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Ethanol crush margins finally looking better, except for those with debt service

Ethanol crush margins finally looking better, except for those with debt service

October 24, 2019 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports that crush margins for ethanol plants have improved significantly since August 1 on the back of producers cutting back their own production to help support the market as a whole. Prices have risen in response, leaving debt-free plants able to start moving into profit although those still carrying a debt-load remain […]

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Higher biodiesel blending next year will see Brazil consume additional 600,000 tons

Higher biodiesel blending next year will see Brazil consume additional 600,000 tons

November 28, 2018 |

In Brazil, DTN reports that biodiesel demand will increase by 600,000 metric tons per year next year when the B11 blending mandate comes in, a 1% increase over this year, as well as allowing use of B100 in transportation such as buses, bringing total demand to 3.3 million tons. Current production is around 4 million […]

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Ethanol demand jumps to seven-week high while stocks start to drop

Ethanol demand jumps to seven-week high while stocks start to drop

October 24, 2018 |

In Washington, DTN reports that Energy Information Administration data shows that ethanol blending demand grew over the past week to a seven-week high, posting the first draw down on stocks nationally in three weeks to 23.897 million bbl, down 233,000 bbl from the week prior. Even so, stocks were still 14% higher on the year. […]

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Biofuels industry teams with environmental groups to oppose CARB plans

Biofuels industry teams with environmental groups to oppose CARB plans

September 3, 2018 |

In California, DTN reports that Renewable Fuels Association, National Biodiesel Board, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, Pacific Ethanol, Renewable Energy Group, American Lung Association in California, Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas, NextGen California, California Advanced Biofuel Alliance and others wrote to the Chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board asking the agency to […]

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May ethanol exports fall by nearly 25% on year

May ethanol exports fall by nearly 25% on year

July 9, 2018 |

In Washington, DTN reports that US Department of Agriculture data published Friday shows May ethanol exports fell by nearly a quarter compared to last year at 91.9 million gallons with Canada retaking its place as the top import destination, pushing out Brazil who had jumped into the top spot in April. Canada took more than […]

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US ethanol exports soared 86% in April while biodiesel fell 23%

US ethanol exports soared 86% in April while biodiesel fell 23%

June 11, 2018 |

In Washington, DTN reports that US Census data shows ethanol exports rose 86% in April over the previous year to 162.3 million gallons, with 38% of the total headed to Brazil. Canada and even Oman followed in second and third place for top destinations. Total exports for the year through April are up 44% on […]

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