Tag: EIA

EIA study says RON95 requirement from 2022 won’t require additional ethanol

EIA study says RON95 requirement from 2022 won’t require additional ethanol

November 29, 2018 |

In Washington, a new Energy Information Administration (EIA) study concludes that U.S. petroleum refineries would have “no problem” meeting a requirement to produce gasoline with a higher minimum octane rating (95 Research Octane Number, or “RON”) beginning in 2022, and assumes that refiners would not use more ethanol beyond current levels to meet such an octane standard. […]

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Ethanol production falls 25,000 b/d as peripheral production begins to shut down

Ethanol production falls 25,000 b/d as peripheral production begins to shut down

November 21, 2018 |

In Washington, Platts reports that ethanol production fell by 25,000 b/d last week to 1.042 million b/d, down around 3% on the year, according to data from the Energy Information Administration. Thin and even negative margins are the likely driver for cutting production with plants outside the Corn Belt already beginning to shut down. The […]

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Ethanol production at highest average in 8 weeks

Ethanol production at highest average in 8 weeks

November 18, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.067 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.81 million gallons daily, down 2,000 b/d from the week before, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. However, the four-week average for ethanol production increased to 1.055 million b/d—the highest average in 8 weeks—for an annualized rate […]

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EIA says renewable diesel making a major contribution to California’s transportation decarbonization

EIA says renewable diesel making a major contribution to California’s transportation decarbonization

November 13, 2018 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Administration says renewable diesel net supply to California’s fuel market has increased since the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program went into effect in 2011, reaching 100 million gallons during the second quarter of 2018, or 10.1% of the total diesel supplied to California that quarter. The LCFS program, […]

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Ethanol production on the rise again but stocks see biggest ever weekly drop

Ethanol production on the rise again but stocks see biggest ever weekly drop

November 1, 2018 |

In Washington, Platts reports that Energy Information Administration data shows that ethanol production rose yet again in the week ending October 26 after several weeks of falling volumes that weren’t low enough to make a dent in swelling inventories. Production rose 1.059 million b/d, up 35,000 b/d on the week and 3,000 b/d higher than […]

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Ethanol production hits 25 week low

Ethanol production hits 25 week low

October 21, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.011 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.46 million gallons daily, with weekly output contracting to 29,000 b/d for a 25-week low, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production sank to the lowest point in 23 weeks at 1.026 […]

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Ethanol production thins out slightly at 1.4% less than prior week

Ethanol production thins out slightly at 1.4% less than prior week

October 6, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.015 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.63 million gallons daily – output tightening by 21,000 b/d, dropping 2.0% under the prior week, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production receded to a 20-week low of 1.031 million b/d […]

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Ethanol production gets small boost, but still at 2nd lowest volume in 10 weeks

Ethanol production gets small boost, but still at 2nd lowest volume in 10 weeks

September 22, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.051 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.11 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. While the 31,000 b/d increase in production was a 3.0% boost over the prior week, ethanol output remains at the second-lowest volume in 10 weeks. The four-week […]

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Ethanol production hits 20 week low

Ethanol production hits 20 week low

September 15, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.020 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.84 million gallons daily, — a 20 week low, according to EIA data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The 67,000 b/d shave off the prior week’s output reflects the largest weekly adjustment on record. The four-week average for ethanol production […]

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Ethanol production hits 4 week high

Ethanol production hits 4 week high

September 9, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.087 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 45.65 million gallons daily, which is a 17,000 b/d expansion from the week before and a four-week high, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. However, the four-week average for ethanol production dropped back to 1.076 million b/d […]

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