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Delaware City Refinery Ethanol Project Heading to Court
April 3, 2017 – 2:45 pm | No Comment

by Scott Goss  (The News Journal/DelawareOnline.com)  The battle over Delaware City Refinery’s planned expansion of its ethanol operations has been renewed.
Two civic groups that unsuccessfully challenged the state’s approval of the project in February are now asking …

Vancouver Approves Ethanol Terminal Without Crude Oil
March 27, 2017 – 5:55 pm | No Comment

by Molly Solomon (KUOW)  An oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver is off the table. The city approved a plan by the company NuStar that would allow it to ship and store ethanol, under the condition that …

Vopak Americas Awards Matrix Service EPC of Brownfield Expansion Project at Deer Park, Texas Terminal
March 23, 2017 – 11:22 am | No Comment

(Vopak Americas/Globe Newswire)  Matrix Service Company (Nasdaq:MTRX) announced today that its subsidiary, Matrix Service Inc. has been awarded the engineering, fabrication, procurement, and construction of 10 new tanks and associated balance of plant work by …

DNREC Approves Delaware City Refinery’s Ethanol Project
December 29, 2016 – 6:03 pm | No Comment

by Scott Goss (The News Journal)  PBF Energy won state approval Wednesday to ship unblended ethanol by barge from its Delaware City refinery.
DNREC Secretary David Small signed an order affirming the refinery’s proposed $7 million …

Don’t Change the RFS Point of Obligation
December 23, 2016 – 6:40 pm | No Comment

by Mark Griffin  (Pro Petroleum/Real Clear Energy)  … Moving the point of obligation eliminates our ability to compete and gives major refiners a significant unfair advantage over small businesses in small markets across the country. Liquidity and …

Pacific Ethanol and Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway Begin Unit Train Service
November 14, 2016 – 6:02 pm | No Comment

(EIN/GlobeNewswire)  Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) and Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway (TPW), a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE:GWR), announced they have commenced unit train service from Pacific Ethanol’s plant in Pekin, Illinois.
“This …

Zimbabwe: Noic to Float $6m Ethanol Storage Tender
November 9, 2016 – 11:11 am | No Comment

(All Africa)  The National Oil and Infrastructure Company of Zimbabwe says it will soon float the tender for the construction of its 3 million litre-ethanol storage and handling facility in Harare.Chief executive Mr Wilfried Matukeni …

Waterloo City Council Turns Down Biodiesel Facility
October 13, 2016 – 11:23 am | No Comment

by Tim Jamison (The Courier)  Heavy neighborhood opposition erased Kwik Trip’s plans for a biodiesel blending operation near U.S. Highway 63 and Shaulis Road.  Waterloo City Council members voted 6-1 Monday to reject the La …

Ethanol Replaces Crude Oil at Clatskanie Port
September 11, 2016 – 5:48 pm | No Comment

by Marissa Luck (The Daily News)  Global Partners’ terminal at Port Westward has reopened, only this time ethanol is replacing crude oil as the commodity of choice at the Clatskanie-area facility.

The terminal, known as Columbia …

U.S. Refiners Revamp Operations as Renewable Fuel Costs Surge
September 9, 2016 – 1:50 pm | No Comment

by Jarrett Renshaw and Chris Prentice (Reuters/Yahoo! Finance)  …  The alternative is for merchant refiners to increase their ability to blend ethanol. PBF Energy is the latest refiner to take this approach.
PBF has asked Delaware regulators …

Delaware City Refinery Wants Permit to Expand Operations
September 8, 2016 – 12:28 pm | No Comment

by Scott Goss (The News Journal/Delaware Online)  PBF Energy wants to significantly increase the amount of biofuel being stored at and shipped from its Delaware City refinery.
The company plans to go from handling about 84,000 gallons …

Diesel Dogs 1st Distributor in Minn to Offer #E15
August 30, 2016 – 10:12 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com)  St. Paul based Diesel Dogs Fuel Service is the first distributor to offer pre-blended E15 in Minnesota. This week the company delivered its first gallons of E15 to its municipal and …

