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US ethanol production hits 15-week high, reaches 15.58B gallon rate

US ethanol production hits 15-week high, reaches 15.58B gallon rate

December 10, 2016 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.023 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.97 million gallons daily. That is up 11,000 b/d from the week before and tied for the largest total in 15 weeks. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 1.016 million b/d […]

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Growth Energy, RFA say EPA’s REGS proposal offers clarity, but risks for E15 adoption

Growth Energy, RFA say EPA’s REGS proposal offers clarity, but risks for E15 adoption

December 10, 2016 |

In Illinois, the EPA held a hearing on its proposed Renewable Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) Rule. The Growth Energy view Chris Bliley, Director of Regulatory Affairs for Growth Energ outlined Growth Energy’s concern regarding the impact of the REGs rule on the developing market for E15, a fuel mixed with 15 percent ethanol and […]

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Export Exchange leads to 875,000 tons of DDGS sold amounting to about 8% of annual exports

Export Exchange leads to 875,000 tons of DDGS sold amounting to about 8% of annual exports

December 5, 2016 |

In Michigan, the Export Exchange conference hosted this fall by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is already paying dividends, according to new surveys of overseas grain buyers who attended – to the tune of nearly a half billion dollars’ worth of grain and ethanol co-product sales. Buyers and end-users were […]

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US ethanol production dips to 15.50B gallon rate

US ethanol production dips to 15.50B gallon rate

December 4, 2016 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.012 million barrels per day —or 42.50 million gallons daily. That is down just 2,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 1.011 million b/d for an annualized rate of 15.50 billion gallons. […]

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RFA says more than 80% of new 2017 model cars E15 compatible

RFA says more than 80% of new 2017 model cars E15 compatible

November 30, 2016 |

In Washington, more than 80 percent of new 2017 model year (MY) vehicles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use 15 percent ethanol blends (E15), according to an analysis of warranty statements and owner’s manuals conducted by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). That is up from last year, when approximately 70 percent of MY2016 […]

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New RFA study busts food vs fuel myth

New RFA study busts food vs fuel myth

November 17, 2016 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association, which released an independent analysis Nov. 16 on the impact of ethanol on food prices, says the current collision of falling food prices and record ethanol production should end the contrived “food vs. fuel” debate once and for all. The new statistical analysis, conducted by Informa Economics IEG, retrospectively examined the […]

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RFA sees EPA boosting RFS 2017 to 15 billion gallons

RFA sees EPA boosting RFS 2017 to 15 billion gallons

November 7, 2016 |

In Washington, with the Environmental Protection Agency’s deadline to release the final blending volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2017 just over three weeks away, the Renewable Fuels Association is betting the blend for conventional ethanol will be at 15 billion gallons, above the 14.8 billion gallons the agency included in its draft rule. […]

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RFA: Data Show the So-Called “Blend Wall” is Crumbling

RFA: Data Show the So-Called “Blend Wall” is Crumbling

October 22, 2016 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Administration reports that gasoline supplied to the U.S. market last week contained an average of 10.4 percent ethanol, the second time in the last four weeks that the ethanol blend rate topped 10.0 percent, a level the oil industry has suggested could not be breached. Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President […]

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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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