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Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Thu May 16, 2013 11:35 AM CDT

The spread between ethanol D6 and biodiesel D4 Renewable Identification Numbers is starting to be quoted as one unit, an analyst said, with the spread maintaining between a 10 and 13 cents discount for D6 RINs. A D4 RIN is equivalent to 1.5 D6 RINs.

"Ethanol RINs are generally accepted to be a floor on biodiesel RIN prices for the same vintage," Michael Walker, quantitative analyst for Augsburg Energy, Ramsey, New Jersey, said this morning. "We even see the D6/D4 spread quoted as one unit and it was sitting around 13 cents yesterday."

He added given the different market sizes ...

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