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The Jones Act – Backward Thinking

It’s 1920. Warren G. Harding was nominated by the Republican Party for President. We were five years removed from the sinking of the Lusitania, two years removed from WWI and the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Edith Bolling Galt...

/ October 14, 2014

Setting the Record Straight – U.S. Refineries Quickly Adjusting to a Changing U.S. Crude Supply

Writers have their bad days, and Reuters’ Market Analyst John Kemp apparently had one when he penned US refineries fast running out of flexibility on crude. Confusion, or a lack of understanding of the refining industry, is evident throughout Kemp’s...

/ October 10, 2014

RFA E85 Study is a Worthy Shakespearean Plot

Upon hearing of his wife’s death, Shakespeare’s MacBeth starts into a soliloquy about the insignificance of life, lamenting,  … It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. If it was ever thus, it...

/ October 8, 2014

Bi-Bi, RFS

There’s not much these days that can unite Republicans and Democrats. But there is one issue that has bipartisan agreement: the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is fundamentally broken. In the last week, there were two op-eds published in The Hill...

/ October 8, 2014