Biofuel: Mississippi Ethanol Plant Closing in Vicksburg

🕔Sep 18, 2018Ergon BioFuels, LLC, a subsidiary of Ergon, Inc., announced on Friday, September 14 that it will close its ethanol plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in December 2018. The 56.5 million gallon […]

Biofuel: Facing Challenges – Midwest, California, Mississippi – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2018Just a few blocks from the commotion and crowds at the Global Climate Action Summit, biofuel advocates gathered Thursday to champion more low-carbon fuel standards that could take the country’s […]

Ethanol Demand Destruction and Small Refinery Exemptions

🕔Sep 14, 2018Small refinery exemptions (SREs) represent the latest controversy to engulf the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). When the U.S. Congress first created the RFS in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 it […]

Ag, Ethanol Groups to Trump – We Need Relief Now, Not Later – DTN

🕔Sep 14, 2018Leaders of several agriculture and ethanol groups on Wednesday appealed to President Donald Trump to immediately approve year-round sales of E15 and to reallocate Renewable Fuel Standard small-refinery waivers to […]

Ethanol: 6 states Produce 72% of U.S. Ethanol

🕔Aug 15, 2018Six states accounted for 72% of U.S. fuel ethanol production in 2016, according to the most recent estimates from EIA’s State Energy Data System. Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, and […]

Biofuel: Sorghum Gets Heads Up from EPA – Ethanol Extraction

🕔Jul 25, 2018EPA has approved sorghum oil as an eligible feedstock under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The EPA’s announcement marks a significant step toward leveling the playing field for ethanol plants extracting […]

Biodiesel: RFS Waivers – Huge Losses for Farmers – DTN

🕔Jul 20, 2018EPA had not planned to address small-refinery waivers in a public hearing on Wednesday, but farmers and biofuels groups had other ideas as they unloaded on the agency. EPA is […]

EPA 2019 RFS Proposed Rulemaking: What You See Is Not What You Get

🕔Jul 13, 2018On June 26, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its proposed rule for establishing the volume obligations under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) (EPA Proposed Rule).  If finalized, the […]

Ethanol Plant Margins Improve – DTN

🕔Jul 12, 2018A rise in ethanol prices and a drop in corn prices since the end of May helped boost the net margin for DTN’s hypothetical 50-million-gallon ethanol plant in South Dakota. […]

U.S. Exports: Ethanol Down 24%; Biodiesel, DDG Up – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2018The U.S. Census Bureau said Friday that U.S. exports of goods and services totaled $215.3 billion in May, up $4.1 billion from April. Imports totaled $258.4 billion, up $1.1 billion […]

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