At Lee Enterprises we have formal strategic alliances with the top companies in alternative and renewable fuels. In additional to those listed below, we also maintain ongoing relationships with two of the top law firms in alternative fuels, two of the top alternative fuels accounting firms, and a host of engineering groups, technology providers and fabrication facilities. As the need for these services arises, we will be happy to make introductions for you.
OUR STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS:
FCStone Merchant Services - a subsidiary of FCStone Group, Inc., provides feedstock financing for plants which helps them produce maximum capacity. Our Renewable Fuels Group's expertise covers the entire spectrum of activities related to renewable fuels, ranging from a full understanding of both inputs -grains, oilseeds/fats and energy - and outputs including ethanol, biodiesel, DDGS, and glycerin. Our proprietary database and historical knowledge provide customers with a huge competitive advantage, and our risk-management programs focus on building the crush margins needed to operate successful renewable fuels plants. 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 100, West Des Moines, IA 50266. For additional information, contact .
IMA, Inc. - IMA is the one of the 50 largest insurance brokers in the United States and a top 20 agency among privately owned agencies. IMA specializes in biodiesel and ethanol plant insurance providing coverage tailored to the renewable fuels industry. IMA currently partners with over 100 biodiesel, ethanol, and renewable energy concerns across the country. Beginning with planning, through construction and into operational insurance, IMA understands the technical aspects of the industry and combines this unique perspective with their understanding of insurance coverage and the insurance marketplace, making IMA a most valuable partner in the biofuels industry. IMA, Inc., 8200 E 32nd Street North, Wichita, KS 67226. For additional information, contact .
Genscape is a leading global provider of energy information for commodity and financial markets. Utilizing patented technologies and proprietary algorithms, Genscape provides accurate & timely data on capacities, flow and utilization for all major energy commodities. The product range includes the well-known real-time services for power and gas in North America and Europe. Genscape also delivers fundamentals-based market intelligence services which market participants rely upon to better understand drivers, risks, and dynamics of regional power and gas markets. Genscape is committed to enhancing the market activities of our clients through access to superior fundamental data and market intelligence. 445 E. Market Street, Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40202. For additional information, contact .
ICM, Inc. is the leading technology provider in the U.S. ethanol industry. Employing over 250 people, ICM has designed, built and installed 102 facilities in North America with a combined capacity of approximately 6.6 billion gallons of ethanol production annually. In addition, ICM has completed projects in Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Hungary, India and Mozambique, and has made advances in cellulosic ethanol and gasification technologies. ICM is continuously involved in extensive research and maintaining the leading edge of the renewable fuels industry, including pioneering technology in power plants and grain processing facilities outside the industry. ICM, Inc., 310 N. First Street, Colwich, KS 67030. For additional information, contact .
Murex LLC, is a leading marketer and distributor of domestic ethanol, export ethanol, crude oil, Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), methanol, and other gasoline blendstocks. For over 20 years, Murex has supplied major oil companies, regional refiners, and biodiesel producers worldwide. The company has one of the most extensive distribution systems in the United States with a railcar fleet of 2,100 and a vast network of terminal and storage facilities. The company’s market knowledge and position, financial strength, and regulatory expertise have created longstanding industry relationships, resulting in competitive advantages for its customers, suppliers, and strategic partners. Murex was the first marketer to voluntarily develop due diligence and quality assurance methods for its RIN suppliers and has been actively involved in QAP discussions with the EPA. Murex LLC, 5057 Keller Springs Road, Suite 150, Dallas, Texas 75001. For additional information, contact .
Established 1997, Gulf Hydrocarbon, Inc. is the premier provider of biodiesel to the petroleum industry – offering competitively-priced biodiesel for large end users or petroleum companies. Gulf Hydrocarbon also offers marketing strategies to producers that wish to contract for high volume off-take agreements. The experts at Gulf Hydrocarbon also offer risk management products to lock in prices on biodiesel or biodiesel feedstocks. These experts can alleviate logistic hurdles by swapping and trading biodiesel cross-country for immediate access. 2016 Market Street, Suite 104, Houston, TX 77002. For additional information, contact .
ERI Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of environmental, health & safety providing service to over 80 companies in the biofuels industry and over 40 other diversified agricultural companies. With over 500 years of combined experience in environmental health & safety in the biofuels industry, ERI’s EH&S Team has been successful in working with clients to reduce risks such as work related injuries, potential liabilities and non-compliance with regulatory agencies. ERI’s mission is to provide professional services to help eliminate avoidable risks and reduce or transfer unavoidable risks of employee injury, liability, property damage and regulatory non-compliance. ERI Solutions, Inc., 125 No. First Street, Colwich, KS 67030. www.erisolutions.com For additional information, contact . .
BobParkins Renewable Energy Consultants was founded and operated by an early solar industry advocate and highly experienced engineer, Bob Parkins. The company has a proven track record in developing complex photovoltaic projects going back 20 years. As independent third party consultants, they provide unbiased solar energy expertise for both public and private clients. They provide bid solicitation, project management, engineering and design, technology evaluations, feasibility studies and many other services in the solar industry. Their guiding objective is to serve the best interests of its clients. P.O. Box 219, Folsom, CA 95783. For additional information, contact ,
Convivium Renewable Energy was co-founded and is managed by Terry Meyer P.E. The company brings the experience of multiple independent renewable energy professionals together in one place. Specializing in resource assessment and integrated resource planning Convivium strives to give its clients the best possible knowledge of their resources and opportunities. Convivium brings specialized knowledge and instrumentation to its clients, including its ground based SODAR wind measurement as well as specialized resource analysis software. Convivium is set up to nimbly and affordably serve as our client’s expert in wind energy. 314 East Holly Street, Suite 202, Bellingham, WA 98225, For additional information, contact ,
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Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc.
North Quarter Plaza
9903 Brockington Road, Suite 106, Sherwood, AR 72120
Phone: (501) 833-8511 · Fax: (501) 835-6081