Tag: Nebraska

Flint Hills’ Fairmont facility commissions FQPT Maximized Stillage Co-Products system

Flint Hills’ Fairmont facility commissions FQPT Maximized Stillage Co-Products system

September 18, 2018 |

In Nebraska, Fluid Quip Process Technologies announced the commissioning of the FQPT Maximized Stillage Co-Products system at the Flint Hills Resources Fairmont, Nebraska, facility. The largest co-product technology system in the ethanol industry—MSC is operational and producing protein within specification requirements. FQPT’s engineering and project management teams along with Flint Hills Resources’ operational team brought the project […]

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Green Plains blames EPA’s hardship waivers for falling ethanol blend

Green Plains blames EPA’s hardship waivers for falling ethanol blend

August 7, 2018 |

In Nebraska, Platts reports that on Green Plains’ Q2 reporting call, the CEO said the fall in biofuel blending—falling to 9.64% in the week ended July 27—can be attributed to the missing gallons associated with the hardship waivers granted by the Environmental Protection Agency. A forthcoming appeals court case in the 10th Circuit of Appeals […]

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Phase 2 of CarbonSAFE project moving forward CCS for ethanol plants

Phase 2 of CarbonSAFE project moving forward CCS for ethanol plants

July 19, 2018 |

In Nebraska, the Nebraska Public Power District is taking another step forward in the carbon world with a second Department of Energy (DOE) study. This most recent initiative has a goal of developing an integrated carbon dioxide (CO2) collection, transportation, and storage infrastructure in the Midwest for ethanol facilities and nearby power plants. The District […]

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Growth Energy says E15 key to ethanol industry’s future

Growth Energy says E15 key to ethanol industry’s future

June 13, 2018 |

In Nebraska, Platts reports that Growth Energy says year-round E15 sales are key to the future viability of the ethanol industry. With an additional demand of 1.3 billion gallons over the next five years should the policy shift be implemented, it’s still not enough to compensate for the lost of 1.8 billion gallons from hardship […]

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Sapp Bros. to inaugurate biodiesel blending facility May 24

Sapp Bros. to inaugurate biodiesel blending facility May 24

May 14, 2018 |

In Nebraska, the new Sapp Bros. biodiesel blending facility will hold its grand opening in Columbus on May 24. The new blending facility is located five miles from the Columbus NuStar terminal. Fuel suppliers can load diesel on their transport at the terminal, then load biodiesel at the Sapp Bros. terminal to the desired blend level. […]

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Edeniq rebrands Pathway technology to Intellulose

Edeniq rebrands Pathway technology to Intellulose

May 3, 2018 |

In Nebraska, Edeniq announced that its Pathway technology has been renamed Intellulose, effective immediately. The rebranding effort includes a new Intellulose logo and has been implemented in company-related materials. “Our mission is to help our customers lead in cellulosic ethanol production,” said Brian Thome, president and chief executive officer of Edeniq. “Our vision is for […]

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Green Plains margins shrunk more than expected during Q4 2017

Green Plains margins shrunk more than expected during Q4 2017

February 14, 2018 |

In Nebraska, Platts reports that Green Plains got caught short during Q4 2017, along with much of the rest of the industry, as prices sank further than anyone expected and squeezed crush margins. The company’s acquisition of three ethanol plants last year as well as upgrades to a fourth plant squeezed its financial results even […]

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Nebraska DEQ awards Integrated Recycling $35,495 to turn expired beverages into ethanol

Nebraska DEQ awards Integrated Recycling $35,495 to turn expired beverages into ethanol

February 5, 2018 |

In Nebraska, the state’s Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Integrated Recycling $35,495 to help it un-package 2,000 pounds per hour of outdated beverages that will be transformed by AltEn into ethanol and methane, the latter of which will be used to fuel the boilers for ethanol distillation. The project should be online in the […]

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln exploring dryland sweet sorghum for ethanol

University of Nebraska–Lincoln exploring dryland sweet sorghum for ethanol

January 25, 2018 |

In Nebraska, a team at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is exploring sweet sorghum ethanol as a future income source for dryland agriculture in western Nebraska. Considering factors such as yield and the cost of processing, researchers estimate that the current sorghum to ethanol pathway is a barely break-even prospect in western Nebraska. Another consideration which […]

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Sapp Bros. Petroleum opens B100 storage depot in Nebraska

Sapp Bros. Petroleum opens B100 storage depot in Nebraska

September 5, 2017 |

In Nebraska, Sapp Bros. Petroleum has opened a 30,000-gallon B100 biodiesel storage center outside of Norfolk to increase availability to fuel suppliers in the area right in the middle of soy country. The facility should also help to boost visibility that could lead to increased consumption, showing fuel industry uptake and not just promotion by […]

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