Renewable Fuel Watch

Renewable Fuel Watch

Last Updated: 10.23.2020

Ongoing Jacobsen Coverage and Insights of the Conversion of Petroleum Refineries to Low Carbon: Renewable Diesel, Sustainable Aviation Fuels and Co-Processing operations.

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Ryan Standard looks a the big demand on feedstocks in the very near future. 

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  • North American Renewable Diesel Capacity
      Biomass-Based Diesel RINs Follow BOHO Higher The bean oil/heating oil spread (BOHO), perhaps more commonly referred to as the HOBO spread, bounced higher following three consecutive days of decline.  A declining BOHO spread reflects an improving production outlook, either due to increasing fuel cost, declining feedstock cost, or some combination…
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Latest Renewable Diesel Focused Reports


Renewable Diesel Feedstock Balance Sheets
The large refiners have shifted strategies to incorporate renewable fuel feedstocks into their production streams. We’ve released our feedstock balance sheets for those looking to gain insights on where The Jacobsen Analyst Team sees the markets headed in the next 10 years.

  • Used-Cooking Oil Balance Sheet
  • Distiller’s Corn Oil Balance Sheet
  • Choice White Grease Balance Sheet
  • Canola Oil Balance Sheet
  • Soybean Oil Balance Sheet
  • Poultry Fat Balance Sheet
  • Tallow Balance Sheet

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Vegetable Oils Outlook
The Jacobsen’s Vegetable Oil Analysis looking at market drivers, usage, margins, pricing and forecasts including the impact of the Coronavirus.

  • World & Production Country Outlook 2020
  • Forecast till July 2021 for SBO, Palm Oil and Canola Oil
  • Market & Supply Drivers
  • Margins and Product Prices
  • Facilities and Region Analysis.
  • Impact of Coronavirus
  • Relative Market Size

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2020 Renewable Fuels & Feedstock Outlook Report
Our team of Senior Analysts has compiled a comprehensive report on the biomass-based fuels market looking forward till 2030.

  • 250+ page slide deck
  • 2 hours of private time with our Senior Analysts
  • Updated balance sheets for UCO, Tallow, DCO, Soybean Oil, and Canola Oil.
  • Access to our Infrastructure Project Monitor. Looking at new construction, retrofitting, and announcements.

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Fuels, Fats & Oils Forecast

The Jacobsen sits squarely in the middle of energy and agriculture, giving us an unfair advantage in understanding the movements of the market. Each weekly forecast generated by pairing the results of our proprietary forecasting algorithms with the knowledge of our Senior Analyst Team. Our team openly shares forecast accuracy results with our customers, therefore our confidence is earned each week.

Along with price forecasting, this report looks at LCFS movements and margin comparisons. Customers equipped with our sophisticated forecasting can take actionable steps in generating greater profits.

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Sample Forecast
Soybean Oil Forecast vs Future Market
The Futures Market was off 7.7% and The Jacobsen was off 5.9%.

Ryan Standard looks at the horizon of big demand on feedstock.

John Cusick discusses the refinery adoption of renewable fuels.

Tore Alden: The Impact of the Coronavirus on the World Veg Oil Market

Jacobsen Article Coverage

Renewable Diesel Senior Analyst Team

Tore Alden

Dir. Forecasting/Sr. Analyst:  Oilseeds

Tore Alden

Tore Alden began his career as an analyst for the Agricultural Marketing Group at Smith Barney. When the group left to form International Agribusiness Group (IAG), he directed the firm’s fundamental research reports covering the markets for grain, oilseed, coffee, frozen concentrated orange juice, along with oil and natural gas. After leaving IAG, he developed ... read more

John Cusick

Consulting Manager / Sr. Analyst Biodiesel

John Cusick

John Cusick has 15 years of experience as a trader in biodiesel and biodiesel feedstock. His career has included work for the trading upstart RBF Port Neches, Texas, the largest biodesel production facility in the US, along with Morgan Stanley Commodities, Trafigura, Glencore and Imperium Renewables. He has successfully navigated the complex and challenging relationship ... read more

Bob Lane

Senior Analyst - Biodiesel, Vegetable Oil and Grain

Bob Lane

Bob Lane holds an MBA and a BBA in finance from Loyola University in Chicago. He has experience in real estate asset management and spent more than 15 years as a professional analyst and trader for options, futures and equities on the floors of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Board Options Exchange. ... read more

Ryan Standard

Director of PRA Ops & Senior Analyst - U.S and Intl Animal Fats & Proteins

Ryan Standard

Ryan Standard earned a degree in English literature and history from Monmouth College, while maintaining a parallel track in economics. With a background in logistics and sales, he joined The Jacobsen in 2007 as an analyst and the editor of the Animal Fats and Feed Bulletins, and contributor to the Biodiesel Bulletin. He has built ... read more

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10.20.2020

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 10/20/20: Customer Q&A

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 10/20/20: Customer Q&A

Video shorts from the Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar Report Our team of Senior Analysts break down questions from the live Webinar audience during the call on Tuesday, October...

10.19.2020

Sell-Off in Vegetable Oil Futures Accelerates

Sell-Off in Vegetable Oil Futures Accelerates

Vegetable oil futures were sharply lower on Monday as overnight weakness in Chinese vegetable oil futures triggered speculative liquidation in the palm oil and soybean oil markets.

10.19.2020

Overview of Brazil’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Overview of Brazil’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

 

Brazil Low Carbon Fuel Standard - 2020 Launch

In June 2019, the National Council for Energy Policy (CNPE) Resolution #15 approved the compulsory target to be met by...

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