Tag: North Dakota

National Biodiesel Board launches its own ad campaign against small refinery waivers

National Biodiesel Board launches its own ad campaign against small refinery waivers

July 9, 2019 |

In North Dakota, News Dakota reports that the National Biodiesel Board has followed the oil industry’s TV ad campaign against small refinery waivers with an ad campaign of its own, urging President Trump to live up to his promises to farmers by supporting the biofuels industry and not let waivers cut demand for biodiesel, in […]

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Hankinson Renewable Energy awarded $500,000 to help expand ethanol production

Hankinson Renewable Energy awarded $500,000 to help expand ethanol production

May 1, 2019 |

In North Dakota, local press reports that the state’s industrial commission has awarded Hankinson Renewable Energy a half million dollars in order to upgrade its ethanol facility, expanding production capacity by 10 million gallons per year thanks to Stack Heat Recovery system. The upgrade will not only reduce demand for natural gas and water but […]

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Red Trail Energy moving ahead with CCS project after 3D geological survey

Red Trail Energy moving ahead with CCS project after 3D geological survey

April 16, 2019 |

In North Dakota, following a geological survey of the eight miles surrounding the facility, Red Trail Energy has decided to move forward with its carbon capture plans. The move is meant to reduce the carbon footprint of the ethanol produced at the facility so it may be able to supply more lucrative ethanol markets like […]

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New Energy Blue five months away from finalizing permitting and engineering for 2G plant

New Energy Blue five months away from finalizing permitting and engineering for 2G plant

December 11, 2018 |

In North Dakota, Agweek reports that design for the $150 million New Energy Blue cellulosic ethanol plant in Spirtwood is chugging right along with permitting and engineering about five months away. The 16 million gallon per year facility will use wheat and corn residues as feedstock and could be online as soon as 2021. Located […]

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Company seeks permission to build biodiesel plant along North Dakota/Montana border

Company seeks permission to build biodiesel plant along North Dakota/Montana border

November 27, 2018 |

In North Dakota, AIC Energy Corp. applied for planning and zoning permission in Williams County near the Montana border to build a 28,000 barrel per day biodiesel production facility using agricultural and waste oil feedstocks. The facility appears to seek to use Bakken oil as well but details were not forthcoming if the company plans […]

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Fargo Biodiesel Terminal opens

Fargo Biodiesel Terminal opens

October 17, 2018 |

In North Dakota, Targray announced the opening of its Fargo Biodiesel Terminal, a 24/7 fuel distribution center serving wholesale fuel buyers throughout the Fargo-Moorhead metro area. Centrally located in West Fargo, North Dakota, the new terminal will provide local fuel retailers, distributors and fleet managers with greater access to biodiesel, a bio-based renewable fuel that […]

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Groundbreaking of Red River Biorefinery set for this week

Groundbreaking of Red River Biorefinery set for this week

August 21, 2018 |

In North Dakota, officials will break ground on the Red River Biorefinery Wednesday in Grand Forks that will produce ethanol from half a million metric tons of sugarbeet waste annually with the intention of selling the fuel into the California and Canadian markets where low GHG fuels provide a higher return. The facility is expected […]

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Midwest AgEnergy gets grant to study barley for ethanol and animal feed production

Midwest AgEnergy gets grant to study barley for ethanol and animal feed production

July 3, 2018 |

In North Dakota, thanks to a $83,810 grant from the North Dakota Industrial Commission, Midwest AgEnergy Group are looking at opportunities to use local barley as feedstock for ethanol but also for protein concentrate as fish feed to supply the growing aquaculture industry, making it the first ethanol producer in the state to potential diversify […]

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Agritech connecting grain farmers with ethanol producers and processors scores $7 million in investment

Agritech connecting grain farmers with ethanol producers and processors scores $7 million in investment

May 10, 2018 |

In North Dakota, Bushel™ announced a $7 million private investment round to accelerate its patent-pending digital platform for the grain industry. The funding was led by private investors in the agriculture and software industries. The investment will be used to expand Bushel’s reach; accelerate new features, research and development and customer success; and continue evaluating […]

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Red Trail Energy ethanol plant leaks 202 barrels after leaving pipe open accidentally

Red Trail Energy ethanol plant leaks 202 barrels after leaving pipe open accidentally

April 2, 2018 |

In North Dakota, Agweek reports that Red Trail Energy’s ethanol plant in Richardson leaked 8,484 gallons of ethanol, about 202 barrels, due to a transfer valve on a hose being left partially open by accident. The leak, identified Thursday and likely to have started Wednesday, did not likely cause any environmental damage due to its […]

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