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first_imgPublicly listed Bank OCBC NISP has cut its loan disbursement target this year as the COVID-19 pandemic hits credit demand amid slowing business activity.“At first, we targeted our loan growth to reach around 7 percent to 9 percent this year but given the current situation, loans will probably grow around zero percent to 5 percent,” the bank’s president director, Parwati Surjaudaja, said during a virtual press briefing over the weekend.As of the first quarter of this year, OCBC NISP booked 5.4 percent year-on-year (yoy) growth in loan disbursement to Rp 123.87 trillion (US$8.31 billion). Parwati attributed the lower projection to slowing loan demand due to cooling economic activity as a result of the pandemic.Read also: COVID-19: Indonesian banks face challenging time but hopes remainThe pandemic has disrupted businesses in the country, as the government’s large-scale social restrictions require people to stay at home to curb the spread of the virus. Statistics Indonesia (BPS) data show the country’s economy grew just 2.97 percent annually in the first quarter, the lowest since 2001 as household spending and investment growth plunged to 2.84 percent and 1.7 percent respectively.Despite the potentially slumping loan demand, the local arm of Singapore-based OCBC Bank would continue to focus on disbursing its loans to businesses that still recorded gains amid the pandemic. “We believe that there are sectors that have continued to grow amid this pandemic that still need working capital for their businesses,” she said.Stocks of OCBC NISP, traded at the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) under the code NISP, rose 0.71 percent as of 12:31 p.m. Jakarta time on Monday as the main gauge Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) jumped 0.91 percent. The bank’s stocks have lost almost 20 percent of their value in the last year, Bloomberg data showed.OCBC NISP also sought other ways to maintain its performance amid the challenging time by boosting its non-interest income, including fee-based income, managing director Hartati said.“We aim to increase our fee-based income by 10 percent this year to offset the possible slower net interest income from the slumping loan,” she said.Parwati expressed optimism that OCBC NISP third-party fund collection would still grow at around 8 to 10 percent this year as the bank planned to boost low-cost funding to help maintain its liquidity.The bank’s third-party funds had grown 5.2 percent yoy to Rp 137.37 trillion as of March. It also recorded a loan-to-deposit ratio (LDR) of 89.9 percent, below the lower threshold of 94 percent, while its loan-to-funding ratio (LFR) of 87.3 percent was well below the 100 percent threshold. Read also: BCA lowers loan growth target to 5%-7% over virus, market concernsThe banking industry is expected to face headwinds this year, leading to some banks’ hesitation over channeling loans given the economic uncertainty.“I think loan growth will be around 4 percent and new loan disbursement will begin to return to normal in March 2021. The banks are hesitant to channel loans as demand will remain low until December,” Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF) senior economist Aviliani said during an online discussion recently.Financial Services Authority (OJK) data revealed Monday that loan growth reached 7.95 percent yoy in the first quarter, higher than the 6.08 percent recorded at the end of last year. However, no new loan demand was recorded in the period as the growth came from the disbursement of existing credit facilities, OJK chairman Wimboh Santoso said.The OJK and Bank Indonesia previously set a loan growth target of around 11 percent this year. The central bank recently slashed its projection to between 6 and 8 percent.Topics :last_img read more


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first_imgGambian ops An independent oil and gas advisory firm, RISC Operations, has conducted an audit of Far’s internal estimate of Prospective Resources for the Samo and Bambo prospects located in The Gambia permits A2 and A5. The Bambo prospect has been identified following recent mapping of the 3D seismic and targets a separate reservoir objective on the same structural trend as the Samo prospect. The two prospects have a combined best estimate Prospective Resource of 1.1 billion barrels on a gross unrisked basis (926 million barrels net to Far).The Samo prospect has two target intervals, is on trend and shares many similarities with the giant SNE oil field. As such it is very highly rated with an estimated chance of success (CoS) in one or both targets, endorsed by RISC, of 55%. According to Far, it is rare to have an exploration prospect with such a high CoS but this reflects the adjacent discovery at SNE and the confidence Far Limited has developed in exploring in the play fairway which is yet to experience a dry well. The Bambo play type is less understood but the Bambo prospect is still highly regarded with a CoS of 18%. Far said that more work will be carried out to improve understanding of the play and to further derisk the prospect.Far has also mapped a number of large leads in Block A5. This is in an area of poorer data quality and extends outside the 3D seismic coverage. These leads will be the subject of further mapping when the reprocessing of the seismic survey is available.Far Managing Director, Cath Norman, said: “Since making the discoveries at SNE and FAN offshore Senegal, and subsequently at FAN South and SNE North, it has been Far’s core strategy to build on our geological knowledge, contacts and nimbleness in the market to add high quality drilling opportunities in the MSGB Basin for our shareholders. As the RISC audit testifies, the opportunity we have captured in Blocks A2 and A5 offshore The Gambia represent a huge prize if successful.