Tag: corn oil

DuPont launches OPTIMASH DCO+ for increased recovery of corn oil

DuPont launches OPTIMASH DCO+ for increased recovery of corn oil

June 10, 2019 |

In Delaware, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has announced the launch of DuPont OPTIMASH DCO+ for increased recovery of corn oil in dry grind ethanol plants. OPTIMASH DCO+ provides a flexible solution for ethanol producers to increase corn oil yield without affecting downstream processes or the quality of distillers’ grains. OPTIMASH DCO+ is a patent-pending thermostable […]

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C-Sharp: Spring’s 3 hottest markets start with C

C-Sharp: Spring’s 3 hottest markets start with C

April 25, 2016 |

California and the green premium One of the biggest myths running is that there is no green premium, which is to say that customers will not pay a cent more for a cleaner fuel than a dirty one, given the choice. Though there is, many contend, a green preference — at the same price, customers […]

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Pacific Ethanol switches on Corn Oil production at its Boardman, Oregon plant

Pacific Ethanol switches on Corn Oil production at its Boardman, Oregon plant

July 29, 2015 |

In California, Pacific Ethanol has begun commercial production of corn oil utilizing Valicor’s corn oil recovery system at its Columbia ethanol plant located in Boardman, Oregon. With the completion of this 2-year initiative, all four of the western Pacific Ethanol plants are now producing corn oil. In May, Pacific Ethanol began commercial production of corn […]

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Aventine Renewable Energy installs third Valicor® corn-oil separation system

Aventine Renewable Energy installs third Valicor® corn-oil separation system

May 20, 2015 |

In Illinois, Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. has announced the successful installation of its third Valicor® corn-oil separation system. The new $4.4 million “plug and play” modular system is now operating at the Aurora West 110-million-gallon Delta T plant in Aurora, Nebraska.

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South Bend ethanol plant negotiating corn oil extraction lease with city

South Bend ethanol plant negotiating corn oil extraction lease with city

December 16, 2014 |

In Indiana, the 100 million gallon ethanol plant in South Bend has come back online following Noble Americas buying the facility in mid-2013 and spending the last year upgrading the facility to come back online. The company has negotiated with the city that the city buy a $2 million corn extraction add-on to the plant […]

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US District Court invalidates four of GS CleanTech’s corn oil patents

US District Court invalidates four of GS CleanTech’s corn oil patents

December 4, 2014 |

In Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has ruled against GS CleanTech in a case the company had mounted against 17 ethanol plants and manufacturers of ethanol production equipment who the company claimed had violated its corn oil patents. The judge ruled four of the company’s patents invalid because it […]

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Solenis receives patent for corn oil extraction aids

Solenis receives patent for corn oil extraction aids

November 4, 2014 |

In Delaware, after bringing corn oil extraction aids to the market four years ago and proving they could help fuel ethanol producers capture up to three times more corn oil, Solenis has received a U.S. patent (Patent No. US 8,841,469 B2) for the use of chemical additives to improve the separation of corn oil in […]

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GreenShift installs corn oil extraction at Illinois Corn Processing

GreenShift installs corn oil extraction at Illinois Corn Processing

March 4, 2014 |

In Illinois, GreenShift Corporation announced that Illinois Corn Processing LLC of Pekin, Illinois, has executed an installation and licensing agreement with GreenShift for its proven Corn Oil Extraction System. ICP is now the thirty-second ethanol plant to license GreenShift’s patented technology.

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As many as 80% of US ethanol plants could produce corn oil by year’s end

As many as 80% of US ethanol plants could produce corn oil by year’s end

August 14, 2013 |

In Kansas, some are saying that as many as 80% of ethanol plants could be recovering corn oil by the end of the year, thanks to easy bolt-on technology, a steady market for corn oil and the opportunity for corn oil to help keep ethanol plants in business even with higher corn prices. WB Services […]

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Pacific Ethanol Diversifying with Corn Oil in Idaho

Pacific Ethanol Diversifying with Corn Oil in Idaho

June 5, 2013 |

In Idaho, Pacific Ethanol Inc. is using ICM Inc.’s Advanced Oil Separation System™ to produce corn oil for biodiesel and animal feed in Magic Valley. The company anticipates an additional $4.5 million in annual revenue thanks to the diversified production at its 60 million gallon per year plant. Pacific Ethanol, Inc. operates four ethanol plants […]

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