Tag: API

US Circuit Court throws out API’s E15 case again

US Circuit Court throws out API’s E15 case again

October 22, 2014 |

In Washington, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia again denied the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Engine Products Group (EPG) in their attempt to keep E15 from reaching the consumer marketplace. The court found that API and EPG did not have standing because, “they cannot show that their members […]

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Fuels America debuts USA Today RFS ad as API gears up for media blitz

Fuels America debuts USA Today RFS ad as API gears up for media blitz

September 15, 2014 |

In Washington, Fuels America has debuted their USA Today full-page advertisement which warns that the EPA’s proposal to fundamentally alter the Renewable Fuel Standard would seriously undermine his Administration’s efforts to combat climate change, promote energy independence, and support the emerging cellulosic ethanol industry. The ad will air from September 19th-21st. Speculators have observed the […]

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Fuels America, API unleash media campaigns with opposing ads over EPA RVOs

Fuels America, API unleash media campaigns with opposing ads over EPA RVOs

September 12, 2014 |

In Washington, Fuels America and the American Petroleum Insitute (API) have released ads targeting the White House’s decision on the RFS volume obligations. API’s ad is a TV stop, while Fuels America’s campaign will run a full-page USA Today ad from September 19-21. According to Domestic Fuel, API’s Bob Greco says they launched their campaign […]

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API targeting EPA because Congress in a standstill until after elections

API targeting EPA because Congress in a standstill until after elections

July 17, 2014 |

In Washington, the American Petroleum Institute is pushing for legislative changes to the RFS but understanding that will be difficult with upcoming elections, is instead focusing its pressure on the EPA. The API gathered anti-RFS groups from chicken producers to the American Motorcyclist Association to gather the various arguments to help support their engagement with […]

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Renewable fuels not subject to new oil rail tanker regulations

Renewable fuels not subject to new oil rail tanker regulations

July 15, 2014 |

In Washington, the American Petroleum Institute and Association of American Railroads have agreed to new regulations regarding rail tankers that transport crude oil, but the new norms aren’t applicable to ethanol and other renewable fuels. The Dept. of Transport will unveil the rules by the end of the month.  

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API to sue EPA if it doesn’t set 2014 blending mandate by Nov. 30

API to sue EPA if it doesn’t set 2014 blending mandate by Nov. 30

October 17, 2013 |

In Washington, API says it will sue the EPA if it doesn’t finalize the 2014 blending requirements before Nov. 30. The 2013 blending requirements weren’t finalized until August this year. In a letter to the EPA’s administrator, API says that the late release of blending mandates has real negative effects on the industry.

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API files suit against RFS volumes for 2013

API files suit against RFS volumes for 2013

October 9, 2013 |

In Washington, the American Petroleum Institute filed a lawsuit with the D.C. Circuit Court challenging EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements for 2013. The 2013 RFS volume requirements were not issued until August 2013, despite a statutory deadline of November 2012. EPA also mandated that refiners use four million gallons of cellulosic ethanol in […]

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API says its open to ideas beyond just repealing RFS

API says its open to ideas beyond just repealing RFS

September 24, 2013 |

In Washington, the CEO of the American Petroleum Institute told Reuters that the organization is open to legislative options beyond just eliminating the Renewable Fuel Standard. API remains set on repealing the law but is open to discuss ways of “fixing” the law so that it works better. Though he said the API would be […]

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Growth Energy strikes back at API’s newest misinformation campaign

Growth Energy strikes back at API’s newest misinformation campaign

September 18, 2013 |

In Washington, following the American Petroleum Institutes’ recent release of skewed data used to advance their flawed agenda to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Tom Buis CEO of Growth Energy knocked them for their disconnect with reality. “Once again, API has held another press conference to distribute misleading information in an attempt to roll […]

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RFA sends letter to EPA regarding Big Oil’s 2014 RFS waiver request

RFA sends letter to EPA regarding Big Oil’s 2014 RFS waiver request

September 2, 2013 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association has sent a letter to the EPA, urging Administrator Gina McCarthy to reject the partial waiver petition submitted by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) for the 2014 RFS. In a series of moves that are becoming familiar, the letter states that the […]

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