“Given the eight successful wells drilled on the shelf to date in Senegal and into the key reservoirs in the Samo prospect, the geological chance of success for drilling this prospect is high for a frontier exploration well. The Samo well will be the only exploration well to be drilled offshore The Gambia since the Jammah-1 well drilled in 1979.“Success in this well at the scale that RISC has supported would be truly transformational for the people of The Gambia and Far is proud to again be in the privileged position of delivering the country’s first, modern exploration well as we were in 2014 in Senegal.” Potential for 1.1 billion barrels of oil Following Government approval of the assignment of Far’s 80% interest in Blocks A2 and A5, Far as the operator of the Block A2 and A5 joint venture has progressed the license work program including well planning activities.Far’s Gambia office was opened in September 2017 and its in country team of 5 personnel is focused on managing Government and in country stakeholder interfaces and relationships. Well planning and preparation activities are progressing with; long lead items ordered, well design planning underway and preparation of an enviromental impact assessment and contingency plan started. Rig and shore base options are being investigated.Geotechnical studies are progressing including reprocessing of the Block A2 and A5 3D seismic data by Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) with the aim of improving the data quality for optimizing the location and design of the anticipated Samo exploration well. Two Far Limited-operated prospects located in Blocks A2 and A5 offshore The Gambia have a combined best estimate prospective resource of 1.1 billion barrels of oil.Earlier this year, Far took over 80% interest in offshore Blocks A2 and A5 from Erin Energy while Erin kept the remaining 20% interest. The transaction was approved by the country’s government in July giving Far operatorship over the two blocks.Far has completed detailed geotechnical studies and assessed significant hydrocarbon resource potential in its two blocks offshore The Gambia, the Australian company said on Tuesday.The Blocks A2 and A5 permit area, covering 2,682km2, are adjacent to and on trend with Far’s world class SNE oil field discovery and have significant exploration potential. A2 and A5 sit within the rapidly emerging and prolific Mauritania-SenegalGuinea-Bissau (MSGB) Basin and lie approximately 30km offshore in water depths ranging from 50 to 1,500 meters.From 1,504km2 of modern 3D seismic data acquired in A2 and A5, Far said it has identified large prospects similar to the “shelf edge” plays Far has successfully drilled in Senegal. FAR has mapped two drillable prospects, Samo and Bambo and additional leads in the blocks.last_img read more


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first_imgA late header from defender Ryan Bennett moved Norwich five points clear of the Barclays Premier League relegation zone as the Canaries eventually saw off 10-man Hull at Carrow Road. Only one of Hull’s new recruits made the team and it was Nikica Jelavic who had the visitors’ best chance of the game early on before they had to withstand heavy pressure from Norwich. Tom Huddlestone saw red late on for the Tigers after picking up a second yellow card as Steve Bruce’s side continue to struggle away from home. With less than two minutes gone, Hull captain Robert Koren found space down the right and cut the ball back to Jelavic, whose first-time shot clipped the post as the Croatia international came within inches of scoring an early debut goal. Liam Rosenior was the next Hull player to have a great chance to open the scoring but could only fire a low volley wide after he drifted in unnoticed at the back post to meet Koren’s cross. In a lively start, Norwich also created chances as Hooper and van Wolfswinkel combined to see the Dutchman’s shot deflected behind while Robert Snodgrass could not benefit from a poor Curtis Davies clearance and shot well wide. Van Wolfswinkel, still without a goal since the opening day of the season, came close after 10 minutes as Bradley Johnson’s deep cross was headed back across goal by Snodgrass, but the club-record signing failed to wrap his foot around it and shot wide of Allan McGregor’s left-hand post. The game settled down after a pulsating opening 10 minutes, with an injury to Hull defender James Chester causing a delay, as a long-range effort from Snodgrass proved to be the only chance of note. Norwich started to take control of the game later in the half but could not find an opening despite a string of corners, with a deflected van Wolfswinkel header the best opportunity they could muster. Manager Chris Hughton has been told his job is safe so long as he keeps the club outside of the bottom three and he would have been a relieved man to see Bennett score his first goal in nine months to secure a 1-0 win and a vital three points, their first home win since November. The under pressure boss made seven changes to the side that was outplayed in the 3-0 FA Cup third-round replay defeat at Fulham in midweek, once again partnering Gary Hooper and Ricky van Wolfswinkel in attack and handing a debut to Newcastle loanee Jonas Gutierrez. A curling shot from Snodgrass forced compatriot