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Refiners rebuffed again on RIN price pass-through

In an eight-year battle over Renewable Identification Numbers (RINS), refiners have failed to get much relief from their RIN obligations. ...
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Hidden costs of Tier 3 gasoline hurt refiners’ profit margin capture

For the first time, US refiners are being challenged to meet the EPA's Tier 3 10-ppm sulfur gasoline specification while ...
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A billion dollar question: do refiners recapture RINs expense?

There is much confusion in the refining industry on whether and how $billions/year of Renewable Identification Number (RIN) expenses are ...
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New gasoline specification is increasing gasoline prices

As gasoline demand increases, a new specification is increasing gasoline prices. The specification, called the Tier 3 Standard, limits gasoline ...
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