NEW YORK — The United States generated
more renewable fuel blending credits in October versus the prior
month, data from the Environmental Protection Agency showed on
About 1.2 billion ethanol (D6) blending credits were
generated in October, versus 1.16 billion in September,
according to the data.
About 420 million biodiesel (D4) blending credits were
generated last month, up from 385 million the month prior.
The credits are used by oil refiners and importers to show
compliance with EPA-mandated ethanol blending quotas for
petroleum-based fuels. They are generated with every gallon of
The following is a table of the credit generation for the
month of October by credit type.
Fuel (D RINs Volume
D3 48,697,176 48,697,176
D4 420,254,33 266,083,32
D5 23,777,285 19,664,915
D6 1,202,888, 1,195,395,
D7 60,338 60,338
(Reporting by Stephanie Kelly; Editing by Dan Grebler)
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