Tag: Nebraska

Three Green Plains biorefineries to sequester their carbon with Summit Carbon Solutions

Three Green Plains biorefineries to sequester their carbon with Summit Carbon Solutions

February 22, 2021 |

In Nebraska, three of Green Plains’ biorefineries have entered into a long-term carbon offtake agreement with Summit Carbon Solutions (SCS), a subsidiary of Summit Agricultural Group. SCS announced a carbon capture and sequestration project that will create the infrastructure to transport CO2 from Iowa to North Dakota for deposit into geologic storage. Capturing and storing […]

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BlockRock funds invest in Fluid Quip Technologies

BlockRock funds invest in Fluid Quip Technologies

February 9, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced that funds and accounts managed by BlackRock have invested alongside Ospraie Management and Green Plains in Fluid Quip Technologies LLC. In addition, Green Plains announced the completion of a $125 million, 5-year mezzanine note facility with BlackRock. The proceeds will initially support the construction and deployment of Ultra-High Protein […]

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AltEn under fire for using pesticide-treated seed corn as feedstock

AltEn under fire for using pesticide-treated seed corn as feedstock

February 4, 2021 |

In Nebraska, the Omaha World Herald newspaper reports that the AltEn ethanol plant in Mead is the target of a new bill being introduced into the state legislature that would ban it from using pesticide-treated seed corn as feedstock. The company has left piles of the processed corn around the site which neighbors have been […]

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Green Plans sells Ord, Nebraska ethanol plant for $64M

Green Plans sells Ord, Nebraska ethanol plant for $64M

January 27, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Green Plains Ord LLC, has entered into an asset purchase agreement with GreenAmerica Biofuels Ord LLC to sell its 65 million gallon ethanol plant located in Ord, Neb. for $64 million, plus working capital. Simultaneously, Green Plains Partners announced that it has reached an agreement to […]

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Fluid Quip Technologies building Clean Sugar Technology Facility at York innovation center

Fluid Quip Technologies building Clean Sugar Technology Facility at York innovation center

January 19, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. and Ospraie Management announced that recently-acquired Fluid Quip Technologies (Fluid Quip) is engineering and constructing a fully scalable commercial Clean Sugar Technology (CST) production facility at the Green Plains York Innovation Center. This technology effectively transforms a dry milling facility into a clean sugar biorefinery where dextrose/glucose replaces ethanol as […]

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Green Plains completes USP upgrade at York biorefinery

Green Plains completes USP upgrade at York biorefinery

January 12, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced the completion of its upgrade to United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Grade alcohol at its York, Neb. biorefinery. The York upgrade included the installation of a new distillation production unit, and remains capable of producing up to 50 million gallons per year. The York, Neb. biorefinery will be further upgraded […]

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Green Plains and Ospraie buy majority interest in Fluid Quip Technologies

Green Plains and Ospraie buy majority interest in Fluid Quip Technologies

January 5, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. has acquired a majority interest in Fluid Quip Technologies (Fluid Quip) in a joint transaction led by Ospraie Management LLC. The acquisition capitalizes on the core strengths of the partners to develop and implement proven, value-added agriculture, food and industrial biotechnology systems, and to rapidly expand installation of Ultra-High Protein […]

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Oil industry argues against biofuel coalition’s attempt to regain “missing gallons”

Oil industry argues against biofuel coalition’s attempt to regain “missing gallons”

December 30, 2020 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers has filed a motion this week with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit arguing that the biofuels industry has no right to the 500 million “missing” gallons lost when the Environmental Protection Agency waived their compliance in 2016. A coalition […]

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ADM temporarily shutters Nebraska dry mill plant due to excess corn supplies

ADM temporarily shutters Nebraska dry mill plant due to excess corn supplies

December 23, 2020 |

In Nebraska, Bloomberg reports that as ethanol demand continues to be hit by the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the US, ADM has taken the decision to idle its Columbus dry ethanol mill through December 27 due to excessive corn supplies. The company’s two dry mill plants it idled in April at […]

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Green Plains sells Hereford ethanol plant for $39M plus up to additional $75M

Green Plains sells Hereford ethanol plant for $39M plus up to additional $75M

December 15, 2020 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Green Plains Hereford LLC, has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Hereford Ethanol Partners, L.P. to sell its 100 million gallon ethanol plant located in Hereford, Texas for $39 million, plus working capital, and an earnout provision of up to $75 million related to certain […]

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