McGregor into a good save as the hosts continued to press but it was Hooper, firing wide when free inside the box, who had the best chance as the teams went in all square at the interval. The second half started with a similar pattern to how the first drew to a close as Hughton’s side continued to have the better of the possession without ever really making it show. Both Rosenior and Huddlestone found their way into referee Howard Webb’s book but Norwich could not create anything from the respective free-kicks. Snodgrass and van Wolfswinkel both saw goalbound efforts bravely blocked by a resolute Hull defence before Anthony Pilkington was welcomed back from injury for the Canaries as he replaced debutant Gutierrez. The Republic of Ireland international has missed the last 11 games with a hamstring injury but was immediately involved, taking down a long ball and picking out Hooper – whose speculative 30-yard effort looped over the crossbar. The deserved breakthrough eventually came with just four minutes remaining as a Snodgrass corner finally led to a goal, with Bennett rising highest to power his header past McGregor. Huddlestone was then dismissed after catching Leroy Fer and Norwich failed to double their lead with a goalmouth scramble with Bennett once again proving a threat in the Hull penalty area. The hosts saw out the four minutes of injury time to take the victory and move up to 12th place in the table. Press Associationlast_img read more


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first_imgLiverpool have sent striker Daniel Sturridge to Los Angeles to continue his rehabilitation from the thigh injury which has sidelined him for most of the season. Press Association The 25-year-old has not played for the club since August 31 after he initially strained a thigh on international duty with England. On the eve of his comeback he pulled a calf muscle in his first full training session back with the first team and just when he appeared to have got over that he sustained another, different, thigh injury which has ruled him out until the new year. Reds manager Brendan Rodgers said last month that the club may have to look even deeper into the root of Sturridge’s problems, of which this is the ninth separate but similar injury has had in his career, with the player suggesting the issue may be hereditary as his father, a trainee at Birmingham, and two uncles Dean and Simon – both professional footballers – also suffered the same problems. Press Association Sport understands the striker has travelled to America to undergo warm-weather training and rehabilitation to help with his recovery for a fortnight. He has not gone to the United States to have any medical treatment or procedure. “He has gone away to get some specific work in with some of our staff and he is coming along well,” said Rodgers Sturridge’s absence has been compounded by the failure of £16million summer signing Mario Balotelli to pick up the slack having yet to score a Premier League goal. He too came back injured from the last international break and has not been available since because of a groin problem, forcing Rodgers to pick Rickie Lambert who has responded with two goals in his first two matches leading the line and has put in good performances in the two games since then. With Balotelli facing a possible Football Association charge for posting an apparently anti-Semetic and racist graphic on social media – for which he has until 6pm on Friday to give his explanation to the FA – the spotlight has only intensified on the troubled Italy international. Rodgers insists, however, that until the 24-year-old is available to play he cannot waste much time thinking about him. “He is a very much a Liverpool player but he is injured at the moment and there is not much more to add from me,” he said. “He is not fit to play, my concentration at this moment is on players who are fit and available to play and that is my only thinking at the moment. “He is working with the medical team on a daily basis and I trust the team of people here to look after injuries. “At this moment in time the team is doing well and whenever he is back fit then we will see where he is at. “Hopefully he will be available sooner rather than later.” While the debate continues over Steven Gerrard’s future in light of the club’s contract offer, which he has not yet accepted, Rodgers has to concern himself with the more immediate issue associated with the midfielder. Having previously admitted the 34-year-old cannot play three matches in a week, effectively the Reds boss has to decide whether to retain his captain in the starting line-up to face Sunderland on Saturday or hold him back for Tuesday’s must-win Champions League tie at home to Basle, which is followed by a trip to Manchester United the following Sunday. “The only focus is our next game but of course you are having to plan forward and look at one or two teams down the line,” said Rodgers, who this week had to quash reports there had been a disagreement between him and Gerrard. “If you rest someone they are rotated, if they are rotated they are dropped, if he is dropped he is left out so you can’t win as a manager. “I’ll always pick a team which I think can win the game.” last_img read more


