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It was a violent start to 2013 with fuel prices starting the year at their loftiest levels ever. Prices steamed northward for the first 45 days to reach a record average for February, but the motor fuel market cooled considerably in March. Read more...Understanding the Inconsistencies of the RIN Market
The worsening biodiesel RIN market has created skepticism in even the most devout renewable fuel blenders. Marketers are attempting to determine whether or not biodiesel RIN values are going to recover or slide even further. The dilemma of recovering the RIN value, paid for in part (or whole) at the time of purchasing the unblended product, is becoming more difficult. Read more...Making the RIN Program Work
The United States is one of the world’s largest producers of fuel from renewable sources. It invests millions of dollars of private and public funds each year into research and development of alternative fuels. It has created a system of regulations, incentives, mandates and tariffs to bolster domestic production and consumption. Read more...