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A company owns 58.75% of our refinery. The refinery is rated at 260,000 Barrels/day of which the company owns 152,750 B/D (260 * 0.5875). Would this qualify our refinery for the small refiner hardship provisions?
That ownership percentage makes the refinery a subsidiary under our definition (see § 80.550) ...
A tank truck common carrier picks up a load of ULSD at a Shell terminal and delivers it to a Flying J truckstop. The carrier only provides a transportation service, does that carrier have any registration or reporting duties?
The carrier does not have registration or reporting duties as long as taxes were assessed ...
Accuracy can be compared to a gravimetric standard? Are NIST standards available?
Several highly accurate standard reference materials (SRMs) are now available from NIST ...
Are separate PTD documents required for diesel or will general procedures currently in place to meet gasoline PTD requirements be sufficient to meet PTD requirements for all grades of diesel?
there is substantial overlap in PTD requirements for gasoline and diesel, the requirements are not identical ...
Are the EPA approved test methods for diesel automatically approved for use on kerosene or heating oils, or must the test method be approved for each product?
EPA does not require testing on heating oil ...
Are there regulations that require sampling and testing by each facility, or do you just need a sampling and testing program to establish a defense?
In general, the only parties that must sample and test are refiners and importers ...
As EPA is aware, terminals often serve in two different capacities ? (1) as an import facility; and (2) a downstream facility when product is received from a U.S. refiner or importer. As such, terminal operators believe that the 2 ppm testing tolerance wo
The 2 ppm test result adjustment of § 80.580 (d) does not apply for fuel at ...
ASTM and ISO frequently update their test methods; must an EPA approved method be resubmitted to the EPA for approval if the modifications to the test methods (that are made by ASTM and ISO) are minor and have no significant impact on the accuracy and pre
All EPA approvals are specific not only to a given test method and laboratory, but also ...
ASTM updates test methods every five years. Will EPA issue a ruling that will allow the latest (most up to date) version?
The nonroad diesel rule contains a performance-based provision specifically for diesel sulfur that allows ...
At retail locations, will the diesel dispenser have a different size nozzle to prevent a customer from misfueling?
EPA did not require unique dispenser nozzles for 15 ppm diesel fuel ...
At what point in the distribution/receipt of ULSD will terminals need to sample/test for sulfur? If terminals do not test for sulfur content at the rack will they be able to assert an affirmative defense in the event that contaminated fuel is discovered a
Under the diesel sulfur program, there is no one time or physical location that ...
Biodiesel manufactured from palm oil has a red tint. Would this be problematic with respect to compliance with EPA red dye requirements (significant quantities of palm oil are available and the price is attractive)?
EPA requires that fuel marketed as highway diesel fuel contain no visible evidence ...
At the terminal, if a pour point depressant, conductivity improver, lubricity improver which is compliant to the 15 ppm standard is injected, must the terminal operator register as a refiner?
Injecting such additives to a batch of fuel would not make a terminal operator a refiner ...
Can a terminal tank meet the 15 ppm diesel fuel sulfur standard on average, or must the diesel fuel meet the 15 ppm sulfur standard on a per-gallon basis? For example, if a pipeline or terminal accidentally cut some of an interface, consisting of 500 ppm
Diesel fuel subject to the 15 ppm sulfur standard must meet ...
Can an approved highway diesel small refiner stay in business just by producing only 500 ppm diesel fuel and supply to the off road market.
An approved highway diesel small refiner that currently produces highway diesel can produce ...
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