A nationwide 95 RON octane standard for vehicles can deliver major carbon reductions in the nation’s light-duty auto fleet faster and at a lower cost than any other proposal being considered by policymakers right now, especially policies seeking to force nationwide vehicle electrification.
This week, AFPM joined API and industry associations representing fuel retailers, gasoline marketers, convenience stores and tank truck carriers to field questions from the media about the ongoing fuel distribution challenges resulting from the Colonial Pipeline shutdown.
Statement from Chet Thompson: A plain reading of the RFS makes clear that Congress intended for the small refinery hardship program to be a lasting safety net. There is no “use it or lose it” provision.
The Supreme Court is set to review RFS small refinery relief—what’s required to qualify and whether any small refinery can be forever disqualified.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM president & CEO Chet Thompson, on behalf of United States refineries, today sent an appeal to new EPA Administrator Michael Regan urging him to take swift action on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by extending compliance deadlines and setting achievable targets for the current and coming years.
AFPM recently submitted comments to EPA in support of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) general waiver petitions submitted by the governors of Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming, and Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AFPM issued the following statement in response to an announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it supports the January 2020 ruling from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Unpredictable costs associated with Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance are a reality for refiners in the United States, and debates about small refinery exemptions (SREs) must remain honest and grounded in data.