Ethanol production was up in February compared to the previous month and a year ago.
According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), American ethanol facilities produced 647,000 barrels per day in February. That’s up 25 percent from February 2008 and 17,000 barrels per day more compared to the previous month.
Ethanol demand, as calculated by the Renewable Fuels Association, also increased from last year. February demand was 595,000 barrels per day, up 33,000 barrels from February 2008.