New Study: RIN Credits Not a Factor in Higher Gas Prices; Ethanol Reducing Pump Prices

WASHINGTON — Contrary to the recent wave of hyperbole coming from the oil industry, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and its associated “RIN credits” have not been a factor in

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Big Oil’s Choice: Complain About 70-Cent RINs, or Invest 6 Cents in Modern Infrastructure?

Later today, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charlie Drevna will hold a conference call with reporters in which he will outrageously claim the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is

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The Truth Behind Big Oil Attacking Ethanol

Hear the truth about what’s behind Big Oil’s attacks on ethanol from a financial analyst.

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RFA Requests Multi-Agency Investigation into Oil Industry’s Discriminatory and Unlawful Conduct

WASHINGTON — In a letter sent today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Department of Energy (DoE) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the

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Stop the RINsanity: Fact-checking Big Oil’s Claims on RIN Price Effects

Oil companies have suggested that increased prices for conventional ethanol RINs (Renewable Identification Numbers) are leading to higher gasoline prices at the pump. Some have even deceptively claimed RINs are

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ZeaChem Begins Production of Cellulosic Chemicals and Ethanol, Advances Toward Commercialization

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — ZeaChem Inc., developer of highly-efficient biorefineries, today announced that it has produced commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals and ethanol at its 250,000 gallons per year (GPY) biorefinery in Boardman,

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AEC Sends “RIN Credits for Dummies” to Wall Street Journal Editorial Board

WASHINGTON — In response to the latest Wall Street Journal editorial on the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC) sent a one-pager to the Journal editorial

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Ethanol and Distillers Grains Exports Snap Back in January

U.S. ethanol exports increased 16 percent over December, as shipments of denatured and undenatured (non-beverage) ethanol totaled 63.6 million gallons (mg), according to government data released yesterday. Ethanol exports have

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Big Oil’s Self-Inflicted Blend Wall and its Impact on RIN Pricing

Prices for conventional renewable fuel RINs (Renewable Identification Number)[1] have increased significantly in recent weeks. Oil companies and various media outlets have suggested the increase in RIN prices is due

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AEC Applauds McCarthy Appointment as Administrator to EPA

Washington, DC – Brooke Coleman, Executive Director of the Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC), applauded President Obama’s nomination of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “Gina McCarthy

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