Director of Product Supply and Optimization at Marathon Petroleum Company David Whikehart will headline the National Ethanol Conference. Whikehart manages the petroleum fuel and biofuels supply chain for Marathon and leads their biofuels manufacturing interests. Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen says Whikehart can provide a unique perspective of the policy and marketing forces affecting the ethanol industry today. According to Dinneen – Whikehart’s responsibilities at Marathon place him at the nexus of ethanol production and gasoline refining. Dinneen says he understands the value of ethanol to refiners and the role of consumers in determining fuel choices at the pump.
Registration is currently open for the Renewable Fuels Association’s 19th annual National Ethanol Conference. The early-bird discount and hotel reservation deadline is January 24th. Visit www.NationalEthanolConference.com to register.