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Big Oil to ethanol: Build your own dang distribution, if you think E85 has blend-wall busting potential

Big Oil to ethanol: Build your own dang distribution, if you think E85 has blend-wall busting potential

February 19, 2014 |

Reform, repeal or compete: the options laid out for ethanol by Big Oil by Marathon’s Product Supply & Optimization Director in a frank keynote at the National Ethanol Conference. The RFA’s Geoff Cooper and ISU’s Bruce Babcock respond. In his keynote at the National Ethanol Conference this week in Orlando, David Whikehart, Product Supply & Optimization […]

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Why don't oil majors invest in biofuels at scale?

Why don't oil majors invest in biofuels at scale?

[ 0 ] August 27, 2010 |

In recent weeks we have tracked the significant number of migrations among early stage biofuels producers from a “fuel centric” strategy to an emphasis of renewable chemicals, organic acids, food oils, and nutraceuticals. We sometimes think this publication ought to be renamed “Bio-High-Value-Co-Products-or-anything-please-God-that-makes-money-quickly Digest”. Case in point: Didn’t there used to be a Blue Marble […]

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