Another Record Month for Ethanol Production

Cindy Zimmerman

November set yet another record for ethanol production in the United States.

According to the latest figures from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. ethanol production hit a record high in November 2009 of 761,000 barrels per day (b/d). That is a 93,000 barrel increase from the previous year.

Ethanol demand, as calculated by the Renewable Fuels Association, also reached an all time high at 781,000 b/d in November, up from 683,000 b/d a year ago. Ethanol demand is averaging 702,000 b/d through November.

EIA also reports fuel ethanol imports of 12 million gallons in September.

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