Kevin Hershner

Senior Vice President, Risk Management (Conestoga Energy)

Topic: Feeding the Growth of Renewable Diesel and Jet Fuel Markets – The Role of Distiller’s Corn Oil


Growing demand for renewable fuel products and the low carbon feedstock required for production is directly impacting demand for distiller’s corn oil.  Understanding the markets driving demand is integral for ethanol producers looking to maximize co-product yields and optimize overall production economics.

Bio: Kevin Hershner currently serves as a Senior Vice President for Conestoga Energy.  He has held that position since joining Conestoga through the acquisition of VicNRG LLC in 2017.  His duties include oversight of the company’s commercial activities within numerous markets such as biomass based diesel, petroleum fuels, low carbon feedstocks and environmental credits.  Additionally, Kevin contributes as a member of the executive team on risk management and business development projects.  Prior to joining VicNRG LLC, Kevin worked in the private investment management and banking industries.  Kevin received his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University.