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US ethanol production slumps to 15.36 billion gallon annual clip

US ethanol production slumps to 15.36 billion gallon annual clip

September 25, 2016 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 981,000 barrels per day—or 41.20 million gallons daily. That is down 23,000 b/d from the week before and the lowest total since the week ended 6/17/2016. Nevertheless, the four-week average for ethanol production remained above the million barrel threshold, […]

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July ethanol exports up 49% on the month at 69.3 million gallons

July ethanol exports up 49% on the month at 69.3 million gallons

September 6, 2016 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association says that July ethanol exports hit the highest since May at 69.3 million gallons, up 49% over June. Canada remains the top export destination at nearly 20 million gallons while China remained absent for the second month in a row. DDGS imports were up 9% in July at 1.094 […]

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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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