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

New Report Points to Fuel and Petrochemical Industries Stimulating Job Growth

The latest job numbers out today (Friday, September 7th) once again paint a rosy picture of the U.S. economy – 201,000 jobs were added in August, above expectations, and wages continued to increase. The fuel and petrochemical industries, which are...

/ September 7, 2018
Bio Fuel

U.S. Refiners Flag Critical Flaws in EPA’s Proposal for Biofuel Volumes

Since the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was enacted, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has had the difficult responsibility of implementing a broken and unworkable biofuel blending program. Recently, EPA proposed renewable fuel volume standards for 2019 and biomass-based diesel volumes for...

/ August 31, 2018

Ensuring Fuel Supply During Hurricane Lane

As Hurricane Lane, currently a Category 2 storm, makes its way towards Hawaii, our priority today is supporting Par Pacific Holdings, which is temporarily shutting down its 93,500 barrel per day refinery in Kapolei, on the island of Oahu, to...

/ August 24, 2018