FEW Honors Ethanol Industry Leaders

Cindy Zimmerman

Two ethanol industry veterans were recognized for their service and commitment to the biofuels industry this week at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW), taking place in Minneapolis. Randall Doyal, the recently retired CEO of Claremont, Minnesota-based Al-Corn Clean Fuel, received the 2022 FEW High Octane Award for his vision, leadership and advocacy. Doyal began his career in …

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ACE Introducing Carbon Intensity Calculator at FEW

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is introducing a new carbon intensity (CI) calculator to the industry this week during the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo in Minneapolis. The CI calculator was developed as a tool to help producers understand the carbon intensity (CI) of their farms and ethanol operations. There is also a simplified version of the tool …

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RFA Revved Up for 2022 Fuel Ethanol Workshop

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association is packing up the UTV and heading to Minneapolis next week to take part in the 38th annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo next week. This year, RFA has three staff members speaking at the conference, while also showcasing its recent build with Hauk Designs, the Flex-Fuel Can-Am UTV, at its Expo Booth. “We are …

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FEW Expects Biggest Crowd Since 2009

Cindy Zimmerman

Ethanol Producer Magazine and BBI International are expecting the largest attendance since 2009 at the upcoming International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) June 13-15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The total number of attendees who are producers of ethanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel, cellulosic ethanol, sustainable aviation fuel or other advanced biofuels is on pace to be close to 600 attendees. The …

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FEW to Feature Ethanol Producer Keynote

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) will feature a Producer Keynote Address for the first time in its 38 year history. The address will be given by Todd Becker, President, CEO and Director of Nebraska-based Green Plains Inc. Under Becker’s leadership, Green Plains is transforming its fleet of ethanol plants into more diversified biorefineries. Recently, Green Plains …

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Nominations Sought for Ethanol Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

Awarding of the annual High Octane Award and Award of Excellence is a tradition for the Fuel Ethanol Workshop, coming up next month in Minneapolis. Nominations for the awards are being accepted through May 6. The Award of Excellence, established by BBI International in 2000, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the fuel ethanol industry through their research, …

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Prospects for the Renewable Fuels Sector

Cindy Zimmerman

Representatives from the three U.S. ethanol organizations shared their thoughts on prospects for renewable fuels in the Biden era during the 37th Fuel Ethanol Workshop last week. BBI International Program Developer Tim Portz moderated the discussion with Renewable Fuels Association Senior VP Government & Public Affairs Troy Bredenkamp, American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings, and Chris Bliley, Senior Vice …

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Ethanol Producer Awards for 2021

Cindy Zimmerman

Awards from Ethanol Producer Magazine were announced during the Fuel Ethanol Workshop this week. The magazine recognizes plants, companies and projects that are helping their communities, helping the industry, and remaining strong in the face of ever-changing market conditions. The winners of the 2021 Ethanol Producer Awards are: The Good Neighbor Award: Commonwealth Agri-Energy Board of the Year: Glacial Lakes …

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RFA CEO Keynotes 2021 FEW Live

Cindy Zimmerman

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Geoff Cooper told participants at the 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo Wednesday that low-carbon ethanol’s “brightest and sunniest days remain ahead” despite recent judicial setbacks and a growing policy push on electric vehicles. Even after two recent disappointing court decisions, “The ethanol industry is still in a stronger position today than …

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BBI Presents Annual Ethanol Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

The International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) kicked off live and in-person this morning with annual awards presented by BBI International and Ethanol Producer Magazine. Steve Markham, who currently serves as director of risk at CHS Inc., is the 2021 recipient of BBI’s High Octane Award, which acknowledges a person who has helped the industry progress over time, especially …

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