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Mon May 20, 2013 09:11 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity was 13.9 billion gallons annually, or 903,000 barrels per day (bpd), as of Jan. 1, up slightly from 896,000 bpd on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a report released Monday by the Energy Information Administration.

A total of 193 ethanol production plants were operating as of Jan. 1 compared to 194 plants operating a year earlier. Most fuel ethanol production capacity, about 91%, is located in the Midwest PADD 2. Total nameplate annual capacity in PADD 2 is 12.6 billion gallons or 822,000 bpd compared to 815,000 bpd as of Jan. ...

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