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Posted October 30, 2020 Today in Energy

U.S. biodiesel production capacity declined slightly in 2019 ›

According to the most recent data, annual U.S. biodiesel production capacity decreased by 2%, or 49 million gallons, between January 2019 and January 2020. As of January 2020, biodiesel production capacity in the United States totaled 2.5 billion gallons (gal) per year, or 164,000 barrels per day (b/d), according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) annual U.S. Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity report, released on October 23, 2020. More

U.S. biodiesel production capacity by region

Source: EIA, U.S. Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity

Data Highlights

WTI crude oil futures price

10/29/2020: $36.17/barrel

down$4.47 from week earlier
down$18.89 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

10/29/2020: $3.301/MMBtu

up$0.294 from week earlier
up$0.610 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

10/24/2020: 10.176 million tons

down0.431 million tons from week earlier
down2.589 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

10/23/2020: 3,955 Bcf

up29 Bcf from week earlier
up285 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

10/23/2020: 492.4 million barrels

up4.3 million barrels from week earlier
up53.6 million barrels from year earlier