Tag: EIA

Ethanol production ramps up 7.5%, ethanol stocks shrink 2.3% to keep up with demand

Ethanol production ramps up 7.5%, ethanol stocks shrink 2.3% to keep up with demand

May 24, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association for the week ending May 15, ethanol production accelerated by 7.5%, or 46,000 barrels per day (b/d), to 663,000 b/d—equivalent to 27.85 million gallons daily and a six-week high. However, production remains tempered due to COVID-19 disruptions, coming in 38.1% below the […]

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Ethanol stocks continue to fall as demand rises faster than production

Ethanol stocks continue to fall as demand rises faster than production

May 20, 2020 |

In Washington, DTN report the Energy Information Administration published data showing the ethanol stocks continue to drop as demand increases while producers slowly ramp up production. Stocks fell to a four-month low last week of 23.6 million gallons, 400,000 gallons fewer than the week prior, with stocks falling in all regions except for the Gulf […]

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Ethanol production up 11.4%, four-week high, but still 42.3% below same week in 2019

Ethanol production up 11.4%, four-week high, but still 42.3% below same week in 2019

May 10, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production strengthened 11.4%, or 61,000 barrels per day (b/d), to 598,000 b/d—equivalent to 25.12 million gallons daily and a four-week high, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association for the week ending May 1. However, production remains tempered due to COVID-19 disruptions, coming in 42.3% below the same […]

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EIA says 2019 ethanol exports fell to 2015 levels

EIA says 2019 ethanol exports fell to 2015 levels

May 4, 2020 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Administration says ethanol exports averaged 96,000 barrels per day (b/d) in 2019, the first annual drop in U.S. ethanol exports since 2015. Despite the decrease, total exports remained at the second-highest level on record. The United States exported more fuel ethanol than it imported in 2019, the 10th year in […]

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February biodiesel production down by 2M gallons

February biodiesel production down by 2M gallons

April 30, 2020 |

In Washington, Platts reports Energy Information Administration data shows biodiesel production in February fell to 132 million gallons, 2 million gallons lower than in January. Of the total, 57% of feedstock came from soy oil while 75% was produced in the Midwest region. Soybean oil consumption increased by 54 million pounds from January at 575 […]

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Ethanol production finally drops enough to reverse stock build

Ethanol production finally drops enough to reverse stock build

April 29, 2020 |

In Washington, Platts reports that Energy Information Administration data shows that the ethanol industry’s efforts to mothball production in line with falling demand is finally paying off. At last, ethanol stocks fell by more than 1.3 barrels after five straight weeks of increasing stocks. Production fell to a 12-year low of 537,000 b/d. The Gulf […]

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Ethanol production 46% below the same week in 2019, lowest level since 2010

Ethanol production 46% below the same week in 2019, lowest level since 2010

April 26, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the EIA released its Weekly Petroleum Status Report for the week ending April 17, which continued to reflect the impact on the ethanol industry from the social-distancing and stay-at-home restrictions associated with COVID-19. According to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production declined 1.2%, or 7,000 barrels per day […]

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Ethanol production plunges 20% amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ethanol production plunges 20% amid COVID-19 pandemic

April 12, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the RFA reports that EIA released its Weekly Petroleum Status Report for the week ending April 3, which reflected the deepening impact on the ethanol industry from the social-distancing and stay-at-home restrictions associated with COVID-19. Ethanol production plunged 20.0%, or 168,000 barrels per day (b/d), to 672,000 b/d—the lowest level since the […]

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Ethanol production plummeted 16.4%, lowest level in 6.5 years

Ethanol production plummeted 16.4%, lowest level in 6.5 years

April 5, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the EIA released its Weekly Petroleum Status Report for the week ending March 27, which was the first to reflect more fully the impact on the ethanol industry from the social distancing and stay-at-home restrictions associated with COVID-19, showing the largest ethanol production decline since the EIA began reporting ethanol production statistics […]

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Ethanol production falls 16.4% on week to lowest seen in six years

Ethanol production falls 16.4% on week to lowest seen in six years

April 2, 2020 |

In Washington, Biofuels International reports that Energy Information Administration data shows ethanol production suffered the largest week-on-week drop since the EIA began tracking 10 years ago as it fell to just 840,000 barrels per day last week, the lowest seen in six years and 16.4% lower than the week before, as the industry slows down […]

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