U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Petroleum & Other Liquids
Monthly Biodiesel Production Report
With Data for September 2013
| Release Date:
November 27, 2013
| Next Release Date:
December 30, 2013
Production - U.S. production of biodiesel was 127 million gallons in September 2013. Biodiesel production during September 2013 was about 1.4 million gallons lower than production in August 2013. Biodiesel production from the Midwest region (Petroleum Administration for Defense District 2) was 64% of the U.S. total. Production came from 111 biodiesel plants with capacity of 2.2 billion gallons per year.
Sales - Producer sales of biodiesel during September 2013 included 92 million gallons sold as B100 (100% biodiesel) and an additional 37 million gallons of B100 sold in biodiesel blends with diesel fuel derived from petroleum.
Feedstocks - There were a total of 976 million pounds of feedstocks used to produce biodiesel in September 2013. Soybean oil remained the largest biodiesel feedstock during September 2013 with 502 million pounds consumed.
The Monthly Biodiesel Production Report provides data on operations of the U.S. biodiesel industry as part of EIA's response to section 1508 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 which directed EIA to publish information on renewable fuels including biodiesel. Data are provided for the U.S. and in selected cases by state and region.
The source of data is Form EIA-22M Monthly Biodiesel Production Survey, used to collect the following information from registered producers of biodiesel.
- plant location, operating status, and annual production capacity
- production of 100% biodiesel (B100)
- biodiesel coproduct production
- feedstock, alcohol input, and catalysts used in biodiesel production
- sales of B100 and blended biodiesel from producing plants
- sales of biodiesel to end-users
U.S. biodiesel production capacity, 2012
|1.||Biodiesel Production Capacity and Production||XLS|
|2.||Biodiesel Production, Sales, and Stocks||XLS|
|3.||Inputs to Biodiesel Production||XLS|
|4.||Biodiesel Producers and Production Capacity, by State||XLS|
|5.||Biodiesel (B100) Production by Petroleum Administration for Defense District||XLS|