Tweet In Washington, the EIA reports that ethanol production averaged 875,000 barrels per day (b/d) — or 36.75 million gallons daily. That is up 18,000 b/d from the week before, the highest weekly average since the week ended 6/22/2012. Stocks of ethanol stood at 16.2 million barrels. That is a 1.5% decrease from last week. [...]
Tweet In Washington, the EPA proposed rulemaking for modifications to the Renewable Fuel Standard program, E15 misfueling mitigation regulations, ultra low sulfur diesel survey requirements as well as other technical amendments.
Tweet In Washington, the American Cleaning Institute® (ACI) and the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) awarded the 2013 Glycerine Innovation Award to Dr. B.L.A. Prabhavathi Devi from the Centre for Lipid Research at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India. The ACI/NBB Glycerine Innovation Award recognizes outstanding achievement for research into new applications for glycerine, with [...]
Tweet In Washington, the American Sugar Alliance says the US and Mexican governments are in discussions about the possibility of using some of Mexico’s surplus sugar as ethanol feedstock that is later re-exported back to Mexico. Under NAFTA, Mexican sugar enters the US market duty-free but with an over-supplied sugar market at the moment, the [...]
Tweet In Washington, US ethanol production averaged 857,000 barrels per day (b/d) — or 35.99 million gallons daily. That is up 14,000 b/d from the week before and tied for highest of the year. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 853,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 13.08 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol [...]
Tweet In Washington, as part of the EPA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for RIN integrity, QAP providers were required to submit details of their QAP-A replacement plans to the EPA by May 1, 2013. Under the NPRM, the QAP-A RIN provides an obligated party zero liability if the RIN is ever to be found [...]
Tweet In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announced Dawn Schueller Moore as head of communications. Moore previously served as Sen. Herb Kohl’s (D-WI) press secretary.
Tweet In Washington, U.S. Rep. Pete Olson (R. TX) has submitted a bill that would see ethanol produced from natural gas treated the same as ethanol produced for corn or other crops. The move would be a boost to Celanese, Coskata and Primus Green, all of whom have developed ethanol from natural gas technologies.
Tweet In Washington, the EIA reports that weekly ethanol production averaged 843,000 barrels per day (b/d) — or 35.41 million gallons daily. That is down 14,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 846,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 12.97 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol stood at 16.8 [...]
Tweet In Washington, Airlines for America told Platts that it expects the EPA’s recent decision to allow aviation biofuels to qualify for RIN production will go a long way towards helping the fuel reach price parity with traditional jet fuel. Even though renewable jet fuel can produce RINs, jet fuel itself is still exempt from [...]