Revised questions and answers on the Federal Renewable Fuels Regulations: tables


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Table for Question K1
Action Section Type of compliance units created Number of compliance units (CU) created * When are the compliance units created Who is the creator of the compliance units Confirmation of the creation of compliance units
Blending renewable fuel with gasoline or another liquid petroleum fuel (other than diesel fuel or heating distillate oil) 13(1) Gasoline 1 CU for each litre of renewable fuel blended Upon blending The owner of the blended fuel Records must be made under sections 31, 32(1) and, if high-renewable-content fuel, 32(3)
Blending renewable fuel with diesel fuel or heating distillate oil 13(2) Distillate 1 CU for each litre of renewable fuel blended Upon blending The owner of the blended fuel Records must be made under sections 31, 32(1) and, if high-renewable-content fuel, 32(3)
Importing gasoline or another liquid petroleum fuel (other than diesel fuel or heating distillate oil) with renewable fuel content 14(1) Gasoline 1 CU for each litre of renewable fuel contained in the petroleum fuel Upon importation The importer of the fuel Records must be made under sections 31, 32(2) and, if high-renewable-content fuel, 32(3)
Importing diesel fuel or heating distillate oil with a renewable fuel content 14(2) Distillate 1 CU for each litre of renewable fuel contained in the petroleum fuel Upon importation The importer of the fuel Records must be made under sections 31, 32(2) and, if high-renewable-content fuel, 32(3)
Using triglyceride-derived biocrude as a feedstock to produce a liquid petroleum fuel in Canada 15(1) Distillate 17 CU for each 20 litres of biocrude used Upon use of biocrude The user of the biocrude Records must be created under sections 31 and 32(4)
Using any biocrude, other than triglyceride-derived, as a feedstock to produce a liquid petroleum fuel in Canada 15(2)

Gasoline

and

Distillate

1 gasoline CU and 1 distillate CU for each 5 litres of biocrude used Upon use of biocrude The user of the biocrude Records must be made under sections 31 and 32(4)
Selling neat renewable fuel to a neat renewable fuel consumer for use in a combustion device other than a diesel engine or domestic-type burner 16(1)(a) Gasoline 1 CU for each litre of neat renewable fuel sold Upon sale of neat renewable fuel to the neat renewable fuel consumer The seller of neat renewable fuel to the neat renewable fuel consumer Records made under sections 31 and 32(5)
Selling neat renewable fuel to a neat renewable fuel consumer for use a diesel engine or domestic-type burner 16(2)(a) Distillate 1 CU for each litre of neat renewable fuel sold Upon sale of neat renewable fuel to the neat renewable fuel consumer The seller of neat renewable fuel to the neat renewable fuel consumer Records made under sections 31 and 32(5)
Using neat renewable fuel in a combustion device other than a diesel engine or domestic-type burner by the participant who produced or imported it 16(1)(b) Gasoline 1 CU for each litre of neat renewable fuel used Upon use of neat renewable fuel The user of the neat renewable fuel Records made under sections 31 and 32(5)
Using neat renewable fuel in a diesel engine or domestic-type burner by the participant who produced or imported it 16(2)(b) Distillate 1 CU for each litre of neat renewable fuel used Upon use of neat renewable fuel The user of the neat renewable fuel Records made under sections 31 and 32(5)

* If there is more than one owner of the batch resulting from any of the actions that could lead to the creation of compliance units, then no compliance units are created unless at the time of creation there is a written agreement between all owners identifying the single creator of the compliance units.

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Table for Question DD.7
Section or subsection Description Upon registration of these regulations
(August 23, 2010)
December 15, 2010 July 1, 2011
1 Interpretation (definitions)
X
 
 
2 Application
X
 
 
3 Special opt-in provisions
X
 
 
4 Measurement of volumes
X
 
 
5(1) Renewable fuel requirement (gasoline)
 
X
 
5(2) Renewable fuel requirement (distillate)
 
 
X
6 Gasoline and distillate pools
 
X
 
7 Compliance units (definition and use)
 
X
 
8 Calculation of renewable fuel
 
X
 
9 Registration as a primary supplier (PS)
X
 
 
10 Participants (definition)
X
 
 
11 Election to become an elective participant
X
 
 
12 Creator of compliance units (CUs)
 
X
 
13 Creation of CUs - blending
 
X
 
14 Creation of CUs - imports
 
X
 
15 Creation of CUs - biocrude
 
X
 
16 Creation of CUs - neat renewable fuel
 
X
 
17 Limitations on creation of CUs
 
X
 
18 Ownership of CUs
 
X
 
19 Maximum number of CUs owned
 
X
 
20 Trading of CUs
 
X
 
21 Carry forward of CUs - PS's gasoline
 
X
 
22 Carry forward of CUs - PS's distillate
 
X
 
23 Carry forward of CUs - Elective participant
 
X
 
24 Carry back of CUs
 
X
 
25 Cancellation of CUs
 
X
 
26 Request of samples and records
X
 
 
27 Format of reports
X
 
 
28 Auditor's report
 
X
 
29 Records - primary supplier
 
X
 
30 Annual report - primary supplier
 
X
 
31 Compliance unit account book - participant
 
X
 
32 Additional records - participant
 
X
 
33 Annual report - participant
 
X
 
34(1), (2) Registration as RF producer or importer
X
 
 
34(3), (4) Records/reports - RF producers/ importers
 
X
 
35 Report on measurement methods
X
 
 
36 Records/report for sellers for export
 
X
 
37 Record-making
X
 
 
38 Retention of information
X
 
 
39 Interim reports
 
X
 
40 Coming into force
X
 
 

