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Weaver’s Energy Compliance Services practice is dedicated to helping businesses navigate compliance with evolving regulations. Transportation fuel regulations governed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Environment Canada and various state agencies are substantial focuses for our practice. We help companies of all sizes understand the regulatory requirements, maintain compliance and identify and maximize benefits that might be available under applicable programs.

  • Assurance Services:
    • Annual EPA attest engagements (agreed-upon procedures) required under the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 80 - Regulation of Fuel and Fuel Additives
      • Gasoline Attestations – Applicable to gasoline refiners and importers
      • In-line Blending Attestations – Applicable to gasoline refiners who in-line blend RFG/RBOB and operate under an EPA-approved waiver
      • RFS Attestations – Applicable to parties that generate, transact or simply own Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) during a compliance year, under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program
    • Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) verification services, which is a voluntary assurance program related to the RFS program
    • Due diligence procedures related to various aspects of fuels programs (e.g., renewable fuel producers, credits/RINs and transactions)
    • Compliance audits required under Environment Canada’s petroleum and renewable fuels regulations
    • Audits of petroleum testing laboratories (independent and refinery)
    • Compliance audits for the State of Arizona, related to its fuels programs
  • Consulting Services:
    • General consulting services related to the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
      • Title 40, Part 79 – Registration of Fuel and Fuel Additives
      • Title 40, Part 80 – Regulation of Fuel and Fuel Additives (all subparts)
      • Title 40, Part 98 – Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting
    • General consulting services surrounding California Air Resources Board (CARB) fuels regulations and climate change programs
      • California gasoline and diesel regulations
      • California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)
    • General consulting services surrounding other federal (e.g., Environment Canada) and state fuels programs
    • EPA Moderated Transaction System (EMTS) account management, related to RINs, gasoline sulfur and benzene credits
    • Assistance with registration and reporting related to various fuels programs
    • Conducting training sessions related to various fuels programs
    • Brokering of various credits, including gasoline sulfur and benzene credits