Business

November 27, 2020

In Depth: Opportunity Around The Globe

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyMany of the key players in ethanol’s export markets will hold their places into 2021, but policies, tariffs and demand for industrial ethanol could make waves. Making sure ethanol is treated as a here-and-now climate change solution will be critical. READ MORE

November 25, 2020

EIA: Ethanol production, ending stocks expand by 3%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessU.S. fuel ethanol production increased by 3 percent the week ending Nov. 20, according to data released by the EIA. Stocks expanded by more than 3 percent, and for the first time in several months were up when compared to the same period of 2019. READ MORE

November 25, 2020

Report: Japan’s ethanol blend rate expected at 1.9% in 2020

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyJapan achieved an average ethanol blend rate of 1.6 percent in 2019. The blend rate is expected to increase to 1.9 percent this year due to an estimated 8 percent decrease in gasoline demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

November 25, 2020

USGC promotes fuel ethanol during Chinese expo

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, BusinessThe U.S. ethanol industry has much to offer as China develops its own regulatory framework on biofuels. The USGC and its U.S. partners recently promoted increased ethanol use during the third China International Import Expo. READ MORE

November 24, 2020

Corn use for fuel ethanol at 401 million bushels in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for November, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol was at 401 million bushels in September, down from both the previous month and September 2019. READ MORE

November 24, 2020

Aemetis signs distributor agreement for health safety products

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Aemetis Health Products, Inc., has received a $24 million initial purchase order after signing a supply agreement for sanitizer alcohol and nitrile gloves with a California distributor. READ MORE

November 24, 2020

Governors urge EPA to address biogenic CO2 barrier

BY Biogenic CO2 Coalition Found In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe Biogenic CO2 Coalition on Nov. 19 commended a bipartisan group of six U.S. governors who are urging the U.S. EPA to take prompt, science-based action to keep the United States from falling behind its competitors in the international bioeconomy. READ MORE

November 24, 2020

Pink at the Pump campaign supports breast cancer awareness

BY North Dakota Ethanol Council Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerBy choosing Unleaded88, a higher-octane fuel containing 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline, drivers across North Dakota helped raise $1,600 for breast awareness as part of the 2nd annual Pink at the Pump campaign. READ MORE

November 24, 2020

In Depth: How Ethanol Producers are Staying Safe and Connected

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, BusinessThe biggest morale boosters have taken a direct hit this year, but ethanol plants and other industry organizations are evolving to keep spirits as high as possible. Open communication, schedule flexibility, coaching and kindness are going a long way. READ MORE