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Slight decline for ethanol production

Slight decline for ethanol production

March 17, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production declined 1.9% (19,000 b/d lower) to an average of 1.005 million barrels per day (b/d), or 42.21 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average ethanol production rate followed, easing 0.6% to 1.013 million b/d—equivalent to an annualized rate of 15.53 billion […]

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Distillers Grains Exports Reach Second-Highest on Record in 2018

Distillers Grains Exports Reach Second-Highest on Record in 2018

March 9, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., exports of distillers grains (DG)—a high-protein co-product of dry mill ethanol production used in feed for livestock and poultry—were the second-highest on record in 2018, totaling 11.88 million metric tons (MMT), according to a summary of 2018 ethanol co-product trade data published by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). An estimated 31 percent […]

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RFA releases three videos to help public learn more about ethanol

RFA releases three videos to help public learn more about ethanol

February 25, 2019 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association is pleased to announce the release of three new educational videos that will help the public learn more about the advantages of using more renewable fuels like ethanol. The videos, released last week at RFA’s 24th annual National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, focus on the ethanol production process, facts […]

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US ethanol exports through up 31% on the year at 1.56 billion gallons

US ethanol exports through up 31% on the year at 1.56 billion gallons

February 11, 2019 |

In Washington, U.S. ethanol exports through November 2018 reached 1.56 billion gallons, up 31% from the same period a year earlier and already a calendar-year record. Exports remained robust in November although volumes for the month decreased 16% to 147.9 million gallons (mg), according to government data released this morning and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels […]

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RFA releases annual ethanol industry outlook

RFA releases annual ethanol industry outlook

February 11, 2019 |

In Florida, at the 24th annual National Ethanol Conference, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) released its 2019 Ethanol Industry Outlook and Pocket Guide, known around the world as the go-to sources for reliable information and data on America’s ethanol industry. The annual Outlook publication provides policymakers, regulators, consumers, the media, and renewable fuel advocates with […]

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Ethanol production down 4.4%

Ethanol production down 4.4%

February 10, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production fell to 967,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 40.6 million gallons per day, which was down 45,000 b/d (4.4%) from the previous week, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. This was the lowest weekly production level since October 2017. The four-week average ethanol production […]

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RFA tells EPA to include missing RIN gallons in planned RVO “reset”

RFA tells EPA to include missing RIN gallons in planned RVO “reset”

February 4, 2019 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association wrote a letter to the acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency last week requesting that the planned “reset” of renewable volume obligations for 2020-2022 take into consideration the 500 million gallons of renewable fuel improperly waived from the 2016 standards, as required by the D.C. Circuit Court of […]

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Ethanol production contracts 1.9%

Ethanol production contracts 1.9%

February 3, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production decreased 1.8% (down 19,000 barrels per day, or b/d) to an average of 1.012 million b/d—or 42.50 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production remained at 1.023 million b/d for an annualized rate of 15.68 billion […]

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Ethanol production contracts 1.9%

Ethanol production contracts 1.9%

January 25, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production contracted 1.9% (down 20,000 barrels per day, or b/d) to an average of 1.031 million b/d—or 43.30 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production declined to 1.023 million b/d for an annualized rate of 15.68 billion […]

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RFA Asks EPA to Separate Year-Round E15 Provisions from RIN Reform Measures

RFA Asks EPA to Separate Year-Round E15 Provisions from RIN Reform Measures

January 19, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., with the government shutdown threatening to further delay approval of year-round sales of E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol), the Renewable Fuels Association is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to focus strictly on year-round E15 provisions in its forthcoming proposed rule and address RIN reform measures in a separate action. President Trump announced […]

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