Fuels

Divesting from Divestment

As 2017 gets started, the activist rhetoric for divestment will inevitably ramp up. So here are a few hard truths that divestment proponents ignore: 1. It’s bad business. Pension and university endowment managers have a heavy charge: to optimize their...

/ January 12, 2017

You can’t win “playing the RIN” game

A headline in the latest edition of Convenience Store News asks, “Can You Make Money on Renewable Fuels?” Based on public comments filed with the Environmental Protection Agency by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the answer is apparently...

/ October 25, 2016

The RINsanity continues

In less than a week, two new cases of RIN fraud came to light – one of which resulted in the largest fine in the history of EPA’s fuel programs. While the instances of RIN fraud continue, EPA refuses to...

/ October 7, 2016

The RFS is flying blind

Back in 2005, the Renewable Fuel Standard and its corn ethanol mandate were sold to the American public on three key themes: rising gasoline use, foreign oil dependency, and environmental stewardship.

/ August 24, 2016