Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Push for Corn-Heavy Fuel Isn’t Reaching the Pump

gas pump non-ethanol John Raoux/AP

President Donald Trump’s effort to boost corn demand by allowing year-round sales of ethanol-blended gasoline has run into a logistical problem. Few stations offer it.

October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Airgas Expands in Stockton, Calif., With New CO2 Plant

Airgas, an Air Liquide company and a U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, opened its new liquid carbon dioxide and dry ice facility in Stockton, Calif., on July 16.

July 22, 2019
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Eco-Energy Launches Logistics Service for Ethanol Market

Eco-Energy, a biofuel supply chain company, launched its Ethanol Logistics Service on July 11 to reach a broader mix of ethanol buyers and shippers, and create the largest asset-backed logistics management service exclusively focused on ethanol.

July 12, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Defends Refinery Waivers by Noting Expanded Ethanol Sales

Ethanol Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump has cited his move to allow year-round sales of high-ethanol gasoline as farmers pressure him to dial back decisions to exempt oil refineries from biofuel-blending mandates, signaling the president sees the two issues as related.

July 11, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Oil Industry Poised to Attack as EPA Boosts Ethanol in Fuels

Ethanol Daniel Acker/ Associated Press

Oil industry foes are preparing to go to court to fight the Environmental Protection Agency regulation issued May 31 that allows year-round sales of higher-ethanol E15 gasoline nationwide.

May 31, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Rushed Ethanol Plan so Trump Could Keep Pledge, Documents Show

Ethanol Sergio Flores/Bloomberg News

After President Donald Trump promised Iowa voters he would unleash high-ethanol gasoline, his administration fast-tracked a plan to lift summertime restrictions on the fuel, forgoing studies of its potential price tag and hastily ending a review of the measure.

March 28, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Advances Changes to Unleash Sales of Ethanol-Blend Gasoline

Fuel Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The Trump administration on March 12 advanced a plan meant to expand the U.S. market for corn-based ethanol and place trading restrictions on credits that refiners use to prove they are using biofuel.

March 12, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Agencies Bicker Over Ethanol as Higher Fuel Use Looms

worker at Brazil sugar cane processor A worker walks next to distilling tanks at a sugar cane processing facility near Sertaozinho, Brazil. (Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump’s pledge to his rural agricultural base to allow year-round sales of higher blends of ethanol spurred differing opinions between key federal agencies Feb. 27.

February 28, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

George Soros Cuts Stake in Agriculture Giant ADM

ADM Mark Hirsch/Bloomberg News

Billionaire George Soros has cut his holdings in agriculture giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. by more than half as the company contends with sluggish commodity markets amid the U.S.-China trade war.

Millie Munshi | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2019
Business, Fuel

Sunoco Announces Fuel-Distribution Acquisition, Divestiture of Ethanol Facility

Sunoco station Russ MacNeil

Sunoco has acquired the wholesale fuel-distribution business from Schmitt Sales as well as certain convenience store locations from Speedway to turn into wholesale distribution sites.

January 24, 2019