Refining

Correcting the record on false claims of “demand destruction”

As biofuel producers know very well, ethanol is a highly valued octane booster that can depend on market demand, not mandated consumption, for its competitive edge. Government data and independent analyses underscore this fact, confirming that small refinery compliance exemptions...

/ September 27, 2018

As U.S. takes no. 1 spot in crude oil production, infrastructure lags

The United States’ energy renaissance is still on the upswing, breaking records and growing the American economy. But the infrastructure to transport and move the energy produced needs to catch up. From 2010 to 2016, the U.S. saw a nearly...

/ September 24, 2018

Fueling the Carolinas During Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, Carolina communities are preparing for the Category 3 storm to make landfall – while nearly two million residents are under warning to evacuate. Our priority right now is supporting our industries as they work to ensure...

/ September 12, 2018

There’s no case for a conventional ethanol mandate

There is a fundamental flaw in the system designed to ensure compliance with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): The assumption that refiners would not blend ethanol into their fuel were it not for the policy and its threat of crippling...

/ September 10, 2018