EPA Delivers on President Trump’s Promise to Allow Year-Round Sale of E15 Gasoline and Improve Transparency in Renewable Fuel Markets

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the final action that would remove the key regulatory barrier to using gasoline blended with up to 15% ethanol (E15) during the summer driving season and reform the renewable identification number (RIN) compliance system under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program to increase transparency and deter price…

SVPGlobal completes purchase of White Energy’s food ingredient and ethanol business in Russell, KS

Strategic Value Partners, LLC and its affiliates (“SVPGlobal”), a global investment firm with approximately $8 billion of assets under management, today announced that is has completed its purchase of White Energy’s food ingredient and ethanol business. The transaction includes two integrated plants in Russell, Kansas: the largest vital wheat gluten manufacturing facility in North America,…

SVPGlobal to purchase food ingredient and ethanol businesses from White Energy

Strategic Value Partners and its affiliates (“SVPGlobal”), a global investment firm with $8 billion of assets under management, today announced an agreement to purchase food ingredient and ethanol businesses from White Energy. The purchase includes two integrated plants in Russell, Kansas: the nation’s largest vital wheat gluten manufacturing facility and one of the nation’s most cost-efficient…

White Energy CEO joins Growth Energy delegation in China to discuss E10 initiative and opportunities

White Energy CEO Greg Thompson met with Chinese officials in Beijing in January as part of a delegation organized by Growth Energy and the U.S. Grains Council. The four-day event included meetings with leading Chinese biofuels and energy companies, university researchers, and government representatives to discuss the country’s E10 initiative. China announced ambitious plans in…

Occidental Petroleum and White Energy to Study Feasibility of Capturing CO2 for Use in Enhanced Oil Recovery Operations

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) and White Energy announced today that they have agreed to evaluate the economic feasibility of a carbon capture, utilization and storage project. The project would capture carbon dioxide (CO2) at White Energy’s ethanol facilities in Hereford and Plainview, Texas, and transport it to the Permian Basin, where Occidental would use it…