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George Orwel DTN Energy Reporter
Thu Jan 30, 2014 02:12 PM CST

Chicago area ethanol swap prices rallied amid short covering after two ethanol plants in Wisconsin were said to have been shut down due to a power outage.

Trade sources said the rally was seen mostly in the swap and paper markets, with spot prices rising only marginally. Big River Resources Boyceville ethanol plant in Wisconsin was one of the two plants that shut down earlier this week, but it resumed operations Wednesday, said a company source. The plant's power outage was linked to natural gas shortages after a pipeline explosion in Canada on Sunday.

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