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first_imgThe home side had gone ahead in the 81st minute courtesy of a belter of a strike from Cedric Amissi, but some nerves at the back handed Tanzania a way back into the tie.Fredric Nsabiyumva rose to head back a long ball to his keeper Jonathan Nahimana who was off his line and Msuva pounced on the lack of communication, stretching a foot to direct the ball into the net with skipper Mbwana Samatta following up to ensure it crossed the line.The away goal will be a sticky detail for Burundi as they head into the return tie in Dar es Salaam in four days time. They will need an outright win or a high scoring draw to go through to the group stages of the qualifiers.Tanzania had the best chance of the opening half in the 18th minute when Simon Msuva’s predatory instincts saw him sneak behind to intercept a back pass but he failed to beat keeper Nahimana one on one.Burundi had a chance in the 35th minute when Bonfilscaleb Bimenyimana beautifully cut in from the left, but his effort at curling the ball to the bottom left corner was awry the ball going out. He was substituted minutes later with coach Olivier Niyungeko bringing in Abdul Razak Fiston in a bid to re-energize the attack.RESULTS Burundi 1-1 Tanzania Ethiopia 0-0 LesothoEritrea 1-2 NamibiaMauritius 0-1MozambiqueSao Tome 0-1 G’BissauS’Sudan 1-1 E’GuineaDjibouti 2-1 EswatiniLiberia 3-1 Sierra LeoneTODAYSomalia vs ZimbabweChad vs SudanSeychelles vs RwandaFRIDAYGambia vs AngolaComoros vs TogoSATURDAYBotswana vs MalawiShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram 2022 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERCatastrophic defending in the final five minutes of the game saw Burundi undo a great deal of hard work as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Tanzania in the first leg of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier preliminary round in Bujumbura on Wednesday evening.last_img read more


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first_imgEight members of the Syracuse track and field team qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend at the NCAA East Preliminaries in Jacksonville, Florida, the largest such group in over 30 years.On Thursday, Margo Malone raced to a time of 33:49.45 in the women’s 10,000-meter run, snagging one of the final 24 spots in June’s championship race.In the men’s 10,000-meter run, Martin Hehir, Max Straneva and Dan Lennon all punched tickets to the championships. Hehir ran to a third-place finish time of 29:53.89 while Straneva (30:08.10) took ninth and Lennon (30:09.95) snagged 12th.On Saturday, Freddie Crittenden finished the 110-meter hurdles in 13.86 seconds. He advanced to the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year.In the same event, Donald Pollitt punched his ticket after missing out last year by a mere two thousandths of a second. Pollitt clocked in at 13.72, the fourth-best time in the region.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textJustyn Knight (13.53.48) also advanced, placing second in his heat in the 5,000-meter run while Colin Bennie gathered the eighth overall qualifying spot with a time of 13:58.68.The NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships will begin on June 10, with the top performers from the East and West regions meeting in Eugene, Oregon. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on May 31, 2015 at 6:16 pm Contact Matt: mralex01@syr.edulast_img read more


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first_img“That’s my job, too – I know how guys like the ball,” he said. “I watch a lot of film and know if guys like seams or no seams; (if) they like low passes or high passes; (if) they like the numbers or the forehead. It’s my job to get it to them.”DIVVYING OUT A SHORTENED SCHEDULEIn the last two seasons, training camp isn’t what it used to be: Walton sounded almost mournful for the era of two-week camps when the team would travel to Santa Barbara or Hawaii (which the Clippers are doing this year).Related Articles Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions 🎥 @KingJames discusses how defense can set up the offense, and how he is figuring out where his teammates like their passes. pic.twitter.com/7rYJo4MiuT— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) September 26, 2018 Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersThere will be precious few clues passed on about just how the Lakers will play until they open the preseason Sunday in San Diego against the Denver Nuggets. But this much has surfaced: They’ll play fast, they’ll look to run in transition often, and the surplus of playmakers means off-ball players will need to be attacking the rim more often.Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here.Fans should expect a little of what made the Lakers stand out last year – but with James and the new talent, Coach Luke Walton and his staff have been adding new elements as well.“We take some things that worked well for the people we have returning and we add new things,” he said. “One of the first things that we did when we signed all these guys was pull up all their plays from the last year and what worked for Beasley, what’s Rondo really good with and we try to build around that, too.”That takes on more concrete form in certain scenarios: Walton acknowledged that James will often be the player the Lakers go to during crunch time. But his presence will also require new roles for a player such as Brandon Ingram, who has to think about becoming more of a cutter or a catch-and-shoot palyer in those situations than the shot-creator he was last season.In terms of his past teams, James said he thinks the Lakers’ system will bear resemblance to his days in Miami: The Lakers will stress turnover-creation and attacking in transition. He’s also worked on film study to learn a little more about how his teammates like to get the ball. EL SEGUNDO — There are state secrets easier to pry loose than revealing details of the Lakers’ first team scrimmages on Wednesday afternoon.When asked if anyone “jumped out” from the three sessions, LeBron James resorted to snark: “All of them. We do a lot of jumping and running.”But while it was hard to get a sense of which Lakers (aside from James) stood out in the scrimmages, JaVale McGee offered at least one sense of the style the team is developing behind closed doors. When asked how it’s been playing with so many willing passers, he grinned wide.