Tag: New York

February ethanol exports down 20% as China pulls back from the market

February ethanol exports down 20% as China pulls back from the market

April 6, 2016 |

In New York state, ethanol exports fell more than 20% in February to 67 million gallons as China pulled back from the market, importing only half of that volume which represents just 30% of its January imports. Brazil’s imports tripled over January’s—though less than in January 2015—but it wasn’t enough to temper concerns in the […]

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Moody’s cuts Cosan’s overseas risk rating to negative from stable

Moody’s cuts Cosan’s overseas risk rating to negative from stable

March 24, 2016 |

In New York state, Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the ratings of the notes issued by Cosan Overseas Limited and Cosan Luxembourg S.A and guaranteed by Cosan to Ba3 from Ba2. At the same time, Moody’s América Latina has today affirmed Cosan S.A. Indústria e Comércio (“Cosan”)’s Ba2 (global scale) and A1.br (national scale) corporate family […]

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Oil companies paid $1 billion in RINs to comply with RFS in 2015

Oil companies paid $1 billion in RINs to comply with RFS in 2015

March 7, 2016 |

In New York state, oil refiners paid about $1 billion for the needed RINs to comply with the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2015. RIN prices were about 14% higher in 2015 than 2014, pushing the overall RIN spend by 25% over 2014 but not nearly as high as the record seen in 2013 of $1.35 […]

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New York state gets Buffalo Biodiesel to drop more than 600 “bullying” suits against UCO collectors  

New York state gets Buffalo Biodiesel to drop more than 600 “bullying” suits against UCO collectors  

February 18, 2016 |

In New York state, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced an agreement with Buffalo Biodiesel, a company that collects cooking oil waste and converts it into biodiesel, over claims that the company filed lawsuits against hundreds of small businesses across Western New York and several surrounding states. The over 600 lawsuits, most of which […]

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Western New York Energy fined for illegal disposal of industrial waste

Western New York Energy fined for illegal disposal of industrial waste

January 25, 2016 |

In New York state, an ethanol production plant has been fined after illegally disposing of industrial waste on its Shelby property. The fine stems from a 2013 investigation into illegal activities at Western New York Energy, LLC (WNYE) by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Police’s Bureau of Environmental Crimes Investigation (BECI) unit. The investigation, […]

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Global biorefinery market seen growing 14% CAGR through 2020

Global biorefinery market seen growing 14% CAGR through 2020

January 5, 2016 |

In New York, the global biorefinery market was valued at $432.4 billion in 2014, and it is expected to grow with a CAGR of 14.0% during 2015 – 2020, according to a new report from P&S Market Research. The factors driving the growth of the global market include government initiatives and increasing pressure for environmental […]

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Sunoco Fulton Ethanol gets $700,000 grant to fund move into barley malting for craft beer

Sunoco Fulton Ethanol gets $700,000 grant to fund move into barley malting for craft beer

December 21, 2015 |

In New York state, Sunoco Fulton Ethanol manufacturing facility in Volney, N.Y. has received a Central New York Regional Economic Development Grant in the amount of $700,000 as part of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Initiative announced December 10. The REDC grant, strongly supported by State Senator Patty Ritchie of […]

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University of Rochester boost butanol-from-ethanol yields 25%

University of Rochester boost butanol-from-ethanol yields 25%

December 3, 2015 |

In New York state, a research team led by William Jones at the University of Rochester has developed a series of reactions that results in the selective conversion of ethanol to butanol, without producing unwanted byproducts. Jones was able to increase the amount of ethanol converted to butanol by almost 25 percent over currently used […]

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MarketResearchReports.Biz releases 2020 global forecast for biodiesel

MarketResearchReports.Biz releases 2020 global forecast for biodiesel

December 1, 2015 |

In New York state, MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Biodiesel Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020″ to its database. This report gives an in-depth analysis of the global biodiesel market and provides forecasts up to 2020. The research analyzes key trends, major issues and growth opportunities in the global biodiesel market. Market […]

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EPA grants Ensyn Title 40 CFR approval for RFGasoline

EPA grants Ensyn Title 40 CFR approval for RFGasoline

November 25, 2015 |

In New York, Ensyn has been granted a key regulatory approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its renewable gasoline product, RFGasoline. This approval, pursuant to Title 40 CFR Part 79 promulgated under the Clean Air Act, is required for the sale of RFGasoline into U.S. commerce. This approval follows the recently announced […]

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