Ethanol Daily Production at Nearly 35 Mil Gallons

John Davis

Latest figures from the Energy Information Agency show that last week’s ethanol production hit 34.94 million gallons daily for an annual rate of 12.63 billion gallons. And the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) points out those numbers reflect about 10 percent of the overall daily gasoline demand: Stocks of ethanol stood at 17.5 million barrels. That is a 1.6% decrease from …

Biodiesel, Ethanol, Government, News, RFA

ZimmComm Expands AgNewsWire.com Content

Melissa Sandfort

ZimmComm New Media, LLC has expanded its AgNewsWire.com website to serve as a new agricultural media content service for reporters, companies, organizations and individuals seeking high quality photos and audio from industry events and concerning current issues. “We generate so much content on our agricultural and renewable energy websites that we decided to create one place for all of it …

Audio, Media, News

RFS Shown to Work Because It Makes Big Oil Nervous

John Davis

How can we tell the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) is working? By how nervous it’s making the big oil companies. That was the message attendees at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference near Washington, D.C. heard. “We are disrupting an existing marketplace,” says Brooke Coleman, Executive Director of the Advanced Ethanol Council. “We are not social media. We are not creating …

advance biofuels, AEC, Audio, Cellulosic, Ethanol, Government, News, RFS

AgFanatics Talk Ethanol & RINs

John Davis

A podcast we’ve talked about on our sister website, AgWired.com is the AgFanatics … AgriVisor Account Manager Cory Winstead and AgriVisor Risk Management Specialist Nick Klump, who talk ag issues on a regular basis. No surprise that ethanol and Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) made it onto their radar, as it is a topic pretty important in ag circles. In this …

Ethanol, GROWMARK, News, RINS

Canadian Renewable Fuels Welcomes GF2 Policy

John Davis

The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association welcomed this week’s launch of that country’s agriculture policy. The Growing Forward 2 (GF2) policy framework was unveiled this week, and CRFA sees it as good for Canada’s renewable fuels industry and the farmers who grow the feedstocks for biofuels: Today, CRFA members are producing clean-burning renewable fuels across the country. This success is a …

Biodiesel, Ethanol, Government, International, News

Ethanol Blender Pumps Funds Now Available

John Davis

Federal money to help offset the costs of putting in ethanol blender pumps is being made available. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announced the USDA is now accepting applications for federal Rural Energy For America Program (REAP) funds to help gasoline retailers install blender pumps, the third year that blender pumps have been authorized as part of the REAP program …

ACE, Ethanol, Government, News, RFA, USDA

Register Now for Ethanol 2013: Emerging Issues Forum

John Davis

Just a few seats left for the Nebraska Ethanol Board’s Ethanol 2013: Emerging Issues Forum! The April 18-19 event in Omaha, Nebraska at the Magnolia Hotel will include several key speakers, including Ron Lamberty with the American Coalition for Ethanol, Greg Krissek from ICM and Sandra Dunphy with Weaver, LLP. Weaver specializes in EPA compliance and fuels consulting for the …

ACE, Ethanol, News

DF Cast: Countering RIN-sanity

John Davis

There’s been a lot of talk about the prices for Renewable Identification Numbers … better known as RINs … especially from Big Oil trying to blame RINs for the rise in gasoline prices. But in this edition of the Domestic Fuel Cast, Ron Lamberty, Senior Vice President with the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and Brian Jennings, Executive Vice President …

ACE, Audio, Domestic Fuel Cast, Ethanol, Government, News, RINS

Agenda Announced for Int’l Fuel Ethanol Workshop

John Davis

More than 140 speakers will be talking during four track session at the upcoming 2013 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, the ethanol industry’s largest and longest-running conference. Officials released the agenda for the June 10-13, 2013 event in St. Louis, Mo. “Attendees of the 29th annual FEW will gain extremely important information about the ethanol industry,” said Tim Portz, …

conferences, Ethanol, FEW, News

Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid When It Comes to Big Oil’s Lies

John Davis

Trusting Big Oil with its claims about the dangers of ethanol is like trusting certain soft drink makers about claims against drinks that might be good for you. “If Coke and Pepsi put out a study that said sugar-free Kool-Aid is bad for you, I’m sure people would question that,” says Senior Vice President of the American Coalition for Ethanol …

Audio, E15, Ethanol, Iowa RFA, News