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Janet McGurty has been writing about oil and oil refineries for 20 years, with the last four years as the senior oil writer at Platts. Full Bio
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Nov 2017
  • Agriculture
  • Biofuels
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil
  • Gasoline

The RINs fight is far from over, say US refiners

A key aim of the Renewable Fuel Standard was to reduce US dependence on foreign oil while increasing the use of renewable fuels when it was passed in 2005

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Jun 2017
  • Oil
  • Gasoline

US Atlantic Coast refiners face new threat in Buckeye proposal to reverse pipeline: Fuel for Thought

Storm clouds are gathering once again over US Atlantic Coast refineries, but unlike a few years ago when it was high oil prices causing a problem, this time the threat is coming from the Midwest

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Aug 2016
  • Electric Power
  • Renewables
  • Oil

Compliance costs undermining the goal of the US Renewable Fuel Standard: Fuel for Thought

The system devised to force compliance with the US Renewable Fuel Standard appears to be backfiring, forcing refiners to spend more on buying increasingly expensive credits than actually blending renewables into the nation’s transportation fuel

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