Fuel and Oil

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June 25, 2012

Oregon Launches $4 Million Electric Truck Incentive Program

The Oregon Department of Transportation is launching a $4 million new electric truck buyer incentive program.

June 22, 2012

West Virginia Establishes Natural Gas Task Force

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed an executive order establishing a Natural Gas Vehicle Task Force to investigate transitioning the state's vehicle fleet to natural gas fuel and developing an infrastructure to support compressed-natural-gas vehicles

June 18, 2012

Diesel Falls Five More Cents, Oil Prices Fall to Nearly $83

Diesel and gasoline prices continued to drop for the 10th straight week, and European economy concerns are still affecting oil prices

June 18, 2012

Sapp Bros. Travel Plaza Offers Plug-In Power

Sapp Bros. Travel Plaza's Omaha, Neb., location now offers plug-in power to help save fuel, reduce idling and lower emissions. Sapp Bros. is now one of two truckstops in Nebraska to offer plug-in power to customers

June 12, 2012

EIA Lowers Forecasts for 2012 Diesel, Gasoline Prices

For 2012, the Energy Information Administration has lowered its forecasted price for diesel and gasoline, and it expects West Texas Intermediate crude oil to average about $95 per barrel over the second half of 2012

June 12, 2012

World Health Organization Says Diesel Exhaust Causes Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, has classified diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans based on evidence that exposure is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer. But a diesel industry group says it's a different story for modern engines in the U.S

June 11, 2012

Diesel Drops to Lowest Price of 2012

Diesel and gasoline prices fell for the ninth straight week, bringing diesel prices to their lowest so far for 2012 and gasoline prices to their lowest since February. Oil prices fell again this week due to skepticism about Europe's debt crisis

June 8, 2012

May Sees Big Uptick in DEF Pump Prices

The average U.S. DEF pump price rose 7 cents to $2.81 per gallon between April and May, according to DEF Tracker. This is the biggest price movement since October 2011

June 7, 2012

Louisiana Bill Would Require Natural-Gas Vehicles for State Agencies

In an effort to promote Louisiana's natural gas resources, state lawmakers have proposed a bill would require state agencies to purchase natural gas and/or bi-fuel vehicles

June 7, 2012

Shell, TA Team up to Offer LNG

Shell and TravelCenters of America announced that starting in 2013, they plan to sell liquefied natural gas to on-highway customers through the existing network of full-service TA and Petro fueling centers. (LNG is viewed as a more suitable alternative fuel for long-haul operations because it has more range than compressed natural gas, or CNG.

June 6, 2012

Biodiesel Curriculum Earns Certification

The National Automotive Technician Education Foundation officially awarded the Automotive Service Excellence accreditation to the National Biodiesel Board's Biodiesel for Diesel Technicians curriculum

June 4, 2012

Power Plants Switching Fast to Gas, Reports Say

Generation of electricity by natural gas grew dramatically last year, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

June 4, 2012

Diesel, Gasoline Prices Continue Downward Trend; Oil Ends Higher

Diesel and gasoline prices continued to fall this week, with both fuels dropping about 30 cents since April, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Oil prices, which have fallen sharply in the past few months, ended higher on Monday after the euro rose against the dollar

June 4, 2012

Diesel Retrofit Sales Down in 2011

Diesel retrofit sales were down in 2011 from the previous year, except in California, and even there sales were not as high as many expected.

June 4, 2012

Love's Opens Location in Anthony, Texas

Love's Travel Stops opened a new travel stop in Anthony, Texas, at Interstate 10, Exit 0

June 4, 2012

Milwaukee Adds CNG Refuse Trucks, Public CNG Stations

The City of Milwaukee passed a resolution approving the conversion of 20 refuse trucks to CNG, as well as a resolution that would allow the city to sell CNG fuel to the public, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

June 3, 2012

Clean Diesel Technologies Receives Expanded EPA Verification for Emission Control System

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., a cleantech emissions control company, has received an expanded verification from the Environmental Protection Agency for its ECS-branded Purifilter Plus diesel particulate filter emission reduction system.

May 30, 2012

Ranking Shows Continued Global Reductions in Diesel Sulfur Limits

The International Fuel Quality Center has ranked the top 100 countries based on sulfur limits in on-road diesel and found that 44 countries can now boast that their on-road diesel fuel is the cleanest in the world

May 29, 2012

Prices at the Pump Keep Dropping; Oil Falls Due to Weakening Spanish Economy

Diesel and gasoline prices have declined for the sixth straight week, according the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Oil prices fell due to concerns over Spain's weakening economy and large debt

May 25, 2012

Taxing Natural Gas Trucks Will Pose a Challenge

As interstate trucking operations have been expressing increasing interest in using liquefied natural gas in their trucks, the American Trucking Associations' state law experts say widespread adoption of LNG will pose a large challenge to fuel tax administrators


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