Publications: The Petroleum Economics Monthly

The US Renewable Fuels Program: An Analysis (June 2013)


In this report, we focus in detail on new information regarding the renewable fuels program. In our prior reports, we noted that difficulties associated with the program could probably be dealt with by increasing the use of E85 (fifteen-percent gasoline and eighty-five percent ethanol). On the other hand, we also observed that few firms marketed E85 and that the fuel was not being offered at a competitive price. As we explain here, the situation changed this spring. In addition, we introduce an analysis of pricing for D6 (ethanol) RINs and highlight the need for enlightened management at EPA.


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