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October 27, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel, Oil Prices Continue Falling

Diesel and crude oil prices continue to plummet from their summer record highs. The national average price of a gallon of diesel as of Oct. 27 was $3.288, down 19.4 cents from the previous wee

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October 20, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue to Fall

Diesel and crude oil prices continue to plummet, with the national average price of a gallon of diesel dropping below $3.50 for the first time since February -- but OPEC is not taking low oil prices sitting down

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October 16, 2008 - Industry News

DOE: Proved Oil Reserves Grow

For the first time in four years, U.S. proved oil reserves increased during 2007, as proved reserve additions of 2 billion barrels exceeded production of 1.7 billion barrels, according to information released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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October 14, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue To Drop

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel plummeted 21.6 cents this week as oil prices fell below $80 a barrel Tuesday

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October 14, 2008 - Industry News

New England Motor Freight to Implement OPS-1 System Across Fleet

Oil Purification Systems, Shelton, Conn. announced that New England Motor Freight and its parent company, the Shevell Group, have signed an agreement to begin implementing the OPS-1 on-board oil refining system on NEMF's fleet of 1,000 vehicles.

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October 14, 2008 - Industry News

New Biodiesel Blend Specifications Published

New quality specifications for biodiesel blends have been published by ASTM International. Biodiesel producers, petroleum companies, engine companies, vehicle manufacturers, pipeline operators, fleets and consumers will benefit from the new biodiesel blend specifications

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 14, 2008 - Industry News

Suppliers Praise Anti-Counterfeiting Legislation

Bob McKenna, president and CEO of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, praised President Bush for quickly signing recently passed anti-counterfeiting legislation into law

October 13, 2008 - Industry News

I-65 Becomes First 'Biofuels Corridor'

A B20 biodiesel and E85 pump in Alabama along I-65.

I-65 is being touted as America's first "biofuels corridor," with E85 ethanol-blend gasoline and B20 biodiesel-blend diesel available all along the interstate route

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October 9, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Plummet; Government Lowers Diesel Price Predictions

Crude oil futures fell below $85 Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange, a near 12-month-low

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October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue To Fall

Diesel prices and crude oil prices continue to fall. The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel fell to $3.875, plunging 8.4 cents from the previous week,

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October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Issues Addressed In Bailout Bill

As part of the financial rescue bill passed last week, there are measures that extend the biodiesel tax incentive and close the so-called "splash and dash" loophole

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September 29, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Stable This Week

Retail diesel prices remain virtually unchanged, according to a weekly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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September 29, 2008 - Industry News

Truckstop Diesel Sales Down From Last Year

Diesel volumes at truckstops continue this year to decline over 2007 volumes, according to a fuel survey conducted by NATSO, an association representing 1,100 truckstops and travel plazas

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September 23, 2008 - Industry News

DC Convoy Draws Fewer Than Expected, But Delivers Fuel Message

Although fewer truckers showed up than organizers hoped, they say a protest in Washington, D.C. Tuesday over high fuel prices did generate some valuable local and national coverage in the media

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Calls for Comprehensive Plan to Limit Fuel Costs' Effect on the Economy

A top trucking official Tuesday urged the Bush Administration and Congress to implement a comprehensive energy plan that will ensure an affordable supply of oil and limit the effect of rising fuel costs on the U.S. economy

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September 22, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Lowest In Five Months, But Oil Prices Spike

The average price of a gallon of diesel fell below $4 a gallon for the first time since April, but oil prices had their biggest one-day price spike ever Monday because of concerns about the crisis on Wall Street

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September 19, 2008 - Industry News

Proposed Legislation Would Offer Loans For Truckers Hit By Fuel Prices

U.S. Rep. Brian Baird (D-Wash.) has introduced legislation that would provide low interest loans to truckers and other small transportation businesses struggling to keep their businesses afloat in the face of record high fuel prices

September 15, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel, Oil Prices Drop Despite Ike

Crude oil and diesel prices continue their decline, despite Hurricane Ike disrupting refinery activity in the Gulf of Mexico

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September 11, 2008 - Industry News

Senate Passes Highway Trust Fund Fix

The Senate late Wednesday approved legislation to transfer $8 billion to restore solvency to the Highway Trust Fund

September 10, 2008 - Industry News

House Votes To End Cross-Border Program

The U.S. House of Representatives late Tuesday passed a bill that would immediately end the controversial Mexican cross-border truck pilot program

September 8, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Fall, Oil Traders Eye Ike, OPEC

Diesel prices continue to drop closer to the $4-a-gallon mark, with the national average at $4.059 according to weekly retail figures released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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September 4, 2008 - Industry News

David Kelly Named Acting NHTSA Administrator

This week, President George W. Bush appointed David Kelly acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Previously, Kelly was the agency's chief of staff, serving as the top advisor to Administrator Nicole Nason

September 2, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue To Drop

Weekly diesel price average figures from the federal government released Tuesday show that the retail price of diesel fuel continues to fall

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September 2, 2008 - Industry News

NHTSA Delays Implementaton of Lighting Reg Rewrite

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last week announced that it was delaying the effective date of a long-awaited rewrite of the federal government's safety standards on lighting and reflective devices

September 1, 2008 - Industry News

HOS Regs Suspended For Truckers Providing Hurricane Relief

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has suspended hours of service regulations for truckers providing relief for victims of Hurricane Gustav

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