NEWS
Tue Apr 8, 2014 12:08 PM CDT

OAKHURST, N.J. (DTN) -- The Energy Information Administration on Tuesday, April 8, said logistical constraints, primarily railroad delays resulting from extreme winter temperatures in the Midwest, led to a decline in ethanol production.

EIA said production averaged about 900,000 barrels per day (bpd) in January and February before falling to 890,000 bpd in March.

"These logistical problems led to sharp ethanol prices increases across the United States in March, but especially in PADD I (East Coast)," said EIA. "These constraints are expected to be short-lived as warmer temperatures arrive and ethanol production rebounds to a forecast average of 908,000 bpd ...

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