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U.S. Gasoline Contained More than 10% Ethanol in 2016, Shattering the ‘Blend Wall' Myth Once and For All

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Posted on: Apr 20th 2017

Source: Emily Druckman, Renewable Fuels Association

U.S. Gasoline Contained More than 10% Ethanol in 2016, Shattering the ‘Blend Wall' Myth Once and For All

Gasoline consumed in the United States in 2016 contained more than 10% ethanol on average for the first time ever, according to an analysis of U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) data released today by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). The EIA data dispels the myth that 10% is the marketplace limit for ethanol content in U.S. gasoline, and demonstrates that the so-called “blend wall” is not a real constraint on ethanol consumption.

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