USA: Biodiesel industry urges support for Renewable Fuel Standards
DATE 2Apr 2018

The discussion over what will happen with the Renewable Fuels Standard has quieted down somewhat, but that hasn’t made the biodiesel industry relax. Some in the Trump Administration and opponents of ethanol and the RFS have tossed around the idea of capping the price of Renewable Identification Numbers attached to ethanol at 10 cents, a… Read More »

USA: Ethanol spill reported at Richardton plant
DATE 31Mar 2018

An estimated 202 barrels, or 8,484 gallons, of ethanol spilled Thursday at the Richardton ethanol plant owned by Red Trail Energy, the North Dakota Department of Health said.

UK: EU fuel ethanol prices plummet on market length, EU policy worries
DATE 31Mar 2018

European fuel ethanol producers margins are in the red, with prices having fallen to €424.00-430.00/cbm FOB (Free on Board) Rotterdam in the week leading to March 28, sources said late on Wednesday. Prices have hit their lowest levels since September 2016, when they dropped to €420/cbm FOB Rotterdam. Producer sentiment is extremely bearish, with traders, producers and buyers… Read More »

Nigeria: How to start ethanol business in Nigeria
DATE 31Mar 2018

Yes, it is popular for its alcoholic nature and usage for alcoholic beverages. But it is important to note that this colourless liquid can be used as fuel for cars, for the manufacturing of blood tonic and multivitamin syrups, for a facial cleanser, shaving products and methylated spirits used in treating cuts and wounds. In… Read More »

Australia: Cane industry talks progress and innovation
DATE 31Mar 2018

Some of agriculture’s technology game-changers may appear to be a speck on the horizon, but other aspects may be closer than we think, according to speakers at a major sugarcane conference in Mackay. The Case IH Step UP! Conference began on Monday with a dinner for delegates, a relief for organisers who were forced to… Read More »