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ACE: Mexico Supreme Court rules against E10 implementation process, not the product

Sioux Falls, SD (January 17, 2020) – This week, the Mexico Supreme Court ruled against the regulation allowing for higher ethanol content in gasoline, based on the way in which the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) implemented the change in 2017. In July of that year, the CRE decided to increase the maximum content of ethanol in gasoline as an oxygenate to 10 percent, up from 5.8 percent, outside…


ACE: USMCA strengthens North American trade partner relationships and key ethanol market opportunities

Sioux Falls, SD (January 16, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Senate passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), ratifying the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement after it was advanced by the U.S. House of Representatives in December. The new agreement solidifies a multi-billion-dollar export market while providing more stable market access to farmers and instilling confidence in other…


Mexican fuel marketers confident they can offer ethanol following tour of Iowa ethanol supply chain

Sioux Falls, SD (July 15, 2019) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) hosted a tour in conjunction with the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) in Iowa last week to show nine decision-makers from key Mexican retail and supplier groups how ethanol blends have been successfully and profitably incorporated across Iowa.  Tour leaders Ron Lamberty, ACE Senior Vice…


Mexican retailers to tour Iowa ethanol supply chain as a model for Mexico’s emerging fuel market

The American Coalition for Ethanol and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association embark on a tour today leading Mexican retailers in conjunction with the U.S. Grains Council across Iowa to see how U.S. ethanol is made, distributed, and sold as they implement blends up to E10 in Mexico.


ACE revisits Tijuana to provide more in-depth ethanol information for returning and prospective retailers

ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty returns a year later to offer more ‘how to’ information with respect to supply, logistics, blending, octane economics, retail marketing and promotion.


ACE introduces fuel retailers to ethanol at a technical forum in Mexico’s “oil country”

Sioux Falls, SD (April 11, 2019) –This week, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital and largest city of the southeast Mexico state of Chiapas. This trip marks his third time to the country this year to speak at ethanol technical information forums for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint…


ACE returns to Monterrey for a more in-depth ethanol forum to address both returning and new retailers' questions

Sioux Falls, SD (March 21, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty marked his second trip to Mexico this year with a return visit to Monterrey to speak at an ethanol technical information forum for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers…


ACE returns to Mexico in 2019 to address ethanol questions from service station owners

Sioux Falls, SD (February 22, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Mérida, Mexico, this week for the first ethanol technical information forum held in 2019 for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers (AMPES), to inform…


ACE leadership to share Mexico ethanol market outlook from work with retailers in the country at IRFA Summit

Sioux Falls, SD (January 28, 2019) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President and Market Development Director Ron Lamberty will share ethanol market opportunities and challenges from his travels to Mexico over the past year in a trade roundtable discussion at the 2019 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit taking place tomorrow, January 29.  Lamberty traveled to Mexico six times last year to…


Mexico City marks sixth visit to Mexico for ACE in 2018 to address ethanol questions from service station owners

Sioux Falls, SD (November 20, 2018) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Mexico City last week for the final ethanol technical workshop held this year for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The workshops were a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Suppliers (AMPES), to inform local station…



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