Environmental Protection Agency news
US EPA proposes extension of refinery compliance deadlines for biofuel blending
The agency said it is proposing to extend the compliance deadline for 2019 to 30 November 2021, and the 2020 deadline to 31 January 2022.
BP America comments on methane policy rule
The company has said it "respectfully disagrees" with the US EPA's repeal last week of methane limits.
API: modified methane rules support further emissions reductions
The API has said it supports the US EPA's modification of methane rules.
Governors urge EPA to waive RFS compliance costs
The AFPM supports the initiative which aims to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard compliance burdens for 2020.
Haldor Topsoe’s renewable fuel technology chosen by HollyFrontier
HollyFrontier opts for Topsoe’s renewable fuel technology to reduce the cost of compliance with renewable fuels blending requirements.
The Environmental Partnership celebrates anniversary
The Environmental Partnership now represents more than one-third of US industry’s production with 69 participating oil and natural gas companies.
Small refinery exemptions and the Renewable Fuel Standard explained
The EIA has published an explanation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s small refinery exemptions from the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Kinder Morgan announces Elba Island liquefaction unit operation
Kinder Morgan has announced that the first liquefaction unit of the Elba Island LNG export facility is in commercial service.
American Bureau of Shipping supports ballast water compliance ahead of International Maritime Organization retrofit window
Ballast water advisory updated to assist 6 000 vessels anticipated to be retrofitting ballast water management systems each year until 2024.
EPA finalises Renewable Fuel Standard for 2019, reflecting cellulosic biofuel shortfalls
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule for the 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) programme.