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Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:23 AM CDT

NEW YORK (DTN) -- Ethanol production in the United States jumped to the highest level on record last week as biorefineries ramped up runs, according to data released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration.

The data showed output from local ethanol plants totaled 972,000 barrels per day (bpd) during the week-ended June 13, up 28,000 bpd, or 3.0%, from the prior week, while up 11.4% from a year earlier. Four-week average output was 945,000 bpd, up 7.9% from a year earlier.

Domestic production is at the highest level since EIA started keeping records in June 2010.

However, total U.S. ethanol ...

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