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Stephanie Kelly

RPT-Brazil's Bolsonaro faces tough choice on U.S. ethanol trade

Aug 14 2020

NEW YORK/SAO PAULO, Aug 14 Brazil is facing a difficult choice between going up against a powerful local sugar lobby and angering a key ally, U.S. President Donald Trump, as a major decision on international ethanol trade looms.

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces tough choice on U.S. ethanol trade

Aug 14 2020

By Marcelo Teixeira, Stephanie Kelly, Roberto Samora and Caroline Stauffer

Oil eases as U.S. stimulus hopes dim, virus cases rise

Aug 11 2020

NEW YORK Oil prices fell about 1% on Tuesday after rising earlier in the session as hopes dimmed for a swift stimulus package to relieve the U.S. economy as coronavirus cases increased globally.

U.S. distillate demand recovery stalls with stocks at 38-year high

Aug 11 2020

NEW YORK U.S. distillate inventories have climbed to the highest in nearly four decades as refiners continue to ramp up production despite signals that a recovery in road and air traffic demand has stagnated.

Oil slips below $45/bbl on demand concerns but posts weekly rise

Aug 07 2020

NEW YORK Oil prices fell nearly 2% on Friday, limiting their weekly gain due to concerns the global recovery could falter from a resurgence of coronavirus cases.

Cash-short U.S. biofuel industry cuts lobbying even as Iowa looms large in election

Aug 07 2020

NEW YORK A top U.S. biofuel industry trade group said it has cut lobbying spending as the coronavirus pandemic has slammed members eager to press demands with President Donald Trump, who hopes to win the corn-producing state Iowa in November.

U.S. Energy Department recommends granting partial retroactive waivers to refiners: sources

Aug 04 2020

NEW YORK The U.S. Department of Energy has recommended that some of the oil refiners that applied for retroactive exemptions from the nation's biofuel blending law be granted partial relief, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

U.S. Energy Department recommends granting partial retroactive waivers to refiners: sources

Aug 04 2020

NEW YORK The U.S. Department of Energy's recommendations to the Environmental Protection Agency for retroactive biofuel blending waiver requests included partial exemptions, two sources familiar with the matter said.

US EPA receives recommendations on retroactive biofuel waivers -senator

Aug 04 2020

NEW YORK, Aug 4 The U.S. Department of Energy has finished reviewing retroactive requests from refiners for exemptions from the nation's biofuel blending laws and has sent recommendations on how to address those requests to the Environmental Protection Agency, Senator Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday.

Jet fuel demand outlook sours after fleeting market optimism

Aug 02 2020

By Stephanie Kelly, Koustav Samanta and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

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