Biofuel Fundamentals

Gain a solid foundation in biofuels and understand the interplay of agriculture, oil and alternatives from production to the pump and beyond.

At A Glance

Industry Segment Alternative Fuels, Natural Gas, Oil
Course Level Introductory to Intermediate
CPE Credits 11
DTN Credits Not Applicable
Competency Path Alternative Fuels, Certified Energy Professional

What You Will Learn

Topics covered include:

  • Feedstock sources and production trends.
  • Fuels production, technologies and efficiencies.
  • Integration with traditional petroleum infrastructure.
  • Government programs, mandates, and influence.
  • Transportation and logistics.
  • Marketing and price risk management.
  • Global influences.

Who Should Attend

Strongly consider attending if you fit one of the following categories:

  • Ethanol producer
  • Ethanol marketer
  • Corn grower/cooperative
  • Biodiesel producer
  • Biodiesel marketer
  • Soybean producer/cooperative
  • Yellow fat broker
  • Renderer
  • Commodity broker
  • Oil company marketing Petroleum marketer
  • Pipeline operator
  • Terminal operator
  • New hires!!
  • Financial management
  • Commercial gasoline fleet
  • Industrial gasoline consumer
  • Ag-, petro- investment banking
  • Industry trade group
  • Clean Cites
  • Students and academics
  • Media