22 Mar '13, 3pm

Stop the #RINsanity: Fact-checking Big Oil’s claims on RIN price effects

Posted on: March 12, 2013 in E15 , Ethanol , Gas Prices Oil companies have suggested that increased prices for conventional ethanol RINs (Renewable Identification Numbers) are leading to higher gasoline prices at the pump. Some have even deceptively claimed RINs are adding as much as $0.10 per gallon to the retail price of gasoline. This assertion is completely absurd and is easily disproven with a series of very simple calculations. Truth be told, ethanol continues to sell at a discount to gasoline and continues to offer savings at the pump, even when the impact of higher RIN prices is considered. The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires the use of 13.8 billion gallons of “renewable fuel” in 2013. Based on history, we assume obligated parties (typically oil refiners and gasoline blenders) will primarily use grain-based ethanol to meet the “renewable fuel” requirement be...

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