of Illinois facility until 2012

Aventine delays start-up of Illinois facility until 2012

September 19, 2011 |

In Texas, Aventine Renewable reported that it is delaying the start-up of its ethanol plant located in Canton, Illinois until early next year.  Aventine stated the delay is due to uncertainty surrounding its ability to secure critical third-party technical and engineering support in time to re-commission the plant as well as fully complete the remaining […]

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"Using Corn Ethanol to Develop Carbon Capture and Storage."

"Using Corn Ethanol to Develop Carbon Capture and Storage."

September 13, 2011 |

Today on Twitter. asulightworks: DOE Announces $12 Million in Investments to Support Drop-In #Biofuels: Mitchellalt: New biofuels feedstocks are water hogs | TG Daily EINBiofuelNews: U.S. Biofuel Industry Prepares for Life Without Subsidies sciam: Using Corn Ethanol to Develop Carbon Capture and Storage STOCKSWAGER: Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. Delays Start-Up of Canton, Illinois Ethanol […]

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