Tag: corn oil

POET expands corn oil operations

POET expands corn oil operations

January 21, 2013 |

In South Dakota, 25 of POET’s biorefineries have installed the company’s corn oil technology as a protection against challenging ethanol margins, accordion to CEO Jeff Lautt. The company’s total corn oil capacity now sits at 250,000 tons per year, enough feedstock to produce 68m gallons of biodiesel per year. More on the story.

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Illinois River Energy invests in corn oil and CHP

Illinois River Energy invests in corn oil and CHP

December 26, 2012 |

In Illinois, Illinois River Energy ethanol plant in Rochelle invested $3.3 million to install corn oil production capacity. The company has also installed CHP capacity, allowing it to produce 25% of its energy demand while reducing its energy consumption by 30% and water consumption by 20%.

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POET’s Voilà corn oil production soars to 31 million gallons

POET’s Voilà corn oil production soars to 31 million gallons

June 6, 2012 |

In South Dakota, 14 plants have now installed POET’s patent-pending corn oil technology, bringing total annual production capacity to approximately 235 million pounds per year, enough to provide feedstock for approximately 31 million gallons of biodiesel. POET has been selling Voilà corn oil into biodiesel and feed markets since January 2011, and strong demand for […]

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Livestock producers irked by lower fat in distiller’s grains

Livestock producers irked by lower fat in distiller’s grains

March 21, 2012 |

In Iowa, extracting corn oil from DDGs for biodiesel or food use is beginning to become a sore subject with livestock producers who have just become used to using DDGs rather than meal in their animal feed. Some export customers are also beginning to complain about reduced fat content in DDGs while it seems companies […]

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POET to produce 12 Mgy of biodiesel from corn oil

POET to produce 12 Mgy of biodiesel from corn oil

December 7, 2011 |

In Iowa, POET says that it will produce enough corn oil by the end of the year to produce 12 million gallons of biodiesel annually, or 100 million pounds of corn oil. Already the corn oil extraction technology has been added to six of POET’s plants with more expected to come online next year. The […]

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Corn oil, waste oil biodiesel stronger than palm oil: USDA

Corn oil, waste oil biodiesel stronger than palm oil: USDA

December 6, 2011 |

In Washington, the USDA says that palm oil biofuels will have a tough time competing in the American market because corn oil and waste oil biodiesel are cheaper. Though corn oil currently costs $1,300 a ton with palm oil at more than $900 a ton, it won’t take long for US corn ethanol producers to […]

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Valero to add corn oil extraction at three Iowa plants

Valero to add corn oil extraction at three Iowa plants

September 20, 2011 |

In Texas, Valero says it will install corn oil extraction systems at its ethanol plants in Albert City, Charles City, Fort Dodge and Hartley, Iowa in an effort to improve margins from the previously Verasun facilities. The company says the system will recover a quarter-liter of oil per bushel of processed corn that will be […]

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GreenShift corn oil patent case set to begin

GreenShift corn oil patent case set to begin

August 17, 2011 |

In Indiana, a US district court judge will begin hearing arguments on the consolidated case for alleged GreenShift patent infringements on Aug. 22. Reports show that 15 ethanol plants have been named in the case including those by ICM, GEA Westfalia Separator, GEA Mechanical, and Flottweg Separation Technology that claim the companies infringed on GreenShift’s […]

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GreenShift advances in corn oil extraction patent wars

GreenShift advances in corn oil extraction patent wars

July 1, 2011 |

In Georgia, Greenshift has been issued a second notice of allowance for patent application number 12/559,136, titled “Method of Recovering Oil From Thin Stillage”.  GreenShift made this request to strengthen their legal position vis-à-vis their current patent infringement litigation, including ICM, Flottwegg, and Westfalia in support of their invalidity arguments. The USPTO issued the new […]

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New corn oil extractor: can it triple yields?

New corn oil extractor: can it triple yields?

[ 0 ] May 11, 2011 |

In Delaware, Ashland Hercules Water Technologies is launching its new corn oil extraction aid that it says can triple corn oil production at ethanol manufacturing facilities. PTV M-5309 corn oil extraction aid, is easily introduced into the process, requires no additional capital expenditure and reduces solids in the oil, resulting in a cleaner, higher-quality oil. […]

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