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Ethanol production down 0.6% over previous week

Ethanol production down 0.6% over previous week

April 10, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production pared back by 33,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 3.2%, to 1.003 million b/d, equivalent to 42.13 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 2.9% more than the same week last year and 7.4% above the five-year average for the week. The […]

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E15 sales reached record levels in 2021

E15 sales reached record levels in 2021

April 10, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., sales of E15, a gasoline blend containing 15 percent ethanol, hit a record 814 million gallons in 2021, according to a new analysis from the Renewable Fuels Association. The 2021 volume represented a 62 percent increase over the prior year and was nearly double pre-pandemic sales volumes in 2019. However, RFA notes, […]

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U.S. EPA denies 36 refinery biofuel waivers, biofuels industry responds

U.S. EPA denies 36 refinery biofuel waivers, biofuels industry responds

April 10, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., Reuters reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has denied 36 petitions from oil refiners seeking exemptions to the nation’s biofuel blending laws for the 2018 compliance year, but will provide 31 of those refineries with another avenue to seek relief. Reuters reports that the action will align the EPA with a […]

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Ethanol production down 0.6% over previous week

Ethanol production down 0.6% over previous week

April 3, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production declined by 6,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 0.6%, to 1.036 million b/d, equivalent to 43.51 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 7.4% more than the same week last year and 6.6% above the five-year average for the week. The four-week […]

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Ethanol production slowed 2.6% over last week

Ethanol production slowed 2.6% over last week

March 6, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production slowed by 27,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 2.6%, to 997,000 b/d, equivalent to 41.87 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 17.4% more than the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic and the continued effects of adverse […]

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Ethanol production up 1.5% over last week, up 55.6% over same week last year

Ethanol production up 1.5% over last week, up 55.6% over same week last year

February 27, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production expanded by 15,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 1.5%, to 1.024 million b/d, equivalent to 43.01 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 55.6% more than the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic and especially weather-induced infrastructure issues, […]

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RFA slams NWF-funded RFS study by University of Wisconsin–Madison

RFA slams NWF-funded RFS study by University of Wisconsin–Madison

February 16, 2022 |

In Wisconsin, research led by the University of Wisconsin–Madison and funded by the National Wildlife Federation assessed the environmental impacts of corn ethanol and the policy that governs it, using a combination of econometric analyses, land use data and biophysical modeling. In keeping with their previous “research” on biofuels and the RFS, the RFA says […]

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New RFA reports summarize 2021 ethanol, distillers grains trade

New RFA reports summarize 2021 ethanol, distillers grains trade

February 13, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., U.S. exports of ethanol and distillers grains showed resilience in 2021 as the global economy continued to confront the COVID pandemic and supply chain challenges, according to a pair of new statistical reports released by the Renewable Fuels Association. The annual reports—now in their eighth year—provide industry advocates, policymakers, news media and […]

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RFA working with Hauk Designs on E85 ATV

RFA working with Hauk Designs on E85 ATV

February 7, 2022 |

In Washington, in the wake of a successful flex-fuel Jeep Wrangler project, the Renewable Fuels Association is once again working with Hauk Designs on a new project that takes higher blends of ethanol to new places. This year, RFA and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council are working together on a new Can-Am X3 project running on […]

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Ethanol production up 11.2% same week last year but 3.7% less than two years ago

Ethanol production up 11.2% same week last year but 3.7% less than two years ago

February 6, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production increased by 6,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 0.6%, to 1.041 million b/d, equivalent to 43.72 million gallons daily, according to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. Production was 11.2% more than the same week last year, which was affected by the pandemic, but 3.7% less than the […]

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