Protecting the Monopoly: How Big Oil Covertly Blocks the Sale of Renewable Fuels
Renewable Fuels Association
July 2014
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Commentary: Renewable Fuels Legislation Cuts Crude Prices
Verleger, P.K., Jr.
September 23, 2013 – View PDF

The end of Peak Oil? Why this topic is still relevant despite recent denials
Chapman, I., University of Cumbria
June 5, 2013 –  View PDF | Publication available for purchase

Appendix: Refining Economics of Reducing Ethanol with Rising Ethanol Prices
U.S. Department of Energy
November 2012 – View PDF

Ethanol Keeps Gasoline Prices $1.09 Cheaper (Summary of “The Impact of Ethanol Production on U.S. and Regional Gasoline Markets: An Update to 2012” by Du & Hayes)
Renewable Fuels Association
August 2012 – View PDF

Response to “Ethanol Production and Gasoline Prices: A Spurious Correlation” by Knittel and Smith
Hayes, D.J., Iowa State University-Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)
August 2012 – View PDF

The Impact of Ethanol Production on U.S. and Regional Gasoline Markets: An Update to 2012
Du, X., and Hayes, D. J., Iowa State University-Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)
May 15, 2012 – View PDF

The Impact of Ethanol Production on the U.S. Gasoline Market
Marzoughi, H., and Kennedy, P.L., Louisiana State University AgCenter, Louisiana State University and A&M College
February 4, 2012 – View PDF

Speculation in the Oil Market
Juvenal, L., and Petrella, I., Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
February 2012 – View PDF

The Impact of Ethanol Production on US and Regional Gasoline Markets: An Update to May 2009
Du, X., and Hayes, D. J., Iowa State University-Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)
April 2011 – View PDF 

Imported Oil and U.S. National Security
Crane, K., et al., RAND Corporation
April 2009 – View PDF 

The Impact of Ethanol Blending on U.S. Gasoline Prices
McKinsey and Company, Inc. (for U.S. DOE-National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
November 2008 – View PDF 

Responses to Questions From Senator Bingaman
U.S. Department of Energy & U.S. Department of Agriculture
June 11, 2008 – View PDF

Biofuels driving global oil supply growth
Blanch, F., et al., Merrill Lynch
June 6, 2008 – View PDF

The Impact of Ethanol Production on U.S. and Regional Gasoline Prices and on the Profitability of the U.S. Oil Refinery Industry
Du, X., and Hayes, D. J., Iowa State University-Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)
April 2008 – View PDF