Tag: ethanol

Chinese to invest in 100,000 ton per year Cambodia cassava ethanol project

Chinese to invest in 100,000 ton per year Cambodia cassava ethanol project

May 24, 2017 |

In Cambodia, as part of China’s “The Belt and Road Initiative”, Hong Kong-based North Asia Resources will buy 14,000ha in Pursat Province for more than $52 million in order to produce cassava that will supply a 100,000 metric ton per year ethanol plant. Methane, carbon dioxide, bio-solid organic fertilizers and bio-power generation will also be […]

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Scania ethanol bus roll out held up by bureaucracy to approve ethanol filling stations    

Scania ethanol bus roll out held up by bureaucracy to approve ethanol filling stations    

May 23, 2017 |

In India, the Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organization has yet to approve the ethanol filling stations that will allow Nagpur Municipal Corporation to begin operating the 55 ethanol-powered Scania buses as part of an extended trial to demonstrate the viability of the vehicles in the Indian market. A single bus has been operating since 2014. […]

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Chinese ethanol exports soar by 1,000% as ethanol policy shifts market

Chinese ethanol exports soar by 1,000% as ethanol policy shifts market

May 23, 2017 |

In China, ethanol exports soared by more than 1,000% in April at more than 13,540 cubic meters while imports slowed to a trickle in demonstration of the government’s dramatic shift towards domestic production as it works its way through more than 20 million metric tons of spoiled corn reserves. With new import taxes in place, […]

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Brazilian real weighing on Asian grade b ethanol market

Brazilian real weighing on Asian grade b ethanol market

May 22, 2017 |

In Singapore, the instability of the Brazilian Real and its impact on the global ethanol market is keeping the Asian grade b market on its toes, with prices falling by as much as $50 per cubic meter as a result of the Real’s slide last Friday. But changing import policies into Brazil could mean that […]

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Ethanol industry looking for a trade fight with China

Ethanol industry looking for a trade fight with China

May 22, 2017 |

In Washington, the head of the Renewable Fuels Association told a Commerce Department hearing last Thursday that it wants action taken against China’s moves to block imports of ethanol and DDGS which the RFA says is significantly injuring American farmers and ethanol producers. With the governor of Iowa nominated to be the ambassador to China, […]

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Livin’ La Vida Octane: The quest for torque and affordable, sustainable vroom

Livin’ La Vida Octane: The quest for torque and affordable, sustainable vroom

May 22, 2017 |

Most gearheads with a passion for awesome cars will make at least one pilgrimage to the Petersen Automotive Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. Among it’s many charms, it’s Hot Rod heaven and speed demon dreamland, and the faithful make the Hajj. But the real Mecca of the Muscle Car, where the Rajas of […]

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HPCL to invest $92.4 million in 2G ethanol plant in Bathinda

HPCL to invest $92.4 million in 2G ethanol plant in Bathinda

May 18, 2017 |

In India, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. has teamed with ICRISAT, Engineers India Ltd (EIL) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) on its 100,000 liter per day $92.4 million second-generation ethanol plant in Bathinda. The facility will use 400 metric tons of sugarcane bagasse and other crop waste as feedstock. Additionally it will also produce bio-CNG and […]

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US Oil seeks to invest $3 million in ethanol pipeline to facilitate exports to Canada

US Oil seeks to invest $3 million in ethanol pipeline to facilitate exports to Canada

May 18, 2017 |

In Wisconsin, US Oil plans to develop a $3 million, 1,000-foot pipeline project that would transport ethanol across the Great Lakes connecting its oil tank yard to its liquid cargo pier at the Port of Milwaukee. The project was approved by the public works committee of city’s common council and now goes to the council […]

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Ethanol production rises again, adding to stocks

Ethanol production rises again, adding to stocks

May 18, 2017 |

In Illinois, ethanol production rose again last week to 1.027 million b/d, 21,000 b/d higher than the previous week and more than 8% higher than during the same period last year. Demand remains stagnant, however, so increased production led to an increase in stocks for a total of 23.414 million barrels contrary to the market’s […]

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Impress ethanol plant $36.7 million expansion seen boosting owner’s profits

Impress ethanol plant $36.7 million expansion seen boosting owner’s profits

May 18, 2017 |

In Thailand, the second phase of Malaysia’s KNM Group’s ethanol plant, expanding the Impress facility to 500,000 liters per day from the current 200,000 liters per day from cassava, is expected to provide the company with long-term recurring income. The $36.7 million expansion project should take 18 months to complete. Profits from the first phase […]

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