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Daily natural gas nominations for U.S. ethanol facilities and weekly ethanol inventory measurements for the U.S. Gulf Coast, New York Harbor, and Chicago

Gain timely and accurate insight into the state of U.S. ethanol inventory and production

Equipped with current inventory levels at a key U.S. storage hub and visibility into the operational status of individual plants, market participants can gain a more complete understanding of the U.S. ethanol supply chain to make more informed and strategic decisions. Using proprietary monitoring technology, Genscape provides weekly measurements of inventory levels at the U.S. Gulf Coast, New York Harbor, and Chicago as well as daily gas nomination data for ethanol facilities.

Ethanol Production Monitor

Ethanol Production Monitor Provides Daily Gas NominationsThis report allows ethanol plants, marketers, traders, buyers, transportation suppliers, and risk managers to gain visibility into the operational characteristics of individual ethanol plants. Genscape uses proprietary monitoring on 15 and counting of the nation’s largest ethanol plants, tracking production changes in near real-time. Additionally, more than 90 plants are monitored using access to day-ahead natural gas nomination schedules. Clients receive shut-down alerts for the plants with proprietary monitoring, daily natural gas nominations, and a complete histories of both datasets.

U.S. Gulf Coast Ethanol Inventory Report

Genscape's U.S. Gulf Coast Ethanol Inventory Report provides unmatched coverage into PADD 3 storage capacity measurements. Genscape measures 11 ethanol storage terminals in the U.S. Gulf Coast area, comprising of more than 4.7 million barrels of storage capacity. This coverage includes more than 71 tanks and tank-level detail which helps subscribers differentiate between tanks used for ongoing blending operations and tanks used for more strategic storage positions.  

New York Harbor Ethanol Inventory Report

Genscape uses proprietary monitoring technology to measure ethanol inventory tank levels at New York Harbor on weekly basis. Clients receive emailed PDF reports and granular data, delivered 1 day before EIA data, detailing inventory levels by terminal and owner for 40 ethanol tanks at this key hub.

Chicago Ethanol Inventory Report

Using proprietary methodologies, Genscape measures three major ethanol storage terminals in the Chicago area, including Kinder Morgan Argo, Buckeye Argo, and Kinder Morgan Stony Island, for over 930,000 barrels of ethanol storage capacity. Get the most up-to-date, granular ethanol storage data available for this key storage area, ahead of the EIA.

Ethanol Exports Monitor

Genscape's Ethanol Exports Monitor combines proprietary ethanol storage information with location data for vessels that are believed to be purposed for export. This includes granular storage insight for five Gulf Coast ethanol storage terminals and infrared imagery from weekly flyover and daily drive-bys. The monitor also provides both Genscape Vesseltracker AIS data and events data to share an accurate picture of vessel arrivals.


Delivery: emailed XML and CSV files and PDF

Frequency: Daily and weekly

Locations: North America

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Genscape’s daily report provides clients with natural gas nominations for ethanol facilities.

Features of the Ethanol Production Monitor:

  • Daily emailed datasheet with transparency into 90 individual plant operations using natural gas nominations 
  • Complete nominations history available back to 2010
  • Alerts for facility ramp-up and ramp down events

Benefits of the Ethanol Production Monitor:

  • Increase visibility into unexpected shutdowns due to plant disruptions, for example
  • Gain historical perspective on ethanol nominations and impacts on production
  • Feed models forecasting ethanol supply with day-ahead updates

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Genscape’s weekly report provides PADD 3 ethanol storage capacity measurements delivered a full day ahead of EIA estimates.

Features of the U.S. Gulf Coast Ethanol Inventory Report: 

  • Weekly report delivered every Tuesday at 10:00AM (U.S. Eastern Time) via email
  • Report includes storage totals by terminal and tank owner
  • Coverage includes more than 71 tanks and downloadable tank-by-tank storage inventory data (CSV/Excel files)
  • Terminals include Oiltanking Texas City, Vopak Deer Park, Kinder Morgan Pasadena, Kinder Morgan Pasadena Truck Terminal, Texas International Terminals, Deer Park Rail Terminal, Phillips 66 Pasadena Terminal, Magellan East Houston, Kinder Morgan Harvey, and IMTT-St-Rose

Benefits of the U.S. Gulf Coast Ethanol Inventory Report: 

  • Spot early trends when owners/operators make moves when you chart against futures or spot prices
  • Set your trading strategies early when you use the only report with weekly stock data specific to ethanol in the Gulf Coast
  • Gain transparency and a valuable reference point to better balance and forecast supply and demand and better understand market fundamentals  
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Clients receive weekly emailed PDF reports and granular data, delivered 1 day before EIA data, detailing storage levels by terminal and owner for 47 ethanol tanks at this key hub. 

Features of the New York Harbor Ethanol Inventory Report: 

  • Field by field transparency into one of the key traded points for ethanol
  • Data arrives in users’ inboxes a full day ahead of the EIA’s weekly stocks reports
  • Actual, physical, measured data never seen before in the ethanol market

Benefits of the New York Harbor Ethanol Inventory Report: 

  • Gain transparency and a valuable reference points to better balance and forecast supply and demand
  • Be the first to know when owners/ operators are making early moves by charting individual tank movements against futures contracts
  • Set trading strategies early by using the only stock data specific to NYH
Gain insight into ethanol storage tank level measurements at New York Harbor

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Genscape’s report provides actual, measured ethanol inventory data for Chicago, the industry's most traded hub

Features of the Chicago Ethanol Inventory Report:

  • Weekly report, delivered via the Biofuels Dashboard on Mondays at 12PM ET, ahead of the EIA's weekly inventory report
  • Past reports available on-demand through the Biofuels Dashboard
  • One full year of historical information to identify trends and themes
  • Granular storage capacity utilization at the individual tank level
  • Percentage of storage change for the region on a weekly basis

Benefits of the Chicago Ethanol Inventory Report:

  • Get never before seen transparency into the largest U.S. ethanol trading hub
  • Gain a historical perspective into ethanol storage trends to make more informed long-term business decisions
  • See a more complete picture of the entire ethanol supply chain across the continental U.S.
Chicago Ethanol Inventory

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Genscape's daily and weekly updates provide clients with robust export data that can be leverage to gain key insights into the ethanol supply chain

 Features and Benefits of the Ethanol Exports Monitor:

  • Fill a hole in the domestic ethanol industry supply chain; there is a limited amount of ethanol export data and most data is delayed at least a month
  • Use daily-level storage levels to determine accurate amounts of ethanol exported
  • Spot early ethanol export trends in a market where foreign mandates create volatility
  • Access a daily vessel lineup and a weekly summary of vessels believed to have exported ethanol
Gain timely & accurate insight into the state of U.S. ethanol storage & production