RFS

Cellulosic RFS Waiver History

In December 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA). Among many other provisions, it increased the mandated volumes of renewable fuels in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). However, Congress and EPA have both seriously overestimated these RFS...

/ January 6, 2015

What To Look Out For In 2015

With the Obama administration trying to make the environment its legacy, this year promises to be a very busy 12 months for the fuels, petrochemicals and refining industries. Although there already have been some excellent summaries, here are AFPM’s predictions for...

/ January 5, 2015

AFPM’s 2014 Naughty and Nice List

It’s that time of year again: Christmas trees are up, holiday songs are on the radio, and Santa is checking his naughty and nice list. So who is in line for a gift, and who is going to wake up...

/ December 15, 2014

The U.S. Oil Export Question

To say the U.S. energy landscape has changed since 1975, when the crude oil export ban was implemented, would be something of an understatement. From being one of the world’s largest importers of petroleum and petroleum products, the United States...

/ December 11, 2014