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Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) To Build New Brazilian Biofuel Plant, But May Lose Ethanol Subsidy

Archer Daniels Midland announced the construction of a new Brazilian biofuel plant on Tuesday. The biodiesel plant, ADM’s second in Brazil, will be located in Joacaba, Santa Catarina next to an existing soybean plant and will increase ADM’s biodiesel capacity in Brazil by 50%.

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In a press release, Patricia Woertz, chairman, chief executive officer and president of ADM, commented on the news:

“We see exciting opportunities for … Read the rest

Shell Bets Big On Ethanol With Cosan (CZZ) Partnership

By Sam Hopkins of GreenChipStocks.com
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I’m in Washington, D.C. today for the American Council on Renewable Energy’s RETECH Expo, where I’m mining the showcases and speakers for new stock picks. Not every technology or company here will be a home-run investment. To tell the truth, many of them won’t even make it ten years without being bought out or folding…

Others will make headlines and drive market returns, … Read the rest

Biofuels Industry Nervously Anticipating EPA’s New Fuel Rules: PEIX, BIOF, GPRE, CZZ, ADM, VRNM

biofuelsethanol As reported by Agriculture.com’s Don Looker, Margo Oge, director of transportation and air quality at the EPA, did not attend this year’s Iowa Renewable Fuels Association summit because she was busy writing the second draft of the EPA’s new renewable fuel standards. The new standards are expected to be announced very soon, and the continued recovery of the American biofuels industry may hang in the balance.

Per the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, … Read the rest

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Gets $25 Million DOE Grant For Biomass Plant

Archer Daniels Midland just announced that they have received a $24.8 million grant to build a biomass plant that will convert waste into fuel ethanol and ethyl acrylate. The refinery will use a step called pretreatment that will also be used in ADM’s ongoing biocrude production efforts.

In a press release, Dr. Todd Werpy, vice president, Biofuels and Biochemical Research, commented on the news:

“By helping reduce the financial risk inherent in this kind of … Read the rest

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Gets $24.8 Million For Biofuels

Archer Daniels Midland just announced that is has received a $24.8 million grant from the Department of Energy to build a $36 million biofuels plant in Decatur, Illinois. The plant will focus on advancing biofuel technology.Construction should start next year and be completed by 2012. The remaining funding not covered by the grant will be drawn from private sources.

In a press release, Todd Werpy, ADM’s vice president of Biofuels and Biochemical Research, commented … Read the rest

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Buys Oilseed Plant In Czech Republic

Archer Daniels Midland just announced that it has purchased an oilseed plant in the Czech Republic from ViaChem Group. The plant consists of facilities for crushing oilseeds, refining them and producing biodiesel. In addition to energy, the plant produces oil and meal for the food and feed markets.

In a press release, Brent Fenton, ADM Europe’s managing director, commented on the acquisition:

This acquisition will allow ADM to expand further its leadership position in agricultural … Read the rest

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) And Other US Biodiesel Producers Face EU Tariffs

An EU trade committee has approved temporary anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on imports of US biodiesel. This will affect Us biofuels companies like agricultural giant Archer Daniels Midland. The tariffs go into effect March 13th-after that, Archer Daniels will have to pay 26 euros for each 100 kg of biodiesel imported into Europe. Chicagoist quotes an EU biodiesel official on the reason for imposing the duties, which are part of a larger trade dispute between … Read the rest

Converted Organics (COIN) Popping Intraday on Partnership With Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)

Coverted Organics (COIN) just surged about 10% intraday on news of a strategic partnership with Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to develop organic liquid based and solid fertilizers for use in the professional turfgrass market and will have access to ADM’s patent pending technology.… Read the rest

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Releases 1st Quarter Results

Archer Daniels Midland released its first quarter results today. They reported a jump in profits, with net income of  $1.05 billion, or $1.63 per share, That’s a big jump from this time last year, when the company reported net income of $441 million, or 68 cents per share.

Due to price increases, net sales rose 65 percent to $21.16 billion, even as sales volumes remained steady. In addition to the increase in sales, ADM … Read the rest

Shares Of Top Ethanol Companies (AVR, PEIX, ADM, VSE) Fall With The Rest Of The Market

Forbes.com notes that the general economic malaise is affecting share prices of several of the top ethanol companies. Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings (AVR) plummeted to its lowest share price ever on Monday, bottoming out at $1.93 before climbing slightly to close at $2.10. Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) dropped 15.6% to close at $1.08, while VeraSun (VSE) dropped 12.4% to close at $1.84.

Even agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) was not immune from the slump, falling … Read the rest