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A tank of ethanol has become contaminated and must be disposed of. How would we treat this situation for RIN reporting under the RFS program?
The RFS regulation envisions various scenarios under which RINs might be retired ...
A refinery can produce non-ester renewable diesel by processing renewable feedstock through a distillate hydrotreater. In this situation, the refinery must assign RINs based on the feed volume. I assume the refinery can follow the rules for defining a bat
Yes. However, it is the total number of gallon-RINs, not ...
All I do is produce corn ethanol and sell it all to X Company, which is an ethanol marketer. Do I have to do anything, or can X Company generate the RINs for me?
Each producer of renewable fuel is responsible for generating the RINs that represent ...
Can a producer aggregate multiple shipments into a single batch up to a threshold quantity as long as the batch is within one calendar month?
Yes. In the context of generating RINs and specifying the BBBBB code ...
At our terminal, we transfer ownership of ethanol to our customers simultaneously with blending that ethanol into gasoline. Who owns the RINs?
A RIN assigned to a volume of renewable fuel is separated by the party ...
Can an ethanol or biodiesel plant keep a RIN?
In general, producers of renewable fuel must assign all RINs that they generate to ...
Can anyone own RINs and participate in the RIN market?
There is no restriction on who may own RINs ...
Do batch numbers have to be sequential? Do they have to correspond to the month that they represent (i.e. 1 - 12)?
Batch numbers need not be sequential and need not represent a full month ...
Do third party marketers like X Company need to track RINs from the ethanol plant to the buyer?
If X Company takes ownership of ethanol along with assigned RINs ...
Do terminals need to register?
Terminals do not need to register. However ...
Does regulation Section 80.1128(a)(4) allow a marketer to change the K code from 1 to 2 and then not transfer the RIN with the renewable fuel as long as he sells the RINs to anyone by the end of the quarter?
Marketers who buy and sell renewable fuel ...
Ethanol is imported on an undenatured basis. Do we assign the RINs to the denatured volume or the undenatured volume?
Denatured. See regulation Sections 80.1101(d)(3) and ...
How can a marketer transfer RINs with a K code of 1 and fulfill the requirement that "No person may transfer a RIN that has a K code of 1 without transferring an appropriate volume of renewable fuel to the same person on the same day" ?
A party may transfer any volume of renewable fuel to ...
How do owners of the ethanol account for product samples taken at the plant and downstream relative to RINs? Likewise, how is standard product shrinkage (i.e. when ethanol is transferred to a terminal) handled relative to RINs?
In general, the RINs associated with small volumes removed for ...
How does a marketer split RINs that go to downstream buyers (i.e. next owners like a refiner)?
Parties such as marketers that are required to transfer ...
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