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Ethanol production falls 2.4% from previous week, down 6.8% compared to same week last year

Ethanol production falls 2.4% from previous week, down 6.8% compared to same week last year

September 7, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.013 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 42.55 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Output fell by 25,000 b/d, or 2.4%, from the previous week and was 6.8% below the same week last year. The four-week average ethanol production rate declined […]

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RFA submits comments to EPA on 2020 volume obligations

RFA submits comments to EPA on 2020 volume obligations

August 31, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., in formal comments submitted on Friday in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed 2020 renewable volume obligations, the Renewable Fuels Association called on the EPA to follow the law and make up for the lost blending volumes resulting from the numerous secretive refinery waivers granted by the agency. “There is […]

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Ethanol output up 1.4% over last week after 7 week decline

Ethanol output up 1.4% over last week after 7 week decline

August 31, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.038 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 43.60 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Output expanded by 15,000 b/d (1.4%) from the previous week. The four-week average ethanol production rate increased 0.2% to 1.037 million b/d after seven weeks of consecutive […]

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RFA says documents show EPA ignored advise on small refinery waivers

RFA says documents show EPA ignored advise on small refinery waivers

August 26, 2019 |

In Washington, documents obtained by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) show that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ignored strong recommendations from within the Trump Administration to redistribute Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) blending obligations lost to small refinery exemptions in the proposed rule for 2020 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs). According to the documents, which detail the […]

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Ethanol production at 18 week low

Ethanol production at 18 week low

August 25, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.023 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 42.97 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Output narrowed by 22,000 b/d (-2.1%) from the previous week to an 18-week low. The four-week average ethanol production rate declined 0.4% to 1.035 million b/d, equivalent […]

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Ethanol production expands over previous week

Ethanol production expands over previous week

August 18, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.045 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 43.89 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Output expanded by 5,000 b/d (0.5%) over the previous week. However, the four-week average ethanol production rate declined for the sixth consecutive week, down 0.5% to 1.039 […]

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RFA asks Australia to consider US ethanol imports

RFA asks Australia to consider US ethanol imports

August 15, 2019 |

In Washington, in a letter sent Thursday, the Renewable Fuels Association encouraged Australia’s energy minister to strongly consider U.S. ethanol imports as a cleaner, more affordable alternative to purchasing oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve.  According to RFA, opening the Australian market to ethanol imports would be good for the continent’s economy and air […]

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Ethanol production down 2.5% from previous week

Ethanol production down 2.5% from previous week

July 24, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association for the week ending July 19, ethanol production averaged 1.039 million barrels per day (b/d)— equivalent to 43.64 million gallons daily. Output was down 27,000 b/d (-2.5%) from the previous week for an 11-week low, and 35,000 b/d lower (-3.3%) than a […]

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Ethanol production up 1.8% this week

Ethanol production up 1.8% this week

July 20, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C. ethanol production averaged 1.066 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 18,000 b/d, or 1.8%, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. This is equivalent to 44.77 million gallons daily However, the four-week average ethanol production rate decreased 0.4% to 1.066 million b/d, equivalent to an annualized rate […]

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Mexican fuel marketers confident they can offer ethanol after Iowa visit

Mexican fuel marketers confident they can offer ethanol after Iowa visit

July 20, 2019 |

In Iowa, the American Coalition for Ethanol and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association hosted a tour in conjunction with the U.S. Grains Council in Iowa recently to show nine decision-makers from key Mexican retail and supplier groups how ethanol blends have been successfully and profitably incorporated across Iowa. Tour leaders Ron Lamberty, ACE Senior Vice President […]

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