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U.S. ethanol production down from last week’s record high

U.S. ethanol production down from last week’s record high

December 1, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production was down 9,000 b/d from last week’s record high, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Ethanol production averaged 1.066 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.77 million gallons daily. The four-week average for ethanol production increased to a record 1.063 million b/d for an annualized […]

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U.S. ethanol production beats previous record with highest rate of output ever recorded

U.S. ethanol production beats previous record with highest rate of output ever recorded

November 26, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.074 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 45.11 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. That is up 20,000 b/d from the week before. As a result, ethanol production experienced the highest rate of output ever recorded, besting the previous record (set […]

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RFA releases online calculator to help consumers understand savings from E15 and E85

RFA releases online calculator to help consumers understand savings from E15 and E85

November 21, 2017 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association released an easy-to-use online calculator to help consumers understand how much money they can save by choosing ethanol blends like E15 and E85. With 51 million Americans expected to travel 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving, the new tool comes just in time to help consumers choose the best […]

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U.S. ethanol production looking up with 7th highest rate of output ever recorded

U.S. ethanol production looking up with 7th highest rate of output ever recorded

November 19, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.054 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.27 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. That is down 3,000 b/d from the week before and tied for the seventh-highest rate of output ever recorded. The four-week average for ethanol production increased 0.9% […]

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RFA hits back at oil industry’s attempts to undermine the truth about E15 storage

RFA hits back at oil industry’s attempts to undermine the truth about E15 storage

November 16, 2017 |

In Washington, the Petroleum Marketers Association of America’s recent claims that underground storage tanks at fueling stations cannot legally store gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) are “grossly overstated” and the group’s conclusion that Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements should be reduced is “completely unfounded,” the Renewable Fuels Association wrote this week to Senate Environment […]

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RFA, Growth Energy and USGC want USTR to strip Brazil of GSP status

RFA, Growth Energy and USGC want USTR to strip Brazil of GSP status

November 13, 2017 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the US Grains Council sent a letter to the US Trade Representative asking him to remove Brazil’s preferential status in retaliation for the import tariff and quota set for ethanol imports into Brazil. Removing Brazil’s GSP status wouldn’t just impact ethanol imports but all other imports […]

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U.S. Ethanol Exports Slip in September as Shipments to Brazil Sag

U.S. Ethanol Exports Slip in September as Shipments to Brazil Sag

November 3, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., U.S. ethanol exports totaled 86.4 million gallons (mg) in September, down 16% from August shipments, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Canada was again the top destination for U.S. exports at 28.8 mg (one-third of total exports), a decrease of 5% from August. India increased its […]

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Ethanol production hits six-week high

Ethanol production hits six-week high

October 28, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association reports that according to EIA data, ethanol production averaged 1.039 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.64 million gallons daily and a 6-week high. That is up 19,000 b/d from the week before and 48,000 b/d greater than a year ago. The four-week average for ethanol production increased to […]

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Ethanol production hits four-week high

Ethanol production hits four-week high

October 21, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association reports that according to EIA data, average ethanol production expanded by 5.4% to 1.019 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.80 million gallons daily. That is up 52,000 b/d from the week before and a four-week high. The four-week average for ethanol production dropped to 998,000 b/d–the first time […]

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Ethanol production hits lowest volume in almost a year

Ethanol production hits lowest volume in almost a year

October 14, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association reports that according to EIA data, average ethanol production contracted by 4.3% to 967,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 40.61 million gallons daily. That is down 43,000 b/d from the week before, representing the smallest volume in 51 weeks. The four-week average for ethanol production decreased to a 21-week […]

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