November 25, 2013
The average cost of diesel has turned higher this week for the first time since the first of September while gasoline has increased for the second consecutive week.
With the sign-off of a judge on a settlement, the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J can finally start to close a chapter in a drama that’s been playing out since mid-April.
November 18, 2013
The average cost of fuel in the U.S. continues falling with diesel hitting its lowest price since early July.
November 14, 2013
Falling Brent crude oil prices has once again lowered the projected average price for diesel in 2014. The U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration’s new Short-Term Energy Outlook expects diesel fuel prices, which averaged $3.97 per gallon in 2012, are projected to average $3.91 per gallon in 2013 and $3.73 per gallon in 2014.
November 12, 2013
Diesel prices continue to slide this week as the national average dropped to $3.83 per gallon, which is down 2.5 cents from last week and 14.8 cents from last year at this time.
November 4, 2013
The average cost of diesel is down for the second straight week and is at it lowest level since early July.
October 30, 2013
After a few weeks of relative quiet, things have started heating back up between Pilot Flying J and trucking companies that are suing the truckstop chain over allegations it cheated trucking companies out of fuel rebates.
October 28, 2013
Figures released late Monday afternoon by the U.S. Energy Department show the cost of diesel is down 1.6 cents over the past week for a national average of $3.87 per gallon.
October 22, 2013
After falling for five straight weeks the average cost of diesel remains the same this week from the week before, according to the U.S. Energy Department, the lowest price since mid-June.
October 18, 2013
One of the most closely watched surveys of fuel prices is back online following the end of the partial federal government shutdown and it shows fuel prices keep trending lower.
October 15, 2013
Tuesday was the deadline for carriers to opt out of a settlement reached in July between some trucking companies and Pilot Flying J over allegations the truckstop chain cheated customers out of fuel purchase rebates. About 50 of the truckstops’s 6,000 customers said they want no part of the agreement.
October 14, 2013
While trucking continues rolling during the partial shutdown of the federal government, an often used weekly roundup of fuel prices from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration has been sidelined due to a lack of funding, but there are other reports available to give you a read as to where diesel prices stand.
October 11, 2013
The government shutdown has forced the Energy Information Administration to cancel publication of its gas and diesel price update, a key index for trucking fuel surcharges.
October 10, 2013
A new forecast is calling for lower fuel prices, due in large part to lower prices for crude oil.
October 9, 2013
The umpteenth lawsuit has been filed against Pilot Flying J in the wake of a federal investigation into the company going public in mid-April following a raid on the company’s headquarters by the FBI.
October 7, 2013
The cost of diesel in the United States has moved lower for the fourth straight week.
Minnesota is moving toward increasing the amount of biodiesel that’s blended into diesel fuel sold in the state during the warmer months of the year.
September 30, 2013
The price of oil keeps edging toward going back below the $100 per barrel mark, bringing fuel prices along for the ride. Crude lost 54 cents in trading in New York on Monday, settling at $102.33 per barrel, hitting near a three-month low
“Embarrassing” and “humbling” is how embattled Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam described the past few months since federal agents served a series of search warrants against the company, as part of an investigation into allegations of cheating trucking companies out of rebates.
September 23, 2013
The price paid at the pump for diesel is down due to a drop in oil prices.
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