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Biofuels explained Ethanol and biomass-based diesel

Fuel ethanol data

Year Billion gallons Million barrels Million barrels per day
U.S. production 2020 13.93 331.58 0.91
U.S. net imports 2020 -1.20 -28.54 -0.08
U.S. consumption 2020 12.63 300.70 0.82
World production 2019 28.91 688.39 1.89
World consumption 2019 28.61 681.09 1.87

Biodiesel data

Year Billion gallons Million barrels Million barrels per day
U.S. production 2020 1.81 43.04 0.12
U.S. net imports 2020 0.05 1.30 0.004
U.S. consumption 2020 1.86 44.38 0.12
World production 2019 12.34 293.83 0.81
World consumption 2019 10.73 255.50 0.70

Source: U.S. data: Monthly Energy Review, June 2021, Tables 10.3 and 10.4;
World data: International Energy Statistics, as of July 12, 2021

Last updated: July 13, 2021