Study: No RIN, Gas Price Spike Link
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Tue Jan 7, 2014 04:21 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- There was no correlation between an increase in the cost of Renewable Identification Numbers and retail gasoline prices in 2013, according to a study by Informa Economics, Inc.

The results of the study, conducted by Informa for the ethanol trade group Renewable Fuels Association, were released at a news conference Tuesday afternoon by Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the RFA. Explaining the research was Scott Richman, senior vice president of Informa, a private analytical firm.

RINs are the credits used to show compliance with the Renewable Fuel Standard submitted by obligated parties -- refiners, blenders ...

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