Posts Tagged ‘Renewable Fuels Standard’

So What’s Happening with Biofuels?

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons on Friday, March 11th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: Douglas Morris It’s been a while since I’ve penned anything about this topic, but l was asked this question by a friend recently. This generated a thought-provoking conversation which quickly unfolded into a more serious discussion about the long-term value of requiring ethanol targets for the national fuel supply. When the Renewable Fuel Standard […]

Renewable Fuels Standard under Fire-Again

Posted in Industrial Energy & Onsite Utilities on Friday, April 19th, 2013. No comments yet
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The goal of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard is to increase the use of alternative fuels in the transportation fuels mix. Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, looks at this law versus the realities of today’s energy demand. As discussed in a previous post, the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and the […]

Are the Renewable Fuel Standard Battles Heating Up?

Posted in Industrial Energy & Onsite Utilities on Friday, February 8th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Douglas Morris of the alternative energy industry team provides an update on the political battles in the United States over the future of ethanol and other biofuel production. The biofuels headwinds remain strong. Last month I wrote about how natural gas in affecting the biofuels industry, specifically how no one could have foreseen the […]

Addressing the Renewable Fuel Standard and Blend Wall

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Energy & Emissions on Thursday, January 17th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Federal, state, and local regulations keep changing and impact process manufacturers’ operations. Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale provided an update on the US Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) at a past American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers conference (formerly National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, NPRA). Here is the history of the RFS from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website: […]

What’s in Store for Alternative Fuels in the US?

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Industrial Energy & Onsite Utilities on Friday, January 11th, 2013. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Douglas Morris, a member of the alternative energy industry team, opens his 2013 guest-blogging season with a look at what’s in store for the alternative fuels industry this year, here in the U.S. Happy New Year. For me, the New Year is a time for reflection and renewal and in that light I’d like […]