Analyst Insight
LCFS Credit Production Surpasses CARB Estimates, Biodiesel and RD Struggle

Excerpt: California Air Resources Board (CARB) released third quarter consumption data for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) this afternoon.  Third quarter credit output was three percent over second quarter production and 35 percent above the third quarter of 2018.There were 3.78 million credits produced in the third Quarter, which surpassed CARB’s forecast of 3.67 million.

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@MIBiofuels Renewable identification number #RIN markets were quiet, especially in the D4 category, as the #NBBconference was taking place. However, there was some volatility in 2020 D4 RIN values, while prices remained steady in the other D Code categories.

Industry Highlights

  1. Industry veterans introduce BTC bridge loan funding for producers – Biodiesel Magazine
  2. Palm oil prices fall as fears over coronavirus grow – Oil & Fats International
  3. ADM Fourth-Quarter Profit Beats Estimates on Biodiesel, Consumer Trends – NY Times

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