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Biofuels Market in the Americas to 2020 - Renewable Fuel Standards and Biofuel Mandates Will Stimulate Investment

GBI Research
Published Date » 2010-12-15
No. Of Pages » 127

GBI Research’s new report, “Biofuels Market in the Americas to 2020 - Renewable Fuel Standards and Biofuel Mandates Will Stimulate Investment” provides key information and analysis on the market opportunities in the biofuels market in the Americas. The report does a comprehensive evaluation of the market forces influencing the biofuel market. It also focuses on the production and consumption trend of biofuels by their types. 

The global biofuel industry has been witnessing sustainable growth and developments for the past few years in the backdrop of continued challenges with the availability of fossil fuels and the impact of global warming. Therefore, many economies have turned their attention towards biofuels. Many countries are supporting the biofuel industry in the form of subsidies and tax incentives which keep the biofuel producing companies profitable. 

The report focuses on the potential development of next generation biofuel and their growth. Many governments have implemented mandatory biofuel blend with the conventional fuel — this has triggered the demand of biofuels in various end user applications. This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GBI Research’s team of industry experts. 

Scope

The report analyses market opportunities and key investment areas in the biofuel market. Its scope includes

  • Key countries including the US, Brazil and Canada.
  • Biofuel production from 2005 to2009, forecast forward for 11 years to 2020.
  • Biofuel consumption from 2005 to 2009, forecast forward for 11 years to 2020
  • Key topics includes: biofuel feedstock and market behavior, regulatory framework including various biofuel standards and various initiatives taken by biofuel companies.

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision making capability in a rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to

  • Develop business strategies by understanding the trends and developments that are driving the biofuels market
  • Identify the necessities of next generation biofuels, their key geographies and evolving market potential.
  • Develop business and market strategies region wise based on the key geographies of biofuel development.
  • To cater to various business opportunities and make more informed business decisions based on the in depth analysis of the biofuel demand from various end users of biofuels.
Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 3

1.1 List of Tables 5
1.2 List of Figures 7

2 Americas Biofuel Market Definition 8
2.1 Introduction 8
2.1.1 Market Definition 8
2.2 Classification of Americas Biofuel Market 9
2.2.1 Classification of Americas Biofuel Market by Geography 10
2.3 GBI Research Report Guidance 10

3 Americas Biofuel Market Analysis and Forecasts 11
3.1 Americas Biofuel Market, Market Force Analysis 11
3.1.1 Americas Biofuel Market, Key Drivers 11
3.1.2 Americas Biofuel Market, Key Restraints 13
3.1.3 Americas Biofuel Market, Key Challenges 14
3.2 Americas Biofuel Production and Consumption 15
3.2.1 Americas Biofuel Production (Mbblpd) 15
3.2.2 Americas Biofuel Production (Mbblpd) by Types 17
3.2.3 Americas Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), on the Basis of Geography 21
3.2.4 Americas Biofuel Production, Scenario Analysis 25
3.2.5 Americas Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), by Types 26
3.2.6 Americas Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), On the basis of Geography 30

4 Americas Biofuel Market, Major Country Analysis 34
4.1 US Biofuel Market Analysis 34
4.1.1 US Feedstock Production Assessment 34
4.1.2 US Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 44
4.1.3 US Key Biofuel Plants, 20052020 46
4.1.4 US Biofuel Consumption, 20052009 51
4.1.5 US Biofuel Market, Key Policies 52
4.1.6 US Biofuel Market, Key Companies 56
4.2 Brazil Biofuels Market Analysis 62
4.2.1 Brazil Feedstock Production Assessment 62
4.2.2 Brazil Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 68
4.2.3 Brazil Key Biofuel Plants, 2009 70
4.2.4 Brazil Biofuel Consumption, 20052009 71
4.2.5 Brazil Biofuel Market, Key Policies 73
4.2.6 Brazil Biofuel Market, Key Companies 76
4.3 Canada Biofuel Market Analysis 80
4.3.1 Canada Feedstock Production Assessment, 20052020 80
4.3.2 Canada Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 90
4.3.3 Canada Key Biofuels Refineries, 2009 92
4.3.4 Canada Biofuel Consumption, 20052009 94
4.3.5 Canada Biofuel Market, Key Policies 95
4.3.6 Canada Biofuels Market, Key Companies 97

5 Americas Biofuel Market , Deals and Scope 101
5.1 Asset Finance 101
5.2 Equity Offerings 108
5.3 Debt Offerings 111
5.4 Private Equity / Venture Financing (PE/VC) 114
5.5 Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) 117
5.6 Scope of Next Generation Biofuels 120
5.6.1 Scope of Next Generation Biofuels in the US 121
5.6.2 Scope of Next Generation Biofuels in Brazil 122
5.6.3 Scope of Next Generation Biofuels in Canada 123

