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Biofuels explained Ethanol and biodiesel

Fuel ethanol statistics

Preliminary data for the United States for 2018.

U.S. production 16.06 billion gallons 382.40 million barrels
U.S. net imports -1.67 billion gallons -39.68 million barrels
U.S. consumption 14.38 billion gallons 342.43 million barrels
Source: Monthly Energy Review, May 2019, Table 10.3

Biodiesel statistics

Preliminary data for the United States for 2018.

U.S. production 1.83 billion gallons 43.62 million barrels
U.S. net imports 0.06 billion gallons 1.46 million barrels
U.S. consumption 1.90 billion gallons 45.14 million barrels
Source: Monthly Energy Review, May 2019, Table 10.4

Last updated: June 21, 2019