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US ethanol demand spikes to 15.94 billion gallons annual pace

US ethanol demand spikes to 15.94 billion gallons annual pace

October 11, 2018 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.040 million barrels per day (b/d)—a pace equivalent to 15.94 billion gallons per year. Weekly output grew by 25,000 b/d (383 mil. gal. annualized), up 2.5% over the prior week. After narrowing for four straight weeks, the four-week average for ethanol […]

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Leadership changes and excitement abound for RFA

Leadership changes and excitement abound for RFA

October 6, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association had a busy week with several big announcements about its leadership. The RFA completed the final steps of the succession plan it announced in July, as Geoff Cooper formally began his tenure as RFA’s new President and CEO, and Bob Dinneen began his new role as Senior Strategic […]

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Ethanol production thins out slightly at 1.4% less than prior week

Ethanol production thins out slightly at 1.4% less than prior week

October 6, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.015 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.63 million gallons daily – output tightening by 21,000 b/d, dropping 2.0% under the prior week, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production receded to a 20-week low of 1.031 million b/d […]

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Ethanol production thins out slightly at 1.4% less than prior week

Ethanol production thins out slightly at 1.4% less than prior week

September 30, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.036 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.51 million gallons daily – output thinned by 15,000 b/d, settling 1.4% under the prior week, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production receded to a 15-week low of 1.048 million b/d […]

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RFA testifies at EPA/NHTSA’s 3rd and final hearing on fuel economy proposal

RFA testifies at EPA/NHTSA’s 3rd and final hearing on fuel economy proposal

September 26, 2018 |

In Pennsylvania, the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration held the third and final public hearing on their joint proposal for 2021-2026 fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards, at which the Renewable Fuels Association Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Kelly Davis testified. Davis said that “a high-octane, low-carbon fuel containing 20-40% […]

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Ethanol production gets small boost, but still at 2nd lowest volume in 10 weeks

Ethanol production gets small boost, but still at 2nd lowest volume in 10 weeks

September 22, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.051 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.11 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. While the 31,000 b/d increase in production was a 3.0% boost over the prior week, ethanol output remains at the second-lowest volume in 10 weeks. The four-week […]

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Ethanol production hits 20 week low

Ethanol production hits 20 week low

September 15, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.020 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.84 million gallons daily, — a 20 week low, according to EIA data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The 67,000 b/d shave off the prior week’s output reflects the largest weekly adjustment on record. The four-week average for ethanol production […]

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E15 summertime restriction ends

E15 summertime restriction ends

September 15, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association celebrated the end of the government’s restriction on selling E15 in much of the country during the summer. The restriction was lifted yesterday, September 16 and “will once again allow consumers across the nation to have access to a fuel that is cheaper, cleaner and offers higher octane […]

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RFA says new FAPRI report shows 4.6 billion gallons of potential demand destruction

RFA says new FAPRI report shows 4.6 billion gallons of potential demand destruction

September 11, 2018 |

In Washington, recent analysis by economists at the University of Missouri’s Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute shows that the U.S. ethanol industry could lose 4.6 billion gallons of domestic demand and nearly $20 billion in sales revenue over the next six years if the U.S. EPA continues its current practice of exempting dozens of […]

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Ethanol production hits 4 week high

Ethanol production hits 4 week high

September 9, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.087 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 45.65 million gallons daily, which is a 17,000 b/d expansion from the week before and a four-week high, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. However, the four-week average for ethanol production dropped back to 1.076 million b/d […]

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