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21 hours ago

EIA maintains 2019, 2020 ethanol production forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessThe U.S. EIA has maintained its 2019 and 2020 ethanol production forecasts its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, published Nov. 13. The agency currently predicts ethanol production will average 1.03 million barrels per day in both 2019 and 2020. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Gevo discusses plans for low-carbon ethanol, RNG

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 12, highlighting plans to sell low-carbon ethanol into the California market, develop a 1 MMgy hydrocarbon plant and implement RNG and wind energy at its existing biorefinery in Minnesota. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Growth Energy: NASCAR continues to validate benefits of E15

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerAt the recent Bluegreen Vacations 500, NASCAR reached a significant milestone, announcing that their drivers have surpassed 15 million miles on Sunoco Green E15, a fuel made with 15 percent American ethanol. READ MORE

November 12, 2019

Court dismisses ABFA’s petition for review of EPA SRE methodology

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Nov. 12 dismissed a petition for review filed by the Advanced Biofuels Association challenging the U.S. EPA’s methodology for granting small refinery exemptions (SREs). READ MORE

November 11, 2019

Pacific Ethanol expresses optimism for industry in earnings call

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, BusinessDuring Pacific Ethanol’s third quarter earnings call Nov. 8, CEO Neil Koehler told investors that the ethanol industry experienced one of its worst production markets. Conditions, however, have begun to improve, he said. READ MORE

November 11, 2019

WASDE: Corn use for ethanol reduced to 3.375 billion bushels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe USDA lowered its 2019-’20 forecast for corn use in ethanol by 25 million bushels in its latest World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates Report, released Nov. 8. The forecasts for corn production, use and ending stocks were also reduced. READ MORE

November 11, 2019

Trump nominates Brouillette to serve as energy secretary

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyPresident Trump on Nov. 7 formally nominated current U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette to serve as the next secretary of energy. Brouillette will replace current Secretary of Energy Rick Perry if confirmed by the U.S. Senate. READ MORE

November 11, 2019

STB: RETAC meeting scheduled for Nov. 14

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe Surface Transportation Board has announced its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee will hold a meeting Nov. 14 in Paducah, Kentucky, at 8:00 a.m. CST. The meeting is open to the public. READ MORE

November 11, 2019

Growth Energy participates in USDA trade mission to West Africa

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, BusinessGrowth Energy Senior Vice President of Global Markets Craig Willis and representatives of ADM, Green Plains and Marquis Energy recently participated in a USDA trade mission to West Africa, led by USDA Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky. READ MORE