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Release Number: CB18-SFS.32

According to the Census Bureau, the term “biodiesel” means mono-alkyl esters of fatty acids of a kind used as a fuel, derived from animal or vegetable fats and oils whether or not used. Biofuels include ethanol, methanol, biodiesel and gasohol.

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Sources: 2012 and 2007 Economic Censuses. The 2017 Economic Census data will be released on a flow basis from September 2019 through December 2021.

Press release: Economic Census Reveals Sharp Growth in Value of Shipments for Oil and Gas Extraction Industry; Biofuel Sales Nearly Quadruple (March 2015)

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