2018 National Ethanol Conference

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the  Renewable Fuels Association’s 23rd annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC), held Feb. 12–14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas – with the theme “Ethanol Strong: Empowering Dialogue to Grow Markets.”

This virtual newsroom, sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association, includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.

2018 RFA National Ethanol Conference photo album 

RFA CEO Blasts Sen. Cruz in Texas
NEC18 Preview with RFA CEO Bob Dinneen

State of the Industry – Ethanol Strong
State of Industry Address, Bob Dinneen
RFA CEO Bob Dinneen Press Conference

RFA Honors Farmer Ron Alverson with 2018 Industry Award
Remarks from Bob Dinneen & Ron Alverson
Interview with Ron Alverson

Ethanol Report from #RFANEC18
Ethanol Report from #RFANEC18

#NEC18 Scholarship Winner is Ethanol Strong
Interview with Chris Wense, Scholarship Winner

RFA Chairman Pleased With Conference TurnoutInterview with RFA chairman Mick Henderson

Why Ethanol Should Care About Electric Vehicles
Electric Vehicles Panel
Interview with Robert White, RFA VP for Industry Relations

DOE Studies Show Benefits of High Octane Ethanol
Remarks from Tom Kloza, Oil Price Information Service

Remarks from John Eichberger, Executive Director, Fuels Institute

Washington Insiders Panel Discussion on Policy (joined in progress)

New Analysis Shows RIN Prices Could Fall
Panel Discussion on RINS Market
Interview with Geoff Cooper, RFA Senior Vice President

Global Panel Wraps Up #RFANEC18
International Association Leaders panel

NEC Hosts International Ethanol Buyers for Third Year
International Trade In Ethanol Panel
Trade & Exports - USDA FAS, Daniel Whitely

Syngenta Enogen Footprint GrowingInterview with Jeff Oestmann, Syngenta Enogen

Rail Issues Impacting Your Business

Generating D3 RINS From Corn Kernal Fiber, Jim Ramm, EcoEngineers

Marc Rauch, The Auto Channel