NEWS
E85 Price Drop Linked to RINs
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Thu Jul 25, 2013 02:09 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- A recent surge in the price of corn-based ethanol Renewable Identification Numbers has resulted in lower prices at the pump for E85 and increased sales this month, said a presenter at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission committee meeting Thursday.

E85 is a concentration of up to 85% ethanol with 15% gasoline.

The CFTC convened a meeting of its Agricultural Advisory Committee to obtain the views of agricultural market experts.

"E85 sales have tripled," said Phillip Verleger of PK Verleger LLC, one of two presenters on ethanol RINs.

RINs, the credits used to show compliance with the ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Ethanol Blog
E15 Market Expansion Seen
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Court Tosses E15 Labeling Lawsuit
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog