Dinneen: Big Oil's noncompliance with RFS is causing blend wall

04/16/2013 | EthanolProducer.com

The oil industry's continuing refusal to accept the move to E15 and higher blends makes it the only stakeholder to "ignore the market signal" of the Renewable Fuel Standard, writes Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association. "From the beginning, oil companies refused to make the modest infrastructure investments necessary to provide market access for E85 and they have steadfastly opposed every effort to commercialize E15," Dinneen points out. This kind of behavior should not be rewarded and Congress should "consider the consequences of changing the rules in the middle of the game" he writes.

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