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Table for Question DD.8
Section Description Primary supplier Elective participant RF producer or importer Seller for export
(*)
Small-volume regulatee
(**)
1 Interpretation (definitions)
X
X
X
X
X
2 Application
X
 
X
 
X
3 Special opt-in provisions
X
 
X
 
X
4 Measurement of volumes
X
X
X
X
X
5 Renewable fuel requirement
X
 
 
 
 
6 Gasoline and distillate pools
X
 
 
 
 
7 Compliance units (definition and use)
X
 
 
 
 
8 Calculation of renewable fuel
X
 
 
 
 
9 Registration as a primary supplier (PS)
X
 
 
 
 
10 Participants (definition)
X
X
 
 
 
11 Election to become an elective participant
 
X
 
 
 
12 Creator of compliance units (CUs)
X
X
 
 
 
13 Creation of CUs - blending
X
X
 
 
 
14 Creation of CUs - imports
X
X
 
 
 
15 Creation of CUs - biocrude
X
X
 
 
 
16 Creation of CUs - neat renewable fuel
X
X
 
 
 
17 Limitations on creation of CUs
X
X
 
 
 
18 Ownership of CUs
X
X
 
 
 
19 Maximum number of CUs owned
X
 
 
 
 
20 Trading of CUs
X
X
 
 
 
21 Carry forward of CUs - PS's gasoline
X
 
 
 
 
22 Carry forward of CUs - PS's distillate
X
 
 
 
 
23 Carry forward of CUs - Elective participant
 
X
 
 
 
24 Carry back of CUs
X
 
 
 
 
25 Cancellation of CUs
X
X
 
 
 
26 Request of samples and records
X
X
X
X
X
27 Format of reports
X
X
X
X
X
28 Auditor's report
X
X
X
 
 
29 Records - primary supplier
X
 
 
 
some
30 Annual report - primary supplier
X
 
 
 
 
31 Compliance unit account book - participant
X
X
 
 
 
32 Additional records - participant
X
X
 
 
 
33 Annual report - participant
X
X
 
 
 
34 Provisions for RF producer or importer
 
 
X
 
 
35 Report on measurement methods
X
X
X
 
 
36 Records/report for sellers for export
 
 
 
X
 
37 Record-making
X
X
X
X
X
38 Retention of information
X
X
X
X
X
39 Interim reports
X
X
X
X
 
40 Coming into force
X
X
X
X
X

* Sellers of export of liquid petroleum containing renewable fuel who are not primary suppliers, elective participants, or producers or importers of renewable fuel.

** Primary suppliers, or producers or importers of renewable fuel, who produce or import less than 400 m³ per year, provided they have not opted into the regulations under section 3 - in which case all the relevant provisions to that person would apply.

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Table for Question EE.7
Report Person that must report

Regulatory provision

 

Information to be reported

 

Deadlines for one-time reports (1, 2) Deadlines for annual reports (3)

Registration

(one-time)

Primary supplier 9 The information set out in Schedule 1 (including information in Schedule 2) One day before 400th m³ is produced and/or imported  

Registration

(one-time)

Elective participants 11 The information set out in Schedule 2 One day before creation of compliance units  

Registration

(one-time)

Producer or importer of renewable fuel 34(1) The information set out in Schedule 6 One day before 400th m³ is produced and/or imported  
Measurement methods (one-time) Primary supplier
Elective participant
Producer or importer of renewable fuel
35 The information set out in Schedule 8

The later of:

  • the day of, or prior to, registration by the person, and
  • 180 days after the formal registration of the regulations (i.e., by February 19, 2011)
 
Renewable fuel (annual) Producer or importer of renewable fuel 34(4) The information set out in Schedule7 February 15, 2012 (for interim report) February 15
(starting 2013)
Sales for export
(annual)
A person (other than a participant, or a producer or importer of renewable fuel) who sold for export renewable fuel, or liquid petroleum fuel with renewable fuel content 36(2)

For each type of renewable fuel by each province where ownership was transferred:

  • the volume, of renewable fuel sold for export and, if known, that volume, by type of feedstock; and
  • the volume, of renewable fuel content in each type of liquid petroleum fuel sold for export
February 15, 2012
(for interim report)
February 15
(starting 2013)
Compliance (annual) Primary supplier 30 The information set out in Schedule 4 April 15, 2012
(for interim report)
April 15
(starting 2013)
Compliance units
(annual)
Primary supplier
Elective participant who created, carried forward, transferred in trade, or cancelled a compliance unit
33 The information set out in Schedule 5 April 15, 2012
(for interim report)
April 15
(starting 2013)
Auditor's
(annual)
Primary supplier
Elective participant
Producer or importer of renewable fuel
28 The information set out in Schedule 3 No interim report required June 30
(starting 2013)

Notes:

1 For existing operations, the one-time registration reports are due by December 14, 2010, and the one-time measurement report is due by February 19, 2011.

2 Under section 39, interim reports for the period December 15, 2010 to December 31, 2011 are due in 2012 by the specified date. There is no interim auditor's report.

3 The reports for the first gasoline and distillate compliance periods are due in 2013 by the specified date

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