Tag: RFA

Record Crop, Record Ethanol Production in the US: report

Record Crop, Record Ethanol Production in the US: report

August 14, 2016 |

In Washington, US farmers are “poised to harvest a record corn crop this fall and achieve the highest yield per acre in U.S. history”, according to new U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates which project the 2016 corn crop at 15.15 billion bushels, with a record average yield of 175.1 bushels per acre. Corn ending stocks […]

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US ethanol production hits new 4-week record

US ethanol production hits new 4-week record

August 7, 2016 |

According to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, US ethanol production averaged 1.004 million barrels per day—or 42.17 million gallons daily. That is up 6,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 1.009 million b/d—a new four-week record—for an annualized rate of 15.47 billion gallons. Stocks […]

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RFA calls for investigation into RIN market manipulation

RFA calls for investigation into RIN market manipulation

August 3, 2016 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association is calling for a federal investigation into possible market manipulation of RIN prices. The RFA wrote letters to both the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator as well as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman asking them to look into potential manipulation of the market that has seen prices surge 30% […]

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Ethanol producers have until Jan. 1 to comply with EPA’s Tier 3 rules

Ethanol producers have until Jan. 1 to comply with EPA’s Tier 3 rules

July 18, 2016 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association is flagging the need for producers to get a head start on their sulfur content reporting that becomes mandatory from Jan. 1 thanks to EPA’s Tier 3 rules that were published two years ago. Though ethanol typically falls under the 10 parts per million (ppm) standard for sulfur content, […]

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US ethanol production rises to 15.15 billion gallon rate

US ethanol production rises to 15.15 billion gallon rate

July 17, 2016 |

According to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.004 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.17 million gallons daily. That is up 20,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 988,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 15.15 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol stood […]

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39 US Senators calls for robust Renewable Fuel Standard as EPA finalizes 2017 volumes

39 US Senators calls for robust Renewable Fuel Standard as EPA finalizes 2017 volumes

June 26, 2016 |

In Washington, 39 senators sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, urging EPA to ensure the final 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard rule “promotes growth in the U.S. biofuel sector and capture economic opportunity rather than drive investment overseas.” The 2017 proposal calls on refiners to blend 14.8 billion gallons of conventional biofuels in 2017, […]

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US ethanol production dips to 14.41 billion gallon annual rate

US ethanol production dips to 14.41 billion gallon annual rate

May 22, 2016 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, US ethanol production averaged 948,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 39.82 million gallons daily. That is down 14,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 940,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.41 billion gallons. Stocks of […]

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RFA to host free ethanol safety seminars Wednesday in Hopewell, Virginia

RFA to host free ethanol safety seminars Wednesday in Hopewell, Virginia

May 10, 2016 |

In Virginia, the Renewable Fuels Association is hosting two free ethanol safety seminars May 11, in Hopewell. The ethanol safety seminars will be hosted in conjunction with International Association of Fire Chiefs, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and TRANSCAER. There will be a day session from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. ET, and an evening […]

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RFA sees RFS safe under either Clinton or Trump

RFA sees RFS safe under either Clinton or Trump

May 10, 2016 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association’s CEO says the ethanol industry should be safe if either the Democratic or Republican frontrunners win the race to the White House in November as both Clinton and Trump are supporters of homegrown energy. Republican congressmen especially have been keen to attack the Renewable Fuel Standard with proponents for […]

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RFA launches ad campaign to bust myths about E10 for boats ahead of Memorial Day

RFA launches ad campaign to bust myths about E10 for boats ahead of Memorial Day

May 5, 2016 |

In Washington, as Memorial Day weekend approaches later this month and people start heading out to the beaches and on the water, the Renewable Fuels Association is launching an ad campaign today to correct misinformation regarding ethanol usage in marine engines. The campaign kicked off with a two-page ad in the latest issue of Marina Dock […]

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