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US ethanol production up as harvest winds down

US ethanol production up as harvest winds down

October 27, 2014 |

In the US, weekly ethanol production for the week ending 10/17/2014 averaged 37.63 million gallons daily, up 11,,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 891,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 13.66 billion gallons. Imports of ethanol again dropped to zero after jumping to 3,000 b/d last week […]

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US ethanol imports bounce back to 3000 b/d

US ethanol imports bounce back to 3000 b/d

October 20, 2014 |

In the US, weekly ethanol production for the week ending 10/10/2014 averaged 37.17 million gallons daily, down 16,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 889,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 13.63 billion gallons. Imports of ethanol were 3,000 b/d, up from zero for the first time in […]

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Price-gouging at the pump? Up to $1 added to St Louis E85 price to discourage use of renewables, says ethanol group

Price-gouging at the pump? Up to $1 added to St Louis E85 price to discourage use of renewables, says ethanol group

October 8, 2014 |

“Sneaky E85 pricing strategies…give oil refiners the opportunity to wrongly claim that consumers are ‘rejecting’ E85,” says RFA. In Missouri, the Renewable Fuels Association released a new report highlighting alleged price-gouging in the St. Louis E85 market. In a new case study, the RFA tracked E85 and gasoline (E10) prices at all nine retail stations […]

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On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Virent, MHG, Renewable Fuels Association

On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Virent, MHG, Renewable Fuels Association

October 6, 2014 |

In Georgia, MHG, the holding company for innovative biopolymer entities Meredian Inc. and DaniMer Scientific, announced that Michael N. Mang has joined the company and will be taking on the role of Director of Materials Technology.   Prior to joining MHG, Mang served as the Director of Product Technology and Application Development at Myriant Corporation, […]

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RFA releases updated guidelines for quality control and assurance

RFA releases updated guidelines for quality control and assurance

October 1, 2014 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) released an updated version of its guidelines to help companies establish successful quality control and quality assurance programs. “This document underscores the commitment of the Renewable Fuels Association to help ethanol producers provide the highest product quality with the highest product integrity,” said Kristy Moore, RFA’s vice president […]

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Ethanol production up, blending demand down in the US

Ethanol production up, blending demand down in the US

September 22, 2014 |

In the US, ethanol production for the week before last averaged 931,000 barrels per day, 39.10 million gallons daily, up 4000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 923,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.15 billion gallons. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 365.7 million gallons daily. Refiner/blender […]

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RFA submits comments to CARB on new version of GREET model

RFA submits comments to CARB on new version of GREET model

September 16, 2014 |

In California, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) submitted comments to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on Monday voicing support for CARB’s proposal to transition to a new version of the GREET model, but also recommending several additional improvements. CARB uses the GREET model to estimate direct lifecycle carbon intensity (CI) for fuels regulated under […]

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What do we know about the 2014 US biofuels mandate under the Renewable Fuel Standard?

What do we know about the 2014 US biofuels mandate under the Renewable Fuel Standard?

September 5, 2014 |

In Washington, it’s getting to be like waiting for a Pope to be elected, trying to figure out the EPA’s timing andintentions on the 2014 RVO (renewable volume obligation). If industry figures are sounding diplomatic and hopeful notes in public, that could be generally ascribed to their “don’t upset the applecart” policy. Privately, they’re changing […]

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Ethanol production drops again, stocks at 14-week low

Ethanol production drops again, stocks at 14-week low

September 1, 2014 |

In the US, ethanol production for the week before last averaged 913,000 barrels per day, or 38.35 million gallons daily, which is down 24,000 barrels per day from the week before. Stocks of ethanol stood at 17.3 million barrels. That is a 5.1% decrease from last week and a 14-week low. Gasoline demand for the […]

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Ethanol production up, gasoline demand hits 10-week low

Ethanol production up, gasoline demand hits 10-week low

August 24, 2014 |

In the US, ethanol production averaged 937,000 barrels per day for the week before last, or 39.35 million gallons daily, up 6,000 b/d from the week before. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 368.6 million gallons daily, a 10-week low. Expressed as a percentage of daily gasoline demand, daily ethanol production was 10.68%. On the […]

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