Tag: RFA

Ethanol production drops again, stocks at 14-week low

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 […]

September 1, 2014 More

Ethanol production up, gasoline demand hits 10-week low

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 […]

August 24, 2014 More

2014 US Renewable Fuel volume decision looms, as EPA hands off to OMB

The critical 2014 RVO number begins its trek towards final publication. Will the Obama Administration stand by the Renewable Fuel Standard, or knuckle under to petroleum interests? In Washington, word filtered out from the Environmental Protection Agency that the 2014 RVO has moved to the Office of Management and Budget for review. Let’s first review […]

August 24, 2014 More

Ethanol production up to 931,000 barrels per day, up nearly 30,000

In the US, ethanol production averaged 931,000 barrels per day for the week before last, or 39.10 million gallons daily, up nearly 30,000 b/d from the week before. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 374.7 million gallons daily. Expressed as a percentage of daily gasoline demand, daily ethanol production was 10.43%. On the co-products side, […]

August 17, 2014 More

US gasoline demand soars, as ethanol blending dips

In the US, ethanol production for the week before last averaged 902,000 barrels per day, or 37.88 million gallons daily. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 940,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.41 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol stood at 18.3 million barrels. That is a 1.8% decrease from last week. Gasoline […]

August 11, 2014 More

June ethanol exports rose, imports plummeted

In the US, June ethanol exports rose slightly, while imports decreased quite significantly, according to data from the Renewable Fuels Association. U.S. exports of denatured and undenatured ethanol totaled 59.9 million gallons (mg) in June, up 13% from the seven-month low in May. Canada received 56% of total exports in June, followed by Mexico (9%) […]

August 11, 2014 More

Ethanol production at six-week high, hitting RFS volume requirements

In the US, ethanol production averaged 959,000 barrels per day, 40.28 million gallons daily. That is up 16,000 b/d from the week before and the second-highest rate of output this year. Notably, ethanol production has averaged 14.4 billion gallons annualized over the past 12 weeks. This is equivalent to the 2014 RFS volume intended by […]

July 28, 2014 More

DOE database underepresenting E85 stations, according to RFA

In Washington, E85 stations in the Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center database are vastly underrepresented, according to a release published by the Renewable Fuels Association. RFA implored DOE to accurately account for all stations selling E85 in a letter to the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. RFA uncovered nearly 1,000 […]

July 28, 2014 More

US Grains Council teams with RFA, Growth Energy and FAS on ethanol

In Washington, the US Grains Council has teamed with the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the Foreign Agriculture Service to promote US ethanol exports and are working on developing a joint strategy for implementation next year. Currently they are looking to asses markets with study trips to Korea and Japan, Southeast Asia and Latin […]

July 24, 2014 More

US ethanol production up to 39.61 million gallons daily

In the US, ethanol production for last week averaged 943,000 barrels per day, 39.61 million gallons daily.That is up 16,000 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. Imports of ethanol were 5,000 b/d, down from last week. Gasoline demand […]

July 21, 2014 More