Business, Fuel

Shell Mulls LNG-Hub Network as Use by Trucks Expands

UPS freight UPS Inc.

Royal Dutch Shell, the oil company that spent more than $50 billion to buy natural-gas producer BG Group, is looking to expand demand for the fuel in transport to ensure its output is consumed.

Rakteem Katakey | Bloomberg News
July 11, 2017
Business, Fuel

Trump to Shift Biofuel Blending Burden Off US Refiners: Sources

Jason Reed/Reuters

President Trump intends to revamp the national biofuels program to ease regulations on oil refiners while providing new incentives for ethanol and biodiesel production, people familiar with the plan told Reuters on Feb. 28.

Chris Prentice | Reuters
February 28, 2017
Business, Fuel

Modest Biofuel Quota for 2017 Blasted by Producers

United Soybean Board

The Obama administration tried to strike a cautious compromise May 18 in setting quotas for a controversial renewable fuels program that pits Big Oil against Corn Belt interests.

May 19, 2016
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Issues 2016 Renewable Fuel Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued its final volume requirements for renewable fuels in 2016 that call for a more than 10% increase in total renewable fuels from 2015 — with most of the increases in ethanol-based renewable fuels.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 1, 2015
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Sets Final 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized the 2013 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the Renewable Fuel Standard program established by Congress to reduce carbon climate change.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 8, 2013
Business, Fuel

Legislation Introduced to Halt Imported BioFuel

Legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate to ensure only domestically sourced advanced biofuels are used to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s renewable fuel mandate, according to a bill co-sponsor Tennessee Senator Bob Corker (R).

May 20, 2013
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Proposes Biofuel Mandate

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a cellulosic biofuel mandate that it said complies with a court ruling that overturned its previous methodology for the mandate.

February 4, 2013