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US ethanol industry toured Japan looking for export opportunities

US ethanol industry toured Japan looking for export opportunities

May 27, 2015 |

In Japan, Growth Energy, the Renewable Fuel Association and the U.S. Grains Council visited the country last week looking for ethanol export opportunities. ETBE, E3 and E10 are the main ethanol blends used in the country. Even though offtake contracts with Brazilian producers currently have Japan’s ethanol market filled up, the relationships are seen as […]

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Renewable Fuels Association urges EPA to get ”back on track” with Renewable Fuel Standard

Renewable Fuels Association urges EPA to get ”back on track” with Renewable Fuel Standard

May 23, 2015 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) submitted comments today to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expressing support for a proposed legal agreement that sets specific deadlines for establishing Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume levels in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In addition, the RFA comments encourage EPA to abandon the unlawful “blend wall” methodology […]

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US Ethanol production hits 14B gallons per year rate as production lifts

US Ethanol production hits 14B gallons per year rate as production lifts

May 23, 2015 |

According to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 958,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 40.24 million gallons daily. That is up 46,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 920,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.10 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol stood at […]

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Ethanol exports down as denatured exports level out following February spike

Ethanol exports down as denatured exports level out following February spike

May 10, 2015 |

In the US, ethanol exports for March declined 1.6% from February, but still represented the third-highest monthly volume in the last year. Year-to-date exports stood at 237.7 mg – in line with exports during the same period last year, and implying an annualized total of 951 mg for 2015. Brazil (25.1 mg) and Canada (17.3 […]

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DDGS exports to China returning to normal levels

DDGS exports to China returning to normal levels

May 6, 2015 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association says that exports of DDGS to China have recovered to previous levels following a tough 18 months when the country banned imports of certain GM strains in corn. Half of March’s exports went to China, totaling 469,354 metric tons. Current estimates are for annual exports to reach 9.74 million […]

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Ethanol production down from last week, stays above 10% of gasoline demand

Ethanol production down from last week, stays above 10% of gasoline demand

May 4, 2015 |

In the US, ethanol production averaged 921,000 barrels per day (b/d), 38.68 million gallons daily, down 9,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 928,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.23 billion gallons. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 374.6 million gallons daily. Refiner/blender input of ethanol averaged […]

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RFA-commissioned poll shows 62% of national voters support the RFS

RFA-commissioned poll shows 62% of national voters support the RFS

April 27, 2015 |

In Washington, Morning Consult conducted a national poll on behalf of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). The survey of 2,047 registered voters took place from April 5-7, 2015. Results from the full survey have a margin of error of ± 2%. The RFS garners broad, bipartisan support from Democrats (65%), Independents (61%) and Republicans (57%) alike. Nearly two […]

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Ethanol stocks hit 4 week high as 2015 sales lag 2% behind 2014

Ethanol stocks hit 4 week high as 2015 sales lag 2% behind 2014

April 26, 2015 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 930,000 barrels per day —or 39.06 million gallons daily. That is up 6,000 b/d from the week before, but still well below the year-to-date average of 951,000 b/d. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 935,000 b/d for […]

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Ethanol production hits 6 month low as gasoline demand hits 6 month high

Ethanol production hits 6 month low as gasoline demand hits 6 month high

April 20, 2015 |

In the US, ethanol production last week averaged 924,000 barrels per day, 38.81 million gallons daily, down 12,000 b/d from the week before and a 25 week low. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 941,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.43 billion gallons. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 374.4 million gallons […]

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Ethanol production and stocks drop slightly as gasoline demand stays high

Ethanol production and stocks drop slightly as gasoline demand stays high

April 13, 2015 |

In the US, ethanol production last week averaged 936,000 barrels per day, down 16,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 947,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.52 billion gallons. Expressed as a percentage of daily gasoline demand, daily ethanol production was 10.87%.Gasoline demand for the week averaged […]

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