6 Appendix 124
6.1 About GBI Research 124
6.2 Abbreviations 124
6.3 Methodology 125
6.3.1 Coverage 125
6.3.2 Secondary Research 126
6.3.3 Primary Research 126
6.3.4 Expert Panel Validation 126
6.4 Contact Us 126
6.5 Disclaimer 127

List of Tables


Table 1: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key Drivers 11
Table 2: Biofuel Market, Americas , Mandates, 2009 12
Table 3: Biofuel Market, Americas Biofuel ,Key Restraints 13
Table 4: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key Challenges 14
Table 5: Biofuel Market, Americas, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 16
Table 6: Biofuel Market, Americas, Biodiesel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 18
Table 7: Biofuel Market, Americas, Ethanol Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 20
Table 8: Biofuel Market, North Americas, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 22
Table 9: Biofuel Market, South Americas, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 24
Table 10: Biofuel Market, Americas , Biodiesel Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052020 27
Table 11: Biofuel Market, Americas , Ethanol Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052020 29
Table 12: Biofuel Market, North Americas , Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052020 31
Table 13: Biofuel Market, South Americas , Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052020 33
Table 14: Corn Production (Million Metric Tons), US, 20052020 35
Table 15: Corn Harvested Area (Million Acres), US, 20052020 36
Table 16: Corn Farm Price ($/ metric tons), US, 20052009 37
Table 17: Corn Imports and Exports, (Million Metric Tons ), US, 20052020 38
Table 18: Soybean Production (Million Metric Tons ), US, 20052020 40
Table 19: Soybean Harvested Area (Million Acres), US, 20052020 41
Table 20: Soybean Farm Price ($/metric tons), US, 20052009 42
Table 21: Soybean Imports and Exports (Million Metric Tons ), US, 20052020 43
Table 22: Biofuel Market, US, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 45
Table 23: Ethanol Bio Refineries, US, 20052009 46
Table 24: Biofuel Key Plants, US, 2009 47
Table 25: Biofuel Production Capacity (Million Gallons) vs. Number of Plants, US, 2009 51
Table 26: Biofuel Market, US, Biofuels Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052009 52
Table 27: Key Biofuel Tax Credit, US, 2010 52
Table 28: Renewable Fuel Standards (Billion Gallons Per Year), US, 20102022 53
Table 29: Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, Grants 54
Table 30: Biofuel Infrastructure, Description, 2009 55
Table 31: Farm Bill 2008 Title IX, Description, 2009 55
Table 32: Major Products and Services, Renewable Energy Group, Inc 57
Table 33: Major Products and Services, Valero Energy Corporation, 2009 60
Table 34: Major Product and Services, POET, LLC 61
Table 35: Sugarcane Production (Million metric tons ), Brazil, 20052020 63
Table 36: Sugarcane Harvested Area (Million Acres), Brazil, 20052020 64
Table 37: Hydrous and Anhydrous Ethanol Prices ($/liter), Brazil, 20052009 65
Table 38: Production Cost at Various Stages of Sugarcane Production (%), Brazil, 2009 66
Table 39: Ethanol Exports (Billion Gallons), Brazil, 20052009 67
Table 40: Biofuels Market, Brazil , Biofuels Production (Mbblpd), ,20052020 69
Table 41: Key Biofuel Plants, Brazil, 2009 70
Table 42: Biofuel Market, Brazil , Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), , 20052009 71
Table 43: Brazilian Flex and Alcohol Powered Vehicle Sales (Units) and Percentage Growth(%), 20052009 72
Table 44: Energy Consumption Sources, Brazil, 2009 73
Table 45: Sectoral Funds in Brazil, 2009 75
Table 46: Major Product and Services, Petrobras, 2009 78
Table 47: Corn Production (Million Metric Tons ), Canada, 20052020 81
Table 48: Corn Harvested Area (Million Acres), Canada, 20052020 82
Table 49: Corn Imports (Million Metric Tons ), Canada, 20052009 83
Table 50: Corn Commercial Sales Price ($/metric tons), Canada, 20052009 84
Table 51: Rapeseed Production (Million Metric Tons ), Canada, 20052020 86
Table 52: Rapeseed Harvested Area (Million Acres), Canada, 20052020 87
Table 53: Rapeseed Imports and Exports (Million metric tons ), Canada, 20052009 88
Table 54: Canada Rapeseed Producer Price ($/metric tons), 20052009 89
Table 55: Biofuel Market, Canada, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 91
Table 56: Key Biofuels Refineries, Canada, 2009 92
Table 57: Biofuels Market, Canada, Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052009 94
Table 58: Major Product and Services, Husky Energy Inc, 2009 98
Table 59: Biofuels Market, Americas, Asset Finance Deals, 20052010 101
Table 60: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key Asset Finance Deals, 2010 102
Table 61: Biofuels Market, Americas, Equity Offering Deals, 20052010 108
Table 62: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key Equity Offering Deals, 2010 109
Table 63: Biofuels Market, Americas, Debt Offering Deals, 20052010 111
Table 64: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key Debt Offering Deals, 2010 112
Table 65: Biofuels Market, Americas, PE/VC Deals, 20052010 114
Table 66: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key PE/VC Deals, 2010 115
Table 67: Biofuels Market, Americas, M&A, Deals, 20052010 117
Table 68: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key M&A Deals, 2010 118
Table 69: US, Next Generation Biofuel Plants, 2009 121
Table 70: Next Generation Biofuels, Key Initiatives, Brazil, 2009 122
Table 71: Algal Biofuels Development, USCanada, Description, 2009 123
Table 72: Abbreviations 124

