Tag: RFA

RFA wants Brazil to ensure fair calculations of ethanol GHG emissions

RFA wants Brazil to ensure fair calculations of ethanol GHG emissions

May 22, 2018 |

In Washington, Brazil’s RenovaBio program establishes national annual emissions reduction targets for transportation fuels that will likely require a significant increase in biofuels consumption. Therefore, the program must accurately reflect the carbon intensity for all ethanol pathways, including imports, the Renewable Fuels Association wrote in comments to Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy submitted Sunday. […]

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Ethanol production tops 12-week high

Ethanol production tops 12-week high

May 18, 2018 |

In Washington, DC, the Renewable Fuels Association said that ethanol production averaged 1.058 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.44 million gallons daily, according to data they analyzed from the EIA. The 18,000 b/d gain elevated output to a 12-week high, with plants producing 3% more than this week last year and 12% more than in […]

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RFA says federally-regulated fleets more than doubled E85 use between 2010-2016

RFA says federally-regulated fleets more than doubled E85 use between 2010-2016

May 16, 2018 |

In Washington, a Renewable Fuels Association analysis of recently released U.S. Energy Information Administration data shows that federally-regulated fleets more than doubled their usage of E85 (85 percent ethanol, 15 percent gasoline) and other flex fuels between 2010 and 2016. According to the EIA data, federally-regulated fleets, including government and transit agencies, used 17.9 million […]

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RFS White House meeting has downside on exported renewable fuel volumes

RFS White House meeting has downside on exported renewable fuel volumes

May 12, 2018 |

In Washington, DC, the Renewable Fuels Association said that the recent White House meeting on the RFS had a down-side discussion of a potential proposal to allow exported renewable fuel volumes to count toward RFS compliance. Geoff Cooper from the RFA said, “Simply put, allowing exported ethanol to count toward compliance with an oil company’s […]

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Ethanol production rebounds back to above 1 million b/d

Ethanol production rebounds back to above 1 million b/d

May 6, 2018 |

In Washington, DC, ethanol production rebounded to an average of 1.032 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.34 million gallons daily – which is up 47,000 b/d from the week before, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production eased to 1.015 million b/d for an annualized rate […]

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RFA says E10 will save consumers $39 billion this year

RFA says E10 will save consumers $39 billion this year

May 2, 2018 |

In Washington, summer driving season kicks off in just a few weeks and the U.S. Energy Information Administration is already warning drivers that they are likely to see the highest gasoline prices in four years. Pump prices have already begun to increase, with the average retail price for regular gasoline reaching $2.85 per gallon last […]

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White House shoots for another RFA senators meeting next week

White House shoots for another RFA senators meeting next week

May 2, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the White House is trying yet again to broker a deal between corn and oil states over reform of the Renewable Fuels Standard despite President Trump saying recently that he would give the issue a rest of a few months to see if Congress can work out a deal itself. […]

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RFA to CARB: Ethanol Plays Key Role in LCFS Success Story

RFA to CARB: Ethanol Plays Key Role in LCFS Success Story

April 29, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol has played a key role in the success of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and is poised to make even greater contributions to the state’s climate policy objectives if certain regulatory actions are taken to allow greater market access, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) said in comments submitted this week to […]

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Ethanol production settled below 1 million b/d for first time in 15 weeks

Ethanol production settled below 1 million b/d for first time in 15 weeks

April 29, 2018 |

In Washington, DC, ethanol production averaged 985,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 41.37 million gallons daily—down 25,000 b/d from the prior week, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. This is the first time in 15 weeks that production settled below 1 million b/d, dipping to the second-lowest output in 80 weeks. As […]

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E15 debuts in St. Louis metro region year-round

E15 debuts in St. Louis metro region year-round

April 22, 2018 |

In Missouri, E15 has debuted in the St. Louis area and will be available throughout the year, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. Home Service Oil Co. now offers both E15 and E85 at 1707 Hwy Z in Pevely, Mo., just off Interstate 55. The company, which operates nine convenience stores, plans to offer both […]

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