RINs pricing and economics

Accurate modeling of RIN prices

The Hoekstra IMS RIN price spreadsheet model accurately tracked the D4 RIN price during 2021. The green data points are ...
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Anatomy of the IMS RINs pricing model

Anatomy, [ə'nadəme] noun - a study of the structure or internal workings of something The Irwin McCormack Stock (IMS) RINs ...
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Time to regroup on RINs

The refining industry has little to show for its investment in the 8-year battle to get relief on RIN costs. ...
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This week’s OPIS conference and the biofuels contradiction

Any engineer attending a biofuels conference will notice an atmosphere filled with lawyers, accountants, lobbyists, and RINs traders. It is ...
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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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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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Understanding RIN Price Fundamentals

It has been proven the pricing of D4 RINs follows basic economic and asset pricing theory. In 2020, the theory ...
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Hoekstra Trading RINs price spreadsheet model

This chart shows, in green, the price of D4 RINs traded from 2011 through March 2021: The black line represents ...
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RINs and sulfur credits – where do the $billions go?

In 2013, the price of D6 Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) skyrocketed sixty-fold (not sixty percent!) in weeks, triggering a financial ...
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RINs and sulfur credits — the 2013 RIN boil over

The 2013 D6 RIN boil over In 2013, the price of D6 RINs skyrocketed sixty-fold in a matter of weeks, ...
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