Tag: RFA

Boaters association and RFA go head-to-head over safety of E10 for boats

Boaters association and RFA go head-to-head over safety of E10 for boats

September 2, 2015 |

In Washington, as boaters head into the Labor Day weekend and fill up their boat’s gas tank for one last hurrah of the season, a vast majority say they want ethanol-free gas, but only about half surveyed by the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) say it is available to them at marinas […]

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RFA Tells motorcycle group: “Get off the anti-E15 highway”

RFA Tells motorcycle group: “Get off the anti-E15 highway”

August 23, 2015 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association said that the American Motorcyclist Association is engaging in misinformation in calling on motorcycle riders to support legislation that would amend the Renewable Fuel Standard by prohibiting gas stations from selling fuel that contains more than 10 percent ethanol, and requiring those that are already selling higher ethanol blends […]

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RFA hits out at motorcyclists association for spreading myths about E15

RFA hits out at motorcyclists association for spreading myths about E15

August 20, 2015 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association has released the following statement in response to a press release issued by the American Motorcyclist Association, in which the group calls on motorcycle riders to support legislation that would amend the renewable fuel standard (RFS) by prohibiting gas stations from selling fuel that contains more than 10 percent ethanol, and […]

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RFA says Indiana oil refinery shutdown shows need to rely less on fossil fuels

RFA says Indiana oil refinery shutdown shows need to rely less on fossil fuels

August 17, 2015 |

In Washington, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen issued the following statement in response to the shutdown of the BP 240,000-barrels-per-day refinery in Whiting, Indiana, which has caused gasoline prices to spike in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, and Wisconsin, and could cause prices to increase in other Midwest states. “The Whiting refinery […]

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RFA teams with North Dakota firemen to host ethanol safety seminars

RFA teams with North Dakota firemen to host ethanol safety seminars

August 12, 2015 |

In North Dakota, Renewable Fuels Association and North Dakota Firefighter’s Association will co-host more than half a dozen free Ethanol Safety Seminars this month across North Dakota. The seminars focus on numerous areas of ethanol safety and mainly target first responders, hazmat teams, safety managers, and local emergency planning committees, although they are also open […]

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US ethanol production drops, annual rate just below 15 billion gallon clip

US ethanol production drops, annual rate just below 15 billion gallon clip

July 26, 2015 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 973,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 40.87 million gallons daily. That is down 11,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 978,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.99 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol […]

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US ethanol production dips, but remains at over 15 billion gallon annual pace

US ethanol production dips, but remains at over 15 billion gallon annual pace

July 19, 2015 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 984,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 41.33 million gallons daily. That is down 3,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 983,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 15.07 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol […]

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7 biofuels groups aim to extend “critical advanced biofuel tax incentives”

7 biofuels groups aim to extend “critical advanced biofuel tax incentives”

July 19, 2015 |

In Washington, a group of biofuel trade organizations sent a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) encouraging extension of critical advanced biofuel tax incentives — the Second Generation Biofuel Producer Tax Credit, the Special Depreciation Allowance for Second Generation Biofuel Plant Property, the Biodiesel and Renewable […]

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US ethanol production, stocks drop as gasoline consumption jumps

US ethanol production, stocks drop as gasoline consumption jumps

July 3, 2015 |

According to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 968,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 40.66 million gallons daily. That is down 26,000 b/d from last week’s all-time high. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 983,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 15.07 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol stood […]

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RFA wants to double ethanol exports to the Philippines this year

RFA wants to double ethanol exports to the Philippines this year

June 25, 2015 |

In the Philippines, the Renewable Fuel Association is looking to double its ethanol exports to the country from the 67.5 million gallons exported in 2014. Despite opportunities for the local industry to produce enough fuels to supply its domestic blending mandate, it hasn’t managed to boost supply sufficiently so must rely on imports such as […]

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