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Ethanol gathering discusses need for higher octane fuels, more stable regulatory environment

Jan Koninckx, global business director for advanced biofuels, DuPont Industrial Biosciences, said that the instability surrounding the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule has caused the company to seek more business outside the U.S., where regulation is relatively more stable. “It’s imperative that the regulation is stable and […]

February 17, 2016
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U.S. refineries boost octane capacity to meet growing demand from domestic and export markets

U.S. refineries are boosting their octane capacity by installing additional alkylation and reforming units to meet growing global demand for higher-octane gasoline, Platts reported. For example, Tesoro’s “Clean Products Upgrade Project” at its 120,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery in Anacortes, Wash., will add isomerization capacity to produce more octane and will also upgrade gasoline components to make a higher value […]

January 29, 2016