“Oh it’s amazing,” he said. “I just go out there and feel like I’m at a buffet in Vegas. They’re willing to pass and I’m willing to go to the rim and dunk that thing.” The Lakers have only five days of camp this year before playing Sunday, which doesn’t leave much time for the team bonding activities of years past. But Walton said the Lakers are looking for opportunities: Last year, they did an Escape Room on the road. They’ll likely do something comparable as they go to San Diego, Las Vegas and San Jose for this year’s preseason.“There is a break in between right before the regular season starts,” he said, “where if we are up to speed to where we want to be and able to, we will find something fun to do as a group.”Walton said he’s treating the preseason games as part of training camp, so it’s probable that James and other players with big roles will have truncated minutes in the contests. James said he didn’t expect to play “a bunch” of minutes but that he would defer to Walton for his preseason workload.QUICK HITTERSPoint guard Lonzo Ball participated in practice but did not play in the scrimmage. Walton said center Ivica Zubac (illness) wasn’t available, and sideline reporter Mike Trudell reported that rookie big man Moritz Wagner sat out as well. … The team closed out practice shooting around to Eminem’s latest album Kamikaze. James said it was “Whiteboy Wednesday,” a musical tradition that has taken hold in Los Angeles under Walton. Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers last_img read more


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first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (4) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. 0 Vote up Vote down Enjoying Lights · 295 weeks ago The one on 16th is pretty awesome. They play music and the lights go along with it. too bad they didn’t win. Report Reply 0 replies · active 295 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down David kuchar · 295 weeks ago Thanks for the pictures of the business and residential winners. Report Reply 1 reply · active 295 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down CueballSumnernewscow 94p · 295 weeks ago OMG. Your place was great. Did you do all the drawings? Report Reply -1 Vote up Vote down James · 295 weeks ago If I would have known there was a contest I would’ve entered my house.. 903 N C st Report Reply 0 replies · active 295 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Sumner Newscow report — The Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce announced the 2014 Outdoor Christmas Decorating Contest participants and winners. Mane Innovations at 114 South C St. across from Impact Bank was the first place winner. The residential home at 1612 N. Day St.Mane Innovations!Residential winner at 1612 N. Day.The list of winners and participants and pictures are as follows (for more pictures and those pictured in full size click here) :Business category: Mane Innovations – 114 South C St., first place.Family Hair Parlor – 215 S. Washington, Second place.Family Hair ParlorBarbara Jon’s – 104 N. Washington, third place.Barbara Jon’sWheatland Services – 120 N. Washington.Sterling House of Wellington – 500 N. Plum.Slate Creek Books – 106 N. Washington.Residential category: 1612 N. Day St. – First.1107 North B St. – Second.115 South St. – Third.Third place 115 South St.42 Melody Lane909 W. 16th St.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more


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first_imgJust ten percent of gas stations in Iowa have pumps that will dispense the higher blend of ethanol that’s now cleared nationally for sale year-round. The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association is asking state officials for a 66 percent increase in the total amount of state “cost-share” grant money that’s available to stations that install E-15 pumps. Nathan Hohnstein, a lobbyist for the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, says those state grants over the past few years have had a dramatic impact.“In 2012, we didn’t have a single station or location in Iowa that was selling E15, you’re now having just roughly 230 locations that do sell E15,” Hohnstein says. “We’re very proud of this progress, however there’s a still lot of uncertainty at the federal level with the RFS and with trade.” The state’s Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program will hand out three MILLION dollars in grants this year. The industry is calling on state officials to set aside FIVE million dollars next year — to award to stations that install E-15 pumps.“With the new rule of year-round E15, this past summer you saw E15 sales grow 46% nationwide compared to 2018,” Hohnstein says. Hohnstein says the biofuels industry is facing economic headwinds, so expanding the number of stations where consumers can buy E-15 is important.“Roughly about 50,000 jobs are supported by the biofuels industry here in Iowa,” Hohnstein says. There are 43 ethanol plants and 11 biodiesel plants in Iowa.last_img read more