List of Figures


Figure 1: Biofuel Market, Classification of Biofuels, 2009 8
Figure 2: Biofuel Market, Supply Chain, 2009 9
Figure 3: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key Drivers 11
Figure 4: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key Restraints 13
Figure 5: Biofuel Market, Americas, , Key Challenges 14
Figure 6: Biofuel Market, Americas, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 15
Figure 7: Biofuel Market, Americas, Biodiesel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 17
Figure 8: Biofuel Market, Americas, Ethanol Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 19
Figure 9: Biofuel Market, North Americas, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 21
Figure 10: Biofuel Market, South Americas, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 23
Figure 11: Biofuel Market, Americas, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), Scenario Analysis, 20052020 25
Figure 12: Biofuel Market, Americas , Biodiesel Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052020 26
Figure 13: Biofuel Market, Americas , Ethanol Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052020 28
Figure 14: Biofuel Market, North Americas , Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052020 30
Figure 15: Biofuel Market, South Americas , Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052020 32
Figure 16: Corn Production (Million Metric Tons), US, 20052020 34
Figure 17: Corn Harvested Area (Million Acres), US, 20052020 36
Figure 18: Corn Farm Price ($/metric tons ), US, 20052009 37
Figure 19: Corn Imports and Exports, (Million Metric Tons ), US, 20052009 38
Figure 20: Soybean Production (Million Metric Tons ), US, 20052020 39
Figure 21: Soybean Harvested Area (Million Acres), US, 20052020 41
Figure 22: Soybean Farm Price ($/metric tons), US, 20052009 42
Figure 23: Soybean Imports and Exports (Million Metric Tons ), US, 20052009 43
Figure 24: Biofuel Market, US, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 44
Figure 25: Ethanol Bio Refineries, US, 20052009 46
Figure 26: Biofuel Plants, US, 2009 47
Figure 27: Biofuel Production Capacity (Million Gallons) vs. Number of Plants, US, 2009 50
Figure 28: Biofuel Market, US, Biofuels Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052009 51
Figure 29: Renewable Fuel Standards (Billion Gallons Per Year), US, 20102022 53
Figure 30: Sugarcane Production (Million Metric Tons ), Brazil, 20052020 62
Figure 31: Sugarcane Harvested Area (Million Acres), Brazil, 20052020 64
Figure 32: Hydrous and Anhydrous Ethanol Prices ($/liter), Brazil, 20052009 65
Figure 33: Production Cost at Various Stages of Sugarcane Production (%), Brazil, 2009 66
Figure 34: Ethanol Exports (Billion Gallons), Brazil, 20052009 67
Figure 35: Biofuels Market, Brazil , Biofuels Production (Mbblpd), ,20052020 68
Figure 36: Biofuel Market, Brazil , Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), , 20052009 71
Figure 37: Brazilian Flex and Alcohol Powered Vehicle Sales (Units) and Percentage Growth(%), 20052009 72
Figure 38: Energy Consumption Sources, Brazil, 2009 73
Figure 39: Corn Production (Million Metric Tons ), Canada, 20052020 80
Figure 40: Corn Harvested Area (Million Acres), Canada, 20052020 82
Figure 41: Corn Imports (Million Metric Tons ), Canada, 20052009 83
Figure 42: Corn Commercial Sales Price ($/metric tons), Canada, 20052009 84
Figure 43: Rapeseed Production (Million Metric Tons ), Canada, 20052020 85
Figure 44: Rapeseed Harvested Area (Million Acres), Canada, 20052020 87
Figure 45: Rapeseed Imports and Exports (Million Metric Tons ), Canada, 20052009 88
Figure 46: Rapeseed Producer Price ($/metric tons), Canada, 20052009 89
Figure 47: Biofuel Market, Canada, Biofuel Production (Mbblpd), 20052020 90
Figure 48: Biofuels Market, Canada, Biofuel Consumption (Mbblpd), 20052009 94
Figure 49: Biofuels Market, Americas, Asset Finance Deals, 20052010 101
Figure 50: Biofuels Market, Americas, Equity Offering Deals, 20052010 108
Figure 51: Biofuels Market, Americas, Debt Offering Deals, 20052010 111
Figure 52: Biofuels Market, Americas, PE/VC Deals, 20052010 114
Figure 53: Biofuel Market, Americas, Key M & A Deals, 2010 117
Figure 54: Technology Roadmap of Biofuels, 2009 120

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