Ethanol production hits 21-month high

Average daily ethanol production was 1.094 million barrels during the week ending Jul. 21, marking five consecutive weeks of year-over-year growth and putting production at the highest weekly level since late October 2021.  Cumulative 2022/23 corn use for ethanol was around 4.68 billion bushels, [...]

India continues to lean into fuel ethanol

Next April, some Indian gas stations will begin retailing gasoline with a 20-percent ethanol blend, per the Business Standard. India is estimated to be the fifth-largest manufacturer of ethanol. The Modi administration has pursued bioethanol fuel use aggressively for several years to increase the [...]

Corn & soybean use is up in March WASDE

In its March WASDE report, USDA made minor changes to the U.S. corn and soybean demand forecasts. USDA did not change its prior 2021/22 U.S. corn production estimate of 15.115 billion bushels. However, it did add 25 million bushels to both food, seed & [...]

Ethanol use at eight-week high

In the week ending Feb. 18, U.S. ethanol ending stocks were 25.5 million barrels, a three-week high and up about 12 percent YOY. U.S. blending and refining use was 871,000 barrels per day (bpd), an eight-week high and up 20 percent YOY. Ethanol use [...]

U.S. ethanol production at four-year low

U.S. ethanol production averaged 1.02 million barrels per day during the week ending Aug. 16, down 2.1 percent for the week and down around 4.7 percent YOY. Since mid-July, this year’s weekly ethanol production has lagged last year’s volume by around 4 percent. Weekly [...]

Ethanol production, use, and ending stocks all dip slightly last week

Ethanol production dipped slightly to 1.08 million barrels per day during the week ending June 14, down about 1 percent from the week before and up just over 1 percent YOY. Weekly use by blenders and refiners also fell slightly from the previous week [...]

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