Fuels

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

Estados Unidos y Mexico: Socios en Energia (Part 1)

As the political debate about the U.S.- Mexico border is heating up the campaign trail, there’s another border debate brewing around energy policy. Mexico’s historic energy reforms are venturing into new phases this year, particularly in relation to the downstream...

/ August 8, 2016

Ethanol lobbyist group’s CFTC complaint further evidence of broken RFS

Alarm bells have been ringing recently at the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), and its latest response was to write to both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, alleging that obligated parties (such as refiners) are...

/ August 3, 2016