Ethanol Faces a Terminal Challenge
August 17, 2016 – 1:52 pm | No Comment

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine) NREL finds more infrastructure is needed for more ethanol and high-octane fuels.  — Changes to existing terminals will need to be made if higher octane fuels are added to the U.S. …

Arkansas Midland Railroad Introduces First Ethanol Unit Train Solution for North Little Rock’s Gasoline-Blending Industry
July 21, 2016 – 5:50 pm | No Comment

(BusinessWire/Genesee & Wyoming Inc.)   Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE:GWR) today (July 20, 2016) announced that beginning this fall, its Arkansas Midland Railroad Company, Inc. (AKMD) subsidiary will offer the first ethanol unit train …

RFA: HWRT to Offer Pre-Blended E15 at Wholesale Terminals
July 20, 2016 – 12:35 pm | No Comment

(Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Renewable Fuels Association is pleased to announce that HWRT Oil Co. will become the first company in the United States to offer pre-blended E15 at the terminal level. The …

Magellan Midstream to Build $335M Marine Terminal in Houston Ship Channel
July 18, 2016 – 12:32 pm | No Comment

by Sibyl Layag (SNL)  Magellan Midstream Partners LP said it plans to build a marine terminal for refined petroleum products along the Houston Ship Channel in Pasadena, Texas.  …   The project, supported by long-term contracts, would …

Ethanol Transloading Slated to Begin This Month
June 21, 2016 – 2:33 pm | No Comment

by Courtney Vaughn  (South County Spotlight)  Global Partners LP, the fuel company that operates Columbia Pacific Bio-Refinery at Port Westward, may soon begin transloading ethanol.
The company announced in January it was halting its crude oil …

Green Plains Plans Ethanol Export Terminal as Expansion Continues
June 15, 2016 – 11:13 am | No Comment

by Chris Prentice (Reuters)  Green Plains Inc said on Tuesday it plans to build and operate its first export-import fuels terminal in Beaumont, Texas, the latest in a string of expansion moves by the country’s …

Proposed Ethanol Facility in Maumelle Causing a Stir
March 4, 2016 – 12:33 pm | No Comment

by Marielle Mohs (KTHV)  A town hall meeting got pretty heated on Wednesday night in Maumelle.  Many angry citizens voiced their concerns about a proposed ethanol storage facility that would store 4.2 million gallons of ethanol …

Octane Benefits Highlighted at National Ethanol Conference
February 22, 2016 – 5:52 pm | No Comment

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … Held Feb. 15 to 17 in New Orleans, the NEC painted a strong future for the ethanol industry in the speakers addressing the conference theme, “Fueling a High …

JP Energy Partners Announces Ethanol Unit Train Project and Pipeline System Interconnection Agreement for its North Little Rock Refined Products Terminal
February 16, 2016 – 10:05 am | No Comment

(Digital Journal/ JP Energy Partners LP)  JP Energy Partners LP (“JP Energy”) (NYSE:JPEP) today (February 15, 2016) announced that it has initiated the expansion of its existing rail facilities at its North Little Rock refined products …

Lincoln Terminal Co., a Southeast Oil Products and Biofuels Marketing and Logistics company, said on Monday that it has acquired the Eco terminal (former Crown) in Charlotte, N.C., Last Week, Expanding Its Terminal Network to Four
February 10, 2016 – 12:15 pm | No Comment

(TankTerminals.com)  …The Charlotte terminal has a total capacity of 130,000 bbl, and serves gasoline, ULSD, ethanol and biodiesel. The terminal has good tankage flexibility for different products and automated biodiesel blending will be an added …

NuStar Seeks to Bring eEthanol through Port
January 29, 2016 – 4:14 pm | No Comment

by Brooks Johnson (The Columbian)  … NuStar’s current plan would be to retrofit its existing facilities to store and transfer ethanol, according to its pre-application with the city. That would include increasing rail-unloading capacity from four …

Flint Hills Adding Ethanol Terminal in Texas
January 25, 2016 – 6:54 pm | No Comment

(Pipeline and Gas Journal)  Flint Hills Resources (FHR) is going forward with a project to build its first ethanol terminal in Texas. Construction will begin this month and the terminal is expected to be operational …

