Tag: RFA

U.S. ethanol exports increase to Canada, big declines to Brazil

U.S. ethanol exports increase to Canada, big declines to Brazil

August 12, 2017 |

In Washington, DC, according to EIA data, ethanol production averaged 1.012 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.50 million gallons daily. That is up 10,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production edged higher to 1.013 million b/d for an annualized rate of 15.53 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol were 21.3 million […]

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U.S. ethanol exports increase to Canada, big declines to Brazil

U.S. ethanol exports increase to Canada, big declines to Brazil

August 5, 2017 |

In Washington, DC, U.S. ethanol exports totaled 92.7 million gallons (mg) in June, down 22% from May shipments, according to government data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Canada and Brazil were again the top destinations for U.S. exports, combining to receive nearly half of total exports in June, although volumes to both destinations fell […]

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Ethanol production up 19K barrels per day from last week, highest in nine weeks

Ethanol production up 19K barrels per day from last week, highest in nine weeks

July 22, 2017 |

In Washington, DC, according to EIA data as reported by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.026 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.09 million gallons daily. That is up 19,000 b/d from the week before and the largest volume in nine weeks. The four-week average for ethanol production increased to 1.016 million b/d for […]

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RFA’s Cooper Receives 2017 High Octane Award

RFA’s Cooper Receives 2017 High Octane Award

June 25, 2017 |

In Washington, Renewable Fuels Association Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper has been awarded the 2017 High Octane Award, presented by BBI International and Ethanol Producer Magazine at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Minneapolis. The award, established in 2000 by BBI International, recognizes a person “who has helped the ethanol industry mature and progress over the […]

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RFA chief calls Brazilian policy ridiculous and Chinese policy schizophrenic

RFA chief calls Brazilian policy ridiculous and Chinese policy schizophrenic

June 21, 2017 |

In Minnesota, the CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association told the Fuel Ethanol Workshop during a keynote speech that the proposed import tariff on ethanol into Brazil is ridiculous and destructive while China’s imposition of a tariff in January was schizophrenic. The two countries have been major import markets for US ethanol that must now […]

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“Nonsensical’ says RFA, as EPA re-commences summer shut-out of E15 ethanol

“Nonsensical’ says RFA, as EPA re-commences summer shut-out of E15 ethanol

June 4, 2017 |

In Washington, numerous pro-ethanol groups marked the official beginning of the Environmental Protection Agency’s “summer ozone control season,” which essentially prohibits  retail gas stations from selling E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol) in more than two-thirds of the nation’s gasoline market. According to the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), the de facto prohibition on summertime E15 sales […]

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RFA unveils summer E85 price reporting contest

RFA unveils summer E85 price reporting contest

May 25, 2017 |

In Washington, reporting prices for higher ethanol blends this summer could win you $50 in free fuel per day. Beginning on Memorial Day, the Renewable Fuels Association is launching an “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest, allowing both retailers and consumers to report the price posted for E85 and other ethanol blends. To enter, consumers must […]

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BoatUS slams RFA for misleading boat owners about ethanol

BoatUS slams RFA for misleading boat owners about ethanol

May 23, 2017 |

In Virginia, BoatUS has come out swinging at the Renewable Fuels Association over its ad campaign trying to convince the public that ethanol does not damage boat engines, saying the association is spreading mistruths, from the RFA’s claims about E10 being the fuel of choice for boaters, to saying the boating associations that approve E10 […]

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US biofuels and grains industry supports Canada’s push towards a Federal Clean Fuel Standard

US biofuels and grains industry supports Canada’s push towards a Federal Clean Fuel Standard

May 4, 2017 |

In Washington, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) joined the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) in submitting comments in response to Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) Discussion Paper on a Federal Clean Fuel Standard (CFS). Representatives of the three organizations just completed a visit to Canada to discuss that country’s newest environmental initiative […]

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API and RFA fight over RFS with competing consumer polls

API and RFA fight over RFS with competing consumer polls

April 10, 2017 |

In Washington, the American Petroleum Institute released a new poll showing that consumers are concerned the Renewable Fuel Standard could hurt their pocket books. Sixty-eight percent of registered voters are concerned about the government requiring increased amounts of ethanol in gasoline and 74 percent agree that federal regulations could contribute to increased costs at the […]

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