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US ethanol production, stocks drop as gasoline consumption jumps

US ethanol production, stocks drop as gasoline consumption jumps

July 3, 2015 |

According to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 968,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 40.66 million gallons daily. That is down 26,000 b/d from last week’s all-time high. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 983,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 15.07 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol stood […]

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RFA wants to double ethanol exports to the Philippines this year

RFA wants to double ethanol exports to the Philippines this year

June 25, 2015 |

In the Philippines, the Renewable Fuel Association is looking to double its ethanol exports to the country from the 67.5 million gallons exported in 2014. Despite opportunities for the local industry to produce enough fuels to supply its domestic blending mandate, it hasn’t managed to boost supply sufficiently so must rely on imports such as […]

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US ethanol production ties record highest weekly average

US ethanol production ties record highest weekly average

June 14, 2015 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 992,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 41.66 million gallons daily. That is up 20,000 b/d from the week before and tied for the highest weekly average on record. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 973,000 b/d for an […]

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US ethanol exports slip, imports rise, despite US ethanol production gain

US ethanol exports slip, imports rise, despite US ethanol production gain

June 6, 2015 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association reported that U.S. exports of denatured and undenatured ethanol in April totaled 74.9 million gallons (mg), down 9 mg from March, according to RFA analysis of government data released today. Despite the 11% drop over March exports, April ethanol shipments were still well above year-ago levels. Year-to-date exports stood […]

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US ethanol production reaches highest point in 17 weeks

US ethanol production reaches highest point in 17 weeks

May 31, 2015 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 969,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 40.70 million gallons daily. That is up 11,000 b/d from the week before and the highest rate of output in 17 weeks. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 932,000 b/d for an […]

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NREL study shows most fuel tanks in US can safely store E15

NREL study shows most fuel tanks in US can safely store E15

May 28, 2015 |

In Colorado, NREL has released a new study sponsored by the RFA that shows the majority of installed fuel tanks across the US can store E15, rather than the previous expectation that they couldn’t handle blends above 10%. The study suggests that the requirement to upgrade fueling stations to allow for chip and pin credit […]

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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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