Frank J Macchiarola


Frank J. Macchiarola is Group Director of Downstream and Industry Operations for the American Petroleum Institute. He earned a BA from the College of Holy Cross and a law degree from New York University. Readers may write him at API, 1220 L Street NW, Washington, DC. 20005

Most Recent Articles by Frank J Macchiarola:

Ethanol in gasoline is a boon for farmers, but rips-off American consumers

Sep 28, 2018 — Frank J Macchiarola

Ethanol in gasoline is a boon for farmers, but rips-off American consumers
WASHINGTON, D.C — U.S. oil and natural gas producers are shattering records — recently overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia to lead the world in crude oil production.

Fueled by advanced technology, the American energy resurgence is paying off for consumers and shielding U.S. markets from instability overseas. 

But drivers may need extra cash to pay the mechanic if federal regulators keep forcing more ethanol into the fuel supply.


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