More Ethanol Coming to Selma
January 12, 2016 – 12:04 pm | No Comment

(The News and Observer)  Two companies have announced ethanol expansion to Selma in recent months; Both will use rail cars and pipes to transport the fuel; The method is deemed safer and greener


Archer Daniels Midland, a food-processing …

ADM Announces Agreement to Develop New Ethanol Hub in Selma, North Carolina
December 23, 2015 – 12:21 pm | No Comment

(Archer Daniels Midland Company) Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced an agreement with Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) and Bailey Feed Mill to construct a new unit train rail facility and ethanol offloading system in …

4 Minutes with… Mike Lewis, Co-Founder, Pearson Fuels
May 19, 2015 – 1:41 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …  Pearson Fuels develops alternative fuel infrastructure at both the retail and terminal level and then concentrates on maximizing throughput of those assets.
We built the first retail E85 site on …

More Ethanol-to-Crude Rail Facility Conversions Unlikely in California: Analyst
March 25, 2014 – 3:44 pm | Comments Off on More Ethanol-to-Crude Rail Facility Conversions Unlikely in California: Analyst

(Platts)  More conversions of California ethanol rail unloading terminals to crude service are unlikely, following Kinder Morgan’s switch of its Richmond, California, unloading facility, an analyst said Monday.
“The other big [ethanol] terminals aren’t as close …

Ethanol Blender to Build Facility Near Airport
February 4, 2014 – 2:27 pm | No Comment

by Tim Rausch (Augusta Chronicle)   The Augusta Economic Development Authority announced Monday that a biofuel company will build a terminal near Augusta Regional Airport.
Eco-Energy Inc., headquartered in Franklin, Tenn., will spend $10 million and hire five …

Ethanol-Free Fuel Will Cost More, May Be Scarce
August 27, 2013 – 3:52 pm | No Comment

by Richard Piersol   (Lincoln Journal-Star)  Demand for renewable credits helps change market
Prices of premium and regular grades of gasoline without ethanol are likely to rise in Nebraska and Iowa, and those fuels may become harder …

Magellan Midstream and Vopak Jointly Assess Development of Houston Gulf Coast Storage
July 17, 2013 – 12:27 pm | No Comment

(Magellan Midstream/PR NewsWire)  Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. and Royal Vopak announce today (July 15, 2013) they are jointly assessing the development of a deep water storage and handling facility in the Houston Gulf Coast area.
Under …

Big Oil’s Choice: Complain About 70-Cent RINs, or Invest 6 Cents in Modern Infrastructure?
March 22, 2013 – 5:19 pm | No Comment

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association)  …Still, all this rhetoric from Big Oil about the economic impacts of RINs and the so-called “blend wall” got us thinking about a simple question: If oil refiners and …

New Ethanol Terminal in Birmingham Could Mean Cheaper Gas, CEO Says
February 14, 2013 – 12:20 pm | No Comment

by Stan Diel (AL.com)  A new $17 million ethanol terminal near I-65 and Finley Boulevard could lower the cost of gasoline at the pump for Alabama consumers, the CEO of the terminal’s owner said today.
The …

Distribution Infrastructure—a Hurdle to Overcome
January 30, 2013 – 7:12 pm | No Comment

by Donna Funk (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Kennedy and Coe LLC)   …The current market for E15 is growing, which is an exciting statement. The industry is still facing issues associated with federal regulations restricting the sale of …

Green Plains Subsidiary Opens New Terminal
December 21, 2012 – 1:41 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International) Ethanol producer Green Plains Renewable Energy’s wholly owned subsidiary BlendStar has commenced operations at its newly built 96-car train terminal in Birmingham, Alabama.   READ MORE

Eco-Energy to Partner with NuStar in Development of Ethanol Unit Train and Storage Facility in Northern, VA Market
December 20, 2012 – 1:12 pm | No Comment

(Eco-Energy/BusinessWire)  Eco-Energy Holdings, Inc. (“Eco-Energy”) is pleased to announce that it is partnering with NuStar Terminals Operations Partnership L.P. (“NuStar”) to jointly develop an ethanol unit train and storage facility to serve the Northern, VA …

