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The MPC-PSX stock price spread continues growing

This chart shows a steadily growing gap between the price of Marathon Petroleum Company stock (MPC, in green) and Phillips ...
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Breaking the chains part 3 – Late demand for Tier 3 credits drives credit price up 5-fold in 2022

If you buy premium gasoline you’ve probably noticed its price differential versus regular has been increasing. That is a sign ...
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Breaking the Chains Part 2 – solutions for the Tier 3 gasoline octane-sulfur bottleneck

A meeting in Washington D.C. In June 2022, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm called senior refining executives to Washington DC ...
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Breaking the Chains Part 1 – How the Tier 3 ultra-low sulfur gasoline mandate is handcuffing U.S. gasoline production

A commodity that's gone straight up While the stock market, crude oil, fuel prices, and cryptocurrencies have  gone up and ...
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U.S. EPA announces the U.S. gasoline pool met the Tier 3 10-ppm sulfur standard in 2021

The U.S. EPA has released the average gasoline sulfur number for U.S. gasoline in 2021. It is 10.04 parts per ...
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Release of Hoekstra Research Report 11: The Tax-and Subsidize Interpretation of RINs

To order this report including 6 months of unlimited consultation by phone and E-mail please issue a purchase order using ...
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Surging sulfur credit prices

The price of Tier 3 sulfur credits has quadrupled in recent months as refiners scramble to balance the books on ...
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How the Tier 3 gasoline sulfur mandate is handcuffing U.S. gasoline production

While the stock market, crude oil, fuel prices, and cryptocurrencies have  gone up and down wildly, the price of one ...
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End the moratorium on investment in conventional (not renewable) fuels refining

Biden ideas to reduce fuel prices:     Ban exports = BAD IDEA     Windfall tax = BAD IDEA     End ...
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NEWS FLASH – Valero says the Tier 3 gasoline sulfur spec is constraining US gasoline supply and increasing gasoline price

In this morning's 3rd quarter earnings conference call, Valero executives were asked about possible steps to increase U.S. gasoline supply ...
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