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1 Biodiesel Trends and Benefits for Fleets

2 What is Biodiesel? A domestic, sustainable, renewable fuel for diesel engines made from fats and oils, such as soybean oil and used cooking oil A high quality Advanced Biofuel Made through a chemical reaction called transesterification Biodiesel blends can be used in any diesel engine without modification, according to manufacturers recommendations 2

3 Why Biodiesel Matters to Fleets 1. Least cost option to green your fleet Utilizes existing equipment and infrastructure 2. High quality fuel that has been working for fleets nationwide for 20+ years 3. OEM Support = Confidence 3

4 Biodiesel Fuel Quality Performance based fuel standards ASTM D6751 (B100) ASTM D975 (Diesel Fuel Oil, B0-B5) ASTM D396 (Heating Oil) ASTM D7467 (Diesel Fuel Oil, B6-B20) BQ-9000 Fuel Quality Program Producers Marketers Laboratories Retailers More than 91% of biodiesel in U.S. produced by BQ-9000 Certified Supplier 4

5 The Drive for Diesel Diesel technology remains a key strategy in the lineup of technologies for the future: Undisputed primary power source for heavy-duty on and off road vehicles, rail and marine applications, industrial, agriculture and construction. Consumers finding value in the diesel option proven fuel economy, renewable fuel ready; Manufacturers turn to diesel options for product mix to meet the NHTSA/EPA fuel economy mandates of 54.5 MPG by 2025 Renewable fuels are a key differentiator for diesel to compete in a low-carbon, alternative fuel future. 5

6 Biodiesel, Enhances Diesel Fuels Blends with petrodiesel in any percentage Higher Cetane Over 50 vs. average petrodiesel around 44 Smoother, more complete burn Higher Lubricity 2% biodiesel fixes even bad diesel Virtually Zero Sulfur Meets ULSD limits of 15 ppm or less Zero Aromatics Reduces Toxicity and Burns Cleaner 11% Oxygen Provides Superior Lubricity and Reduces Black Smoke (Particulates) High Flash Point Makes it Safer Non hazardous shipping (over 200 F) 6

7 Biodiesel, Making A Difference Provides high quality fuel from domestic, sustainable resources Reduces imports and power of oil cartels Supports 62,000 U.S. Jobs Generates $2.6 Billion in Wages Generates $17 Billion total Economic Activity Reduces PM, carbon, ozone, and smog Reduces Green House Gas emissions 7

8 Advanced Biofuel -- means renewable fuel, other than ethanol derived from cornstarch, that has lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions that are at least 50 percent less than baseline lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions. On Average, over 80% GHG Reduction for Biodiesel In U.S. 8

9 Biodiesel Policy Update Biodiesel qualifies as Advanced Low Carbon RFS fuel EPA Released Renewable Fuel Standard Volume requirements for both biodiesel eligible categories: Biomass Based Diesel Advanced, Non-Diff. Year (actual gallons) (ethanol equivalent gal.) 2014 (actual): 1.63 Billion gallons 2.68 Billion 2015 required: 1.73 Billion gallons 2.88 Billion 2016 required: 1.9 Billion gallons 3.61 Billion 2017 required: 2.0 Billion gallons Did not publish Biodiesel Blenders Tax Credit ($1/gal) reinstated for

10 Biodiesel Growth U.S. Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Market (millions of gallons) Source: EPA EMTS Biodiesel Renewable Diesel Imported fuel *Figures include biodiesel and renewable diesel volumes reported under RFS 10

11 Biodiesel Production Goal: 4 Billion Gallons by

12 By 2022, Biodiesel can reduce 40 MMT/yr. 100 gal of biodiesel reduces 1 ton of CO2 Nothing else can bring this displacement of fossil carbon to the heavy duty transportation sector. 12

13 OEM Biodiesel Support In the GVW Class 5-8 vehicles that account for 92% of on-road diesel fuel use, nearly 90 percent of the medium- and heavy-duty truck OEMs support B20 biodiesel blends For a complete listing of OEM position statements on biodiesel, as well as the current U.S. Diesel Vehicles List, visit: 13

14 OEMs Supporting B20 14

15 Biodiesel, Making An Impact Increased RFS Volumes for 2016 are in place Federal Tax Incentive for 2016 in place OEM & Fleet support continues to grow due to: Vehicle performance benefits GHG emissions benefits ASTM specifications BQ-9000 biodiesel quality EPACT Credits Growing volumes & availability Consumers and fleets want the option Green competitive advantage - easy way to green your fleet! This will provide economic opportunities for marketers, blenders and users of biodiesel Trend Outlook: Biodiesel industry is targeting to set a new record for biodiesel use again in

16 Questions Paul J. Nazzaro, President Nazzaro Group, LLC Petroleum Liaison National Biodiesel Board 16

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