Tag: ethanol

Brazilian soy processor to produce ethanol from soy molasses

Brazilian soy processor to produce ethanol from soy molasses

November 16, 2017 |

In Brazil, Caramuru announced it will make ethanol—not biodiesel—and soy lecithin from soybeans at its soy processing facility in Mato Grasso. The plant already produces soybean meal, makes biodiesel, and stores grain but will now also produce 6.8 million liters of hydrous ethanol and 3,000 metric tons of lecithin from leftover soy molasses that is […]

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Ohio residents fear safety and environmental hazards of proposed rail spur

Ohio residents fear safety and environmental hazards of proposed rail spur

November 15, 2017 |

In Ohio, residents of south Bibb County near Macon are protesting Epic Midstream’s proposed rail spur that would connect a nearby ethanol transfer station, saying it would pose safety and potential environmental risks in case of a spill. A county judge ruled last week there wasn’t enough evidence to deny the conditional use permit and […]

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Brazilian hydrous ethanol sales jumped 22% during H2 October

Brazilian hydrous ethanol sales jumped 22% during H2 October

November 14, 2017 |

In Brazil, hydrous ethanol sales jumped nearly 22% on the year during the second half of October to 1.5 billion liters. With anhydrous sales at 794.46 million liters, total ethanol sales were up more than 15% during the period at 2.46 billion liters. Only about 171.97 million liters of the total sales were for exports. […]

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US ethanol exports not enough to compensate for excess production

US ethanol exports not enough to compensate for excess production

November 14, 2017 |

In Iowa, despite increased ethanol exports of 120,000 b/d of exports and 920,000 b/d in blender inputs, ethanol stocks are expected to continue building due to average production of between 1.060 million-1.080 million b/d. Between five and 13 cargoes to China are said to have been booked but there has been no confirmation. That said, […]

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Philippine domestic ethanol prices fall 19% in October but still double imported

Philippine domestic ethanol prices fall 19% in October but still double imported

November 14, 2017 |

In the Philippines, the Sugar Regulatory Authority said the October ethanol reference price fell 19% on the year to 92 cents per liter thanks to lower molasses and sugarcane prices during the period. Even though prices fell, domestic ethanol is still roughly double the price of imported ethanol at $469.03/cu m CIF basis. Companies are […]

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S&P Global Platts launches North-Northeast Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment

S&P Global Platts launches North-Northeast Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment

November 13, 2017 |

In New York, S&P Global Platts announced that it has launched a new North-Northeast Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment. The new assessment reflects demand for greater transparency and a clearly defined methodology to help market participants understand the drivers of pricing. The NNE assessment will reflect anhydrous ethanol standard ANP quality in Suape, one to 15 days forward from […]

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US ethanol production rises to 15.99B gallon rate, 4th highest-ever

US ethanol production rises to 15.99B gallon rate, 4th highest-ever

November 10, 2017 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, US ethanol production averaged 1.057 million barrels per day —or 44.39 million gallons daily. That is up 1,000 b/d from the week before and the fourth-highest rate of output ever recorded. The four-week average for ethanol production increased 2% to 1.043 million […]

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Court challenge puts Delaware regional ethanol hub project on hold again

Court challenge puts Delaware regional ethanol hub project on hold again

November 9, 2017 |

In Delaware, almost a year after the Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board approved PBF Energy’s proposed $7 million ethanol transshipping project to supply the East Coast, Delaware Superior Court must now hear an appeal by the Delaware Audubon Society and the League of Women Voters who sought to have the project stopped earlier this year […]

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Platts sees US 2018 ethanol exports to Brazil at 1.7 billion liters despite tariff

Platts sees US 2018 ethanol exports to Brazil at 1.7 billion liters despite tariff

November 8, 2017 |

In Brazil, Platts expects the US to export 1.7 billion liters of ethanol to Brazil next year, down slightly from the 1.8 billion liters seen for this year, despite the new 20% import duty on imports above 600 million liters, as center-south mills won’t be able to boost supplies to the north-northeast as higher gasoline […]

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China’s SDIC to invest $452 million in new 600,000 tpy corn ethanol plant

China’s SDIC to invest $452 million in new 600,000 tpy corn ethanol plant

November 7, 2017 |

In China, the State Development & Investment Corporation plans to invest $452 million in a 600,000 metric ton per year ethanol facility in Heilongjiang that will consume 1.85 million metric tons of corn annually. The company plans to boost its ethanol production to 5 million tons in the next five years, doubling current national production, […]

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