Frequently Asked Questions

How much biodiesel is produced, imported, exported, and consumed in the United States?

 

U.S. Biodiesel Summary

U.S. Biodiesel Data Summary (millions of gallons)

Year Production Imports Exports Consumption
2001 9 3 2 10
2002 10 8 2 16
2003 14 4 5 14
2004 28 4 5 27
2005 91 9 9 91
2006 250 45 35 261
2007 490 140 272 358
2008 678 315 677 316
2009 516 77 266 326
2010 343 23 105 263
2011 967 36 73 887
2012 969 33 122 870

Notes: Data for 2012 are preliminary. Year 2001 is the earliest that data are available.

 

Learn more:

Use of Biodiesel

Biodiesel Overview, Table 10.4, Monthly Energy Review

Biodiesel imports by source country

Biodiesel exports by destination country

Monthly Biodiesel Production Report

 

Last updated: April 30, 2013


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