Ethanol Facts

General Information:

One Bushel of Corn
- 2.8 gallons of ethanol

Global Ethanol Production (2006)

1. United States – 4,855,000,000
2. Brazil – 4,491,000,000
3. China – 1,017,000,000
4. India – 502,000,000
5. France – 251,000,000

Ethanol Production in U.S.
2007 ~ 5,900,000,000 gallons (1.5% of our current oil consumption)
2006 – 4,855,000,000
2005 – 3,904,000,000
2004 – 3,400,000,000
2003 – 2,800,000,000

U.S. Fuel Ethanol Imports (2006)
1. Brazil – 433,700,000
2. Costa Rica – 35,900,000
3. El Salvador – 38,500,000
4. Jamaica – 66,800,000
5. Trinidad & Tobago – 24,800,000

Number of Ethanol Plants in the U.S. – 119

E85 Facts:

Average E85 Price (April 2007)
-
$2.53

Average Gas Price (April 2007)
-
$3.04

Number of E85 Fuel Stations (2006)
~
1200

Top Ethanol Producers:

Archer Daniels-Midland (ADM)
Current Ethanol Production (per year) - 1,070,000,000 gallons
   *Decatur, IL
   *Cedar Rapids, IA 
   *Clinton, IA 
   *Columbus, NE 
   *Marshall, MN
   *Peoria, IL 
   *Wallhalla, ND
Future Plants: 
   *Cedar Rapids, IA - 275,000,000 gallons. To run by second half of 2008 
   *Columbus, NE - 275,000,000 gallons.

POET Energy

Current Ethanol Production (per year) - 1,045,000,000 gallons
  
*Albert City, IA - 100,000,000 gallons 
   *Woodbury, MI - 50,000,000 gallons 
   *Central City, NE - 100,000,000 gallons 
   *Ord, NE - 50,000,000 gallons 
   *Ashton, IA - 55,000,000 gallons.
   *Big Stone, SD - 75,000,000 gallons.
   *Bingham Lake, MN - 27,500,000 gallons.
   *Caro, MI - 40,000,000 gallons.
   *Chancellor, SD - 40,000,000 gallons.
   *Coon Rapids, IA - 54,000,000 gallons.
   *Corning, IA - 60,000,000 gallons.
   *Emmestburg, IA - 50,000,000 gallons.   
   *Glenville, MN (East) - 40,000,000 gallons.
   *Gowrie, IA - 60,000,000 gallons.
   *Groton, SD -
   *Hanlontown, IA - 45,000,000 gallons.
   *Hudson, SD - 45,000,000 gallons.
   *Jewell, IA - 60,000,000 gallons.
   *Laddonia, MO - 45,000,000 gallons.
   *Lake Crystal, MN - 56,000,000 gallons.
   *Macon, MO - 15,000,000 gallons.
   *Mitchell, SD - 60,000,000 gallons.
   *Scotland, SD 
   *Preston, MN - 36,000,000 gallons.
Future Plants: 
   *Alexandria, IN - 65,000,000 gallons. To run by the spring of 2008.
   *Fostoria, OH - 65,000,000 gallons. To run by the summer of 2008.
   *Glenville, MN (West) - 65,000,000 gallons. To run by the summer of 2008.
   *Leipsic, OH - 65,000,000 gallons. To run by the fall of 2007.
   *Marion, OH - 65,000,000 gallons. To run by the summer of 2008.
   *North Manchester, IN - 65,000,000 gallons. To run by the fall of 2008.
   *Portland, IN - N/A. To run by the summer of 2007.

Verasun Energy (VSE)
Current Ethanol Production (per year) - 340,000,000 gallons 
   *Aurora, ,SD - 120,000,000 gallons 
   *Fort Dodge, IA - 110,000,000 gallons
   *Charles City, IA - 110,000,000 gallons
Future Plants: 
   *Harley, IA - 110,000,000 gallons. To run by first quarter of 2008 
   *Welcome, MN - 110,000,000 gallons. To run by first quarter of 2008 
   *Reynolds, IN - 110,000,000 gallons. To run by the end of 2008

US BioEnergy Corp, (USBE)
Current Ethanol Production (per year) - 300,000,000 gallons
 
  *Albert City, IA - 100,000,000 gallons 
   *Woodbury, MI - 50,000,000 gallons 
   *Central City, NE - 100,000,000 gallons 
   *Ord, NE - 50,000,000 gallons
Future Plants: 
   *Hankinson, ND - 100,000,000 gallons. To run by the second quarter of 2008
   *Dyersville, IA - 100,000,000 gallons. To run by the second quarter of 2008 
   *Janesville, MN - 100,000,000 gallons. To run by the third quarter of 2008

Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. (AVR)
Current Ethanol Production (per year) - 207,000,000 gallons
   *Pekin, IL - 157,000,000 gallons. 
   *Aurora, NE - 50,000,000 gallons
Future Plants: 
   *Mt. Vernon, IN - 226,000,000 gallons. To run by the end of 2008 
   *Aurora, NE - 226,000,000 gallons. To run possibly before the end of 2009 
   *Pekin, Il - 113,000,000 gallons. To run possibly before the end of 2009

Andersons Inc. (ANDE)
Current Ethanol Production (per year) - 165,000,000 gallons 
   *Clymers, IN - 110,000,000 gallons. 
   *Albion, MI - 55,000,000 gallons.
Future Plants: 
   *Greenville, OH - 110,000,000 gallons. To run by first quarter of 2008 
   *Illinois, IN - 110,000,000 gallons.

Pacific Ethanol (PEIX)
Current Ethanol Production (per year) ~ 60,000,000 gallons
   *Madera, CA - 40,000,000 gallons 
   *Windsor, CO - 48,000,000 gallons. 42% ownership
Future Plants: 
   *Boardman, OR - 40,000,000 gallons. To run by mid-2007 
   *Calipatria, CA - 50,000,000 gallons. To run by mid-2008 
   *Burley, ID - 50,000,000 gallons. To run by mid-2008 
   *Stockton, CA - 50,000,000 gallons. To run by mid-2008
*Pacific Ethanol plans to reach 420 million gallons per year by 2010

 

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