Senators Bring Biofuels to Post-Sandy N.J., Address Climate Change
November 12, 2012 – 2:53 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Climate change may gain more attention during the next legislative session. During a press conference to discuss post-election results broadcast by C-SPAN on Nov. 7, Senate Majority Leader Harry …

Tampa Port Works to Begin Operation of 96-Car Ethanol Unit Train
October 16, 2012 – 2:03 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  There are two ethanol-related firsts at the new Tampa Gateway Rail terminal in Florida. The Port of Tampa now has the nation’s first ethanol unit train-to-refined productions pipeline and …

By Train, By Truck, or By Boat: How Ethanol Moves and Where It’s Going
December 8, 2011 – 1:27 pm | No Comment

by Kris Bevill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  …In September, Ed Hubbard, legislative counsel for the Renewable Fuels Association, addressed the topic of ethanol exports during a presentation at an ethanol logistics conference held in New Orleans. …

Green Plains’ BlendStar to Build New 96-Car Unit Train Terminal
November 15, 2011 – 2:10 pm | No Comment

(Green Plains Renewable Energy)  Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc., announced today (November 10, 2011)  that its wholly-owned subsidiary, BlendStar LLC, will build, own and operate a new ethanol unit train terminal in Birmingham, Alabama on …

CSX, Kinder Morgan Team up for Ethanol Hub at Port of Tampa
September 20, 2011 – 1:25 pm | No Comment

(Tampa Bay Business Journal)  Kinder Morgan Energy Partners , CSX Corp. and the Tampa Port Authority finalized an agreement to bring ethanol into the Tampa market via the nation’s first ethanol unit train-to-pipeline distribution …

Eco-Energy to Develop Ethanol Unit Train
September 8, 2011 – 12:39 pm | No Comment

(Bulk Transporter)  Eco-Energy Holdings Inc is developing an ethanol unit train and storage facility in conjunction with its partner J T Russell & Sons Inc at its ethanol distribution facility in Denton NC.
Eco-Energy has been …

Eco-Energy Announces Terminal Expansion
July 1, 2011 – 2:05 pm | No Comment

(BusinessWire)  Eco-Energy, Inc. announced  its operating entity, Eco Distribution Charlotte, along with minority partner Charlotte Terminal 1, Inc., will reopen the petroleum storage and sales terminal located at 7720 Old Mt. Holly Road in Charlotte, …

GROWMARK Terminal Provides Homegrown Fuels
May 3, 2011 – 7:49 am | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  GROWMARK is providing more homegrown fuels for members and area businesses around central Illinois.
The regional agricultural supply company bought the Menard Terminal from Magellan Midstream Partners in 2008 and today it …

King of Fuel Alternatives: Ethanol Remains Major Player, but Future Unclear
April 26, 2010 – 11:18 am | No Comment

by Rod Walton (Tulsa World)  Ethanol is running strong in Oklahoma and nationwide, filling up storage terminals and flowing through most cars in some blended way.
The corn-based variety, however, may be hitting a wall in …

Ethanol Pipeline No Longer Pipe Dream
March 2, 2010 – 3:20 pm | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel)  Those attending the Renewable Fuels Association 15th annual National Ethanol Conference in Orlando last month had the opportunity to see the Kinder Morgan terminal in Orlando and hear about the first …

Blendstar to Add Biofuel Terminal In Louisiana
February 11, 2010 – 1:41 pm | No Comment

by Michelle Kautz (Domesticfuel.com)  Blendstar, LLC has announced the launch of a biofuel transload terminal to distribute ethanol and biodiesel in Bossier City, Louisiana, a suburb of Shreveport. The facility is expected to open late …

U.S. Development Group Begins Operations at Southern California Ethanol Handling and Distribution Terminal
January 11, 2010 – 10:18 am | No Comment

U.S. Development Group LLC (USDG), an industry leader in ethanol handling and distribution terminals, announced today that its West Colton Rail Terminal has begun to receive and offload ethanol railcars. The terminal, located in Rialto, …