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Jarrett Renshaw

USDA official hopes year-round E15 gas approved soon, but sees fallback

Feb 13 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's deputy secretary said on Wednesday he is "hopeful" the administration will complete its rule allowing year-round sales of a higher ethanol blend of gasoline by summer, but the government should use "discretionary enforcement" of the summertime ban if there is a delay.

One of the oldest U.S. refineries in trouble again in Philadelphia: court filings

Feb 12 2019

NEW YORK Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc, owner of the largest and oldest refinery on the U.S. East Coast, is facing another financial crisis just months after emerging from a controversial bankruptcy, according to two sources and a Reuters review of court filings.

Exclusive: Delta trying to unload East Coast refinery - sources

Feb 01 2019

NEW YORK Delta Air Lines wants to sell its oil refinery in Trainer, Pennsylvania, after attempts to offer a partial stake in the plant late last year failed, according to two people familiar with the matter.

RPT-FOCUS-Budweiser spends big on Super Bowl, targets small markets

Feb 01 2019

At least, that is what Anheuser-Busch InBev hopes as it strives to reach more than 100 million U.S. TV viewers during Sunday’s Super Bowl, promoting vintage brands such as Budweiser and Bud Light.

Budweiser spends big on Super Bowl, targets small markets

Feb 01 2019

At least, that is what Anheuser-Busch InBev hopes as it strives to reach more than 100 million U.S. TV viewers during Sunday’s Super Bowl, promoting vintage brands such as Budweiser and Bud Light.

EU seeks to soothe U.S. by clearing soybeans for biofuel

Jan 29 2019

BRUSSELS/NEW YORK The European Commission said on Tuesday it had concluded that U.S. soybeans can be used in biofuels in the European Union, part of the bloc's push to improve strained trade relations with the United States.

EPA says it is committed to rule for higher ethanol blend by summer driving season

Jan 08 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it would complete a rule to boost sales of higher-ethanol blends of gasoline by the summer driving season, despite a partial government shutdown.

Shutdown risks delays to U.S. drilling, ethanol, wind initiatives

Jan 04 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The partial government shutdown is increasing the chances of delays in U.S. energy initiatives from the release of President Donald Trump's proposed offshore drilling plan to allowing higher levels of ethanol in gasoline during summer months, energy industry groups said on Friday.

Pacific Ethanol plans to idle western section of Nebraska plant: sources

Jan 02 2019

PHILADELPHIA/CHICAGO Pacific Ethanol Inc plans to idle the western portion of its ethanol plant in Aurora, Nebraska, over the next two weeks amid historically weak margins that have forced the industry to throttle back production, according to three sources familiar with the plant's operations.

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