The US Environmental Protection Agency came through with its Renewable Fuel Standard mandates for 2014, 2015 and 2016, and various US markets reacted wildly to rumors leading up to the announcement as well as to the guidelines themselves. Wes Swift, US biodiesel editor, and Jordan Godwin, US ethanol editor, break down the mandates, which traders came out ahead, how ethanol and biodiesel RINs reacted to the news and where they are now, as well as the state of physical markets.
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Platts Biofuelscan is a daily report, covering the latest worldwide biofuel news and prices. It provides a daily summary of market events and developments, along with closing market price assessments from the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Platts Biofuelscan includes prices assessmenst for ethanol, ETBE, renewal indentification number (RIN) biofuels (US market) and biodiesel. It also includes graphs depicting historic and current trends for major assessments.