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July 25, 2012

Michigan Governor Declares Energy Emergency

Gov. Rick Snyder Tuesday declared a state of energy emergency in Michigan due to the limited availability and temporary shortages of gasoline and diesel fuel in areas of the Upper Peninsula caused by a shutdown of the West Shore Pipeline in Wisconsin.

July 23, 2012

Diesel Prices Rise 9 Cents, Price of Oil Falls 4.2%

Diesel and gasoline prices rose again this week, by 8.8 cents and 1.6 cents, respectively, reports the Energy Information Administration. Oil prices tumbled 4.2% Monday due to returning worries about Europe's debt crisis.

July 23, 2012

Yara Expands DEF Capacity with Rentech Nitrogen Purchase Agreement

Rentech Nitrogen, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P., and Yara North America Inc., diesel exhaust fluid producer, have entered into a long-term agreement for the exclusive rights to purchase and distribute the DEF produce

July 23, 2012

Trillium CNG, AMP Americas Partner to Build CNG Stations

Trillium CNG, a business unit of Integrys Energy Group, and AMP Americas announced a joint venture focused on building a network of CNG stations across the U.S

July 20, 2012

Pilot Flying J to Acquire Maxum Petroleum

Pilot Flying J will acquire a controlling interest in Maxum Petroleum for cash and Pilot Flying J's contribution of Western Petroleum into Maxum. Current investors, including Maxum management, Metalmark Capital and Waud Capital Partners will re-invest in the new venture.

July 20, 2012

Clean Emission, Oasis Offer Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel in Detroit

Detroit-based biodiesel company Clean Emission Fluids Inc. will open fueling stations at the Oasis Trucking Centers in southwest Detroit in the next two weeks, reports Crain's Detroit Business

July 17, 2012

Report: Hybrid Truck Viability Hurt by Low Fuel Prices

A report from Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs finds challenges to the economic viability of medium-sized diesel-electric hybrid trucks. These hybrids have a significantly higher sticker price than conventional diesel-powered trucks. With volatile fuel

July 16, 2012

Diesel, Gasoline, Oil Prices Spike This Week

The average U.S. price of both diesel and gasoline rose this week, according to data from the Energy Information Administration. Also, oil prices climbed for a fourth day this week.

July 16, 2012

Real Estate Development and Consultancy Companies Partner for 1,000 CNG Stations

Real estate development company DeBartolo Development and real estate consultancy Keystone Consulting Group announced the creation of the CNG Infrastructure Expansion Project, with the goal of significantly increasing the number of compressed natural gas fueling stations in the U.S

July 10, 2012

EIA Lowers Price Forecasts for Diesel, Gasoline, Crude Oil

In its latest Short Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. Energy Information Administration lowered its forecasted prices for gasoline and diesel fuel as well as West Texas Intermediate crude oil. With crude oil prices falling over the last month, EIA expects that on-highway diesel fuel retail prices, which averaged $3.84 per gallon in 2011, will average $3.79 per gallon in 2012

July 10, 2012

NACFE to Study 6x2s, Tire Pressure, Idle Reduction

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency is following up on its Fleet Fuel Benchmarking Study with three new research projects, on 6x2 tractor configurations, alternatives for maintaining correct tire pressure, and anti-idling products and strategies for sleeper tractors

July 9, 2012

Diesel Prices Spike After Three Months of Decreases

Diesel prices are up this week after a three-month-long downward trend, but gasoline prices continue to decline. Oil prices rose on Monday due to concerns that a labor dispute in Norway could lead to a complete shutdown of the country's oil production

July 3, 2012

Kinetic Energy Technology Could Save Fleets Fuel

Volvo Trucks says it's developed technology that uses kinetic energy to help propel a truck. Volvo's I-See technology operates like an autopilot, taking over gearchanging and using gradients to save fuel. The technology will first be released in the European market in 2013, but could eventually be seen in North America

July 2, 2012

Diesel, Gasoline Prices Continue Three-Month Downward Trend

Diesel and gasoline prices fell this week after three straight months of decreases, according to data from the Energy Information Administration. Oil prices fell back down Monday after a surprising spike on Friday

July 2, 2012

Saddle Creek Corp. Adds Freightliner CNG Tractors to its For-Hire Fleet

Saddle Creek Corp. has added 40 Freightliner Business Class M2 112 compressed natural gas tractors, doubling its fleet of Freightliner CNG tractors

June 29, 2012

DEF Pump Price Up 15 Cents Since February

The average U.S. DEF pump price increased by 7 cents, to $2.88 per gallon, in June. The price has risen by 15 cents to $2.88 per gallon between February and June, 2012, in response to raw material costs.

June 28, 2012

Natural-Gas Testing on Agenda for Major National Laboratory

The Energy Department national laboratory that developed the battery technology for the Chevrolet Volt and other hybrid-electric vehicles has set its sights on another potential player in the alternative-fuel market: natural gas.

June 28, 2012

Texas Offers $5.7 million in Grants for Alt-Fuel, Hybrid Vehicles

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is offering $5.7 million in grants to eligible individuals, businesses, governmental entities and school districts to replace older diesel vehicles with new alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles.

June 27, 2012

DOE Evaluates Future Energy Scenarios

Looking at the period of 2010 through 2035, the U.S. Department of Energy believes the rate of growth in U.S. energy use will slow, domestic crude oil production will increase, reliance on imported energy will drop, the country will become a net exporter or natural gas rather than a net importer, and carbon dioxide emissions will remain below their 2005 level

June 26, 2012

Yara Opens DEF Storage Terminal in Bayonne, N.J.

Diesel exhaust fluid provider Yara North America will open a new storage terminal in Bayonne, N.J., to give fleets and retail outlets throughout the East Coast with increased access to Air1 DE

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