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SVPGlobal buys White Energy ethanol plant and gluten facility

SVPGlobal buys White Energy ethanol plant and gluten facility

February 21, 2019 |

In Texas, Strategic Value Partners and its affiliates (“SVPGlobal”) announced an agreement to purchase food ingredient and ethanol businesses from White Energy. The purchase includes two integrated plants in Russell, Kansas: the nation’s largest vital wheat gluten manufacturing facility and one of the nation’s most cost-efficient ethanol production facilities. With an annual production capacity of […]

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White Energy fined up to $19,000 for missing minimum production volumes

White Energy fined up to $19,000 for missing minimum production volumes

March 26, 2014 |

In Texas, the Hale County Commissioners have fined White Energy up to $19,000 for having failed to meet their 20 million gallons of annual production minimum requirement in 2013. The plant came within three days of meeting the target, despite having been mothballed for nine months last year due to high corn prices, but it […]

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White Energy producing ethanol again after drought forced shutdown

White Energy producing ethanol again after drought forced shutdown

March 11, 2014 |

In Texas, the White Energy ethanol plant in Plainview is back operating following a nine-month hiatus due to drought in the area that kept corn prices out of reach. Despite for being shut three-quarters of the year, it still produced 19.1 million gallons, close to the 20 million gallon minimum it promised local authorities in […]

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White Energy to re-open Plainview ethanol plant by Oct. 28

White Energy to re-open Plainview ethanol plant by Oct. 28

August 19, 2013 |

In Texas, White Energy plans to open the Plainview Ethanol Plant by October 28 after being mothballed since January. The facility will now also produce ethanol from locally grown milo and sorghum, rather than just corn imported from the Midwest. About 40 employees will be hired to work at the plant.

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White Energy mothballed Plainview, TX ethanol plant on Jan. 7

White Energy mothballed Plainview, TX ethanol plant on Jan. 7

January 29, 2013 |

In Texas, White Energy mothballed its ethanol plant in Plainview on Jan. 7 due to the drought and related high corn prices, ahead of the Jan. 17 announcement that a nearby Cargill meat processing plant would also idle due to the drought. The plan is to idle through the first quarter but may do so […]

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White Energy lands $3M USDA grant to develop post-corn starch feedstocks

White Energy lands $3M USDA grant to develop post-corn starch feedstocks

November 11, 2011 |

In Texas, White Energy has received a $3 million grant from the USDA to promote ethanol production away from corn starch.  White Energy operates ethanol plants in both Plainview and Hereford, with a capacity of 118 MG7 at each plant, utilizing both corn and grain sorghum.  White energy also sells the DDG that results to […]

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USDA gives $3m to White Energy to transition ethanol plants into other feedstocks

USDA gives $3m to White Energy to transition ethanol plants into other feedstocks

November 8, 2011 |

In Texas, the USDA has given $3 million to White Energy in order to help it transition its 118 million gallon ethanol plants in Hereford and Plainview away from corn as a feedstock and introduce other raw materials. The plants can transition to animal fats, cottonseed, vegetable, and soybean oils, milo, and wheat starch to […]

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