DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Thu Jan 30, 2014 04:20 PM CST

Tight Midwest supplies pushed ethanol futures higher after production at some Midwest ethanol plants slowed. On Jan. 25, TransCanada pipeline exploded forcing emergency deliveries of compressed natural gas, creating a temporary shortage according to news sources. Gas providers in North Dakota and Wisconsin asked users to be conservative which prompted one, possibly two western Wisconsin ethanol plants to suspended operations early this week and one in Minnesota to slow runtimes. February ethanol futures closed at $1.89 up 6 cents, and March closed up 2 cents at $1.81 per gallon.

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