1 hour ago

USDA biofuel infrastructure initiative to be up and running soon

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy, Retailer
The USDA hopes to have a new program up and running in early 2020 that will support retail sales of higher ethanol blends, including E15, according to statements made by U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Stephen Censky during an Oct. 17 hearing. READ MORE

2 hours ago

Energy Secretary Rick Perry announces plans to resign

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Policy
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Oct. 17 announced plans to resign from his post, effective later this year. The White House has not yet announced a nominee to replace Perry following his departure. READ MORE

2 hours ago

Air Liquide, ArcelorMittal partner in pilot project

BY Air Liquide Found In:Feedstocks, Business
Air Liquide is partnering with ArcelorMittal in the first industrial-scale demonstration plant to capture carbon gas from the steelmaking process and recycle it into chemicals, specifically advanced bioethanol. READ MORE

October 18, 2019

UNICA: Ethanol production up in second half of September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol production was up significantly during the second half of September. A new record was also set for the volume of ethanol produced per ton of processed raw material. READ MORE

October 18, 2019

Sustainable Technology acquires DuPont’s G2 ethanol technology

BY Sustainable Technology Corp. Found In:Cellulosic, Business
Sustainable Technology Corp., a subsidiary of Petron Scientech Inc., has completed the acquisition from DuPont, the complete technology assets for the world-class, second-generation technology developed and demonstrated by DuPont. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

EPA: 5 SRE applications filed for compliance year 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
The U.S. EPA published updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data on Oct. 17 that shows the agency has received five SRE applications for compliance year 2019. All five applications are listed as pending. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

USGC: Ethanol exports down in 2018-’19 marketing year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, Policy
The U.S. Grains Council has released final export numbers for the 2018-’19 marketing year. Ethanol exports saw a small drop while U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exports remained relatively flat. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

Suncor Energy increases investment in Enerkem

BY Enerkem Inc.
Enerkem Inc. announced Oct. 15 the closing of a $50 million equity investment from Suncor. Suncor first participated in the ownership of Enerkem in April 2016 as part of a $76.3 million equity financing alongside Enerkem’s existing shareholders. READ MORE


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