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August 2017 Issue

Fuels & Supply

ACE: Court Decision on 2016 RFS Is an Important Victory

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the Friday, July 28, decision of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that the Obama Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) erred in its interpretation of its authority to waive biofuel requirements that reduced the 2014 – 2016 total Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) below what ...

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BIO Applauds U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on the Renewable Fuel Standard

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on BIO Applauds U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on the Renewable Fuel Standard

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) welcomed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit opinion and order upholding Americans for Clean Energy’s challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule setting...

API: Court Decision on EPA RFS Waiver Underscores Need for Legislative RFS Reform

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: Court Decision on EPA RFS Waiver Underscores Need for Legislative RFS Reform

The American Petroleum Institute (API) was disappointed with the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit’s decision not to uphold the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to exercise its waiver to lower the Renewable Fuel Standard...

Petroleum Demand Last Month Highest for June Since 2007

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Petroleum Demand Last Month Highest for June Since 2007

Total petroleum deliveries moved up 2.6% from June 2016 and were up by 1.0% from May to average 20.3 million barrels per day in June. These deliveries were the highest deliveries for the year and the highest deliveries for the month of June in 10 years, since...

Dr. Yamaguchi’s Weekly Price Review: July 28, 2017

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Analysis by Dr. Nancy Yamaguchi   Crude and product prices rose significantly this week, opening higher each day Tuesday through Friday. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude prices opened today above $49 per barrel (/b) for the first time since May 31....

ACE Welcomes Governor Ricketts to 30th Annual Conference

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The 30th annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference will host Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts as the keynote speaker during the general session on Wednesday, August 16 of the upcoming August 15 – 17 event being held at the Doubletree Hotel...

ACE Encourages Ethanol Advocates to Submit Comments on RFS

July 26, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on ACE Encourages Ethanol Advocates to Submit Comments on RFS

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) encourages ethanol advocates to utilize its Legislative Action Center to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) comment period on the proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) for the 2018...

Biodiesel Incentives for Government Fleets and Marketers

July 26, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Biodiesel Incentives for Government Fleets and Marketers

Photo Above: Rochester Public Transit has been using biodiesel blends in its buses for nearly two decades. It has achieved financial savings and emissions reductions with biodiesel.   By Jon Scharingson, REG   There are several reasons why...

EIA: U.S. Crude Oil Production Forecast Expected to Reach Record High in 2018

July 25, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA: U.S. Crude Oil Production Forecast Expected to Reach Record High in 2018

Principal Contributors: Jeff Barron and Danya Murali     In Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), total U.S. crude oil production is forecast to average 9.3 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2017, up...

PMAA: Senate Debate Over E15 Heats Up, Then Fizzles Out

July 25, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on PMAA: Senate Debate Over E15 Heats Up, Then Fizzles Out

Last week, the Petroleum Marketers Association of American (PMAA) learned that the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) has decided to pull a bill that was to be considered in mark-up this week due to lack of votes. The bill, S. 517, known as...