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Stillwater Associates is a transportation fuels consulting firm specializing in downstream markets. The downstream business is competitive, and changes happen fast. Our associates leverage decades of experience at major oil corporations to help clients navigate the challenges with the highest level of industry knowledge, market analysis, policy insight, and emerging technology strategies.

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The California Oil Spill – What’s Next?
October 20, 2021 By Nick Griffith We here in Southern California are experiencing our first significant offshore oil spill in some time. It now appears that crude oil, estimated to...
The Social Cost of Carbon Part 2: Values Used Around the World & What it Costs to Reduce Carbon in California’s Diesel Pool
October 19, 2021 By Jim Mladenik  Stillwater’s first article on the social cost of carbon (SCC) defined the term and covered how the U.S. estimates...
What does the recent decline in LCFS credit prices mean for the longer term?
October 19, 2021 Recent volatility in the LCFS credit market has left many investors scratching their heads. What does this mean for the future...
The Cost of the RFS on Refiners and Crack Spread Growth
September 30, 2021 By Leigh Noda What is RVO and how is it applied?  The Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) on suppliers (refiners and importers) is the U.S. federal Renewable...