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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Sep 17, 2013 02:32 PM CDT

The U.S. oil industry is taking its case for repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard to Washington this week, as the American Petroleum Institute organized a fly-in for oil company executives starting Wednesday in the nation's capital.

API is hosting eight refining executives representing both large and small refiners for a series of meetings with members of Congress. They are expected to discuss how they believe the RFS no longer reflects energy realities. Executives are scheduled to meet with House and Senate leadership as well as members of select committees such as Energy and Commerce.

API released details about the ...

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