Tag: EIA

EIA launches new biodiesel production capacity report

EIA launches new biodiesel production capacity report

September 16, 2019 |

In Washington, on September 13, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its first annual U.S. Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity Report. The report includes the total biodiesel production capacity for all operating plants in both million gallons per year (gal/y) and barrels per day (b/d) as of January 1, 2019. The names of the reporting […]

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Ethanol production inches back up but stocks still fell last week

Ethanol production inches back up but stocks still fell last week

September 11, 2019 |

In Washington, DTN reports that Energy Information Agency data shows that ethanol production moved up from a 21-week low last week, producing an average of 1.023 million barrels per day. An increase in production of about 10,000 barrels per day didn’t offset the drawdown on stocks, which fell by more than 1.3 million barrels from […]

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Ethanol production falls 2.4% from previous week, down 6.8% compared to same week last year

Ethanol production falls 2.4% from previous week, down 6.8% compared to same week last year

September 7, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.013 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 42.55 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Output fell by 25,000 b/d, or 2.4%, from the previous week and was 6.8% below the same week last year. The four-week average ethanol production rate declined […]

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Ethanol output up 1.4% over last week after 7 week decline

Ethanol output up 1.4% over last week after 7 week decline

August 31, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.038 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 43.60 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Output expanded by 15,000 b/d (1.4%) from the previous week. The four-week average ethanol production rate increased 0.2% to 1.037 million b/d after seven weeks of consecutive […]

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Ethanol production at 18 week low

Ethanol production at 18 week low

August 25, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.023 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 42.97 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Output narrowed by 22,000 b/d (-2.1%) from the previous week to an 18-week low. The four-week average ethanol production rate declined 0.4% to 1.035 million b/d, equivalent […]

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Ethanol production expands over previous week

Ethanol production expands over previous week

August 18, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.045 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 43.89 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Output expanded by 5,000 b/d (0.5%) over the previous week. However, the four-week average ethanol production rate declined for the sixth consecutive week, down 0.5% to 1.039 […]

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EIA says crush margins averaged 3.5 cents per gallon during H1 2019

EIA says crush margins averaged 3.5 cents per gallon during H1 2019

August 12, 2019 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Administration Estimated says operating margins for corn-based fuel ethanol plants in the Midwest decreased to multiyear lows in 2019, averaging about 3.5 cents per gallon (gal) through the first half of the year. Ethanol margins were at or near zero during June and July because of rising corn prices and […]

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May biodiesel production up 2 million tons over April

May biodiesel production up 2 million tons over April

August 1, 2019 |

In Washington, Platts reports that Energy Information Agency data shows that biodiesel production rose in May to 154 million tons, 2 million tons higher than in April. Of the total, 69% was produced in the Midwest while nearly 56% of feedstock was soybean oil. Corn oil and yellow grease were the two largest feedstocks after […]

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Ethanol production down 2.5% from previous week

Ethanol production down 2.5% from previous week

July 24, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association for the week ending July 19, ethanol production averaged 1.039 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 43.64 million gallons daily. Output was down 27,000 b/d (-2.5%) from the previous week for an 11-week low, and 35,000 b/d lower (-3.3%) than a […]

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Slight increase in ethanol production this week

Slight increase in ethanol production this week

July 7, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C. ethanol production averaged 1.081 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 8,000 b/d, or 0.7%, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. This is equivalent to 45.40 million gallons daily. The four-week average ethanol production rate rose 0.8% to 1.082 million b/d—the highest since December 2017. This is […]

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