US ethanol production up to 39.61 million gallons daily

Source: Isabel Lane, Biofuel Digest • Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

In the US, ethanol production for last week averaged 943,000 barrels per day, 39.61 million gallons daily.That is up 16,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 940,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.41 billion gallons.

Imports of ethanol were 5,000 b/d, down from last week. Gasoline demand for the week averaged 380.4 million gallons daily. Expressed as a percentage of daily gasoline demand, daily ethanol production was 10.41%.

On the co-products side, ethanol producers were using 14.298 million bushels of corn to produce ethanol and 105,242 metric tons of livestock feed, 93,824 metric tons of which were distillers grains. The rest is comprised of corn gluten feed and corn gluten meal. Additionally, ethanol producers were providing 4.91 million pounds of corn distillers oil daily.