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2014-02-12 16:20:27

Letter to DOT Secretary Foxx Asks for Stronger Standards for New Crude Oil & Ethanol Tank Cars WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Railway Supply Institute Committee on Tank Cars (RSICTC) has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider several new safety measures for tank cars carrying crude oil and ethanol. In a letter to DOT Secretary Anthony R. Foxx, RSICTC proposed additional safety requirements on newly manufactured railway tank cars, a...

2013-12-13 12:21:03

DUBLIN, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9sgpsg/ethanol_etoh) has announced the addition of the "Ethanol (EtOH): 2013 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9sgpsg/ethanol_etoh ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ethanol [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9sgpsg/ethanol_etoh ] 2013 World...

2013-11-06 04:20:19

RINs-driven economics favorable for increasing E85 pumps to better serve current and growing flex fuel vehicle fleet WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new paper by Iowa State University economists Bruce A. Babcock and Sebastien Pouliot finds that the dire scenario promoted by the petroleum industry of higher fuel prices caused by increased RFS ethanol mandates can not occur without formation of an illegal cartel and that financial opportunities created by the RINs market...

Biofuels Have Little Effect On Gasoline Prices
2013-10-11 04:19:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Contrary to popular belief, biofuels like ethanol may not help lower the price at the pump, according to findings reported in The Energy Journal. Over the past couple of years, some people have claimed that the widespread use of ethanol has reduced the wholesale cost of gasoline by $0.89 to $1.09 per gallon. However, Christopher Knittel, an MIT economist and co-author of the new paper, says this claim is unfounded. “The point of...

2013-01-29 20:20:05

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research released by the Coordinating Research Council (CRC) today found that E15, gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol, would damage millions of post-2001 model year vehicles. The CRC study concluded that E15 would result in fuel system failures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "This latest research is further evidence that E15 is not just an abstract public policy gone wrong; it's likely to harm...

2013-01-11 16:21:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) today issued an update to its December 31, 2012 news release on the association's petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive the 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate due to the biofuel industry's repeated failure to produce the cellulosic biofuel needed to meet the government mandate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) On January 9,...

2013-01-11 12:21:02

VISALIA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edeniq, a biomaterials and sustainable fuels company, today announced that California ethanol producer, Pacific Ethanol, Stockton LLC ("Pacific Ethanol"), has entered into an agreement to install Edeniq technology at the company's Stockton, California ethanol plant. Pacific Ethanol will install Edeniq's proprietary Cellunators(TM) to boost ethanol yields, and will also deploy Edeniq's patented OilPlus(TM) corn oil extraction process to increase...

2012-09-24 14:20:10

DENVER, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (NASDAQ:BIOF), an ethanol production company, announced today that it has decided to idle its Fairmont, Minnesota ethanol facility until further notice. The plant ceased ethanol production as of the end of last week. The Company reported that its second plant in Wood River, Nebraska continues to operate. "Commodity margins have continued to weaken as the impact of the drought in the Corn Belt continues and ethanol remains in...

2012-09-17 02:21:15

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hart Energy's newly released study, Global Biofuels Outlook to 2025, finds a disconnect between mandates (Renewable Fuels Standard in the U.S. and Renewable Energy Directive in the European Union) and actual market demand. This has been known for some time but not acknowledged and addressed. The study analyzes local and global drivers, public and fiscal policy developments, production capacity, feedstocks, and supply and demand projections through...

2012-07-26 10:22:19

Retrofit kits for flex pumps will provide consumers with greater choice and savings at the pump WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With increasing consumer demand for higher blends of ethanol, following the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of E15 for commercial sale, several fuel dispensing equipment manufacturers have introduced new products for retailers to modify existing fuel dispensers to accommodate higher ethanol blends. Increased availability of...