Oregon Clean Fuel Standards

The Oregon Clean Fuel Standards provide an incentive for low carbon fuels sold in Oregon. The Clean Fuel Standards require an annual average carbon intensity (CI) that a regulated party must comply with. There is a standard for gasoline and gasoline substitutes and one for diesel and diesel substitutes. The Oregon Clean Fuels Program is…

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Hedging Ethanol Production

By Robert Boslego Ethanol accounts for around ninety-four percent of the renewable fuel market in the United States. Average daily production and consumption is over one million barrels per day.  This represents more than ten percent of the U.S. gasoline market, the largest in the world. Ethanol is a renewable resource primarily produced from corn…

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RIN Generation from New Technologies

RIN generation in new biotechnologies? Most developers of new biofuels technologies need an opinion about the generation of renewable identification numbers (RINs), the credits used for compliance under the EPA Renewable Fuels Standard.  There are two issues any expert will need to assist in providing an opinion to a developer.  The first hurdle is to…

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