Iowa Renewable Fuels Marketing Awards

Joanna Schroeder

John Gilroy from Harney Oil Company in Coralville, Iowa and Jim Becthold from Linn Coop Oil Co. in Marion, Iowa have been awarded the 2013 Secretary’s Biodiesel and Ethanol Marketing Awards. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey presented the awards that were created by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to recognize fuel marketers that have gone above …

advance biofuels, Biodiesel, Cellulosic, Ethanol, Retailers

GROWMARK Studying E15 Retailer Handbook

Cindy Zimmerman

As a leader in fuels produced by farmer cooperative members, GROWMARK is studying how to best implement 15% ethanol and upgrading its biodiesel quality program for marketing through the FS Brand system. There are over 300 locally and independently operated FS FAST STOP and FAST STOP Express locations so GROWMARK Renewable Fuels Product Manager Brigette Harlan says they are carefully …

Audio, Biodiesel, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, FS Energy, GROWMARK, Retailers, RFA

Senators Introduce Domestic Fuels Act of 2012

Cindy Zimmerman

Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Hoeven (R-ND), Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Mike Crapo (R-ID) this week introduced bipartisan legislation that would “help produce more energy, increase competition, promote alternative fuels, provide more consumer choice and lower the cost of fuels at the pump.” Sen. Klobuchar says the Domestic Fuels Act of 2012 would make it easier to market all fuels …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, Government, Growth Energy, Retailers, RFA

USDA Accepting REAP Fund Apps for Blender Pumps

Ann Marie Edwards

Blender pumps give consumers flexibility and choice of ethanol blends when they are fueling up. Now, the USDA is accepting applications for REAP funds that can be used by retailers who want to install more blender pumps. This is the second year that blender pumps have been authorized as part of the REAP program. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in …

blends, Ethanol, Retailers, RFA, USDA

BYO Ethanol Blending Solutions Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

Petroleum marketers and fuel station owners are invited to attend an ethanol blending solutions webinar for the new year. The Blend Your Own Ethanol Campaign is kicking off 2011 by helping retailers learn how blender pumps can be the answer to dealing with all the variables surrounding ethanol in the year ahead, including new infrastructure programs, new regulations, and the …

ACE, blends, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Retailers, RFA